Spain, Almería - full time at Bsc level
We are looking for an enthusiastic team plater Tomato breeder to our team operated from Almeria Spain. The ideal candidate have worked or studied agricultural research and in particular fruity crops plant genetics.
What are you going to do?
As a Jr Tomato Breeder, you will contribute to the development of new tomato varieties. You will participate in reviewing and analyzing breeding and screening trials.
You will be involved in the development and the introduction of new varieties to the market. To achieve your goals you will work together in international and multidisciplinary teams that are located in Spain and in other countries where tomatoes are grown.
With your colleagues from R&D, you will define new innovative exciting traits and by utilize advanced tools you will take part in introduce them to elite vanities.
With your colleagues from Seed production, you will secure availability of seeds of selected varieties for trials, and with your M&S colleagues, you will learn about market trends and will offer growers the best varieties available in the market.
You are an enthusiastic and creative entrepreneur with a long-term vision on breeding with excellent analytical and communication skills.
Furthermore, you are familiar with novel molecular breeding technologies and you are able to implement these in your breeding program.
You are able to build and maintain relations both in- and outside the organization. You function well in a diverse team and are able to work independently.
You are self-motivated but also willing to accept guidance from your manager. Your strong analytical skills enable you to efficiently analyses breeding data and market trends and translate these into a practical breeding program.
BSc or MSc level in plant science and good understanding of plan breeding and genetics.
Practical work experience in growing and working with plants and assessing trials is preferred.
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.