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Armada Breeding B.V.  is a young and dynamic company. We focus on breeding, propagation and sales of top quality young plants for professional production of ornamentals. Breeding of vegetative propagated products is our core activity. In the last two years our company went through a big increase in growth both in the Netherlands as well as abroad from sales of cuttings and royalty income from varieties developed by us. Recently we started with our own companies in Columbia and China.


To strengthen our Breeding team, we are looking for:


Breeder ornamental plants


Job description:

For this interesting position we’re looking for a breeder with a practical approach to support our breeding team. Apart from all activities necessary for developing new varieties, the candidate will also have his or her own programs to set up and develop new ornamentals suitable for pot and cut flower production. The breeding is focussed on: chrysanthemum, aster, dianthus and lavender. Together with the right candidate we want to start breeding programs in several new crops.


Employment will be full-time.


Desired skills and experience:

  • completed BSc in Plant Sciences, Plant Breeding or similar
  • relevant working experience in Plant Breeding (vegetables, ornamentals)
  • crossing techniques, resistance breeding, tolerance breeding
  • data collection and data analysis
  • fluency in English

Armada is looking for a motivated candidate with ‘green fingers’ that is precise and flexible. A systematic approach is important for this position too. Apart from that we expect excellent communication skills as contact with our customers all over the world is important. Visiting these customers on a regular base is part of the job.


We offer:

Armada is offering an interesting job with many different aspects in a quick growing dynamic company. Salary is depending on experience and qualities and there are plenty of opportunities within the company for the future.



De Lier (NL)


For more information about this position please contact: Mark Boeder, +31(0)6-10527037


Send your application to:


Armada Holding BV

f.a.o. de heer M.R. Boeder

Noordlierweg 18b

2678 LV De Lier



published: 6th July 2018