Seed Lab Technologist
POSITION DESCRIPTION SUMMARYDevelop, implement, conduct vigor and stress testing protocols for evaluating vegetable seed quality under laboratory and greenhouse conditions. Coordinate protocol development with lab/greenhouse staff and train staff to perform the newly developed seed quality assessment tests. Perform standard analyst tasks when necessary and will back-up Seed Lab supervisor in administrative duties.Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.- Development of new methods to evaluate seed for vigor, uniformity and germination under various stress environments. – Implementation of developed tests and training of technicians- Improve and optimize testing efficiency – Assure process controls of tests are in line with the Quality management system.- Management of all internal and external comparative and proficiency testing – Work closely with other scientists within the parent organization in strategic testing development and collaborate with scientists within industry and academia- Conduct standard germination testing following HM Clause protocols for the evaluation of vegetable seed under controlled environments.- Back-up Seed Lab supervisor in administrative duties.Apply for this job.