• Technical Nursery Grower

    bij Driscoll's Plants B.V.

    • 40 uur
    • Helenaveen
    Do you possess technical cultivation knowledge of soft fruits and do you want to work within a dynamic organization with a leading position in the market? Then, start your career as a Technical Nursery Grower at Driscoll’s Plants!

As a Technical Nursery Grower, you will be responsible for the cultivation of Clean Stock material for the four berries at the location of Driscoll's in Helenaveen.

You will report to the Driscoll's Plants Farm Manager and work closely with other departments.

Some main tasks include:

  • Daily cultivation of plants with clean stock and quality checks of plants. Troubleshooting and reporting irregularities to the team;
  • Continuous improvement of fertility, IPM program, and cultivation practices.
  • Providing training and instructions to seasonal workers on cultivation and plant hygiene practices, and ensuring safe working conditions;
  • Ensuring timely collection and evaluation of water, substrate, and fertigation samples, and taking corrective actions as needed based on the results;
  • Ensuring all collected internal database data are accurate and complete;
  • Ensuring facilities and all necessary equipment are checked and in good condition, maintained/calibrated, and available for employees to perform their duties;
  • Providing assistance as needed in research activities in the nursery;
  • Providing support to visiting Driscoll's colleagues and invited external companies.
  • A completed relevant education (e.g., Plant Sciences);
  • At least 2 years of professional work experience in horticulture;
  • Possess technical expertise in substrate/fertigation and best management practices in a field and greenhouse environment;
  • Continuous improvement mindset;
  • Excellent written and communication skills;
  • Good command of English is required;
  • Technical writing skills to develop and document SOPs/BMPs;
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office;
  • Valid European driver's license.
Organisatie- en afdelingomschrijving Driscoll's is a global leader in fresh strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, and blackberries. With over 100 years of agricultural heritage, working with hundreds of independent growers, Driscoll's is passionate about delivering fresh, beautiful and delicious berries.
Arbeidsvoorwaarden Driscoll’s offers competitive compensation and benefit programs designed to ensure their employees are healthy, happy and enabled to work towards their Mission every day. It’s their goal to have healthy and happy people!

Financial Wellbeing: a competitive salary, a good pension and other benefits;

Health: Driscoll’s cares about the well-being of employees and their families.

Grow Your Career: Driscoll’s grows when you grow - it’s a win win combination. Driscoll’s offers employees at all levels opportunities to acquire business skills. It’s important for them to build both your career and earning potential.

The values of humility, passion, and trustworthiness, along with the vision, have led the mission to delight consumers worldwide.

The nature of our very competitive business demands a lot from the people committed to our collective effort to create a special future. Our family oriented, privately held company offers a unique and dynamic culture that fosters meaningful relationships and a rewarding, challenging environment with a nod towards innovation, agility, and an uncompromising quest to continuously learn and excel.

  • Driscoll’s values their people and communities;
  • Their people feel connected to each other and the Mission, Vision and Values;
  • The work environments are flexible to support working families and cultivate creativity.

…and the berries…they bring joy, delight, nutrition, and plenty of smiles to their office environment!

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