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BASF Hybrid Wheat Seed Production Agronomist (m/f/d) in Seeland, Germany

Job Field : Research & Development

Location : Seeland,DEU

Company : BASF Agricultural Solutions GmbH

Job ID : EN58574282ONLE2

Do you have any questions about the application process or the position?

Mrs. Juliane Höfs (Talent Acquisition) Phone no.: +49 (0)30 2005 59246

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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.

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

The goal of BASF's wheat breeding activities in Europe is to establish competitive hybrid wheat varieties in key markets.The position can be exercised at the Gatersleben or Limburgerhof location.

  • You will be responsible for the execution of the commercial wheat seed plan in the assigned area in Germany, ensuring that sufficient quantities of high quality commercial seeds are available to meet the sales target for that country.

  • By examining field production activities, you will identify potential risks as well as challenges and develop measures for optimization.

  • You will coordinate the delivery of basic seed to seed production partners based on the hybrid seed production plan.

  • In addition, you will keep the seed production team informed about seed production practices, costs, and the model of the seed production contract.

  • By following the quality management system for hybrid seed production you will ensure that the seed meets the internal and external quality parameters for the certification of the commercial seed produced .

What we expect

  • Master's degree in Crop Science or Agronomics

  • Fundamental understanding of wheat agronomy, associated technologies, crop production cycles as well as processes

  • Familiar with cereal seed or parent seed production

  • Good knowledge of seed production models and production network capacities

  • Open-minded, innovative and customer oriented

  • Driving license

We offer

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

  • Development discussions and programs so that you can reach your full potential.

  • An attractive competitive salary that is based on the company's success and your individual performance.