Would you like to be part of a successful and growing team? Are you interested in excellent growth potential in a key organizational role? Do you want to work for a people-oriented company with exceptional benefits? If so, apply for this full-time vacancy for a Product Development Specialist in the San Joaquin Valley of California.
The Product Development Specialist is responsible for developing Rijk Zwaan seed business in the Western Region. Within this role, you are responsible for organizing and following variety trials in consultation with Rijk Zwaan staff, distributors, growers and cooperating companies with a focus on vegetables. In addition, you are also responsible for the introduction and sales of the total Rijk Zwaan open field product development activities for all outdoor varieties in the Western USA.
We are seeking a Product Development Specialist with the following criteria:
- BS, or higher in Agriculture, Agronomy, Horticulture, or related field
- Experience in agriculture, seed business or production is a plus.
- Strong oral and written communication skills
- Strong interest in produce industry
- Ability to develop good long term industry relationships
- Team oriented
Health, Dental and Life Insurance, Long Term Disability, Medical & Dependent Care Reimbursement and Pension Plan.