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Research engineer in plant nutrition

Employer: Roullier Group
Posted: June 16, 2014
Expires: August 15, 2014
Requisition number:

Science jobs from Roullier Group:
Company The Roullier Group was created in 1959 and is established in 46 countries around the world. Its total turnover is 3.1 billion euros. Our 7000 employees all have the same dynamic entrepreneurial spirit and all collaborate towards this successful human and industrial adventure. We specialize in plant, animal and human nutrition, and our activity consists in creating and marketing increasingly innovative solutions tailor-made for our markets.

The CRIAS (International Research & Development Centre) specialized in plant and animal nutrition is undergoing a sizeable expansion. Therefore a new 8000 m² R&D centre in Saint-Malo (France) is under construction, composed of greenhouses, crop rooms and numerous laboratories. It is destined to become one of Europe's most important private agronomic research centers. For our development, we are currently offering two positions as :


based in Dinard (France) occasional business trips required

Main Job INNOVATION - Project Manager, R&D Engineer


Type of contract Permanent contract

Job description Within the R&D department, under the responsibility of the Plant Nutrition Manager, your main mission will be to develop and validate new products for the plant nutrition market. As such, your main tasks will be the following :

- planning and conducting scientific and agronomic studies - elaboration of the technical files and drafting of the scientific publications - working with French and foreign organizations on research projects - attending scientific congresses and scientific monitoring

Profile Doctor of Plant physiology, you have acquired expertise in plant nutritional metabolism. Experience in Iron and/or Potassium metabolism would be appreciated. You speak fluent English and you speak or would like to learn French. Knowledge of another foreign language would also be appreciated.

Rigour, analytical skills and power of persuasion are necessary tools to succeed in this post. Furthermore you have the ability to combine autonomy and team spirit.

If your profile meets with the above criteria and if you would consider living in France on a long-term basis, please apply online to or by mail with the reference SM/ IRNV/TAIC, to Groupe ROULLIER - DRH Groupe - CFPR 27, avenue Franklin Roosevelt 35408 Saint-Malo (France).

Job location Europe, France, Brittany, ILLE ET VILAINE (35)

Candidate criteria Education level PhD or equivalent

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