Seed Operation Specialist (Group Foundation Seed & Stock Seed)

Job type:Permanent
Job published:9/30/2023
Job ID:V-39542

Our client is one of the world's leading vegetable seed companies with its HQ in Bangkok, Thailand. They export to over 50 countries! The company is extremely committed to sustainability goals, improving the quality and quantity of food production worldwide, without using harmful chemicals. We are looking for a Seed Operation Specialist based in Nonthaburi, Thailand to coordinate production & delivery, and review contracts with third-party producers.


Foundation & Stock Seed Production Planning:

  • Work closely with production planning teams to consolidate sales forecasts and understand product trends
  • Responsible for the registration of new varieties
  • Ensure the availability of various seed varieties
  • Review sales forecasts and production targets for next 5 years
  • Analyse & determine the best location for seed production by considering company parental security policies, seasonality, production techniques, and cost of operations
  • Organise regular production planning meetings in conjunction with crop production managers
  • Set the production targets for quantity, location, and deliveries for each country

Follow up of FS Seed Production:

  • Confirm production targets in each area, and find alternative locations whenever targets cannot be met
  • Monitor the progress of contracts and production in each area
  • Make regular field visits to assess the progress of crops &review techniques
  • Report problems and shortcomings and propose solutions

Review / Monitor Production Techniques:

  • Ensure that the best seed production techniques are implemented in each production area
  • Update production guidelines for each crop and production area
  • Ensure good synergy and teamwork

Analysis & Reporting:

  • Arrange regular meetings with the Production Planning Manager to report production targets and review ongoing contracts
  • Review and analyse seed production performance & issues and provide solutions to continuously improve seed production

SS/FS shipment monitoring end to end

  • Monitoring & follow shipments from start to finish


  • University degree in Biological or Agricultural Science
  • Strong English communication skills
  • Good knowledge of seed production techniques
  • Practical experience of 5 years in seed production
  • Good communication, leadership, and negotiation skills
  • Working knowledge of seed business processes, terms and conditions
  • Experience with production contracts
  • Independent thinking, practical, and a good decision-maker
  • Proactive and analytical
  • Well-organised team player with attention to detail
  • Willing to travel frequently