Are you seeking a position where you can applied your experience and contribute to agricultural research projects? If so, Randstad - the #1 HR Services company in the world has an immediate position open for a Biologist with experience in plant/horticultural research. Our client is one of the world's largest life science companies, focusing in agricultural, pharmaceutical and healthcare research.
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In this position you will:
Conducting general greenhouse duties such as planting, transplanting, watering, fertilizing, pollinating, and harvesting seed.
Prepare fertilizer stock solutions; operate and calibrate fertilizer injection equipment.
Monitoring greenhouse environmental conditions, soil pH, and EC.
Conducting surveys on plants to determine the presence of diseases or other problems.
Recording data pertaining to experimentation.
Executing greenhouse experimental protocols focused on characterizing crop development and seed production for research while taking detailed notes.
Supporting greenhouse work for the team and key stakeholders.
Preparing laboratory samples for analysis, following proper protocols to ensure that they will be stored, prepared, and disposed of efficiently and effectively.
Tracking and stocking of greenhouse supplies.
Reporting on plant health and development to the research team.
Actively participating in ESH programs.
Following seed stewardship guidelines.
Working hours: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
To be successful in this position, you must possess excellent verbal and written skills, be team-oriented and self-motivated.
Bachelors or Masters degree in Biology, Horticulture, Plant Biology or a related field of study with 4-6 years of relevant experience in plant research and greenhouse support.
This is a great opportunity in a positive, innovative work environment where all workers are treated with respect and diversity is accepted.
Benefits provided by Randstad include medical, dental, vision insurance; 401k; and holiday pay.
Relocation cost reimbursement is not available for this position.
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