Dummen Orange Production Manager Elite Department Jobs in Ethiopia

Dummen Orange Production Manager Elite Department Jobs in Ethiopia


  • Dümmen Orange is the world’s largest breeder and propagator of cut flowers, bulbs, tropical plants, pot plants, bedding plants and perennials.

  • For our Elite department based in Ethiopia, we are looking for a Production Manager.

    Job objective

  • Our organization grows and flourishes.

  • This results in a fast-changing and, therefore, challenging environment.

  • As Production Manager of our Elite department you are responsible for the overall management of around 200 employees together with an experienced local management team.

  • Our Elite department in Ethiopia is responsible for building up mother plant stock and ensuring that only pathogen-free material is being utilized as “starting material” for our 40 hectare production farm.

  • As Production Manager you assure that this build-up is done in the most hygienic way and in outstanding quality.

    Your tasks and responsibilities

  • Mother plant crop culture of all Elite stages for Pelargonium and Poinsettia including crop maintenance, irrigation, fertigation and climatic management;

  • Planning of PGR applications and follow-up of plant protection schedules;

  • Build-up propagation for Elite increase steps and the production of mother plants for the full 40 hectare production surface;

  • Strict follow-up and further improvement of Elite hygienic rules;

  • Planning activities for Elite increase steps and propagation;

  • Implementation and further development of Elite Standard Operation Procedures;

  • Managing and coaching employees of the Elite department;

  • International communication regarding to hygiene improvements, Elite cutting shipments and build-up planning.

    Your profile

  • Bachelor
    degree or similar practical education in Horticulture or related fields;

  • 3-5 years of work experience in Floriculture or related fields and min. of 2 years of work experience in a leading position;

  • Excellent command of the English language, both verbal and written;

  • Practical job training experience as Grower is an asset;

  • Work experience in East Africa is an asset;

  • Candidates without required years of professional experience but with high personal qualifications are also invited to apply.

    We offer

  • Dümmen Orange has great global ambitions.

  • Innovation, technology and quality are high priorities.

  • This results in a challenging working environment in which you can develop yourself.

  • Dümmen Orange offers its employees plenty of room for personal growth and development.

  • We have an informal and easy accessible working environment in which cooperation is very important.

    Dümmen Orange

  • Dümmen Orange is the world’s largest breeder and propagator of flowers and plants.

  • Its annual turnover is about 350 million euro.

  • The company employs over 7.300 employees worldwide.

  • 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 responsibilities and invests in the health, safety and personal development of its staff.

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; Dummen Orange Production Manager Elite Department Jobs in Ethiopia

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