Careers in the Netherlands

Production Planner

Do you want to be responsible for the coordination and planning of the production of vegetable seeds? And do you like to manage a team? Then you are the Production Planner for our team in San Jose Iturbide (Guanajuato) in our high-tech greenhouse!

What does your position as Production Planner at Rijk Zwaan look like?
As a Production Planner at Rijk Zwaan Promex you are responsible for coordinating and planning the vegetable seed production flow from receiving parental seeds till the shipment of the hybrid seeds to the head office in the Netherlands. Both the various schedules, as well as working with a natural product, create a lot of dynamics in which you work closely with the Production and Finance departments.
Besides supervising the team of seed extraction, you are also involved in:
• Import and export of seeds/materials;
• Optimal coordination of short and long-term plans to ensure maximum performance and minimum delay

What you bring:
You are solution-oriented and have good numerical insight. You also like to have a lot of responsibility and you are team oriented. You enjoy working in a dynamic working environment and you have a good command of the English language in view of the international contacts. In this role it is important that you have strong communication skills, that you can listen and explain well. In addition, we can find the following on your resume:
• Completed higher professional education, for example in the field of Supply Chain or operation management;
• Minimum 3 years of relevant work experience;
• Knowledge of and experience with planning software.

What can you expect from us?
As Production  Planner you will become part of the  Production team at Rijk Zwaan Promex. This team consists of more than 100 colleagues who are responsible for the availability & quality of the production of seeds. In addition to an international and dynamic working environment in which you contribute to the global food supply, we are happy to offer you:
• Immediately a permanent contract;
• Market-based salary based on job level and experience;
• Various training options via our Rijk Zwaan Academy;

Do you recognize yourself and would you prefer to get started tomorrow? You can send your cv and motivation letter to Carolina Velazquez;

Because your application is carefully assessed by several people, you will receive a response within two weeks. An online assessment is part of the procedure.

Rijk Zwaan is an international family company with a people-oriented culture. Rijk Zwaan is right at the start of the food chain. We develop vegetable varieties and sell the seeds produced from them globally.
From our strategic position we contribute to the world food supply. Everything we do is about growth. The growth of natural products that we export around the world. The growth of our company, which currently employs over 3,300 people in more than 30 countries. And above all the growth of our people: we give you every opportunity to use your own initiative and achieve your full potential.