Royal van Zanten: Assistent Field & Shed Manager

Job Description

Royal Van Zanten is an innovative company and operates successfully within international floriculture with more than 150 years of history. Part of Royal Van Zanten is Van Zanten Flowerbulbs. They breed, select, produce and trade flower bulbs, they are the leaders in lily and tulip. Van Zanten Flowerbulbs has two lily nurseries, one in the northern hemisphere (Wouwse Plantage, the Netherlands) and one in the southern hemisphere (Rakaia, New Zealand). Due to successive growing seasons, they are assured of fresh material throughout the year. New exclusive lily varieties are added to our assortment every year from our own breeding. As a result, the worldwide network of customers receives products with a high quality and service.

Assistent field & shed manager; New Zealand

As Assistent field & shed manager you are responsible for the logistics in the shed, the maintenance of the machines, the production shifts and training, supervision and management of personnel. Together with the Field & shed manager you are responsible for the guidance and management of the contract growers of our lily bulbs.

You will be trained in all common activities at the company to create opportunities for developing to the position of Field & shed manager. Your direct supervisor is the Field & shed manager. The team consists of eight employees and during the peak periods the permanent team is supported by more than 100 flexible employees. The location of the position is Rakaia, New Zealand.

What are the job requirements?
- Minimum graduated Intermediate Vocational Educational level, preferable Bachelor level;
- Interested, preferable experience, within the flower bulb sector and its mechanization;
- Knowledge of technology, cultivation and processing;
- You have good communication skills;
- Experience abroad is an advantage;
- You have managerial and organizational skills;
- You are pragmatical and hands on.
- What does Van Zanten Flowerbulbs offer?

Royal Van Zanten Flowerbulbs offers you a challenging and varied job with perspective to growth into a more senior position. Working together to make qualitive good product is important to them so there is an informal working atmosphere with motivated colleagues. They particularly place close attention to personal development and provide space for personal ideas and initiatives. Besides this Van Zaten Flowerbulbs offers a competitive salary package including housing.

Are you interested in this position or do you have any questions or remarks? Please let us know via or give us a call.
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New Zealand

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December 2020 - ...



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