Within specified crop(s), execute, manage, monitor and provide advice relating to the operational breeding process in order to ensure the long-term profitability success of the breeding program.Management of personnel:
Plan, organize, conduct, give follow up and distribute the daily work associated to the breeding programs in most effective and efficient way, within the framework of the budget and available resources.Breeding trials:
Organize and execute the sowing, planting and harvesting of breeding trials under the close directions of their supervisors to enable effective selections, crossing taking place, and effective harvestings.
Working closely with farm team, breeding technicians are responsible to distribute and/or execute the cultural activities and/or crop management for the healthy development of the crop to maximize the breeding output.(Disease control, proper and timely fruit harvest, etc). Responsible for the label printing for seeds, seedlings and plants.
Compliance with QC protocols, prepare seeds for QC analysis and compliance with the highest standards of hygiene indicated by their supervisors and/or other teams responsible for hygiene issues.Tissue sampling:
breeding technicians have to be able to collect phenotypic information following directions of their supervisors as well as to upload and download this information into data systems.Phenotypic information could include evaluations of Hybrids.
Close communication with: Farm team, especially with farm technician in order to handle the daily work; contractor of temporal workers; temporal workers; pathology team in cases of identification of possible diseases; screening specialist, in order to recognize the areas where the trials are located and help to align phenotypic data collection between the breeding program and screening responsible; other breeding technicians of the program, in order to ensure the best practices across locations in which the breeding program is developed.HRM:
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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.