Lighting Plans Specialist in Aalsmeer at Hawthorne Gardening Co.

Date Posted: 3/6/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Gavita and Agrolux are global leading brands in horticultural lighting owned by the Hawthorne Gardening Company Inc, USA. Hawthorne is part of the Scotts Miracle Gro Group and is the largest North American distributor of hydroponic products.

As an LPS, you are responsible for determining which products and how many fixtures customers need for their greenhouse. Apart from the calculation work, which is based on customer information, there is also an advisory role toward both customers and colleagues. This is an important role as our price offers are based on the outcomes of these calculations. Equally the position lends itself well to learn the business and the overall industry which provides further career opportunities in our fast-growing company.

Key Tasks and responsibilities

  • Create lighting plans for the horticulture and the retail market
  • Generate, analyze and administer/manage project information
  • Advise internal sales and external customers on lighting solutions
  • From time to time, process quotes to support the sales department


  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Word & Excel
  • Preferably a mid-level (MBO) degree in Horticulture or an affinity to the industry
  • An eager learner with ambition to progress his career within a multinational environment
  • Experience with editing PDF documents and working with (light) CAD software
  • Familiar with Cartesian coordinate systems (would be an advantage)
  • Be able to process from time to time   orders to support the sales department
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills in English and Dutch.
  • High level of concentration, well organized and attention to detail
  • Technical aptitude and affinity with lighting products and greenhouses would be preferred

What we offer

  • A challenging job in a dynamic international environment
  • A variety of career opportunities in a fast-growing global company
  • A no-nonsense and entrepreneurial team and company culture
  • Market competitive remuneration
  • CLA “Technische Groothandel” is applicable, with a fulltime contract of 38 hours