At Genson Group we work with permanent staff and seasonal workers from Poland and various other countries. Our people are an important link in our organisation. They ensure that we can fulfil our promises and deliver our products in accordance with the wishes of our customers. In all weathers and before dawn, they take care of the growth of our plants and the harvest of the fruit and vegetables. A good working atmosphere and a safe workplace are very important to us, and there is respect for every employee. Our people are given plenty of opportunity to grow in our organisation, which is how we keep our employees motivated.
As an operations manager, you are responsible for managing the core business of Genson . You manage the company managers on a daily basis, ensure efficient work processes and a high quality of our products. Because the production of plants and fruit is spread over various locations, it is important that you make the connection and seek and strengthen the synergy between the locations. Your strong communication and organisational skills enable you to maintain an overview, make timely adjustments and realise the annual plans in close cooperation with the company managers. Because we also work more and more data-driven, you can use your strong analytical skills well in this position for, among other things, the periodic reports to the management. You regularly discuss progress and are part of the management team that advises the board. You will work closely with the P&O manager on strategic staff planning and resource deployment. Are you interested in this position? Then click here for the complete vacancy. We look forward to hearing from you!
Cooperating foremen m/f
For our locations in Sint-Oedenrode, Someren, Aarle-Rixtel and Erp we are looking for several foremen or women. Our foremen are an important link between our foreign production employees and the company managers. You divide the work with your team and actively work with them yourself. You give instructions and make sure that work is carried out safely. Do you have experience in (greenhouse) horticulture as a cooperating foreman or do you have the will to grow in this field? Then click on here for the entire vacancy. We'd love to hear from you!
As an HR Advisor, your knowledge and skills will enable you to be widely deployed within the HR department of Genson. Your activities will mainly consist of; advising and giving direction to the (strategic) HR policy to be followed, advising and supporting managers in the application of (daily) legislation and regulations, as well as setting up and implementing HR projects. In short, you describe yourself as an "HR spider in the web", who likes to explore matters in more depth.
If you recognise yourself in the above text, then we are looking for you. Click here for the full job description. We look forward to hearing from you!
Activities and working hours
Genson offers a variety of jobs for seasonal employees. We have work at various locations throughout the year. We work both outdoors and in greenhouses, tunnels and sheds. Some examples of activities are cutting cuttings, planting plants, crop care, harvesting and packing strawberries and raspberries and sorting and packing various types of plants.
We work from Monday to Saturday and sometimes also on Sundays at peak times. Activities and working hours depend on the season.
Skills and supplies
We at Genson work as a team. Each team has its own foreman. They will teach you and tell you what is expected of you. You do not need experience. However, quality and speed are expected of you. Part of the work is of a physical nature, for example, you have to bend down and lift regularly. Therefore, good physical health is important. If you have experience in horticulture or have specific skills we ask you to indicate this in your application. Below is a list of what you need to come and work with us:
- Valid proof of identity or passport
- Possible driving licence
- Boots and/or work shoes
- Bed linen (pillow and sleeping bag)
- Kitchen utensils
Housing and living
We find it very important that our employees have a good housing facility. We have our own residential complexes at several locations. In these residential complexes there are 2, 4 and 6 person rooms. The bedrooms are equipped with furniture including a bed with mattress, a closet and a table with chairs. In addition, there are excellent sanitary facilities including changing rooms, toilets and showers. Your laundry is being washed for you in the laundry room. There is a central kitchen where you and a few co-inhabitants have access to a cooking unit and refrigerator.
There are various leisure facilities including a TV room with table football and ping pong table. Our Sint-Oedenrode location is also provided with a gym. Once a week there is a van available to drive to do your shopping in the nearby village. To make your stay as pleasant and safe as possible, we have house rules that everyone must abide by. In addition, the complex is secured by an external security agency. Our human resources staff will accompany you on your arrival at our company. They are also ready to answer any questions you may have about the daily routine, such as visits to the dentist or general practitioner.
Salary and health insurance
We offer seasonal contracts. The salary is in accordance with the statutory Dutch standard. We have good primary and secondary conditions of employment. During the term of your contract at Genson, we will take out health insurance for you with Hollandzorg. The costs for this will be deducted from your salary. The insurance is compulsory for every employee.
Employees with above-average performance are Genson given the opportunity to grow into a foreworker. They can follow courses including the Dutch language, company assistance and coaching. If it is important for the work, we also offer to obtain a forklift driving licence and a spraying licence.
You must be in possession of the so-called BSN number. Our human resources representative can help you with this.
You must be in possession of a bank account in your own name. This does not have to be a Dutch bank account.
That's certainly possible. You can indicate this in the comments on the registration form. We will put you together if possible.
You do not need to be able to speak or understand Dutch. We have preliminary workers with mainly Polish nationalities. They speak several languages and communicate with you in Polish, English or German. In addition, our human resources department also employs staff with Polish nationality.
You can come and work with us from the age of 18. Young people aged 16 or 17 can also work with us under the supervision of their families.