Greenhouse grower / production manager – Brazil

Hello farmer, looking for a unique challenge abroad? This is your chance!

As part of an expansion, we are looking for a:

Greenhouse grower / production manager

Fonte Verde Agro is a modern tomato company located in a sunny region Pocos de Caldas, Brazil. This new state-of-the-art facility includes a 15,000 m2 production greenhouse and a 3,000 m2 nursery and was built in 2020. This year it will double in size and the construction of an additional 30,000 m2 is planned for 2023. This glass greenhouse was built according to Dutch standards. to standards and equipped with a Priva climate computer. Over time, this location will grow to 120,000 m2.

Profile

  • He or she has experience growing in high-tech greenhouses.
  • Must be willing to work and live in Brazil for at least two years, with the intention of extending.
  • Good communication skills in English, written and oral. An additional language (eg Portuguese) will be considered an advantage.
  • Good verbal and analytical skills with the ability to interact effectively within the organization.
  • (Junior) growers who have experience growing other crops in high-tech greenhouses are also welcome to apply.

job description

  • The successful candidate will oversee all aspects of growing tomatoes from planting, growing and harvesting crops (including climate control, crop registration, irrigation, pest and disease control, monitoring and IPM strategies).
  • You will be responsible for assisting with all greenhouse operations and site related activities.
  • Together with the (Dutch) owner, you are jointly responsible for company policy. To get the job done, you supervise and motivate employees.
  • Together with the local team, you complete all the tasks necessary to achieve the best possible harvest results and to ensure that our tomatoes meet the highest standards.
  • Maintain a clear line of communication with Dutch growers and specialists.


To offer

A stimulating position within a modern company in full growth. We offer an informal and personal working atmosphere. We offer competitive compensation and an excellent work environment.

At your request, you will receive the necessary professional support from the Dutch tomato grower CombiVliet.

Do you have any questions or would you like more information about this unique opportunity? Send an email to [email protected] and all your questions will be answered! A digital tour is one of the possibilities. Have you become enthusiastic? Send your application to [email protected] and we will contact you!

To get an idea of ​​the Poços de Caldas site:

Corporate movie: https://vimeo.com/388529703 (Portuguese)

Website: https://fonteverdeagro.com.br/