Ontario, Canada (Fulltime)
Trial, evaluate and report on new experimental varieties in all stages before the commercial release, in close cooperation with breeding and sales teams. As a member of the PAT Team or Product Development Team you will support the decision-making process and introduction of these varieties.
This position revolves around testing new varieties and selecting the best ones. As Product Specialist you will trial, evaluate and report on new experimental varieties in all stages before the commercial release. You will identify promising varieties.
Furthermore, you will support the final selection process to find the right varieties fitting the market’s demand. After the selection process, you will be involved in the introduction of the new varieties to the market. During the process you will work in close cooperation with international breeding and sales teams. You will report to the Area Sales Manager.
You have a strong entrepreneurial spirit and are able to think and act independently. You thrive in a work culture where cooperation and working on mutual goals are highly valued. You have an open personality and excellent communication skills. We are seeking someone with an active and practical approach, orientated towards persevering and problem solving. To be succesful in this position you’ll need the following requirements:
• Bachelor’s degree in agriculture
• 3-5 years of seed industry or relevant agriculture experience.
• Demonstrable knowledge of field and/or vegetable seed crops and cultivation techniques
• Microsoft Office applications with advanced skills specifically in Excel
• Valid driver’s license and clean driving record
We are an independent vegetable seed company, breeding, producing and marketing our varieties all over the world. There's a good chance that you'll find our tomatoes, cucumbers, sweet peppers, lettuce or other vegetables on your plate, no matter where you are. We are a company with a supportive, energetic culture.
As an employee of Enza Zaden, you’ll have more than 1800 colleagues of 40 nationalities worldwide. Strong team players with an entrepreneurial spirit who easily take responsibilities is exactly what we like to see in our employees here at Enza Zaden. Are you going to join us? We offer you a positive working environment and ample opportunities for personal development. Plus a competitive salary and excellent benefits.
Please send your application and CV, along with a covering letter, to Vicki Avina, HR Manager via the button below.