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- Primary Location: NL-Enkhuizen
- Business Unit: P&S – Production, PQC – Product Quality Control
- Schedule: Permanent
We have a vacancy for an experienced, talented and enthusiastic scientist to join our Physiology Quality Control (QC) Development team, an important part of the Global Vegetables Quality Control organization that ensures the most appropriate quality testing methods and technologies are implemented in Syngenta's QC labs worldwide.
As a Senior Scientist, you play a vital role to maintain quality testing in the Seed Physiology laboratories. Your daily activities will include project management, seed testing activities and close collaboration with team members of QC Development and Operations Teams in laboratories in (+ worldwide) Enkhuizen. All these activities must comply with company standards and regulations and local health, safety and environmental policies and procedures. Your primary responsibility is to create operational automated end-to-end test systems. You have ideas and concepts to deliver game changing innovations in greenhouse automation. You have in-depth knowledge of plant physiology, technologies in growing substrates and plant interaction with climate within a controlled environment. You have the ability to work on the technical design of cultivation systems with experience in experiments and systems analysis. You have knowledge of controlled environment conditions.
To be successful in this position, you have a bachelor/HBO and or master's degree in horticulture, biotechnology, or related field with work experience in a Dutch/EU greenhouse environment. You work problem-solving and are able to formulate research questions that can be translated into clear, goal-oriented and successful projects. You are a team player and have good communication skills in Dutch and English. You are familiar with tools and techniques in the use of Big Data, Artificial Intelligence and IoT. Do you dare to think out of the box and show your own creativity and do you have leadership ambitions? Then you are the one we are looking for!
Take your chance!
If you would like more information about this vacancy, please contact the Hiring Manager, Lakshmi Sekharan by calling (+31) 610645996 at Lakshmi.Sekharan@syngenta.com or our HR recruiter Nienke Terluin by calling (+31) 682019053 or at email@example.com.
Syngenta is a leading developer and producer of seeds. We bring farmers more vigorous, stronger, resistant plants, including innovative hybrid varieties and biotech crops that can thrive even in challenging growing conditions. Each of our 28,000 employees in more than 90 countries work together to solve one of humanity’s most pressing challenges: growing more food with fewer resources. A diverse workforce and an inclusive workplace environment are enablers of our ambition to be the most collaborative and trusted team in agriculture.
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