Evesham, UK (Fulltime)
Enza Zaden develops top-class vegetable varieties. To ensure an excellent performance of these crops we support our customers with in-depth technical expertise. Therefor our technical sales reps are no ordinary salespeople. They built lasting relations with our customers thus becoming well aware of the customers’ needs and desires. They advise on growth and help choosing varieties that are most profitable for the customer.
Moreover our technical sales reps share their customers’ wishes with our international breeding teams. This way we ensure our next generation of vegetables is exactly what our client is looking for.
Enza Zaden Technical Sales Reps have an entrepreneurial spirit, are knowledgeable, and customer driven. Do you fit this profile? Apply for our Technical Sales Representative for Greenhouse Crops job opening.
As a Technical Sales Representative you will be responsible for promoting the sales and development of new varieties for Greenhouse crops, such as tomato, cucumber and sweet pepper. To achieve this you will maintain and develop the relationships with key customers. You will share your technical expertise with these customers to support their business.
You are expected to organise and record information from breeding trials and to provide accurate and timely information to various international teams. You will be part of the North West European Glasshouse new product development team with UK and international colleagues and you will report to the General Manager of Enza Zaden UK Ltd. Your work region will be north of London.
You have a strong commercial drive and an entrepreneurial spirit. You actively look for opportunities and you take initiative. Listening, asking the right questions and following a long term vision: you have what it takes to built lasting relations.
Moreover you are able to gather relevant information and to keep your international colleagues up-to-date about the customers’ wishes. Both working in a team and working independently suits you well. Additionally you have great organization skills.
• Higher professional horticultural education or equivalent. Or a higher education combined with relevant market knowledge and insight in how the market works.
• 2 to 5 years practical experience in a technical / commercial position.
• In-depth technical knowledge.
• Willing to travel
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.
In the United Kingdom Enza Zaden has a commercial office in Vale of Evesham, in one of the country’s most important vegetable growing areas.
The focus of our activities in the UK is on tomatoes, cucumbers, sweet peppers and outdoor leafy crops.
Please send your application and CV, along with a covering letter, to Alan Cresswell