What are you going to do?
You will be responsible for the cultivation of vegetable crops. The crops are used for plant breeding programme and are essential in the selection process. You facilitate an effective selection of crops to the breeders. You will be working with highly diverse crops and cultivation methods.
Furthermore, you will help to implement the newest cultivation technologies. You will be Agronomist advisor and will develop, motivate and coach the assigned team members. You will ensure all tasks within the crop trials. You will make evaluation of crop objectives together with breeders and researches. In this position you will be collaborating with colleagues from other areas and you will work in an international environment.
Who are we?
You have a high level of knowledge of greenhouse cultivations both in soil as well as in hydroponics. You are a decisive, dynamic, flexible and proactive person. Furthermore, you are action and people-orientated and you have high leadership skills and expertise in troubleshooting. Additionally, you have excellent planning and communication skills.
University degree in Agricultural engineering or similar
People (management) Skills
High level of English and Italian.
Enza Zaden is a vegetable breeding company that develops vegetable varieties. We produce and sell the seeds of these varieties all over the world. Both for conventional and organic growers. In order to explain this properly (and as briefly as possible) we have made an animation
For more than 80 years we are working with the best that nature offers. We support this with state-of-the-art technologies to speed up our breeding process. That is really necessary, because currently the development of a new vegetable variety takes up 6 to 10 years.
The results? Strong, healthy, tasty and climate-proof vegetable varieties with higher yield per square meter and less need of crop protection products or fertilizer.
Our strength? More than 2000 passionate colleagues worldwide working together on the vegetables of tomorrow. Therefore, we continuously invest in knowledge and skills with our Enza Academy and under the flag of enzActive we organise various sports activities to stay healthy.
Our head office in Enkhuizen is our home base, but we have colleagues throughout the world. Enza Zaden is an independent family company in which some 2,000 employees from over 40 nationalities spread across 6 continents work together closely in international teams.
Please, send your application to our HR department, via the button below.
For more information about our company and the vacancy, report to Serafin Lirola via recruitment-ES@enzazaden.es