Sumitomo Chemical is a leading international research and development company commercializing innovative crop protection products both for conventional and organic farming. In the frame of significant investments in R&D, Sumitomo chemical wishes to strengthen its efficiency and reactivity in the region of Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA). In this environment, a new position is open in our EMEA headquarter based in Saint Didier au Mont d’Or (69) – France for:


Job description

Under the responsibility of the EMEA Fungicides Development and Market Support Team Leader, for the projects you will be assigned to (current and future portfolio), you will be responsible for the evaluation, development and registration trials as well as relevant sections of the registration dossiers.

Your main tasks will be

  • Finalize the implementation of the spring / summer 2020 season
  • Follow-up the field trial program, visit the trials
  • Collect draft results and reports, validate them, update the databases
  • Prepare synthesis and technical summaries
  • Based on available results, plan, budget, organize, the following season
  • Work with external consultants for preparation / review of the efficacy section of registration dossiers

You will principally work in relation with

  • The Fungicides Development and Market Support Team
  • The Marketing Product Managers
  • Contract Research Organizations all over EU
  • Consultants for Biodossiers
  • The relevant Global Project Managers in our headquarters in Japan

Required skills and profile

Knowledge: Graduate with a master’s degree in agronomy

Expertise in field experimentation and related data management, regulatory environment and ideally expertise in the fungicide area

Experience: 2-5 years in technical / development positions in the agronomical research area or industry with background in the fungicide area

Skills: Excellent communication and inter-personal skills Good planning and organization skills

Ability to convince based on technical expertise

Language: Good written and oral skills in English (working language)

IT Tools: Workable knowledge of Microsoft Office and ARM

Additional information

Location: St Didier au Mont d'Or (69) - FRANCE

Desired start: May 2020

Contract: 11 months

Please send your applications to: recrutement@sumitomo-chem.fr (CV + motivation letter)

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