Research Seeds Production Manager (CHINA) (H/F)

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General information


Limagrain is an agricultural co-operative owned by French farmers and an international seed group. It has almost 9,000 employees of 80 different nationalities, working in 57 countries.

Focused on the genetic progress of plants, Limagrain breeds, produces and sells field seeds, vegetable seeds and agri-food products. Thanks to its recognized brands, Limagrain is now the world's leading non-agrochemical company, the world's leading vegetable seed company and the second largest French industrial producer of bakery products.

Joining Limagrain means taking on widescale challenges: creating tomorrow's seeds to ensure they are ever more efficient, supporting agricultural production models so they are more positive for the environment and society in general, and imagining food that is a source of life and pleasure.

From the seed onwards, joining Limagrain means taking practical action today for the agriculture and food of tomorrow. Each year, nearly 300 new varieties of cereals and vegetables are created, 20 million euros are dedicated to preserving biodiversity and 16% of our turnover is invested in research.
Joining us means being guided by our purpose, namely cooperating for the progress of agriculture, everywhere, for everyone. - #Limagrain  




Limagrain Asia

Local contract

Local contract only

Position description



Employment Type

Regular Full Time

Main Goal

Location: Yulin, Shanxi Province or Beijing and need business trip to Hainan etc.

Report to: Maize R&D Head

Subordinates: 6 team members

Job description

Research management:

  • Coordinate seed production programs and activities for both summer and winter season.
  • In charge of all data collection and analysis in seed production and report to R&D management.
  • To optimize production process with KPI tracking; improve seed quality, data accuracy and cost efficiency.
  • Take charge of SPR program design, implementation and data analysis; targeting for good product with high seed productivity.

Team management:

  • To supervise station management, expenses control and budget management in Yulin and Hainan.
  • To enhance team build-up, and improve professional capability of each team member.
  • Responsible for germplasm safety in seed production process.


  • Master’s degree in Agriculture or related field
  • 3+ years’ experience in maize breeding or seed production, processing and/or technical environment.
  • Capability to lead and coach people and teams, results oriented.
  • Attention to details and willing to work in the field.
  • Strong written & verbal communication skills in English.
  • Computer proficiencies.
  • Valid driving license.
  • This position will require extended hours during peak periods, as well as frequent business travel.


Position localization

Job location

Asia, China



Candidate criteria

Minimum level of education required

Master's degree

Minimum level of experience required

3 years or more


Position start date