Technician Applied Molecular Genetics

Technician Applied Molecular Genetics

(Full-time 35 hrs, location Takii France, 13630 Eyragues / France)

Takii France is a full daughter company of Takii Japan. The R&D department of TFSAS is responsible for breeding and pre-breeding research programs in fruit and root vegetables. Applied Molecular Genetics ensures the development of practically applicable tools to enable faster, more efficient and reliable breeding of varieties.



As Technician Applied Molecular Genetics, you are mainly involved in performing molecular techniques that support breeding like DNA-extraction, PCR/qPCR, genotyping and sequencing. On the basis of fixed protocols, you prepare tests and record their execution in your lab journal. During execution, you record and analyse test results, identify peculiarities and draw up problem analyses. Where necessary, you consult literature. You share your findings with your teammates during the work meeting. Besides your daily work, you are regularly deployed on various challenging projects.

Job requirements

For this position, we are looking for a technician with a completed Bac +3, IUT with experience in molecular techniques. Preferably, you have gained work experience in a service lab that supports plant selection. During certain periods you may participate in glasshouse activities (sowings, pollination, seed harvest) or cell biology activities. You are accurate, focused, independent and have good planning skills. Furthermore, you have strong communication skills and a good command of the French and English languages. You will work in a small and close-knit team who will be happy to teach you all the ins and outs of the department.

What we offer

Working at Takii means working in a successful and growing company. Personal development is our focus: we invest in your talents by offering training and courses. You are entitled to 25 holidays according to the collective labour agreement CCN des coopĂ©ratives et SICA de cĂ©rĂ©ales, de meunerie, d’approvisionnement et d’alimentation du bĂ©tail et d’olĂ©agineux. When you work for Takii, you can count on a very good benefits package that grows with you during your career within our company.


Send your application (CV and motivation)


Would you like to know more about this position? Then contact Nathalie Fossier +32 483 07 77 82 or Emilie Volpoët +33 684 69 75 23.

Understanding which genes are involved in the expression of plant phenotype is an exciting challenge and source of inspiration! As pre-breeders in Takii France, we will be very pleased to share our passion for genetics and plant biology with the new molecular biologist technician.

Sylvia Salgon & Akihito Kano

Questions about the role and responsibilites? Please contact Ceres Recruitment

Nathalie Fossier