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Product Development Specialist, Southeastern Region USA

Location: Remote, Southeastern USA

Reference: PI236327266

Do you have a passion for agriculture? Are you interested in providing technical support and evaluating seed trials? Do you have experience in product development or production in the seed business? If so, you are the Production Development Specialist we are looking for to join our Southeast Rijk Zwaan USA Team.

What are the responsibilities of the Product Development Specialist at Rijk Zwaan USA?

The Product Development Specialist is responsible for developing Rijk Zwaan seed business in our Southeast/East Coast Region USA. 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 product introductions and commercial sales activities for the Rijk Zwaan open field product line in the Southeastern USA.

We are seeking a Product Development Specialist with the following criteria:

  • BS, or higher in Agriculture, Agronomy, Horticulture, or related field
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in agriculture, seed business, production, or related field.
  • Strong technical knowledge in regional vegetable crop production practices
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong relationship building skills
  • Ability to develop good long-term industry relationships
  • Team oriented
  • Highly motivated and able to work independently
  • Remote Based with Travel within the Southeast Region USA required

Excellent Benefits:

Health, Dental and Life Insurance, Long Term Disability, FSA, Employer Funded HRA, family fitness benefit, and exceptional 401k matching program.

Do you see yourself as the ideal candidate and want to apply?

Please upload your resume and cover letter to:


You can address your cover letter to Eric Christianson, Sales Manager Rijk Zwaan USA.

Our human resources department will consider your application carefully, which may take some time. You will hear from us as soon as possible. An assessment will be part of the procedure.

Rijk Zwaan USA starting base salary ranges are determined by location, role, and level and reflect a minimum and maximum target for new hires for this position across all of our US locations. Within the base salary range, an employee’s pay is determined by work location and other factors, including job-related skills, experience, and relevant education or training. Your recruiter or hiring manager can share more about the specific salary range for the position and required work location(s) during the hiring process.

Is Rijk Zwaan your new employer?

Rijk Zwaan USA with headquarters in Salinas California is one of the subsidiaries from where we support all commercial related activities in North America.

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. We take great pride in contributing to the health and well-being of people all over the world. Rijk Zwaan currently employs over 3,900 people globally in over 30 countries. Our most important focus is the growth for 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. We continuously strive to work together towards a healthy future.

Please click HERE to learn more and to apply online: https://www.click2apply.net/o1K5RDHd6oOelTgezIZmaZ


More positions from: Rijk Zwaan USA Inc.

Posted from February 7, 2024 until August 6, 2024
SeedQuest reference number: 152150

Applicants must be legally eligible to work in the country where the position is located.
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