Crop Consultant

United States of America
15 February 2019
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Our purpose is simple and compelling: To release the natural power of stone to enrich modern living.

ROCKWOOL products save energy and water and reduce CO2 emissions, protect buildings from the spread of fire; reduce waste; improve acoustic comfort, building performance and aesthetics; and enhance Precision Growing, thereby improving the efficiency of fresh food production.

While the stone we use may be millions of years old, what we do with it is cutting-edge. Every day, ROCKWOOL colleagues are developing and applying new technologies to release yet more potential of stone wool to enrich modern life.

Would you also be proud to enrich society like we do? Apply now to join us as we improve modern living conditions for millions of people worldwide.

The GRODAN Group is a part of the ROCKWOOL Group, the world’s leading supplier of innovative products and systems based on stone wool, improving the environment and the quality of life for millions of people. GRODAN supplies innovative and sustainable stone wool substrate solutions for the professional horticultural sector, based on PRECISION GROWING principles. These high tech stone wool substrates are offered together with tailor-made advice and tools to support PRECISION GROWING (the most efficient and effective method of growing) and thereby facilitating sustainable crop cultivation. GRODAN solutions are used for the cultivation of many crops including tomatoes, cucumbers, sweet peppers, egg plants, roses and gerberas. Sustainability plays a prominent role within GRODAN, from production of GRODAN substrates to end of life solutions. Founded in 1969, GRODAN is active in more than sixty countries worldwide with its head office located in Roermond, the Netherlands

Technical Advisor North America

Main responsibilities of this challenging position are:

  • Provide technical advice to GRODAN clients, primarily in the US but also in Canada and Mexico when required;
  • Primarily working with Cannabis growers focused in the US Market
  • Create crop technical information and develop new tools to support GRODAN customers;
  • Stay up-to-date with latest technical trends in developments in the greenhouse industry;
  • Sharing knowledge and providing technical support within the GRODAN Group.

The requirements to fulfill this position successfully are:

  • A college level diploma or higher preferably in Horticulture or equivalent;
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in the horticulture greenhouse or related area;
  • Fluent in English language, both verbal and written;
  • Effective communication and presentation skills;
  • Moderate travel required, primarily in North America and some European travel.

We offer:

  • The possibility of personal and professional development ;
  • Interesting and challenging tasks;
  • Attractive salary with comprehensive benefits package and good working conditions.

Location:

The position could be based from a home office in the US.

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