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Seed Production Specialist (Crucifers) (H/F)

Vacancy details

General information


An agricultural cooperative and an international seed group owned by French farmers, Limagrain is driven by its purpose: cooperating for the progress of agriculture everywhere, for everyone. Focused on the genetic progress of plants, Limagrain breeds, produces and distributes field seeds, vegetable seeds and agri-food products
As a global leader in the vegetable seeds industry, Hazera, Business Unit of Group Limagrain, brings you expertise, commitment and support founded on the legacies of Hazera Genetics and Nickerson-Zwaan. Combining decades of experience with state-of-the-art technology, we breed, develop, produce and market varieties and seeds in a wide range of vegetable crops around the world.  




Position description

Employment Type

Regular Full Time

Contractual hours




Main Goal

We are looking for a

Seed Production Specialist (Crucifers)


Location: Made, the Netherlands
Scope: FTE
Department: Operations/Production

Reports to: Seed Production Manager

Job description

Your main goal as Crucifers Seed Production Specialist is to manage Crucifers species seed productions domestically (Netherlands) and internationally. Your responsibility includes supervising Crucifers seed productions from small quantities of pre-commercial (DV) through stock seed (STS) productions to commercial (COS) seed productions, that take place at the Hazera’s own grower network, in home farms or at vendors. As Crucifers Seed Production Specialist your aim is to achieve good production performance, quantity and quality wise. The Crucifers Seed Production Specialist is based in Made Netherlands and reports to the Manager Seed Production Crucifers. You work together with your colleagues from different teams, contribute in planning phases and provide updates for internal use.

Skills: what we expect of you

Job requirements:

Supporting and guiding global growers and vendors with the required information and knowledge
Managing all domestic and international stock seeds increases and commercial seed productions
Initiating new ways and ideas towards improving production results
Internal reporting and taking care of essential administration
Coordinating multiple production processes at the same time
Advising and assisting the Crucifers Production manager in building a production plan
Following up on production contracts for crop portfolio
Monitoring, reviewing and implementing production protocols

Your benefits and working environment

Candidate profile:

Agriculture technician (BSc in Agronomy is an advantage)
Strong affinity with agriculture and several years in technical growing experience
Knowledge of/and experience in seed production is an advantage
Knowledge of/and experience with MS Office, ERP systems
Communicative, decisive, a team player, good with planning and organizing
Willing to travel abroad frequently
Fluent in English Dutch language is an advantage, willingness & capacity to learn Dutch, also a plus)

Recruitment process

Our offer:

25 days paid holidays (full time employment)
13 days paid ATV (full time employment)
Vitality leave to facilitate sustainable employability (number of days depending on age)
Holiday allowance of 8,33%
Hybrid working policy (depending on the position)
Flexible working hours (depending on the position)
Lease-a-bike to promote sustainable employability
Discount on collective health insurances
Free fresh fruits
Free fresh vegetables to take home in the growing season
Career opportunities within Limagrain Group (access to all vacancies, locally & abroad)
Learning & Development opportunities (Hazera Academy)
Working with passionate colleagues
Active Employee Association (regular events, e.g BBQ & Padel)


Do you already see yourself as part of the Hazera Seeds team? Then we are looking for you, as our growth and success are driven by passionate and dedicated individuals!

For more details, get in contact with our Talent Acquisition Specialist, Andreea Catarov at +31634594452 or via email:

Want to know more about Hazera Seeds? Take a look at our website:



Position localization

Job location

Europe, The Netherlands


Made, the Netherlands

Candidate criteria

Minimum level of education required


Minimum level of experience required

1 year


Position start date