Product Development Engineer

Staffed by over 100 dedicated professionals, HortiMaX specializes in developing and producing advanced systems to help farmers and growers optimize their production processes. We provide a wide selection of automation solutions, ranging from energy efficient climate computers and water-saving innovations to labour tracking systems for monitoring every aspect of your business operations. Our smart and innovative solutions are designed to meet the ever-changing needs of today’s agriculture and horticulture market. Our head office is located in Maasdijk, the Netherlands, from which we distribute our expertise and technology through a worldwide network of dealers and local offices in France, Spain, Canada, China, Mexico and the US.

In order to support our strong international growth, we are seeking to expand our R&D team in the Netherlands with a talented and highly motivated


Are you passionate about creating smart and intuitive products that will enable growers to optimize and simplify their growing processes? Are you interested in translating scientific knowledge into real-life, practical applications? If so, then this is the job for you!

In this challenging position, you will be responsible for devising, designing, developing and introducing innovative process automation solutions for the greenhouse industry.

Job requirements

  • A secondary or higher vocational degree in agriculture or engineering; 
  • Knowledge of greenhouse plant cultivation and technology;
  • A creative and analytical mindset;
  • A strong drive to innovate and improve the processes around you;
  • You enjoy working as part of a team;
  • Good communication skills in Dutch and English.

In this role, you will report to our Manager Product Development.

What we can offer you
We are offering a challenging position in a stimulating working environment at an innovative company. You will receive a competitive salary and excellent fringe benefits, including 29 holiday days, a bonus scheme and a robust pension plan. You will be surrounded by an extremely experienced development team. You will have the opportunity to expand your technical knowledge by taking part in training courses and attending scientific conferences and symposiums.

You will keep in close contact with an expanding network of innovative growers, both in the Netherlands and abroad. You will be part of an enthusiastic team of experts committed to enhancing our position as a leading innovator in horticultural automation.

More information? 
For more information on this position, or a comprehensive job description, please contact Ad de Koning, R&D Director at HortiMaX on tel. +31 (0)15 - 36 20 300.

If you meet our requirements and would like to apply, please submit your application including a copy of your CV. You can e-mail your application to our Ms Mariëlle van Mil at We look forward to hearing from you.

Upcoming events


20-22 February
Gorinchem, The Netherlands

Shouguang Veg. Expo
20-22 March
Shouguang, China

9-11 May 2018, Booth #1342
Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, New Orleans, LA

Hortiflorexpo IPM
9-12 May
Beijing, China

12-14 June
Amsterdam RAI, The Netherlands

Cultivate '18
14-17 July
Columbus, OH, USA

Canadian Greenhouse Conference
3+4 October
Niagra Falls, Canada

Expo AgroAlimentaria
13-16 November
Irapuato Mexico