Enkhuizen, Nederland (Fulltime)
As a Coordinator Settlements you are a member of the Seed Production Department of Enza Zaden. This department is responsible for the production of the right amount of high quality seeds. You will support the seed production team by ensuring a smooth flow in the contracting process. In short this means:
In this position, you will have a direct link with the Project Manager Production Contract Process and report to the Production Manager Fruity Crops.
As a Coordinator Settlements you have a hands-on approach and you are able to work independently. An analytical and problem solving mind, strong persuasiveness and influencing skills, sensitive to cultural differences and showing initiative are key capabilities to succeed in this role. You have excellent communication skills both oral and written in Dutch and English.
In short, you:
Enza Zaden is a vegetable breeding company that develops vegetable varieties. We produce and sell the seeds of these varieties all over the world. Both for conventional and organic growers.
Our goal is to grant people access to healthy vegetables. Anywhere in the world. Every day, more than 460 million people worldwide eat our vegetables. So, we are getting there ... but there is still enough work to be done! Of course, we look further than present needs. In 2050, when there will be about 10 billion inhabitants on our planet, we also want to make sure that people have access to healthy vegetables.
To achieve this, our vegetable breeders work with the best that nature offers. Supported by state-of-the-art technologies to speed up our breeding process. And that is really necessary, because currently the development of a new vegetable variety takes at least 6 years. We focus on higher yield, resistance to diseases and pests and climate extremes such as heat and drought. And on taste, shelf life and nutrients. The results? Strong, healthy tasty and climate-proof vegetable varieties with higher yield per square meter and less need of crop protection products or fertilizer. In short, sustainability is truly in our DNA.
Our head office in Enkhuizen is our home base, but we have colleagues all over the world. Enza Zaden is an independent family business, where around 2000 employees from more than 40 nationalities closely work together in international teams.
Please, send your application to our HR department, via the button below. More information: