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    3 - 5 Years
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      KWS Group
    • Date Posted
      April 20,2021
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    Greenhouse Manager

    KWS Benelux is recruiting for the position of Greenhouse Manager for our location in Nagele, Flevoland. This is a newly created position as part of the organization’s growth plans. As member of the local management team, you’ll be responsible to organize and lead the potato related activity in the greenhouse of the breeding station.

    Your tasks:

    • Responsible for all greenhouse related potato activity of station Nagele
    • Line management of a crew of 8 permanent colleagues and up to 40 operational flexible colleagues
    • Act as key contact for the potato breeders for greenhouse related work
    • Identify and propose necessary greenhouse related investments within the station
    • Develop, organize and maintain protocols for greenhouse related activities
    • Pro active approach in respecting and “translating” protocols into daily work
    • Organize the work planning together with the station management team
    • Be the key contact in the automation of data flow of greenhouse related activities

    Background and competencies:

    • Horticultural education or relevant work experience
    • Experience (or strong interest) in leading a team
    • Ability to act with confidence
    • Ability to communicate effectively with individuals, teams and external stakeholders
    • Ability to lead others and build relations
    • Ability to think ahead and organize accordingly
    • English and Dutch language skills
    • A passion to work with crops

    About KWS

    KWS is one of the world’s leading plant breeding companies. With the tradition of family ownership, KWS has operated independently for more than 160 years. It focuses on plant breeding and the production and sale of seed for corn, sugar beet, cereals, potato, rapeseed, sunflowers and vegetables. KWS uses leading-edge plant breeding methods. 5.700 employees represent KWS in more than 70 countries.

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