Location:

Urrbrae SA with move to Roseworthy in 2018

Posted: 18 April, 2017

Closes: 12 May, 2017

Australian Grain Technologies (AGT) is Australia’s largest and market leading grain breeding company that aims to deliver increased prosperity to growers through improved crop varieties.

AGT is a great place to grow your career. Talented employees are the key to our success. We recognise and reward performance and provide training and growth opportunities for high performing individuals. Our culture and grower benefit focus makes AGT a desirable employer in the agricultural industry.

About the role

The position will initially be based at the Waite Campus in Urrbrae, with a planned move to our brand new facility in Roseworthy in 2018.  In this role you will be working as a part of a highly motivated team, to conduct agricultural research in the laboratory environment. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Set up a barley quality laboratory
  • Source and purchase equipment
  • Establish processes and procedures
  • Conduct laboratory and quality tests
  • Data collection and reporting
  • Administration duties

 To be successful in this position you will ideally possess the following:

  • Five plus years’ experience in similar role/environment
  • Ability to remain focused while conducting repetitive work
  • Agricultural knowledge
  • Degree/diploma in science/chemistry/agriculture
  • Microsoft Office skills

 The ideal candidate will demonstrate initiative and good problem solving skills.  We require resourceful, hardworking applicants with a “Can do attitude”.  If you are resilient, have outstanding communication skills and are a self-starter with good organisation skills then this could be the role for you.

This is an outstanding opportunity to work at the forefront of the field crop industry, with Australia’s leading breeding company.  Please email mandy.koch@agtbreeding for a position description.  

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