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Genetic Program Manager – Wheat

Job Reference: RS1516

Job Title: Genetic Program Manager - Wheat

Location: US & Canada

Product: Softs & Agriculture

Role: Other

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Redstone Commodity Search are working with a leading agricultural company looking to hire a Genetic Program Manager to join their wheat team in Colorado.

Key Responsibilities / Tasks

  • Leading and coordinating the wheat breeding programme to deliver the key breeding milestones, designing a ‘concept-to-commercialisation’ path of new product launches
  • Head up the execution of scientific studies (such as grain science, milling science / food science, agronomy, or plant science) with both public and private research institutions into wheat breeding and other plant-based solutions.
  • Collaborate with the Research and Development team to expand key technical materials and studies in nutrition, sensory and performance to support expansion
  • Actively develop and expand a broad network to support the current and future development of the programme
  • Role reports to Senior Director of Research and development

Key Qualifications / Experience

  • At least 8 years’ experience within development of, or, commercializing wheat-based solutions and other types of grain (such as wheat, corn, barley, oats, rice, millet, cereals)
  • Master’s degree or higher in a related field (such as grain science, milling science / food science, agronomy or plant science)
  • Must have a strong technology understanding relating to the field (such as breeding tools, ingredient functionality, product applications and process development)
  • Established connections within Wheat trade and scientific based organisations are a major plus (such as NAWG, WQC, NAMA, Cereal & Grains, USDA)
  • Role is to be located in Denver, Colorado. Remote working is an option with regular travel to headquarters. Must have ability to travel around 30% for business.

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