RESEARCH ASSISTANT (m/f)

Germany

Dümmen Orange is a leading company in the breeding and development of cut flowers, bulbs, succulents, pot plants, bedding plants and perennials. The company employs over 7,000 people worldwide. Its annual turnover is approximately EUR 260 million. In addition to a large marketing and sales network, Dümmen Orange has a diversified network of specialized production sites. The key to Dümmen Orange’s success is a broad and deep product range, supported by a global supply chain. The company embraces its social responsibility and invests in the health, safety and personal development of its staff.

 

Based at our site in Rheinberg, Germany, we are currently searching for a

 

RESEARCH ASSISTANT (m/f)

 

TASK & RESPONSIBILITIES

Functionally this position belongs to  our tissue culture laboratory  department, which forms part of our Research and Development organization. As “Research Assistant (m/f)” you will engage in both research and routine laboratory activities. At this, efficient execution of research projects, active support in the development of laboratory protocols and detailed documentation of performed activities and results will be integral parts of your task. Your responsibility will include the deployment of various cell-biology techniques and procedures including meristem culturing, embryo rescue, in-vitro initiation, maintenance and propagation. You will report directly to the Laboratory Manager.

 

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in life sciences (plant sciences, horticulture, agriculture, biotechnology, etc.) with proven experience in cell-biology and/or in-vitro techniques
  • First-hand experience in conducting professional research by following research literature and personal creativity
  • Previous professional experience within floriculture sector will be an asset
  • Fluency in English both written and oral, preferably with German/Dutch knowledge
  • Proficient user skills in MS Office, particularly in Excel
  • Enthusiasm for horticulture business, high level of accuracy, multitasking capability, proactive and self-motivated approach, team orientation

 

YOUR APPLICATION

We would like to receive your application documents – including motivation letter and resume – via HR@dummenorange.com.


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