Glasshouse Technician

Glasshouse Technician
  • £11.84 per Hour
    HOUR
  • Temporary
  • Bracknell, Berkshire, England, UK RG42 6EY Bracknell Berkshire UK RG42 6EY
Job Ref: J2161908
Sector: Science
Sub-sector: Environmental
Date Added: 03 November 2021
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Job Title: Glasshouse Technician

Location: Bracknell, Berkshire

Contract: 12 months +

Pay Rate: £11.84 an hour (circa £22,164 per annum)

SRG is working with a global leading agrochemical company based in Bracknell, Berkshire, who are currently seeking a Glasshouse Technician to join their Technical Support Team within Weed Control Research.

The Technical Support Team contributes by providing plants and seeds for use in chemical screening research. This screening and research plays a pivotal role in the invention and development process for new active ingredients and secondly it provides technical support for our existing range of pesticide products, which collectively generate over $8bn of sales revenue each year.

The purpose of the Glasshouse Technician is to support CPR by producing and maintaining Plant material.

The job holder will work in Horticultural operations within Weed Control and will be required to supply and maintain screening material using established and novel production techniques. The work can be physically demanding at times as responsibilities include preparation and movement of large numbers of plant units and extensive glasshouse working

Responsibilities:

  • Carry out day-to-day production and maintenance of plant materials to a standard that meets customers' requirements. Highlight problems promptly.
  • Liaise with other staff in the Horticultural Operations Team to ensure a high level of customer support and satisfaction is being maintained.
  • Develop technical knowledge and skills through experience of a wide range of production techniques.
  • Identify areas for improvements in efficiency and contribute to problem solving in consultation with other team members and supervisor.
  • Contribute to safety performance by maintaining a clean and safe personal working environment. Comply with all safety procedures and HSE regulations.
  • Ensure compliance by self with DEFRA, CBD, QMS and HSE regulations on containment and use of genetically modified organisms and licensed plant material in glass-houses, growthrooms and labs.
  • Be accountable for work being done with precision, accuracy and efficiency
  • Good work ethic and works towards consistency in performing role
  • Can be involved in training of daily tasks

Requirements:

  • A BSc in Biology, Plant Science, Biological Sciences, Environmental Science, A 'Levels with commercial one or more years' experience in industry - a related agricultural subject would be advantageous.
  • Hands on experience working with in a production environment or hands on experience with plants - In a commercial or non-commercial glasshouse environment
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong quality control and attention to detail
  • Passion for learning

Apply online today. For more information about the role or application submission process please email Irfan Jabar on Irfan.jabar@srgtalent.com

SRGTalent
03/12/2021 10:24:53
GBP 11.84 11.84 Hour
Contact Consultant:
Irfan Jabar

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