Vacancy

San Juan Bautista, United States (Fulltime)

Breeding Facility Supervisor

 

Service oriented and highly dependable

USA, California, San Juan Bautista, – full time at BSc level

 

Department – Research Station

At the Enza Zaden USA Research station we grow vegetable varieties for breeding. Every day a team of dedicated Crop Workers take care of the crops.

What are you going to do?

As a Breeding Facility Supervisor you will oversee Crop Workers and you will help with the care of the crops. You will determine priorities in consultation with the Facility Manager. You will provide guidance of Crop Workers while monitoring the quality of their work.

Furthermore, you will observe the crop’s development and report notable qualities or growth deviations to the Facility Manager. You will remain up-to-date on the latest developments on crop cultivation and propose improvements. Also, you will control the climate computer systems. You will report to the Facility Manager.

Your power

You are service oriented and highly dependable. You have an eye for detail and are able to perform well under pressure. Moreover, you show personal initiative, are flexible and pragmatic. You are clear in your communications and have strong active listening skills. Additionally, you are assertive and able to maintain a high level of confidentiality.

Requirements

  • BSc degree in agriculture, crop science or crop management
  • Two years’ of relevant work experience
  • In possession of a current pesticide application license or able to obtain it within 90 days of hire
  • In possession of forklift certification
  • Able to operate and calibrate farm equipment such as tractors, setup cultivators, irrigation systems and sprayers
  • Proficient in MS Office
  • Proficient in English and Spanish

Our power

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.

Interested?

Please apply through the application page.