Senior Breeder Squash, Spain

Breeding with vision

Spain, Almería - full time at Bsc level

Do you have a passion for plants and can you develop competitive crop varieties in order to provide our Production and Commercial Departments with the proper products?

We are looking for an enthusiastic and analytical Senior Breeder Squash with a strong orientation towards the market. The ideal candidate has at least 5 years of experience in breeding.

What are you going to do?

As a Senior Breeder Squash, you will contribute to the development of new squash varieties. Moreover, you will be actively involved in the market. You will gain market knowledge and use it to align the breeding programmes with the demands of the market. You will analyse breeding and screening data, linking market needs to breeding goals. Furthermore, you will be involved in the introduction of new varieties in the market.  

You are an enthusiastic and creative entrepreneur with a long-term vision on breeding. You are on top of the latest market developments and able to translate these to your breeding program. In this process, you are able to connect with internal and external parties.

You have excellent analytical and communication skills. Furthermore, you are familiar with novel molecular breeding technologies and you are able to implement these in your breeding program. Additionally you are not afraid to make decisions and you function well in an international team

Your power


  • At least 5 year experience in breeding
  • Result driven and creative breeder with excellent analytical, communication and managing skills.
  • Excellent command of English language

Our power

We are an independent vegetable seed company, breeding, producing and marketing our varieties all over the world. There's a good chance that you'll find our tomatoes, cucumbers, sweet peppers, lettuce or other vegetables on your plate, no matter where you are. We are a company with a supportive, energetic culture.

As an employee of Enza Zaden, you’ll have more than 1800 colleagues of 40 nationalities worldwide. Strong team players with an entrepreneurial spirit who easily take responsibilities is exactly what we like to see in our employees here at Enza Zaden. Are you going to join us? We offer you a positive working environment and ample opportunities for personal development. Plus a competitive salary and excellent benefits.


Please send your application and CV, along with a covering letter, to Rosabel Barroso, HR via recursoshumanos@spam-protectenzazaden.es. For more information about our company and the vacancy, visit our website.


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