Farm Manager / Chef de cultures

Farm Manager / Chef de cultures

Eyragues, France (full time)

We’re looking for a new colleague who loves breeding, developing new vegetable crops, and pre-breeding research programs. Are you always on the lookout for ways to create better and new vegetable crops to enrich people’s lives? Then this role suits you!


Your Tasks

Being a Site Manager offers you a diverse range of tasks. You are responsible to lead and participate in all the implementations of relevant working activities such as: monitoring the execution of working activities, solving problems, ensuring the safety of all personnel as well as coaching and guiding them.
You advise about the use, capacity, and technical services of the greenhouses and fields and incorporate this advice into a weekly plan. You ensure tidy greenhouses and sheds, removal of waste, production rotation, and green fertilization. Carrying out chemical and biological crop protection in such a way that diseases are combated, and cultivation is not endangered.
Furthermore, you record your findings administratively in the system. Besides, you follow new developments in the field of cultivation techniques, market trends, and legislation and thereby contribute to the optimization of all cultivation activities.

Our expectations

You have completed a minimum of Secondary stage studies after primary school (mostly based on agricultural studies) or equal level obtained by experience, field of study plant cultivation, or technique. You are flexible and able to switch between activities and problems. Leadership is made for you and communicating at various levels is not a problem.
You have no problem with handling stressful situations, working sometimes during the weekends, and occasionally working an alarm shift. At last, you are fluent in French and English both orally and written.

Takii also values your input and ideas regarding developments in the organisation. You maintain a proactive attitude in the realization that everything we do here contributes to the satisfaction of our customers. You combine the required maturity with a generous team spirit because you understand that collaboration always leads to better results.

What we offer you

Takii has gained a special reputation as a good employer. We do our utmost to create a beneficial working environment that meets the conditions for you to enjoy your job. After all, that works well for both you and Takii!

You will receive a salary that grows with you as you make your mark in the organisation. For most positions, overtime is either compensated or paid. When your job allows for it, you may work from home.

Takii naturally wants to maximise your talents. In our organisation, there are plenty of opportunities for you to grow and develop yourself. And if you grow, you also get to blossom. We are always looking for future leaders and specialists at all levels in the company.

Introducing Takii

Takii Europe is an ambitious and innovative company in vegetable and flower breeding. Takii exists to make the world a little happier. With our motto “creating tomorrow today” we consider it our mission to enrich people’s lives by breeding unique vegetable and flower varieties and producing and selling seeds.

Takii originally began as a Japanese family business. We are proud of its rich tradition. With independent branches worldwide, Takii is at home in every culture. Also in France!

How we do things

Takii Europe may be characterised as an intentionally flat organisation. This means that we are all available to one another, because only together can we reach our goal. Our people are team players for whom quality, respect, and reliability come naturally. Everyone at Takii takes responsibility and shows initiative. We consider this very important because Takii wants to be an agile customer-oriented company.

Apply now!

Will you join our team to create tomorrow’s world today? We are looking for that one unique candidate and if that’s you, we would love to receive your application!

Click on the “Apply Now” button to send your CV and motivation letter to Laura Lokerse, Human Research Manager. If you have additional questions, you may also contact Laura directly by calling +31 6 57 73 64 66.

Want to know more about Takii? Visit our culture page on this website. Also, don’t forget to take a look at and be sure to follow our LinkedIn account.

We’d like to receive your CV and motivation. You’ll receive a confirmation of receipt from us immediately.
Introductory meeting
If we see a match, we’ll be happy to send you an invitation for an introductory meeting. This can take place via Teams or on location. During this conversation you’ll meet your future manager and the HR manager. You will be asked exploratory questions and there is room for your questions also.
On-site job interview
You will be invited to the Takii Europe head office for the second meeting. You get a first impression of our organization and you can meet future colleagues. In this meeting the activities of the position and collaboration with other colleagues/departments are discussed in further detail. Some of these colleagues are also present during the conversation. A great opportunity to ask them what their working day looks like and what drives them.
Assessment and reference check
If you are the candidate we want to hire, you are almost there! Depending on the position for which you are applying, an (online) assessment may be part of the procedure. During the procedure, HR does a reference check to hear good stories about you and your work.
Then follows the terms of employment interview and congratulations to you on your new job! We look forward to seeing you on your first working day at Takii Europe!

For more information about this vacancy, please contact Station Manager

Sylvia del Valle