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Assistant breeding Almeria

The vacancy for an assistant breeding at Rijk Zwaan

Within the breeding department of Rijk Zwaan we are developing new varieties for different climatic conditions. The assistant is involved in practical breeding activities such as sowing, crosses, harvesting, seed production, planning and reporting the results in our breeding administration system. You work in close contact with the breeding team as well as with the commercial team in Spain.

We are seeking an assistant breeding with:

  • minimum a  BSc Agriculture
  • good knowledge of Spanish and English
  • good communication skills

Besides an academic level of thinking, we are looking for a very practical candidate who is not afraid of dirty hands and feet in the field. Travelling within Spain as well as international is part of the job. 

We can offer you:

  • a solid position in a strong vegetable seed company
  • a young developing team
  • international exposure and many options to develop your skills and career within Rijk Zwaan


You can address your application in our candidate website. We will consider your application carefully, which may take some time. You will hear from us as soon as possible.

For further information you can contact Mar Hernández, Specialist HR (+34 647.49.89.50)