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Why De Heus

Passionate and committed employees are crucial to realize ambitions. People who show entrepreneurship, commitment and leadership, contribute to the growth and success of our company and are of great value for the future.

How do we select the right people for De Heus?

To begin, we select employees that fit with our company culture. After all, talent only comes to fulfilment in the right organizational context. We appreciate it when employees are proactive, express their opinion and show ownership. Employees who challenge themselves to achieve the very best, every single day, in order to achieve success for our clients. From this perspective, we believe that the key to success lies in the distinctive character of our company to offer our employees an attractive working environment, with attention to excellent and modern working conditions and plenty of opportunities for personal and professional development, so they can develop their talents in order to deliver an optimal performance to our customers.


International growth ambitions De Heus

At De Heus we continuously expand our borders. In recent decades, we as a Dutch family company has become a strong international player in the feed market.

Currently, we have 50 production sites, manufacturing in 12 countries and we distribute to more than 50 countries and; we are constantly seeking opportunities to conquer new markets. In this context, we are always looking for ambitious and entrepreneurial professionals to join our company, locally and together with our foreign business units, from our Head Office in Ede-Wageningen, to further our international growth ambitions.

Working at De Heus

Learning and Development

Our slogan, ‘Powering Progress’, helps us convey what we aim to be for our customers: The driving force for advancement.

In order to achieve this, we need engaged and skilled employees on board. Within De Heus, we pay a lot of attention to employee development.

We create an inspiring working environment in which our employees can nurture their talents and put them to maximum use. In line with our motto of ‘lifelong learning’, at De Heus we offer our employees a diversity of training and development opportunities which are tailored to their various life phases and career stages.


At De Heus we focus on our employees. During the recruitment and selection process, we pay a lot of attention to the overlaps between the ambitions and personalities of our potential employees and the strategy, goals and company culture of De Heus.

What are their reasons and inspiration for wanting to work for De Heus? We use an assessment to gain insight into the personality traits and natural talents of our potential employees as the basis for helping them to develop their individual competences.

Furthermore, an assessment is a valuable learning experience for the candidates themselves, who gain new awareness and understanding of their development potential. With insight into personality, competences and motivation, we are able to attract, recruit and retain the right people who will make a real difference at De Heus.