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Breeder Assistant (45587)

Company: VoloAgri Group, Inc.
Location: Woodland
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description: Breeder Assistant

Company Information

San Luis Obispo Seeds, Inc. (dba US Agriseeds), is the U.S operating subsidiary of VoloAgri Group, Inc., a Non-GMO vegetable seed technology and breeding company dedicated to Cultivating Global Health. We take pride in passionately serving every customer with customized vegetable seed and technical service solutions they can count on. Our innovative seeds produce plants with increased yields, improved disease resistance, and post-harvest processing advantages while still achieving exceptional taste! This reduces the environmental farming footprint while increasing the healthy consumption of delicious vegetables.

Our diverse team of industry experts are stationed around the world. Our Global Corporate Headquarters is based in Woodland, CA and satellite offices in Holland and Mexico City; and research stations in California (Woodland), Mexico (Culiacan), and Spain (Almeria). Our prized collection of seeds has been developed under several brands including US Agriseeds and Axia.

Location: Woodland, CA

Position: Breeder Assistant

Reporting to: Breeder

Job Summary:

Responsible for helping crop Breeder/s in developing new marketable hybrids for our global markets including North, Central and South America, Middle East and Europe. Assistant Breeder will be reporting to the crop Breeders and interacting with the breeding teams at Woodland.

Responsibilities:

* Help in all components of successful breeding program, which includes help in management of germplasm, development of elite inbred lines, hybrids, and production of breeder seed of elite lines. * Keep abreast with the crop, traits, and the latest plant breeding tools. * Knowledge of data recording and analysis. * Support breeding program and implement the breeding strategy in different crops. * Establish good rapport with product development and market teams. * Supervise, train and manage seasonal field helpers. * Travel domestic and internationally.

Qualifications:

* BS with Plant breeding or genetics. * Experience in vegetable breeding. * Knowledge of crop traits and breeding procedures. * Working knowledge of marker technology, phytopathology, plant physiology, crop management. * Excellent written and verbal communication skills. * Works well within a team environment. * Ability to work in range of working conditions. * Command of MS office and statistical softwares (R, JMP, SAS and SPSS). * Willingness to travel domestically and internationally. * Knowledge of Spanish language is a plus.

Skills and Personal Traits:

* Excellent organizational skills * Strong analytical and computer skills * Strong team player, selfstarter, positive attitude and high integrity * Excellent communication skills (verbal & written) * Attention to detail, drives tasks to closure efficiently with errorfree end results.

VoloAgri Compensation & Benefits:

* Competitive compensation package * Medical & dental insurance * Section 125 Dependent Care plans, 401(k) Plan * Vacation, sick and holiday time off

Work Authorization: Must provide proof of authorization to work in the United States.

Other Duties: Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

To Apply:

* To apply directly at https://www.paycomonline.net/v4/ats/at-jobopportunities.php?clientkey=8B211814612465E905F5513EE5419F5F

Disclaimer:

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

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Keywords: VoloAgri Group, Inc., Woodland , Breeder Assistant (45587), Other , Woodland, California

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