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Seed Production Specialist

Medior functie
Senior functie

Are you a skilled planner and leader and do you know everything about supply and demand? Do (inter)national travels, verifying quality and giving advice to suppliers/growers sound interesting to you? Let’s find out if you’re the Seed Production Specialist that we are looking for!

What will you be doing?

The Seed Production Specialist is responsible for commissioning seed production of flower and/or vegetable seeds in support of the production plans. You will lead and plan the demand and availability 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.

Further tasks include:

  • Administrating production order in the logistics system and maintaining it;
  • Allocating stock seed  and coordinating dispatch of it to suppliers/growers;
  • Visit producers regularly, performing inspections and evaluating the suppliers/growers and their production;
  • Negotiate prices/conditions and drawing up of production agreements;
  • (Inter)national travels and representing at meetings and conferences related to seed production and actively participate in department meetings.
Talent voor groei

Where will you be doing this

Our client is a worldwide operating organization  specialized in a wide assortment of vegetables and flower varieties intended for both professional growers and the home garden market. Enriching peoples lives with healthy food and beautiful flowers is their main goal.

What are you bringing

In addition to a targeted education (HBO/WO), it is most important that you bring practical experience; for example work at a seed company, research or plant breeding, suited to this position. You won’t hesitate to ask for information when needed but you are also very adept at tracking down information on your own.

Further on:

  • 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

What's in it for you

Working here stands for working at a financial solid and strongly growing, always innovating company. They 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 terms of employment.

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