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02 April 2020
Job ID: SB-232
Associate Breeder

Our main research station in Southeast Asia -  Hortigenetics Research (S.E.Asia) Limited is seeking candidates for:

ASSOCIATE BREEDER
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OVERALL PURPOSE OF THE JOB:

The associate breeder is responsible for support developing and managing plant breeding programs and coordinate research activities with researcher and breeding colleague.

KEY RESPONSIBILITY AREAS:

  • Assist breeder with development of breeding plans.
  • Review and discuss trial results with supervisor and team members.
  • Manage and supervise assistant and workers aspects of breeding trials, including sowing and planting, pollinations, plant selection, data collection, seed harvesting, etc.
  • Plan, coordinate, assist with and follow-up on activities/trials done by plant pathology and cell biology.
  • Multiply and maintain FS or coordinate FS maintenance and multiplications with responsible working group.
  • Manage breeding working collections and database.
  • Train, supervise and evaluate breeding assistants and others placed under direct control.
  • Submit trial and progress reports to breeder for review and discussion, as required.
  • Present status report of breeding program internally as well as externally.

QUALIFICATION:

  • At least M.Sc. in Agriculture, Horticulture, Crop Sciences, Plant Breeding, Genetics, Molecular Breeding and related field.
  • Minimum of 2 years commercial plant breeding experience
  • Good working knowledge of advanced plant breeding and genetics
  • Analytical and “Can Do” attitude as well as enthusiastics
  • Able to handle multiple tasks at once and works well under pressure
  • Attention to details and result oriented
  • Good command of English will be advantage.
  • Able to handle multiple tasks at once and works well under pressure
  • Work located in Suphanburi

 Interested persons should submit applications with the detailed CV outline, expected salary and recent photograph
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Hortigenetics Research (S.E. Asia) Limited
7 Moo 9, Maefack Mai, Sansai, Chiangmai 50290
Tel: 083-050-7131 or 052-070-800 (ext. 104)
Contact person: HGR-HR Manager

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Job Details:

Benefits:
  • Five-day work week
  • Performance bonus
  • Travel allowance
  • Medical insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Life insurance

Hortigenetics Research (S.E.Asia) Limited
East-West Seed introduced market-oriented plant breeding in Southeast Asia in 1982, with the mission to improve the income of smallholder farmers through high-quality vegetable seeds. We are one of the 10 largest vegetable seed companies in the world, with a leading position in the most important Southeast Asian countries and rapid expansion into India, China, Africa and South America. Our East-West Seed group is fast-growing, multi-cultural organization with over 4,000 employees. It has 15 R&D establishment in 7 countries. The company export to over 60 countries in tropical areas of the world. It has  its headquarters in Thailand.

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