LS Plant Breeding Ltd is part of a very successful privately-owned German plant breeding company. Based at Impington north of Cambridge, LS Plant Breeding continues to develop a wide portfolio of oilseed rape, cereal and pulse varieties suited for the UK, improving on current yields and agronomic characteristics.

LS Plant Breeding wish to recruit a Trials and Plant Breeding Assistant to join an established field team at their Impington site, carrying out work in support of the company’s trials and breeding programmes.

This is a very varied role with duties that include:

  • Involvement in all field operations including drilling and combining.
  • Crop scoring for all key attributes during the growing season
  • In the winter months, laboratory assessment of malt extracts

The role requires flexibility, a positive attitude and ability to work as part of a team. You must demonstrate good communication skills, willingness to learn and attention to detail. Candidates with a science background and experience are preferred although full training will be provided to secure the necessary skills and qualifications to undertake all tasks. Applicants must have a full and clean driving licence.

An attractive employment package is on offer commensurate with experience and every support is provided for further personal development.

For a confidential discussion about the role please call Brian Hutchison of Hunter Chase Consultants on 01778 440321 or email your CV with a covering letter to


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