Grass Breeder

publicatie:  vacaturenummer: 7341

aantal uur
40 uur
5 dagen per week


Grass breeder

The position
- You are responsible for the creation of new competitive Perennial ryegrass varieties for the forage segment in Europe.
- You set up and execute a long term breeding program
- You collaborate with a team of experienced assistant breeders and fieldworkers and you report to the Head of Forage Research Europe, also located in Moerstraten You collaborate with a network of breeders and research teams in Europe (breeding, trials, R&D) and interact closely with other departments (Commerce, Production).
- You set up and participate in projects aiming at improving the efficiency of the breeding process
- You take part in meetings with colleagues both domestic and abroad as well as external relations, regarding all matters of your profession.

- A Master’s degree in plant breeding
- Significant professional experience (more than two years) as a breeder, pre-breeder or assistant breeder in a commercial breeding company or Research Institute
- Practical breeder, motivated by both outdoor activities (observations) and indoor activities
- Proactive, innovative and creative mind.
- Good communication skills, able to cooperate with a diversity of profiles.
- Team player with hands-on mentality
- International orientation, proficient in English
- Good organizational skills and result oriented, focus on meeting deadlines.

Our offer
- A challenging and versatile job, with great opportunities for professional and personal growth in an ambitious company which is developing continuously.
- A very favourable environment to practice and improve breeding skills inside a team of experienced breeders, assistants and fieldworkers.
- Responsibility for the development of innovative products for the global market.
- International traveling and close interaction with various stakeholders in our business.
- A competitive salary and compensation & benefits package.

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