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Our client has a modern production location in Switzerland where all types of tomatoes are grown and packaged for, among others, the local market. The family business has a long history in which several generations were leading the company.At the moment the company is run by enthusiastic young entrepreneurs.

In order to successfully manage the tomato cultivation and to achieve the highest possible production/quality ratio, our client is looking for a growing manager.

Head Grower Tomato Switzerland

Job description

Your challenge is to bet all available cultivation techniques correctly in allglasshouses. Total of 10 hectares. Through your efforts and insight you get the most out of the crop; both in terms of production figures and the quality level of the harvested product.

You are responsible for fertilization, watering, the climate, crop protection and the hygiene protocol. You arrange that the crop registration and control is properly carried out and recorded. Within the cultivation team you discuss crop operations and crop protection measures. Every day you discuss the work on the crop with the head of labor and indicate when additional actions need to be carried out.

A cultivation advisor who visits the company every week is for you an important sparring partner.

The ideal candidate:

• Will settle in Switzerland for a number of years
• Preferably brings a fair amount of tomato growing knowledge
• Or has experience with the 'cultivation' of other fruit vegetables
• Is driven, proactive and focused on collaboration
• Communicative and socially skilled, speaks English
• Is used to work with the computer, also with data
• Experience with leadership, people-oriented leadership
• International work experience is an advantage

The offer:

• An international challenge at a modern greenhouse horticulture company
• Team of enthusiastic and motivated colleagues who enjoy their work
• The develop your own expertise
• Sufficient knowledge available to grow together
• Living and working in a beautiful environment, a house is available
• A Good salary appropriate to the challenge

Your response:

Lutgo Recruitment is the representative of this client for the recruitment of candidates for this position. If this job offer is of interest please apply by email: 

If you have questions please feel free to contact:

Arja van Meekeren       0031 6 2765 8486

Lutgo Recruitment

Lutgo Recruitment is specialized in the recruitment & selection for both national and international positions in the Floricultural, Horticultural and Agricultural sectors. We are located in Hollands horticultural center which is called “Westland “.

Lutgo Recruitment                   
Zwethlaan 52, ​​​​
2675 LB Honselersdijk,
The Netherlands 


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