28 August 2017

BREEDING ASSISTANT (m/f)

Rheinberg, Germany

Dümmen Orange is a leading company in the breeding and development of cut flowers, bulbs, succulents, pot plants, bedding plants and perennials. The company employs over 7,000 people worldwide. Its annual turnover is approximately EUR 260 million. In addition to a large marketing and sales network, Dümmen Orange has a diversified network of specialized production sites. The key to Dümmen Orange’s success is a broad and deep product range, supported by a global supply chain. The company embraces its social responsibility and invests in the health, safety and personal development of its staff.

 

Based at our company site in Rheinberg, Germany, we are currently searching for a

 

BREEDING ASSISTANT (m/f)

 

TASKS & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Support in daily breeding activities of our Annuals assortment with strong involvement in project-based work
  • Documentation and maintenance of  trial data in our breeding information system followed by data analyses
  • Organization  and execution of crossing/pollination programs
  • Coordination of  the shipment of trial materials
  • Preparation, administration and performance of disease tests

 

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s degree in Horticulture (or comparable educational background), ideally with focus on breeding of ornamental plants
  • Previous professional experience within floriculture sector would be an asset
  • Fluency in English both written and oral, preferably with German/Dutch knowledge
  • Proficient user skills in MS Office, particularly in Excel
  • Enthusiasm for horticulture business, well-structured way of working and high level of accuracy, creative and proactive approach, team player mindset.

 

APPLICATION

We would like to receive your application documents – including motivation letter and resume – via HR@dummenorange.com.


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