Vacancy

Florida, United States (Fulltime)

Breeding Facility Manager

 

Providing optimum breeding facilities

Do you have a passion for agriculture?

We are looking for an experienced and passionate facility manager/grower to lead our research station in Florida. The ideal candidate is an experienced industry professional with a global mindset, a collaborative personality and the ability to lead teams in an inspiring way.

What are you going to do?

As a Breeding Facility Manager, you will be responsible for providing optimum greenhouse and open field facilities for our research and commercial teams. To accomplish this, you work collaboratively towards creating and maintaining excellent growing standards and procedures. You will be a self-starter who can run a professional research station with an entrepreneurial spirit. As Breeding Facility Manager, you will solve issues by getting to the root of the problem and constructively bringing solutions forward. You will give cultivation technical support and you have continuous contact with local and international colleagues on the progress and quality of the crops. You visit vegetable growers to stay up to date on growing trends in the industry.

Your power

You are a solution-oriented team player with a positive attitude and global mindset. You stay on top of the latest industry developments and are able to transfer this knowledge to your local team. You look for the best possible way to achieve goals and improve processes. This requires a good balance of independence and teamwork. In this process, you are able to connect and collaborate effectively with both internal and external parties.

Requirements Breeding Facility Manager

  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Ag Sciences;
  • At least 5 years relevant work experience in horticulture;
  • Excellent communication and leadership skills.

Our strength

We are a growing, entrepreneurial and independent breeding company of vegetable varieties. We develop innovative, healthy vegetable varieties in a responsible manner, and produce and sell the varieties thereof worldwide. 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 in the world. We are a company with a supportive, energetic culture.

As an employee of Enza Zaden, you’ll have more than 2000 colleagues worldwide from 40 nationalities. 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. We offer you a positive working environment and plenty of opportunities to develop yourself.

Interested in the position of Breeding Facility Manager?

Please submit your cover letter and resume via the link below.