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Tomato Crop Specialist

Do you like to be the linking pin between the Turkish Tomato vegetable market and our Tomato breeding programs?

Are you passionate in being a part of fast growing vegetable seed company?  If so, apply for this vacancy for Tomato Crop Specialist.

The vacancy for a Tomato Crop Specialist at Rijk Zwaan

The crop specialist co-ordinates the crop activities for the Crop Tomato within the Turkish territory. They include activities like collecting market information, developing a product development plan & trial plan, trial evaluation, preparing introduction plans, marketing plans and sales planning. You will work in close co-operation with our commercial team: sales representatives,  product development  specialists, sales support, trial coordination team and the breeding team to be successful. You'll visit customers frequently to give technical support and to promote the varieties. You are part of the commercial team and you will report to the Teamleader Sales and Crop Organization.

We are seeking a Tomato Crop Specialist with:

You have an entrepreneurial attitude, you are a teamworker and able to maintain the contacts in our international organization. You are pro-active, take initiatives easily and you have a commercial and client-focused approach. You provide a strategic view based on market information and you are strong at negotiating and always keep track of the latest developments in the horticultural industry. You have good knowledge of crop management and market knowledge of the Turkish horticultural industry. You will be stationed in Antalya and you will travel frequently.

Plus we look for the following in your CV:

  • A BSc or MSc in Agricultural Faculty
  • at least 5 years of crop management, client management and commercial experience
  • good command of English
  • willingness and mobility to travel


Please send your CV in English to Your application will be considered carefully, which may take some time. You will hear from us as soon as possible. Confidentiality of all applications is assured!

Rijk Zwaan: your new employer?

Rijk Zwaan Turkey is located in Yukarıkocayatak Region of Antalya. Currently we are employing 107 people. 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. We have a long-term focus, which is why we offer our employees a permanent contract as soon as they join us.From our strategic position we contribute to the health and well-being of people all over the world. 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. Working with colleagues to produce the best and tastiest vegetables. Reinforcing, helping and inspiring one another. That’s how we want to continuously work together towards a healthy future.