Teamleader cutflower greenhouse

Tesselaar Alstroemeria produces the colorful cutflower Alstroemeria in the town Luttelgeest. Six days a week we work together with a divers team to deliver custom-made beautiful flowers for our clients. To help us do that we are looking for an enthusiastic and driven


Your part?

As teamleader you are supervising your team on a pro-active base. You prepare the work processes to make sure the work starts well. During the day you check the quality of the flowers and the work processes, you also work together with your team to harvest the flowers (picking by hand).

As teamleader your goal is to make your team self-managing. Your task is to instruct them well and help and coach them so they grow as a team. You supervise all the work processes in your department. You make sure that the harvesting process is carried out in a timely and correct manner by your team. The quality of the flowers is of great importance, so you check this quality frequently during the harvesting process. You also keep a close eye on the growth of the flowers, so that deviations and disruptions are detected at an early stage and action is taken when necessary. You also check the delivered quality of the picked flowers before the flowers leave the greenhouse.

In addition to the primary process of picking, other activities take place. As a Teamleader, you ensure that these activities are also prepared and checked. In addition, you ensure that the working environment can be used optimally, you take action and arrange the correct preparations so that all occurring activities can be completed effortlessly.

Your efforts ensure that you and your team of motivated employees can deliver a beautiful product that makes our customers happy. Are you a leader by nature, less experienced in the field of cultivation, but do you have the drive to learn? We would also like to get to know you. Our manager and cultivation manager are happy to share their knowledge with you.

In summary

•    Ensuring the right quality with optimal harvest
•    Prepare and check all work process 
•    Identify deviations and growth disruptions and take appropiate actions 
•    Organizing an optimal work environment 
•    Manage a team of 8 to 12 employees and let them grow
•    You actively participate in the team for approximately 60% 
•    You carry out maintenance work and minor cultivation work yourself

Who are you?

• You have a can-do mentality
• You always strive for an efficient, but positive approach
• You feel responsible for your team and your working environment
• You feel at home within a family business in the agricultural sector


What do you bring?

• Demonstrable MBO working and thinking level
• You have experience in leadership and have a practical view of things
• You master the Dutch and English language, spoken and written
• Preferably you have experience in the greenhouse horticulture sector or within a production environment

The working days are from Monday till Thursday from 7.00 o'clock till 16.30 o'clock. On Friday, Saturday and in wintertime from 7.00-15.00 o' clock. In the summerperiod we work in 2 shifts between 6.00 and 17.30 o'clock. This is a function for 5 days a week, also including being scheduled on Saturdays. 


What to expect from Tesselaar?

• Employment conditions are in accordance with the greenhouse horticulture collective labor agreement
• Classification is based on knowledge and experience in scale D or E
• A full-time position for 38 hours per week
• A long-term position, with the prospect of permanent employment
• Pleasant team where we work hard and have fun
• Many opportunities and freedom to develop yourself
• Company fruit
• And of course a fresh bunch of flowers every week

Working at Tesselaar Alstroemeria

In 1989, Tesselaar Alstroemeria in Luttelgeest started with 2 hectares of greenhouse. The company is now managed by Rick & Karolien Tesselaar. The company now consists of 3 locations totaling 10 hectares, making it the largest alstroemeria greenhouse in Europe. We like to follow our own course, always with the aim of making people happy with our flowers. For employees by enjoying working on the product. For the consumer by enjoying a beautiful bunch of alstroemerias! And for our environment by continuously challenging ourselves to grow more sustainably with less impact on the environment. Tesselaar Alstroemeria produces more than 36 million stems annually under 10 hectares of glass. The different types of alstroemerias are grown at 3 locations. They are sold to wholesalers and retailers and we have a cash & carry.


If you are interested in this position and your CV and motivation are sufficiently appropriate for the company, please respond as soon as possible via our website We would love to meet you! If you have any questions, please contact Agnes Galema, or +316-33080301.

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Why working at Tesselaar is so much fun:
  • You work in teams
  • You contribute to the delivery of colorful flowers
  • You have development opportunities
  • It is a practical company: we do the work together
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