Development Technologist, Fruit, Lincolnshire

Location
Lincolnshire
Salary
£35000 - £42500 per annum
Posted
16 Feb 2018
Closes
16 Mar 2018
Ref
LMW894095b
Contact
Lucy Mckinna-Whitby
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type
Permanent


Do you have a real passion for plants and agriculture and literally understand the principle of field to fork? Then read on...

When it comes to seeds and breeds and varieties our client is a proactive, front runner in this area. We have been asked to find a passionate Agronomist who possesses a degree or equivalent qualifications in this subject.

The ideal person will be competent in visiting growers and talking through varieties and seasons and favourable growth circumstances with the most experienced of agronomists and farmers who have been doing this job for many years.

You will have a passion for discovering new varieties and investigating the possibilities of growing sufficient quantities in order to supply your product nationwide.

Our client needs you to be competent in selecting only the strongest products that will be able to deliver to the needs of the business. We need you to use your experience and knowledge base to be able to identify the winners and the losers and then go on to persuade the development teams to run with your product.

Ideally you will be experienced in fruit; however a strong background in produce will also be relevant in this role. The important thing is to have limitless knowledge of what it takes to get a seed to full scale production in the most environmentally friendly way possible.

Our client is keen to bring an experienced agronomist in to their friendly, welcoming team who will help the business to continue to grow successfully.

Individuals who have experience of working in a development, technical or procurement role within a produce company or seed house would be of particular interest to our client.

If you are at the point in your career where you are ready for a change for the better, then send in your CV today!

REF. LMW894095b By Focus Management

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