We have a vacancy for a fulltime
Seed Production Specialist
Location De Kwakel and Zeeland
The seed production department is responsible for commissioning, monitoring, delivering and administratively managing production of flower and/or vegetable seed (including stock seed) that comply to market standards.
Our Seed Production Specialist is responsible for commissioning seed production of flower and/or vegetable seeds in support of the production plans.
As seed production specialist you will plan the production of required seeds. This means assigning productions to suppliers/growers, monitoring progress, verifying the quality and advices on cultivation and Phyto sanitary requirements and handling transport methods.
Your tasks also include administrating production orders in the logistics system, allocating stock seed and coordinating dispatch of it to suppliers/growers, maintaining the production administration and evaluating the suppliers/growers and their production.
You will visit producers regularly to perform seed growing inspections, negotiate on prices/conditions and drawing up of production agreements, represent Takii Europe at meetings and conferences related to seed production and participate in department meetings.
This position will also require frequent (inter-)national travel.
In addition to a targeted education (HBO/WO), it is most important that you bring practical experience suited to this position. This experience can come from previous work at a seed company, quality/inspections, research or plant breeding. You are a team player but can also work well on your own. You won’t hesitate to ask for information when needed but you are also very adept at tracking down information on your own. You have an eye for details and also know how to use your creativity to come up with suitable solutions. You have excellent command of the Dutch and English language and you like travelling, both nationally and internationally. You are openminded, naturally curious, eager to learn and used to working hands-on. You are assertive and a self-starter.
Your strong communication skills enable you to speak easily with colleagues, suppliers and growers
This job acquires to be filled by someone who would like to work in a company that is innovative and growing. This means the position cannot be fully represented in a few lines in a vacancy. If you are curious about this position and you would like to know if your experience is a match to our vacancy please contact us so we can discuss this.
Send your job application (CV and motivation) to Conny Allon, Head of Human Resources EMEA, via email email@example.com.
If you would like to know more about this position please contact Yukihiro Saito, Head of Production EMEA, via email firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone 065272983.