Junior Breeder Cucumber


Enkhuizen, The Netherlands - Bachelor (Fulltime)

Junior Breeder Cucumber

Passion for plants

What are you going to do?

As Junior Breeder Cucumber you will contribute to the development of new varieties. You assist in the observation, evaluation and selection 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.

As a Junior Breeder Cucumber, you have the willingness to develop a successful career in breeding, in which you are  able to plan, prepare and execute all activities of a breeding project and have the freedom and flexibility to explore within the breeding field. You are part of the Cucumber Breeding team consisting of experienced breeders, biotech breeders and technicians. 

Your power

When you see a group of plants your analytical skills are triggered making you notice every detail and assessing their relevance. You are eager to learn and to develop yourself to become an all-round breeder.

Modern methods of plant breeding are your main professional interest. You can work independently, but you can also cooperate with a team. Furthermore, you are an enthusiastic entrepreneur who sees new possibilities and comes with creative ideas.

In short, you:
  • have a Bachelor or MSc degree (Applied Biology / Plant Science);
  • have a passion for breeding;
  • have excellent analytical skills;
  • are aware of the (team) results to be achieved and contribute to the achievement;
  • have an international mindset;
  • have good communication skills in English language (Dutch language skills are a plus).

Our power

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. 

More information:
Annemarie Weening, Recruiter, +31 62970 6834

Acquisition as a result of this vacancy is not appreciated