Job Title:Seed Lab Technologist Location:Modesto CA, CA, West United States, USA Company:HM.Clause Industry Sector:Agribusiness Industry Type:Plant & Soil Sciences, Seed and Biotechnology Career Type:Technician Job Type:Full Time Minimum Years Experience Required:N/A Salary:
POSITION DESCRIPTION SUMMARY Develop, 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.
Must be CVT or RST certified
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.
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