International Product and Crop Specialist

Our mission is to deliver innovative solutions that help optimize water and energy consumption to enable growers to improve the quality of their processes and save on fertilizers, water and energy and to contribute to sustainable horticulture.

We deliver innovative substrate solutions, Albarino horticulture glass and data-driven services worldwide. Our rock wool substrate is produced in four countries; The Netherlands, Poland, the Czech Republic and Canada. Albarino horticulture glass is produced in Mannheim, Germany.

To achieve these ambitious goals, we are looking for an internationally oriented Product- and Crop Specialist to strengthen our application team. Our office is located in Rijen (NB).

In this challenging position of cultivation combined with commerce you ensure that you:

  • visit customers to optimize the applications of the current product, whereby measurements can be used to check the current status and give well considered advice to the customer;
  • collect and analyze product technical and crop growth data;
  • you contribute substantively to the development of documentation and tools related to products and their application such as optimizing the instructions for use of substrate solutions at end user level;
  • collect, safeguard and disseminate knowledge regarding the application areas of the entire Cultilene product range;
  • provide (product) technical presentations to various target groups;
  • carry out innovation projects; and
  • work closely with the sales team.

You have knowledge of horticulture and a sense of business. So you have:

  • a HAS or Wageningen University degree;
  • experience in professional greenhouse horticulture (i.e. the cultivation of vegetables, flowers and / or soft fruit);
  • knowledge of factors that determine plant growth and the role of substrates therein is an advantage;
  • grow technical knowledge and interest;
  • a strong network within international greenhouse horticulture;
  • a thorough knowledge of the Dutch and English language, knowledge of the French or Spanish language is an advantage;
  • the willingness to travel regularly.


  • are entrepreneurial and innovative;
  • can translate scientific knowledge into practice;
  • are close to our customers;
  • are quality and result oriented;
  • have commercial feeling;
  • have an open mind and feel at home in a no-nonsense environment;
  • have strong communication skills at various levels;
  • are energetic, proactive and disciplined

We offer:
An interesting (inter)national function in a successful company that is one of the major players in greenhouse horticulture. You work together within a small team with many opportunities for your own initiative. The organization has short lines of communication and decisions are made quickly. Cultilene has good working conditions.

Are you interested? Respond to:
Saint-Gobain Cultilene B.V.
T.a.v. Mrs. E. Mosselman
Ericssonstraat 2
5121ML Rijen
T: +31 (0)161 22 87 40

Saint-Gobain Cultilene is part of Top Employer Saint-Gobain, an international organization that operates in 68 countries, employs more than 180,000 people worldwide and generates annual sales of around 41 billion euros. We offer good working conditions, cherish talent and develop at all levels of the organization.

Acquisition as a result of this advertisement is not appreciated.
You can apply to the above vacancy until the 1st February 2020

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