(Associate) Breeder Succulent

Puerto Lumbreras, Spain

Dümmen Orange is an internationally leading breeding company focused on cut flowers, bulbs, tropical plants, pot plants, bedding plants and perennials. For our Breeding department in Puerto Lumbras (SP), we are looking for an (Associate) Breeder Succulent.

Job objective
Our organization grows and flourishes. This results in a fast-changing and, therefore, challenging environment. The objective of this position is to develop competitive succulent varieties for major markets. You are based at our breeding location in Puerto Lumbras (SP) and report to the Breeding Manager Tropical Plants located in the Netherlands.

Your tasks and responsibilities
• Develop, coordinate and execute an effective breeding program based on the Crop Strategy resulting in varieties that meet the market requirements;
• Optimize breeding processes and strengthen and exploit our genetics base;
• Team up with Strategic Marketing, Product Managers and Breeding Technology to stay aligned with future market requirements and smart adoption of novel technologies and traits;
• Strengthen the knowledge base of the company and expand our freedom to operate position;
• Operate, optimize and coordinate breeding and production processes in the greenhouse.

Your profile
• MSc Genetics, Planting Breeding, Agricultural Engineering or in related areas within the Life Sciences;
• Excellent communication skills and a good command of the English language;
• Innovator, team player and hands-on mentality;
• Breeding experience, preferably in a commercial setting.

We offer
Dümmen Orange has great global ambitions. Innovation, technology and quality are high priorities. This results in a challenging working environment in which you can develop yourself. Dümmen Orange offers plenty of room for personal growth and development to its employees. We have an informal and easily accessible working environment in which cooperation is very important.

Dümmen Orange  
Dümmen Orange is a worldwide leader in breeding and development of flowers and plants. Our annual turnover is around 360 million euro. We have more than 7.700 employees worldwide. In addition to a large marketing and sales network, Dümmen Orange has a diversified network of specialized production sites. The key to our Dümmen Orange success is a broad and deep product range, supported by a global supply chain. We take pride in our corporate social responsibility efforts investing in the health, safety, and personal development of our staff as well as in innovative and sustainable techniques.

Your application
Click on the button below to apply for this job. If you have questions about the job, you can contact Chunting Lang (Breeder Kalanchoe), via c.lang@dummenorange.com /+31630677281.

Acquisition with reference to this advertisement will not be appreciated.

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