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Agronomist Research Assistant – Shropshire - Salary to £36k basic!

Posted 27 July 2021
SalarySalary £26,000-£36,000 (dependent upon experience) + benefits package and great opportunities to progress!
LocationShropshire, England, United Kingdom
Job type Permanent
DisciplineAgricultural & Farm Services, Agronomy, Fertilisers & Agrochemicals
Reference13052
Contact NameClaire Morgan

Job description

The Job:

Working for a major agrochemical manufacturer, we have been retained exclusively to recruit for an Agronomy Research Assistant based in Shropshire. The job is very practical work, but will have some lab work in it too. Your job role will involve executing research & development activities on a range of agricultural crops in support to Research Agronomists and the UK Agricultural Research & Development Station Manager. You will conduct research & development activities, to include but not limited to application, planting, sampling, assessment, recording, analysing, harvesting of crop commodities. You will be supporting agronomists by working on field and glasshouse studies on range of crops including Cereals, Potatoes, Oilseed Rape and Vegetables. This is a greatly varied role, working for a market leader that can offer excellent career development opportunities for the future.

The Candidate:

·          At least 2 years’ experience in identical or comparable role

·          Field trials experience would be ideal.

·          Agriculture, Agronomy, Life science or similar (BSc, equivalent or higher)

·          PA1 - NPTC Certificate

·          PA6 - NPTC Certificate

·          Computer literate, particularly outlook, Excel, Word

·          Effective communicator

·          Self-motivated

 The Package:

Dependent upon the level of experience – Salary £26,000-£36,000 (dependent upon experience) + benefits package and great opportunities to progress!

If interested - Please email your CV ASAP to Claire Morgan, Global Recruitment Director: Admin@agriRS.co.uk  

We thank all applicants who respond, but please be advised that only those short listed for interview will be contacted.

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