Technical Assistant | Product Development | Lincolnshire
An international seed company with a global presence in the vegetable and seed business is looking for a Technical Assistant to support their Technical Manager as their UK branch continues to grow. The UK branch of this seed business is a strategic site within northern Europe working on trials, product development and sales across a wide range of vegetable species.
This is a diverse role that will require you to combine your technical knowledge of plant science and crop husbandry with commercial acumen to support the Technical Manager. This will include planning, cultivating and reporting of trials both on our client's site and other premises throughout the UK. You will assist in producing recommendations from the results of these trials, while working across a broad range of tasks and environments.
You will also be involved in product development and technical support.
Another element of your job will be the marketing of new products and this will include working with the Technical Manager to develop technically accurate advertising, press releases and editorial comment. You will also be required to attend industry trade shows and deliver open days.
This is a diverse and interesting job with very real opportunities for growth. It would suit candidates that have a degree in agriculture, horticulture or a related subject. You will need to be enthusiastic and motivated with excellent interpersonal and communication skills. A genuine interest in product development and the vegetable seed industry is essential.
This job will include some UK and overseas travel so it is therefore essential that you have a UK driving licence and the ability to travel.
Any questions? Please contact Edina Bremner on 01780 480 530 or firstname.lastname@example.org for a confidential conversation.