Workshop and Maintenance Manager

Africa is the place where the chrysanthemum cuttings of Deliflor Chrysanthemum start their journey. Our production locations are in Ethiopia and Uganda. This is where the cuttings are taken from the mother plants every day. Our sister company Beekenkamp Plants also uses these sites for producing cuttings. The fresh cuttings are transported to the Netherlands by plane or find their way directly to our clients all over the world. A large team of local staff under Dutch management ensures day after day that the production process is running smoothly and the cuttings are of a high quality. Do you think you would thrive in this close-knit team; would you like to live and work in Africa; and are you technically set? Then perhaps you would be suitable for the following job: 

Workshop and Maintenance Manager

What will you do:

  • Manage the department Building and Maintenance and ensure all structures on the farm, including greenhouses, are kept in good condition
  • To maintain, service and repair a fleet of five Mitsubishi pick-ups
  • To maintain, service and repair two Isuzu trucks with refrigerated bodies
  • To maintain, service and repair farm tractors (New Holland and Carraro)
  • To maintain, service and repair irrigation pumps, generators (DAF), steaming boiler and assorted agricultural machinery
  • To manage stock levels and usage of spare parts in the stores
  • To monitor Priva irrigation and climate control system

What will be expected of you:
You have a degree in mechanical or agricultural engineering or similar. You are convinced of your own capabilities and have the ambition to mean something in a leading company. At least you have three years experience in a managing role. And of course, you have great interest in technical matters and have proven management skills.

What we offer you:
Deliflor is a dynamic company where a good salary is paid. There is a pleasant informal working atmosphere with enthusiastic and motivated colleagues.

Are you interested?
For more information about this vacancy, please contact Arend Hertsenberg, Manager Operations Abroad, or Michelle Dukker, HR Officer, tel. 0174-526200. If you want to apply immediately, send your application letter and CV by email to

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