Working at Smits Tree Nurseries

Anyone working at Smits works at a true Brabant family business. We work hard and we care about one another. At Smits, professionalism and a pleasant, informal working atmosphere go hand in hand. And, we dare to innovate. That makes our work even more enjoyable.

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Our employees make a difference

At Smits we have a team of in-house professionals. Each and every one of them are specialists who are passionate about their work and the business. We give our customers and our employees the same level of care that we give to our trees, plants, shrubs and hedges. In other words, we invest in the development of people. Anyone working at our company is given the space to grow and to achieve their ambitions. We do this, for example, by providing training courses. We are convinced that we can always improve anything that we do. Our motto is to do our work a little better every day. And to continue to innovate. Anyone working at Smits therefore likes a challenge.

Current vacancies

Vacancy

Tree Nursery Staff Member (Fulltime)

Smits Tree Nurseries is a growing family business that specialises in hedging plants, a wide range of multi-stemmed trees and a wide variety of all sorts of topiary trees. We are international in nature and, in addition to our own product range, we offer total solutions to customers. As well as our nursery in Molenschot, we have a second branch in Windsor (UK). We are looking to expand our team and have an opening for a Tree Nursery Staff Member for our day-to-day work in the nursery. We offer a varied job with a range of duties. Education and experience are not required, provided you enjoy working outdoors and have an affinity with trees and plants. We provide the right guidance, meaning you will soon be carrying out the work. The work consists of planting, crop care, harvesting, maintenance, preparing products for dispatch and other work that may arise. Operating machines is also a possibility and there is scope for development.

What do you need?

  • An affinity with trees and plants (an interest in mechanisation)
  • You are enthusiastic and a good team player
  • You don’t have a ‘9 to 5’ mentality
  • Experience in the horticultural sector is not compulsory, as long as you are a hard worker

What you can expect from us

  • The prospect of permanent employment
  • A challenging position with plenty of scope for personal development
  • An excellent salary, dependent on experience
  • A healthy outdoor working environment with enthusiastic and great colleagues
  • Enjoyable Friday afternoon drinks
Apply now!

    Have we peaked your interest? Apply by filling out the form below. You are, of course, also welcome to contact us by phone, on: +31 161 – 432 001. The coffee is ready!
    We are also able to guide students following an apprenticeship.

    Vacancy

    Salesperson based in the Netherlands (Fulltime)

    Smits Tree Nurseries is a growing family business that specialises in hedging plants, a wide range of multi-stemmed trees and a wide variety of all sorts of topiary trees. We are international in nature and, in addition to our own product range, we offer total solutions to customers. In addition to our nursery in Molenschot, we have a second branch in Windsor (UK). As an account manager you are responsible for maintaining a portfolio and you form part of a team to further expand the company’s position on the domestic market or Belgian market. You produce quotations where you respond creatively to the needs of customers. In addition you maintain good relationships within the organisation, with the procurement, quality and logistics departments.

    About the role

    • Approaching and visiting customers in person. Also, receiving customers at the nursery and giving them guided tours
      forms part of your role
    • Preparing quotations
    • Monitoring the order process and recording orders in our ERP system
    • Registering and following up aftersales
    • A proactive, initiating role within sales/account management
    • Strengthening new customer relationships with Smits Tree Nurseries

    What do we expect from you?

    • Good communication skills and proficiency in languages is an advantage
    • You are results-driven, commercial, you see opportunities and are able to translate these into actions
    • Professional and intellectual capacities at MBO (secondary vocational education) level (minimum)
    • You are a go-getter with a sense of responsibility
    • Flexible, customer-oriented and a good team player
    • You fit within an organisation with a Brabant mentality and above all you are enthusiastic
    Apply now!

      Have we peaked your interest? Apply by filling out the form below. You are, of course, also welcome to contact us by phone, on: +31 161 – 432 001. The coffee is ready!
      We are also able to guide students following an apprenticeship.

      Vacancy

      Salesperson based in Belgium (Fulltime)

      Smits Tree Nurseries is a growing family business that specialises in hedging plants, a wide range of multi-stemmed trees and a wide variety of all sorts of topiary trees. We are international in nature and, in addition to our own product range, we offer total solutions to customers. In addition to our nursery in Molenschot, we have a second branch in Windsor (UK). As an account manager you are responsible for maintaining a portfolio and you form part of a team to further expand the company’s position on the domestic market or Belgian market. You produce quotations where you respond creatively to the needs of customers. In addition you maintain good relationships within the organisation, with the procurement, quality and logistics departments.

      About the role

      • Approaching and visiting customers in person. Also, receiving customers at the nursery and giving them guided tours
        forms part of your role
      • Preparing quotations
      • Monitoring the order process and recording orders in our ERP system
      • Registering and following up aftersales
      • A proactive, initiating role within sales/account management
      • Strengthening new customer relationships with Smits Tree Nurseries

      What do we expect from you?

      • Good communication skills and proficiency in languages is an advantage
      • You are results-driven, commercial, you see opportunities and are able to translate these into actions
      • Professional and intellectual capacities at MBO (secondary vocational education) level (minimum)
      • You are a go-getter with a sense of responsibility
      • Flexible, customer-oriented and a good team player
      • You fit within an organisation with a Brabant mentality and above all you are enthusiastic
      Apply now!

        Have we peaked your interest? Apply by filling out the form below. You are, of course, also welcome to contact us by phone, on: +31 161 – 432 001. The coffee is ready!
        We are also able to guide students following an apprenticeship.

        Our branches

        Locatie Nederland

        Branch in the Netherlands

        Our site in the Netherlands is located in beautiful Brabant. You will find our branch at Rimpelaar 49 in Molenschot. Here our customers can see for themselves how well we take care of our trees and plants.

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        Locatie UK

        Branch in England

        Our English branch is located in Windsor, in the English county of Berkshire, which borders south-west London. The nursery is located at Dorney Court, Dorney, SL4 6QP United Kingdom. This unique nursery specialises in container-grown hedging plants and a wide range of topiary trees and multi-stemmed trees.

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        A taste of what it's like to work at Smits

        This is what your future colleagues say

        Bram

        Bram van Overloop

        “I have worked here for thirteen years and I enjoy it. I am proud of my work and my colleagues. Smits Tree Nurseries is a progressive company that continues to evolve.”

        Ricardo

        Ricardo van Gool

        “It’s the variety that makes the work so enjoyable. I am the foreman of the harvesting team, but I also often prune plants. And, also important, there is a lovely working atmosphere with my colleagues.”

        Jan van Vechel

        Jan van Vechel

        “We have a unique product range, which is partly because we can supply both small and large sizes. I have been in the profession for more than thirty years. I am still excited about selling products, because I stand behind them one hundred percent. This energises me.”

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        our brochure

        Sometime it’s nicer to have something to browse through, from front to back (and vice versa). You can find all our products and more information about the Smits nursery in Molenschot in our brochure.

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