Vacatures  Onion Breeder

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 - 40 uur/wk
Breeding Station (Rilland)

De organisatie

Hazera is a global leader in the seed industry. Hazera brings expertise, commitment and support, combining decades of experience with state-of-the-art technology. Hazera breeds, develops, produces and markets varieties and seeds in a wide range of vegetable crops around the world. Hazera’s headquarters are situated in Israel and in The Netherlands, with subsidiaries in twelve countries and an extensive distribution network providing services in over 100 additional markets. In The Netherlands, Hazera is located in Made (headquarter), Rilland and Warmenhuizen (research and development).
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As Onion Breeder you are responsible for line and hybrid development, for a Breeding Program targeted at one of the global onion markets. You will have close interaction with the local operational team, product development, and the marketing, commercial and production departments. Functional relationships extend into the Limagrain Vegetable Seed division. You will report to the Breeding Director and are based at our breeding facilities in Rilland near Bergen op Zoom, the Netherlands.

Your Impact:
As an Onion Breeder you provide leadership, management and support to the local breeding team. You translate the crop R&D strategy into approved product-oriented breeding projects and operational plans. And actively steer on delivering leading hybrids, monitor and report on progress.
You manage all components of a successful commercial breeding program. This includes management of germplasm, elite line development, hybrid development and evaluation, and elite seed production.
You develop a thorough knowledge of the crop, products, and customers by liaising with marketing and sales. And optimize breeding success by implementation and integration of state-of-the-art breeding technologies.
Furthermore, you will travel to relevant markets for trial and product evaluation. Ensure objectivity and reliability, sound data processing, and fact-based decision making.


Your background:
• PhD or MSc in Plant Breeding, Genetics, or related field, or equivalent by working experience;
• Excellent communication and leadership skills;
• Knowledge of statistics and experimental design;
• Strong interest and background in molecular breeding techniques, database, and breeding support applications;
• Strong problem solving and analytic skills and keen eye for details;
• Proficient in English, basic level of Dutch is a plus;
• A demonstrated ability to work independently as well as a team player;
• Ability and willingness to frequently travel both domestically and internationally.


Our offer:
• A multilateral position, operating in an international environment.
• A collegial environment where initiative is appreciated.
• A position with a competitive remuneration.

Working at Hazera means contributing in a professional way to the growth of our business, in an informal, international environment. We are customer and market oriented and teamwork is important. Other characteristics of our organization are openness, flexibility and orientation on results. We focus on employee development with consideration and respect for individual needs. That’s why it's nice to work at Hazera!
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Are you interested?
Hazera has outsourced the recruitment for the vacancy of Onion Breeder exclusively to CeresRecruitment.
If you are enthusiastic to join a growing organization, please send us as soon as possible a letter of motivation and a detailed resume via the link:

Acquisition with reference to this advertisement will not be appreciated.
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