Assistant Onion Breeder

Fulltime, Location Rilland, Netherlands

In this position you will assist our Breeder with line and hybrid development, for a Breeding program targeted at one of the global onion markets. You are part of and interact closely with a multidisciplinary, international team of breeders and researchers, with different disciplines. You will have close interaction with the local operational team and with colleagues in different departments and countries. You will report to the Onion Breeder and are based at our breeding facilities in Rilland.

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Organize and perform practical tasks related to the Breeding program;
  • Collect and analyze crop data;
  • Manage and administer the Breeding database;
  • Assist the Onion Breeder in carrying out crosses, pollinations and molecular marker use;
  • Implement and monitor compliance of company policies on safety, health and environment;


  • BSc in plant Breeding or related fields within the Life Sciences, or equivalent by working experience;
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills;
  • A hands-on attitude;
  • Excellent administrative and computer skills (Office; Databases);
  • Proficient in English and Dutch;
  • Experience in working in an agricultural environment;
  • Well organized, methodical and able to multitask;
  • Able to endure sometimes harsh weather conditions, as well as seasonal peaks of activities (including travel).

Our offer:

  • A multilateral position, operating in an international environment;
  • A collegial environment where initiative is appreciated;
  • 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 Hazera!


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 or through the form hereunder. Or send an e-mail: . For information on the job please contact Sylvia Versteeg (+31 162 690900) or by mail: .

Acquisition with reference to this advertisement will not be appreciated.

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