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Graduate Glasshouse Technician

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

Job Title: Graduate 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.


  • 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.


  • Minimum of a BSc or equivalent within biological sciences, Environmental sciences or a related subject
  • Awareness of growth and care requirements of plant material in the glasshouse.
  • Experience working within a glasshouse or laboratory
  • Good skills with Microsoft Word and Excel
  • 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

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

  • Agency: SRG
  • Reference: J2160070
  • Posted: 8th June 2021
  • Expires: 6th July 2021


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