Farm Frites is looking for: Senior Seed Potato Specialist

 

Are you Farm Frites’ new senior seed potato specialist with a track record in seed potato production? Do you want to contribute to the growth of our company by setting up sustainable seed potato multiplication programs abroad and increasing knowledge of our local farmers with regards to seed potatoes? Read quickly about our beautiful family owned company near Rotterdam!

 

Are you a Farm Friter? Then you will recognize yourself in the following:

  • You have a can-do mentality and with everything you do you keep your customer in mind. You prefer a no nonsense environment and make down-to-earth decisions.

  • You are involved and feel responsible for the growth of The Farm and you love to work together with colleagues to achieve the best results. Open and direct communication is a must.

  • You are creative, able to switch quickly and find it OK if a plan changes when an opportunity occurs. We are entrepreneurial and want to keep this spirit!

  • You are result driven and always looking for things that you can improve.

  • You have passion, enthusiasm and knowledge for and in your field of expertise and you are proud of it!

 

We are looking for a: 

Senior Seed Potato Specialist

 (fulltime, working remotely and travelling 60% of the time)

 

 

What does your team look like?

As a Seed Potato Specialist you are part of the Farm Frites Global Agro Team and you report directly to the Corporate Senior Crop Manager. The (Global) Agro team consists of approximately 40 employees, of which 10 of them actively involved in Kazakhstan.

 

What will you be doing?

  • To set up and execute a seed potato multiplication program according to Farm Frites standards with main focus on the required quality and volumes;

  • To develop knowledge of local farmers to introduce and maintain a high quality and sustainable seed potato production standard;

  • To introduce and maintain seed potato production protocols;

  • To manage Health, Quality and (Food) Safety standards on site.

 

What do you need?

  • A completed Higher Vocational (HBO) education with a degree in Agronomy/Crop Production;

  • A broad knowledge and experience in (primary) seed potato production ;

  • The following certificate is required: Seed Potato Roguing ;

  • Great interpersonal and communication skills and successful intercultural behavior;

  • Strong influencing and negotiation skills;

  • Full professional command of the English language is a requirement;

  • Understanding of the Russian language is a pre

     

    What do we offer you?

    While Farm Frites is a strong global player in the processed potato market it is also a family owned company, founded and headquartered in the Netherlands and with sales offices all over the world. Farm Frites is growing rapidly, which makes it an exciting, enjoyable and dynamic place to work. Here we offer our employees the opportunity to develop their individual talents and skills and achieve their personal goals. Be part of building our growth and taking a leading role in our business by joining us.

     

    Want to join our Farm Frites Family?

    This job is also open for external candidates and Bring in a friend. In case of suitability internal candidates will be given priority. Please send us your online application via the link on the website https://www.workingatfarmfrites.com/vacancies - including CV and motivation letter. For more information, please contact our Recruitment Team via Recruitment@Farmfrites.com.

                         

Welcome in our world...

Since 1971, we grow the tastiest potatoes. We are committed to nature, proud of our farmers' heritage. Farm Frites is pure, authentic, passionate; together with our growers we are working around the clock to make a difference. Straight from the fields, our potatoes are carefully taken care of and processed into fries. That farmland is our foundation. It is invaluable to Farm Frites!  And so are the more than 1,500 employees that work for Farm Frites, all over the world. That's why we do everything we do in the most sustainable way and respect people and planet. Where quality comes first ... and taste! You can see it and you can taste it.
Worldwide, more and more people enjoy fries. Not only in the Western world, but also increasingly in Asia and Latin America. We have contributed to this growth. And we continue to do so.  It's very simple: We want to make the tastiest fries.

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