Product Development Specialist

Location Yuma, Arizona
Job Information

Are you interested in a Product Development Specialist Position; providing technical support and evaluating trials? Do you have experience in Agriculture, seed business or production? If so, apply for the Production Development Specialist full-time position in Yuma Arizona.

The vacancy for a Product Development Specialist at Rijk Zwaan USA

The Product Development Specialist is responsible for developing Rijk Zwaan seed business in the Southern Region. 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 the introduction and sales of the total Rijk Zwaan open field product development activities for all outdoor varieties in the Western USA.

We are seeking a Product Development Specialist with the following criteria:
• BS, or higher in Agriculture, Agronomy, Horticulture, or related field
• Experience in agriculture, seed business or production is a plus.
• Strong communication and written skills
• Strong interest in product knowledge
• Ability to develop good long term industry relationships
• Team oriented

Excellent Benefits:
Health, Dental and Life Insurance, Long Term Disability, Medical & Dependent Care Reimbursement and Pension Plan.

Please upload your resume and cover letter to

You can address your cover letter to Rick Falconer, a Managing Directors of Rijk Zwaan USA Inc. If you experience trouble with the link, please contact Loretta Brown for assistance at L.brown@rijkzwaan.com.
Our human resources department will consider your application carefully, which may take some time. You will hear from us as soon as possible.

Rijk Zwaan: your new employer?

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 3,000 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. Reinforcing, helping and inspiring one another. We continuously strive to work together towards a healthy future.