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Will Vertical Farming be your professional future?

There are candidates in procedure. The vacancy is closed for new applicants. However you still can apply using our application form, we will keep your application on hold. We will let you know if the vacancy is fullfilled of re-opened for new applicants.

Our client is Future Crops, an Agriculture-tech international company specialized in Vertical Farming. Future Crops is one of the biggest European Vertical Farms. It is a scale-up with a clear strategy, vison and mission. The first commercial vertical farm to be opened in the Netherlands in 2018.

Future Crops has a great job opportunity for an Agronomist R&D with an interest in Vertical Farming and a drive for innovation. The job is open to Dutch & EU-talent that is willing to relocate to the Netherlands, the Hague region.

About the job

You will work in a small team of Agronomist. Meet your colleages Agronomist.

This will be your tasks and responsibilities.

  • Managing the daily operations of the R&D centre.
  • Studying plants and soil in order to develop better planting, cultivation, and harvesting techniques with the goal to improve crop yield.
  • Assisting with the plant selection process and the development of planting and irrigation schedules.
  • Keeping detailed records and databases regarding R&D experiments.
  • Conducting field trials and small-scale observations and experimental pilots, collecting and analysis of data.
  • Generating reports and presenting findings to management, clients and other interested stakeholders.
  • Managing and supervising a team of operational assistants while conducting R&D work.
  • Handling advanced vertical farm R&D equipment, HVAC, artificial lighting (LED’s) & fertigation systems including; drip, sprinkle irrigation, control head, programming irrigation/climate controllers.

What we offer

We are a scale-up with meaningful products. We are just beginning our journey. We pay competitively. But more than that, we provide a supportive environment where you can do the best work of your life, where creativity and personal initiative are cherished, where our product quality standards are nothing short of excellent and where you have a direct leading role in developing our production processes.

Please take notice!

We publish this job-advertisement on different jobboards and social media. Please go to our website www.winwinwerkt.nl and apply by leaving your motivation and CV by using our application form.

We are looking for an Agronomist who fits this profile:

  • 2-5 years’ experience in the agricultural sector.
  • B. Sc. / M.Sc. in agriculture. Graduate in one of the following subjects; vegetable production/ plant protection/plant physiology / water and soil sciences.
  • Motivated & Energetic agronomist with practical experience in growing vegetables or leafy vegetables or practical experience in growing edible fresh herbs and spices are preferred but not mandatory.
  • Team worker, diligent and close attention to detail. Highly self-motivated, willingness to work industriously/ additional hours when necessary.
  • Advantageous to have a background knowledge both practical /theoretical in; soil and substrates, nursery production, vertical farming, artificial lighting (LED’s).
  • Competent in the use of the following MS software; Word, Excel and Power Point. User of Statistical analysis software such as JMP preferred but not mandatory.
  • Innovation and continuous improvement are part of your DNA.
  • Oral and written fluency in English.
  • EU nationality is required.

About Future Crops

We are Future Crops, an international start-up in Vertical Farming. We work together on our success with an international team of committed people. You can read about our philosophy and vision on our website ... www.future-crops.com. And for an even better impression, watch the video. This is a recording of the TV program 'De wereld van morgen'. You will then get a glimpse into the impressive process of Vertical Farming.

Have we aroused your interest? Then apply quickly!

There are candidates in procedure. The vacancy is closed for new applicants. However you still can apply using our application form, we will keep your application on hold. We will let you know if the vacancy is fullfilled of re-opened for new applicants.

We highly appreciate to receive your application. Please use the button 'solliciteer / apply' and fill in the applicationform. Both your CV (explaining your experience in general) and your cover letter (explaining your experience regarding this vacancy and the qualifications) are quite important. We also like to read in your cover letter what makes this position an interesting next step in your career. You can upload both.

WinWinWerkt does the pre-selection for our client. We always respond but it can take a while. Usually we manage to handle applications within a month. Contactperson for this vacancy is Michal van Dantzig.

Is this vacancy not the right one for you? You are welcome to register at WinWinWerkt and make use of our free service 'Talenten Etalage'. Read more... Information for candidates.

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This is a vacancy from WinWinWorks.eu. WinWinWorks.eu is the international recruitmentservice by WinWinWerkt.nl.

Categorie

Divers - Overig

Locatie

The Hague

Regio

Provincie Zuid-Holland

Vacature referentie

WIMD00339

Opdrachtgever

Future Crops Coöperatief U.A.

Contactpersoon

Michal van Dantzig
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