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Glasshouse Technician

Berkshire   •  Up to £11.50 per hour + + Extension  •  Contract/Temporary, Full time


Job Title: Glasshouse Technician

Location: Bracknell, Berkshire

Contract: 6 months + extensions

Pay Rate: £11.50 an hour (circa £21,528 per annum)

SRG is working with a global-leading agrochemical company based close to Reading.

They are currently seeking a glasshouse based technician required to conduct glasshouse and seed processing tasks associated with the production of doubled haploid (DH) wheat and barley for the European breeding programme.

Responsibilities:

  • Train in cross pollination and associated activities conducted in the controlled environment rooms.
  • Undertake a full range of daily glasshouse activities including sowing seeds, transplanting plantlets, tissue-sampling, harvesting and threshing of plants.
  • Carry out seed processing activities including seed cleaning, seed counting (automated) and seed labelling and registering.
  • Assist in the monitoring of pests and disease in the glasshouse.
  • Update DH plant material tracking and data analysis files.
  • Responsibility for ensuring glasshouse HSE standards are adhered to.

Requirements:

  • The successful candidate should primarily be enthusiastic, consistent in their approach and willing to learn in a vibrant glasshouse production environment with high quality output.

  • Previous experience working within a horticultural or an agricultural production environment

  • Awareness of growth and care requirements of plant material in the glasshouse.

  • You will need to be able to work in a team environment, understand set procedures and pay attention to detail whilst carrying out some repetitive tasks.

  • You may be required to stand for long periods of time, lift materials and/or transport materials around the nursery so physical stamina and a good level of fitness is important.

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


You must be eligible to work in the UK. Learn more

  • Agency: SRG
  • Reference: J2160070
  • Updated: 5th July 2021
  • Expires: 2nd August 2021

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