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RESEARCH MANAGER PHENOTYPIC TOOLS AND AUTOMATION (M/F)


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General information

Organisation

Limagrain Europe is a pure seed player company with solid agricultural roots. Under its LG, international brand, the company is developing innovative solutions based on a multi-crop offer through 21 subsidiaries. LG is one of the European seed leaders in maize, wheat, barley, oilseed rape and sunflower seeds.

Limagrain Europe is contributing to progress in Agriculture every day, by offering genetic and agronomic solutions that allow farmers to achieve better performance while meeting environmental challenges and societal expectations.

Limagrain Europe is a Business Unit of Limagrain, an agricultural cooperative owned by French farmers and an international group, the fourth largest seed company worldwide. As a creator and producer of plant varieties, Limagrain distributes field seeds, vegetable seeds and agri-food products.

For further information, visit us at: www.limagrain-europe.com
  

Reference

2021-6698  

Location

Company

LIMAGRAIN NEDERLAND BV

Position description

Function

RESEARCH & INNOVATION - TRAIT & SCIENCE SUPPORT

Employment Type

Regular Full Time

Main Goal

You will strongly contribute to the efficiency of our global breeding programs and more precisely of the Trait and Technologies organization. The activity covers various crops and project types, including NIR application, development and support of sensors in combines and tractors and automation of seeds processing steps. This position provides an excellent opportunity to develop your career working in a multi-disciplinary international environment, helping shape breeding strategies and drive the execution on the phenotypic tools and automation domains.

Job description

Key tasks

As research manager phenotypic tools and automation your main responsibilities will be to:

·         formulate mid to long term plans to develop the activity of the team in accordance with breeding needs and opportunities;

·         develop close relationships with other platforms, crop research heads and key external partners;

·         steer and drive innovative projects;

·         coordinate and prioritize the allocation of resources between projects;

·         provide direct leadership to the team and ensure an organizational efficiency;

·         build and follow budget;

·         promote innovation and maintain high technical and scientific level of your team;

·         follow company HR-standards on health, safety, environmental and ethical compliance.

Profile

·         PhD in technologies or agriculture with at least 3 years of experience;

·         expertise in automation, advanced sensing technologies and mechanics;

·         knowledge in breeding or agriculture is a plus;

·         your leadership is confirmed through experience and success in project and team management;

·         curious and driven by innovation you’ve been in a position to propose and implement a strategic road map in similar domain and steer changes;

·         you are recognized for your excellent interpersonal skills and are eager to animate and develop networks; you’ve experience with matrix organizations;

·         rigorous and methodological you are results oriented;

·         you master Dutch and English both oral and written; French and German speaking would be a plus.

Position localization

Job location

Europe, The Netherlands

Location

Limagrain Nederland B.V., Van der Haveweg 2, 4411 RB Rilland, Pays-Bas

Candidate criteria

Minimum level of education required

Doctoral degree / PhD

Specific expertise

Research & Development

Minimum level of experience required

5 years or more

Requester

Position start date

01/11/2021