For a leading agriculture company in Enkhuizen we are looking for a Breeder Flowers.
In this position you are responsible for leading breeding programs of our crop portfolio. Your main goal is developing new varieties for our customers. Therefor you will be at the forefront of our product development of our Flowers business.
The breeder designs and executes the breeding programs according our crop strategy with excellence in collaboration with relevant teams such as operations, technology and commercial. You will together with relevant stakeholders define breeding objectives and translate these into breeding programs. Main challenge is to ensure genetic variation and diversity for the diverse breeding objectives.
Day to day the breeder design trials, makes trial observations, selects plants for further selection or pollination and utilizes fit for purpose technologies and tools wherever appropriate. Analysing and interpretation of data to identify and select the best varieties is an important aspect off this job.
Furthermore our breeders are constantly looking for innovation, by keeping up-to-date with current technical and market developments
We require you to have an education on Msc. Level in plant science and or breeding and a minimum of 3-5 years of experience in a breeding position. You must have good understanding and knowledge of plant genetics, breeding and knowledge of plant pathology. Strong communication skills are key to succeed in this role. Also knowledge of statistics and trial design would be a great benefit. Fluency in both Dutch and English is a must. (Some International travel will be required for this position.)
Working for us provides plenty of opportunities to participate in a wide variety of projects, tackling important issues at the cutting edge of our industry. Our team members have the potential to gain international exposure, whether that's developing a global career or working alongside colleagues from over 90 countries worldwide.
We offer rewarding job roles and career opportunities that encourage personal and professional growth in an exciting and evolving workplace.
Minimaal 2 jaar
Aantal uren per week
WO / Master
Geen rijbewijs / B
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