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Selection Coordinator Tomato

Do you have a passion for planning, organizing and developing innovative products within a green environment? Would you like to be part of a team that enthusiastically and successfully develops new tomato varieties for the Turkish and surrounding markets?

  • Turkey, Antalya
  • Research & Breeding  | Horticulture
  • Bachelor

What does your job as Selection Co-ordinator Tomato at Rijk Zwaan look like?

Within the Tomato Breeding department, we develop new varieties. As a Selection Coordinator, you will co-ordinate planning and logistical activities for the Tomato Breeding department and carry out activities that are supportive to the breeding process, within the standards of the breeding departments, to have the breeding processes run in a most optimal manner and providing support towards this goal.

Additionally, you are responsible for:

  • Co-ordinating the logistical activities with regard to delivery to production and shipments
  • Watching over the legal status of the incoming and outgoing breeding material
  • Communicating the year/week planning to relevant stakeholders
  • Giving administrative support to the selection team
  • Signal bottlenecks and initiate improvements in the internal processes, suggest adjustments
  • If and when needed, supporting the team in the field with green activities

Your contribution:

You like to work both in the office and greenhouse. You have good planning and organising skills. You are a good team player and communicator, able to maintain the contacts in our local and international organisation. You are able to take initiative in solving problems. You have structured thinking, accurate, able to follow the processes and keep the focus. You have a positive attitude and eager to provide support to the team. 

You will also have the following on your CV:

  • A BS degree in Agricultural Engineering
  • Relevant working experience in horticulture
  • You have good command of speaking and writing in English and Turkish
  • A current driving licence

What can you expect from us?

Rijk Zwaan is one of the leading companies in vegetable seed sector. As Selection Co-ordinator Tomato, you will be part of the tomato breeding team. You will work closely with the local team as well as collaborate with the tomato breeding team worldwide. Besides, we would like to invest in our young professionals, and that means investing in your personal development and training as well as pleasant collaboration with colleagues in different departments and countries. Therefore, we are pleased to offer you:

  • A permanent contract right from the start
  • Scope to be enterprising and opportunity to develop your skills
  • People-oriented company culture with employees being the most important assets and treated accordingly
  • Global company environment with frequent international contact

Rijk Zwaan: your new employer?

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 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 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.

Like the sound of this?

Please send your CV and motivation letter in English to If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us via email.

  • Phone screening
  • Online interview
  • Face-to-face interviews
  • Assessment center
  • A permanent contract right from the start
I’d like to receive your application
Alev Demokan Yapici
Human Resources Manager

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