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Date Added: Tue 24/11/2020

Laboratory Seed Analyst

Spalding, UK
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Job Type: Temporary

Salary: £19500 - £21000 / annually

Position: Fixed term contract for between 12 to 18 months

Our client is currently seeking an experienced Laboratory Seed Analyst to join their friendly team as a maternity cover for around 12 - 18 months.

Job Summary/Responsibilities

Provide support to the Seed Analysts with all activities in the Seed Testing laboratory under their supervision and according to laboratory procedures.

  • Assist with the day to day seed testing activities including germination, moisture, purity, conductivity tests and calibration.
  • To attend team meetings and share training / ideas so that the company can test seeds by best means possible
  • Preparing of boxes for seed tests according to ISTA standards and laboratory protocols
  • Helping with maintaining a clean, tidy working environment
  • Provide assistance in other areas of seed treatment team as required

Experience & Qualifications:

  • Experience working in horticulture/laboratory
  • Experience working in seed testing is desirable
  • A levels or equivalent by experience

This role requires the ability to handle routine tasks and procedures and have a willingness to learn about seed testing requirements. You must be able to follow protocols with a high degree of accuracy and be able to communicate effectively. 

The successful candidate will need to have a good attention to detail, be computer literate and be capable of working as part of a team. 

If you feel you are a suitable candidate and would like to work for this reputable company, then please do not hesitate in applying.

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