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Lead (m/f/d) for the Cell Culture Laboratory

Lead (m/f/d) for the Cell Culture Laboratory

Field of Work:  Breeding stations

Bergen, Lower Saxony, DE

ID:  924

We are looking for a committed and qualified person who takes over the position of the Lead (m/f/d) for the laboratory for plant cell cultures at KWS LOCHOW GmbH in Wohlde, Lower Saxony.  The laboratory provides plant material within the framework of breeding.

The position is to be filled at the next possible date and within the framework of a parental leave. It is in full-time and limited until the end of June 2022.
Your tasks:

  • Laboratory management of the cell culture laboratory, as well as active participation in production of breeding material.
  • Planning, supervision and coordination of all laboratory workflows.
  • Arrangements for recording requirements with breeders, supervisors or external partners.
  • Ensuring proper training of laboratory staff and supervision of employees.
  • Participation and coordination of general quality assurance and safety measures.

Your profile:

  • Bachelor or higher academic qualification in agricultural sciences, biology or a comparable education; or many years of experience in the field of crop plants
  • Several years of experience in the field of DH or in vitro culture techniques
  • Very good knowledge of growing plants in a greenhouse for in vitro culture purposes
  • Careful working methods combined with analytical thinking and long-term planning ability
  • Fluent in German and basic English 

About KWS
KWS is one of the world’s leading plant breeding companies. With the tradition of family ownership, KWS has operated independently for more than 160 years. It focuses on plant breeding and the production and sale of seed for corn, sugar beet, cereals, potato, rapeseed and sunflowers. KWS uses leading-edge plant breeding methods. 5.147 employees represent KWS in more than 70 countries.
For more information: www.kws.com. Follow us on LinkedIn® at https://linkedin.com/company/kwsgroup/.

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