10/13/14 – Biotech Greenhouse Associate Specialist

Accentuate Staffing is currently recruiting for a Biotech Greenhouse Associate Specialist to join our client in the RTP-area.  This is an exciting opportunity to work in a growing biotech company!

Responsibilities

  • Follow strict SOPs and work instructions for all greenhouse operations
  • Perform seeding, thinning, transplanting, transfecting and harvesting of plants
  • Perform fertilization and irrigation of plants in greenhouses and environmental chambers
  • Perform support operations in the greenhouse: production of growth substrates and fertilizing solutions, cleaning tables and work areas, assessing plant growth
  • Recording data in batch records to support production of vaccines
  • Follow procedures for containment practices applicable to transgenic organisms

Requirements

  • Associates or bachelor’s degree in plant biology, biology, horticulture, agronomy or equivalent or a HS degree and experience in a plant production environment
  • Training or experience in horticulture or other related field
  • Good organizational skills and excellent documentation skills including the ability to adhere to detailed operating procedures
  • Knowledge of cGMP or GLP principles is an advantage
  • Experience with greenhouse automation a plus