Seed Technologist

Job description

Do you want to have the chance to explore novel solutions through discovery and innovation with a sustainable approach? Do you have a passion for seed physiology, health and use of an integrated approaches to secure seedling and crop quality?

We are searching for an open-minded colleague whom is eager to learn and make this possible in the role of Seed Technologist.

As a Seed Technologist you are being responsible for all technical aspects of the seed treatment processes in Made and will initiate, lead and/or execute business objective-oriented research projects or multidisciplinary programs aimed at innovation of products and processes.


Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Support, optimize and innovate in vegetable seeds treatment processes within Hazera. These processes include securing seed health, seed cleaning, priming & application of plant protection products.
  • Keep accurate files on the processes and register the data
  • Generating new ideas and evaluate technical and financial feasibility via Insourcing or outsourcing
  • Testing and evaluating new processes, before implementing it in our processing system
  • Support Seed Treatment processes in Israel (Sderot) in collaboration with local Seed technology team.
  • Be an active member of the Limagrain Group Seed Technology Expert Group and external initiatives


What do we offer?

  • A competitive salary based on your experience
  • The opportunity to work in a special and international organization
  • Good work-life balance, because of our high amount of paid holidays and flexible worktimes
  • Participation in the pension scheme
  • Profit-sharing mechanism
  • Laptop and mobile phone from Hazera
  • Discount on a sports membership

Job requirements

  • A background in the Agriculture, Agricultural Engineering, Chemistry or related field preferred
  • Relevant experience within Seed Treatment and/ or Seed Cleaning processes is a plus
  • You have an eager to learn, are open-minded and dare to think out of the box
  • Good communication skills, in English and preferably also in Dutch
  • Experience with time management and you can prioritize
  • In possession of a driver's license


Why working at Hazera:

Hazera is a worldwide leader in the breeding, development, production and marketing of hybrid vegetable seed varieties, characterized by advanced research & development, marketing throughout the world, and agro-technical support. Combining decades of experience with state-of-the-art technology, Hazera constantly develops new products that address market needs. Thanks to our core beliefs of expertise, trust, engagement and dynamism, shared by our committed teams we strive to continuously exceed the expectations of our customers. Hazera headquarters are situated in Israel and The Netherlands and with a worldwide presence through our 12 subsidiaries. Hazera is part of the Limagrain Group.


Working at Hazera means contributing in a professional way to the growth of our business, in an informal, international environment. We are customer and market oriented and teamwork is important. Other characteristics of our organization are openness, flexibility and orientation on results. We focus on employee development with consideration and respect for individual needs. That’s why it's great to work at Hazera! For more information please visit our website www.hazera.nl and www.hazera.com.


Interested?

If you are interested in joining a growing organization please apply by submitting your cv in English.