TEAM LEADER (m/f) ELITE LIBRARY

Rheinberg, Germany

Dümmen Orange is a leading company in the breeding and development of cut flowers, bulbs, succulents, pot plants, bedding plants and perennials. The company employs over 7,000 people worldwide. Its annual turnover is approximately € 260 m. In addition to a large marketing and sales network, Dümmen Orange has a diversified network of specialized production sites. The key to Dümmen Orange’s success is a broad and deep product range, supported by a global supply chain. The company embraces its social responsibility and invests in the health, safety and personal development of its staff.

 

Based at our company site in Rheinberg, Germany, we are currently searching for a

 

TEAM LEADER (m/f) ELITE LIBRARY

 

This role belongs to our Elite and Quarantine department, which is responsible for building up of motherplant stocks and for ensuring  that only pathogen-free plant material is being utilized as “starting material” for our corporate production locations.

 

TASKS & RESPONSIBILITIES

In this position you will oversee and manage all Elite related activities, including crop maintenance, harvesting and follow-up of good horticultural practice. At this, you will lead a group of dedicated employees and provide guidance and training according to formalized (hygiene) protocols. One of the main responsibilities of  this role is to ensure that all order requests for Elite cuttings are executed on time, and agreed amounts are delivered to the requesting Dümmen Orange location. A careful and accurate planning of staff, surface and work is key to fulfill this responsibility.

 

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in horticulture or related field, ideally with focus on ornamental plants (alternatively German Meister or Techniker education)
  • Previous relevant experience in a leading position within floriculture sector would be an asset
  • Fluency in German (both written and oral), preferably with good English knowledge
  • Sound user skills in MS Office
  • Willingness to take over weekend services in regular rotation with other team members
  • Enthusiasm for horticulture business, proactive and goal-oriented approach with high level of commitment, team player mindset.

 

APPLICATION

We would like to receive your application documents – including motivation letter and resume – via HR@dummenorange.com.


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