Contributing to grant worldwide access to healthy vegetables
What are you going to do?
As Breeder Cauliflower you contribute to the development of new cauliflower varieties. You observe, evaluate and select in breeding and screening trials. You record, process and analyse breeding and screening data. With the collected information, you are able to create new varieties for the designated markets. The screening trials are located in the open field and greenhouse on various locations in and outside the Netherlands, so traveling will be part of your job.
You are part of the Cauliflower Breeding team consisting of experienced breeders, assistants and a technician. You will work closely together with colleagues of other departments, ranging from commercial specialists to researchers. You report to the Crop Breeding Manager Brassica.
When you see a crop your analytical skills are triggered making you notice every detail and assessing their relevance. You efficiently translate breeding data and market trends into practical breeding programs. You are eager to learn and to develop yourself to become an experienced breeder.
Modern methods of breeding are your main professional interests. You can cooperate with a team but also work independently as you spent several hours alone in the field. You proactively cooperate with internal colleagues, such as research, sales and operations. Furthermore you are an enthusiastic entrepreneur who sees new possibilities and comes with creative ideas. You have a valid driver's license B and are willing to travel abroad.
In short, you:
- have a BSc or MSc degree in Plant Science;
- have preferably 3-5 years of relevant working experience in breeding. Experience in open field vegetables is a plus;
- have good communication skills in the English language (willing to learn Dutch).
Enza Zaden is a vegetable breeding company that develops vegetable varieties. And produces and sells its seeds all over the world. We have made an animation to explain to you properly (and as briefly as possible) what we do.
The purpose of our work? To offer everyone worldwide access to healthy and varied vegetables. With more than 2000 passionate colleagues all over the world, we work together every day on the vegetables of tomorrow.
Would you like to know more about Enza Zaden as an employer? Then take a look at the Careers & Learning page or view our page on LinkedIn.
Please, send your application to our Recruitment department, via the Apply now! buttons.
Annemarie Weening, Recruiter, +31 62970 6834
Acquisition as a result of this vacancy is not appreciated