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Melon Breeder (Murcia)

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To further enable our growth strategy, we are looking for a Melon Breeder

To further enable our growth strategy, we are looking for a fulltime:

Melon Breeder (Murcia)


As a melon breeder, you will set up and execute the breeding program. By designing and implementing new breeding methods and technologies you help the breeding team to ensure a constant flow of commercially successful varieties. You will be working in both the fields and greenhouses, very close to the plants, to be able to summarize the results efficiently. The main location of your work will be in Murcia with frequents weeks spend in Almeria and La Mancha.

What do we expect of you?

We are looking for a melon breeder with experience and a background of agronomic engineer or a PHd. Candidates with no experience are also welcome to apply if they have a PHd in genetics and breeding. You have good knowledge of vegetable cultivation (especially melon), market and product.

You are fluent in English and Spanish. Your knowledge of MS Office is excellent and preferably you have some knowledge and experience with breeding software. You are an easy communicator. You must have a high level of curiosity and innovative ideas to establish new breeding targets. Furthermore, you are a solid personality with organizational insight, you are analytically strong; driven, process and result driven. Some (international) travel is involved.

What do we offer you?

Working at Takii Europe and Takii Spain stands for working at a financially solid and strongly growing company. We offer a challenging position in an international organization with room for initiative and personal development. Initiative and results will be rewarded with a good remuneration package and excellent secondary working conditions.


Please send your application (motivation and CV) in ENGLISH  to Conny Allon, Head of Human Resources EMEA at our headquarters in the Netherlands, via hr@takii.eu.


For more information about this function, please contact Mr. Jose Luis Galera (Station Manager at Takii Spain) at +34663354530.

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