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Phalaenopsis (assistant) Cultivation Specialist, North America or Canada

Working overseas is definitely something you’ve considered or maybe dreamed of! It is now possible to do so through Sion, and not just anywhere but in lovely North America or Canada! Does the idea of taking up a new challenge abroad sound appealing? We may still have the dream job for you then.

Sion has established itself as one of the leading Phalaenopsis breeders and propagators worldwide. We can offer the appropriate guidance and selection to any grower worldwide in any sector thanks to our knowledge and experience. from fantastic regular variety to unique hues. Growers have access to every variety of Phalaenopsis thanks to our team of breeders and global partnerships with other growers.

About the Position
You have a passion for everything that grows and flourishes. A proactive, problem-solving mindset that permeates how you approach issues. Additionally, you are adaptable because plants grow even on the weekends. You’ll be responsible for the following:

  • Growing immature plants with Phalaenopsis in pots
  • Delivering analysis and reporting on (data) to the cultivation team
  • Organizing the (daily) cultivation operations
  • Creating optimal growing conditions
  • Setting up the Priva climate computer
  • Collaborate with the cultivation team and other teams
  • Energy Management

You also match the following profile: 

  • Working or thinking level on HBO
  • Willing to stay for 2-3 years in North America or Canada
  • Resilient to pressure and tenacious
  • Some practical knowledge of the Priva climate computer (preferred)
  • A Sprayer’s License
  • Some to good Excel knowledge
  • English language proficiency, both spoken and written
  • Availability for weekend and breakdown shifts

What we offer
We provide enjoyable working environments, a competitive wage, and exciting benefits (bonus scheme and healthcare). In doing so, we provide support with housing, job permits, and relocation.

When do you plan to reply?
In a company that is expanding and has an open culture, you will feel at home. You would undoubtedly relish a challenge in stunning North America and/or Canada. You are a motivated, sociable, and proactive coworker who likes to complete tasks. And even if you don’t quite fit the job description but still genuinely want to join one of our partners abroad, please respond!

Are you a driven grower seeking a fresh experience abroad?
Send an email to with your cover letter and résumé

To reach Randy van Paassen for inquiries about the position, dial +31 (0)6 12 78 64 33.


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