Home Vacatures Voor werkgevers Contact
KWS Benelux BV cover foto

Technical Assistant DH Production

3 weken geleden geplaatst
Wageningen

Perform all tasks associated with the production of high quality doubled haploid lines.

Job purpose

Contribute to the competitiveness of the worldwide#KWS vegetable breeding portfolio through the routine, cost e6ective and reliable production of doubled haploid lines. Support the implementation and optimization of doubled haploid production protocols for selected crops. Participate in all activities in the DH production process including media preparation, sample picking, in vitro tissue culture and DH acclimatization. Facilitate e8cient platform management through the maintenance of accurate records.

Key Success Factors
  • Support the routine operation of DH platforms.
  • Participate in all lab activities involved in DH production.
  • Maintain accurate lab records to facilitate e8cient platform management.
What you can expect in this role:
  • Perform all tasks associated with the production of high quality doubled haploid lines.
  • Assist in planting and sampling of donor plants.
  • Sterilisation of incoming material.
  • Preparing media and other materials.
  • Execution of sterile in vitro tissue culture work.

What you bring in:

  • You have a BSc in biology (or related field) with 2-3 years of experience of in vitro tissue culture work in di6erent crops. Non-degree holders with longer-term experience will also be accepted for the position.
  • You have knowledge of breeding.
  • Experience with O8ce365 applications, knowledge of sample-tracking systems (LIMS) and an ability to learn new software.

Company

KWS is one of the world’s leading plant breeding companies. With the tradition of family ownership, KWS has operated independently for more than 165 years. It focuses on plant breeding and the production and sale of seed for corn, sugar beet, cereals, potato, rapeseed, sunflowers and vegetables. 
KWS uses leading-edge plant breeding methods. Around 6.000 employees represent KWS in more than 70 countries. 
For more information:www.kws.com/career. Follow us on LinkedIn® at https://www.linkedin.com/ company/kwsgroup/

What you can expect in this role:

  • Perform all tasks associated with the production of high quality doubled haploid lines.
  • Assist in planting and sampling of donor plants.
  • Sterilisation of incoming material.
  • Preparing media and other materials.
  • Execution of sterile in vitro tissue culture work.
  • Maintenance of accurate lab records and sample management databases.
  • Set-up, maintenance, operation and cleaning of laboratory instruments and equipment.
  • Keeping lab and work area clean, adhering to sterile techniques and good lab practices.
  • Ensure that all work is performed in a safe and efficient manner in accordance with production protocols, company policies, and regulations.
  • Provide regular updates to the team and supervisors about the status of the work and flag any issues for resolution.
  • Participate in protocol optimisation and process improvement programs.

Did we spark your interest?

Then apply now via our online portal and send us your documents (cover letter, resume, certificates). We look forward to getting to know
you!

Solliciteer direct Mail naar een vriend

Werkgever

KWS Benelux BV

Branche

Veehouderij - Feed

Functie

Overig - Overig

Regio

Wageningen

Scholing

HBO