Plant Breeder

Lantmännen Lantbruk · Svalöv


Ansök senast 23 sep.

Our plant breeding focuses on cereals, oil crops, and forage crops and forms the first link in the chain from field to fork. By developing varieties adapted to the all parts of Sweden, we assist farmers in meeting the challenges posed by climate change and new consumer demands. We ensure that our customers have access to the best possible varieties, either from our own breeding programs or through in-licensing. What you will do As Plant Breeder/Population Improvement you will develop prediction models for relevant traits, based mainly on genomic data, for direct use in our various crop breeding programs. Part of your work will be carried out as specific projects, either internal or in cooperation with external research groups or companies. You will also, together with our biotechnology laboratory, take active part in building up a top-class infrastructure for genetic marker analysis and data processing. You will be a part of the plant breeding department’s population improvement group, a newly formed group of plant breeders/geneticists and breeding assistants. The group works together with our two variety development groups to ensure that Lantmännen has a market-leading variety portfolio. What you need to succeed and thrive You have: • A doctoral degree in genetics, bioinformatics, plant breeding or similar • Experience from statistical modelling and analysis of large data sets • Excellent ability in using standard software/databases, e.g. Agrobase, SAS/JMP, R, Python, &c. • Knowledge of the goals and methods of plant breeding • Proficient language skills in English and Swedish (or other Scandinavian language) You are • Committed, innovative, and open to new ideas • A team player with ability to work independently when needed • Well organized, meticulous with clear analytical skills • An excellent communicator You share our values - Openness, Holistic view, Drive - and our promise of taking responsibility from Field to Fork. What we offer you We are a large international group with diverse activities throughout the entire grain value chain –from the very sprout in the field to the food on our tables. With a wide range of businesses within food, agriculture, machinery, bioenergy and real estate, we offer career opportunities in every direction across industries, countries, companies and areas of expertise. Sounds interesting? We hope so! We will interview ongoing so please don’t hesitate to send your application by submitting your resume. If you have any questions about the position or the recruitment process, please reach out to Alf Ceplitis (Manager Population Improvement) at +46105561631. We will treat your candidature with the highest level of confidentiality. We loo forward to your application! Lantmännen is an agricultural cooperative and Northern Europe’s leader in agriculture, machinery, bioenergy and food products. Owned by 20,000 Swedish farmers, we have 10,000 employees, operations in over 20 countries and an annual turnover of SEK 50 billion. With grain at the heart of our operations, we refine arable land resources to make farming thrive. Some of our best-known food brands are AXA, Bonjour, Kungsörnen, GoGreen, Gooh, FINN CRISP, Schulstad and Vaasan. Our company is founded on the knowledge and values acquired through generations of farmers. With research, development and operations throughout the value chain, together we take responsibility from field to fork. For more information:

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