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BASF Product Development Manager Seed for Europe (m/f/d) in Limburgerhof, Germany

Job Field : Research & Development

Location : Limburgerhof,DEU

Company : BASF Agricultural Solutions GmbH

Job ID : EN59241544ONLE7

First information about our application process can be found here: http://on.basf.com/applicationprocess.

Do you have any questions about the application process or the position? Please reach out to Claudia Mekelburg, Tel.:+49 30 2005-59871

As a reliable partner of the agricultural sector, BASF Agricultural Solutions GmbH offers innovative solutions in the area of crop protection and pest control to improve agricultural production, increase the profitability of agricultural companies and thereby improve the living standards of a growing population. Our strength lies in supporting farmers in the face of the challenges presented by an increasingly complex agricultural sector and in working with them to secure basic human necessities, such as food, nutrition and energy. Learn more about BASF Agricultural Solutions GmbH at on.basf.com/Agriculture

Agriculture is all about balance. The balance that is crucial to everyone's existence - also applies to our Agricultural Solutions division. We connect innovative thinking with practical action to find the right balance for success - for farmers, agriculture and future generations. With seeds and traits, crop protection and digital solutions, we help farmers produce food more efficiently, protect the land and meet the needs of society.

What you can expect

Our unit agronomic service is responsible for the technical development of seeds in Europe. We are supporting sales and marketing with product knowledge to build successful business strategies. This includes not only knowledge about seed, but the entire production technology, such as fertilization, crop protection and crop cultivation technology.

  • You will ensure the interface between Breeding, Marketing and Business within Europe by developing as well as updating the hybrid wheat product passports, make proposals for product advancement and give technical advices.

  • In collaboration with the regional crop protection marketing and Digital Farming team, you will build digital tools as well as crop management recommendations for the best product positioning to support sales activities.

  • Furthermore, you will propose innovative trial topics, take care of protocol implementations as well as manage seed sample requirements and dispatch experimental as well as demo seed samples.

  • In addition, you will monitor agricultural practices, evolutions, value chain, political and social demands on wheat production as well as develop hybrid wheat production systems to support future sustainability requirements.

What we expect

  • master's degree in agricultural sciences with at least three to five years of professional work experience in cereal seed business or technical development in seeds

  • experience in plant cultivation, agricultural testing, arable crop systems as well as familiar with cereal crops

  • well-versed in standard MS Office applications as well as trial data management systems

  • fluent English language skills

  • Driving Licence Class B

We offer

  • Onboarding to help you settle in quickly, ensuring you are part of the BASF team from day one.

  • A secure work environment because your health, safety and wellbeing is always our top priority.

  • Your contribution to a sustainable future because sustainability lies at the heart of everything we do and is a driver of growth.

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