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We are seeking a Plant Breeder to work in our Vegetable Plant Breeding Team in Spalding. This is a vital role that will contribute directly to the success of Elsoms’ breeding activities.
The successful applicant will manage specific vegetable breeding programmes and Breeding Team staff with the aim of improving existing plant varieties and creating new ones to improve commercially important traits, using the latest techniques, contributing to the success of Elsoms’ breeding activities.
The applicant must have plant breeding experience, or a higher degree in Biological Sciences or a relevant subject. We are seeking a highly motivated individual who can demonstrate a high level of understanding of plant science and breeding, is well organised and has a passion for the industry.
We’re looking for a highly motivated individual, who is passionate about their subject.
Someone who can actively share their knowledge and experience with others and is interested in the continuous improvement of their career and the of the company.
Someone with a flexible approach to working hours to meet business/work demands and leads by example to encourage a safe and healthy work environment for their team.
This role involves some business travel in the UK and within Europe. A driving licence is essential. Salary will be commensurate with experience/relevant qualifications, and benefits include eligibility for the discretionary company bonus scheme, a double match-funded contributory pension scheme, life assurance and income protection scheme.