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Cultivation manager for young vegetable plants – Italy

We are looking for an ambitious, highly motivated and experienced Growing Manager for young vegetable plants for a greenhouse operation in the beautiful south of Italy.

The company has operated nationally from its headquarters for 3 generations. The company is dedicated to growing vegetable seedlings in seed trays with a wide range of fennel, cauliflower, cabbage, broccoli, peppers, tomatoes, melon and watermelon.

Cultivation manager for young vegetable plants – Italy

job description

The successful candidate will be responsible for the watering, nutrition, use of chemical and organic growth regulation, pest and disease control of these young plants in polystyrene and plastic seed trays. The candidate will also train a staff of grower assistants and quality managers. The successful candidate must be able to work independently but also be someone who can bring the team of professional staff to a higher level. He or she also leads and organizes teams of technical and operational staff. The successful candidate will report directly to the General Manager, so strong interpersonal skills are a necessity.

job requirements

The candidate we are looking for has at least 5 years of experience as a Growing Manager in plastic and medium technology greenhouses and knows how to grow in Mediterranean conditions such as Southern Europe or North Africa. A deep understanding of plant growth, plant physiology and how plants interact with different environmental conditions is essential. He or she must be a hands-on breeder and team player. It is very important that the candidate has experience with a climate computer and has an excellent command of spoken and written Italian and English. An additional language (e.g. Spanish) is considered an advantage.

The successful candidate is an ambitious personality with outstanding interpersonal skills. As he or she will be leading and coaching teams, very good communication skills are essential. He or she can work proactively and has a problem-solving approach. Additionally, he or she is a highly motivated grower with a business acumen who strives to achieve the company’s goals. Willingness to long-term cooperation in southern Italy is essential.

What we offer

Are you passionate about growing and leading a team of professionals? Are you interested in long-term cooperation in southern Italy? Then react immediately.

If you have any questions, contact me and your questions will be answered. Of course, this remains confidential.

Frans Neijenhuis
Mobile: +31 6 10782861
Email: [email protected]


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