• Cultivation Manager

    bij Fall Creek

    • 36 - 40 uur
    • Meterik
    Do you want to work with unique plant varieties at a progressive nursery in Meterik? Fall Creek has been breeding and growing exceptional blueberry plants and selling them around the world for over 40 years.

    As a Cultivation Manager at Fall Creek, you will work in an international and innovative environment and contribute to Fall Creek's mission: "To Build A World With Better Blueberries."

As a cultivation manager, you are ultimately responsible for the cultivation and raising of high quality blueberry plants. Cultivation aspects in this position include watering, fertilization, crop management, scouting, spraying, etc. All according to Fall Creeks quality standards. You will have a strong focus on plant quality with the goal of wanting to improve it every day.

In this position, you will lead a group of nursery workers. You have a positive attitude and enjoy contributing to improving efficiency, mechanization, innovation and quality. You will be working in a professional team in Meterik and therefore also be part of a strong growing international company with locations worldwide such as; USA, Mexico, Peru, Spain, South Africa and China.


What do you bring to Fall Creek:

  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in growing plants in a nursery environment;
  • A completed horticultural/agricultural education or equivalent (MBO level 4 or HBO);
  • In possession of a crop protection license, a valid driving license (B/BE) and a forklift certificate;
  • Knowledge of mechanization and able to perform minor maintenance if necessary;
  • Ambitious and eager to learn and grow as a Cultivation Manager;
  • Leadership qualities and a real gogetter;
  • Used to working well organized (Setting standards, developing work instructions etc.);
  • Basic knowledge of computers and MS Office;
  • Fluent in Dutch and excellent English speaking and listening skills.

Also, you are willing to visit other Fall Creek nurseries around the world and learn from international colleagues. You understand that there is a high and low season and therefore are willing to work weekends and possibly some holidays.

Organisatie- en afdelingomschrijving

Fall Creek is a US-based company with a keen focus on blueberry genetics, plants, and grower support delivered to the world’s premier blueberry growers. Fall Creek's mission is to serve growers and support the blueberry industry. By providing the best genetics, plants, growing knowledge and global market information, Fall Creek ensures that growers can achieve maximum success. Building strong relationships and providing excellent service are paramount at Fall Creek. All to help build: “A World with Better Blueberries!”.


What can you expect from Fall Creek?

Fall Creek offers excellent working conditions and plenty of opportunities to further develop your knowledge and skills. You will also have the opportunity to practice your English and/or Spanish.

  • Fixed term contract (1 year);
  • 25 vacation days;
  • 38 / or 40 hour work week;
  • 8% vacation pay

The team at Fall Creek in Meterik is a professional team where people interact informally. You will be part of a rapidly growing international company with offices worldwide.

It's hard to describe the many things that make Fall Creek® a special place, but it's something you feel as soon as you arrive. It starts with what drives them - their Core Values:

Humility - They are curious, empathetic, and act without arrogance.
Integrity - They are honest and do the right thing.
Passion - They love people, plants, and what they do.
Excellence - They pursue extraordinary results and embrace innovation.

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