Position:   - Maize Breeder  

Location:  - Bengaluru Karnataka

Company Profile :

JK Agri Genetics Ltd.(JKAL), is a leading seed company established in 1989 with its headquarters at Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh(India). Being one of the pioneers in the Indian seed industry committed to serve farming community is engaged in research and development, production, processing and marketing of Cotton, Maize, Paddy, Pearl Millet, Sorghum , Sunflower, Castor, Mustard, Wheat, Sorghum Sudan Grass, Fodder beet, Tomato, Okra, Chilies and other Vegetable Seeds.

•       JKAL believes in the concept of  professional relationships, culture and values of the organization

•       Highest quality standards

•       Application of latest World Class Technology.

•       Innovation

•       Customer Satisfaction in all aspects

•       Empowerment of employees by decentralization and delegation of authority

Preferred Qualifications: M.Sc. Ag (Genetics & Plant Breeding) and/or Ph.D (Genetics and Plant Breeding)

Required Work Experience: M.Sc. Ag (GPB) Qualified required : 12+ years in maize breeding

                                                PhD (GPB) Qualified required: 8+ years in maize breeding

                                                Good knowledge of crop management, maize breeding, maize market market requirements.

                                                Ability to handle the Maize Breeding program independently.

                                                Sound knowledge of biotechnology and statistical tools.

                                                Good communication skills.

                                                Excellent team work skills,

Responsibilities to handle: Responsible for overall R&D activities of Maize Breeding. Plan, implement and manage germplasm collection, line development program, hybrid development program, evaluate breeding nurseries and hybrids at targeted  Locations, coordinate product development trials, breeder seed production, coordinate ICAR & SAU trials.  Support the foundation & hybrid seed production programs and seed related issues in maize.

Work with cross functional teams to achieve organizational goals. Prepare annual budget, implement and manage.Please send your CV and a short letter describing your interest  to hr@jkagri.com

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