Tomato Breeder - Made, The Netherlands

Hazera is a global leader in the seed industry. Hazera brings expertise, commitment and support, combining decades of experience with state-of-the-art technology. Hazera breeds, develops, produces and markets varieties and seeds in a wide range of vegetable crops around the world. Hazera’s headquarters are situated in Israel and in The Netherlands, with subsidiaries in twelve countries and an extensive distribution network providing services in over 100 additional markets. In The Netherlands, Hazera is located in Made (headquarter), Rilland and Warmenhuizen (research and development).


Tomato Breeder
(Fulltime, based in Made)

In this challenging job you will lead our active greenhouses
tomato breeding team to develop innovative varieties for our
customers (growers, trade & retail, and most important the
"consumer") who are looking for improved plant performance,
resistances, presentation, taste and many other

You will be part of one of the largest networks of breeders
(tomato and other crops), R&D tool developers, crop
specialist and our worldwide production, commercial and
marketing teams.

With your knowledge and leadership skills and the supervision
of the Breeding Director, you will define the breeding strategy
and develop a genetic improvement program to create new
and original varieties in line with company business objectives
and market needs.

Your background:
• Practical person with good analytical skills and a MSc/PhD
in plant breeding/genetics or related field;
• Experience with modern vegetable breeding, statistics and
experimental design;
• Capable of managing a team;
• Strong interest and background in molecular breeding
techniques, database, and breeding support applications;
• Strong problem solving and analytic skills and keen eye for
• Proficient in English, basic level of Dutch is a plus;
• A demonstrated ability to work independently as well as a
team player;
• Willing to travel frequently to relevant markets

Our offer:
• A multilateral position, operating in an
international environment.
• A collegial environment where initiative is
• A position with a competitive remuneration.


Working at Hazera means contributing in a
professional way to the growth of our business, in
an informal, international environment. We are
customer and market oriented and teamwork is
important. Other characteristics of our
organization are openness, flexibility and
orientation on results. We focus on employee
development with consideration and respect for
individual needs. That’s why it's nice to work at

Are you up for a new challenge?
If you are enthusiastic to join a growing
organization, please send us as soon as possible
a letter of motivation and a detailed resume in
English, preferably by e-mail  (t.a.v. Judith Boone,
Recruitment Manager) or through the form on our
website  or .

Acquisition with reference to this advertisement
will not be appreciated

© 2019

Sign up for our daily Newsletter and stay up to date with all the latest news!

Subscribe I am already a subscriber