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Sun World International is a global fruit genetics and licensing company headquartered in Wasco, California. At the heart of Sun World’s business is a commitment to developing new fruit varieties that can be grown in a sustainable way and optimized for yield, flavor and appearance. Sun World works with an extended range of fruit crops: table grapes and stone fruit (plums, apricots, cherries, peaches and nectarines) with our sight to improve other fruit categories as well.

At Sun World you will be part of a global team that values passion, respect, leadership, initiative, courage and authenticity to envision and create the future.

Fruit Breeder/Trait Discovery Scientist

Sun World seeks a dynamic breeder to leverage our industry-leading pipeline and create the next generation of innovative products. The Fruit Breeder/Trait Discovery Scientist Position is responsible for breeding, evaluating, and selecting new cherry, and stone fruit cultivars for production in various growing regions around the world and varieties adapted for production in California’s San Joaquin and Coachella Valleys.

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Sensory Scientist

The Sensory Scientist is responsible for constructing a consumer sensory platform supporting product and market development, product launch, and product stewardship by providing sensory and consumer insights for Sun World’s fruit varieties and key markets.

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Business Development Manager / Licensing Manager

The Licensing Manager manages the development of licensed table grape, peach, plum, nectarine and apricot production in California’s Coachella and San Joaquin Valleys and in Sonora, Mexico. This entails working closely with the Company’s variety development (fruit breeding) staff as well as those nurseries and producers that are licensed to propagate vines and trees and produce fruit from them.

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Licensing Manager Peru

This is an opportunity to join a pioneer in plant variety breeding and one of the first to bring proprietary produce to a global audience. The primary purpose of this role is to manage business growth by identifying opportunities to develop the Peruvian business, developing existing customer relationships, preparing, and managing a strategic growth plan, building relationships with licensees and other stakeholders, and improving business efficiencies and reducing business risk. If successful, this position will receive a high level of recognition, and compensation as a reward.

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Executive Assistant

Sun World is seeking an Executive Assistant to join the team. The Executive Assistant will provide high-level administrative support to the CEO and other members of the leadership team. Reporting directly to the CEO, the Executive Assistant provides administrative support in a one-on-one working relationship. The Executive Assistant also serves as a liaison to the board of directors and senior management, organizes and coordinates executive outreach and external relations efforts, and oversees a variety of special projects. The Executive Assistant must be creative, adaptive, and enjoy working within an entrepreneurial environment. The ideal individual will be able to exercise good judgment in diverse situations, with strong written and verbal communication, administrative and organizational skills, and the ability to maintain a realistic balance among multiple priorities.

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Strategy Associate

Sun World is searching for a talented and entrepreneurial professional to join the team as a Strategy Associate. This position will report to the VP of Strategy and Sustainability, and collaborate with and support senior leadership across the company to assist with the evaluation and execution of organic and inorganic growth opportunities globally.

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