Growing Manager | Soft Fruit | From £35K
Full Time Permanent
Manager/Supervisor
Herefordshire, UK
Agronomy
10/04/2017
EB8717
23/04/2017

Description

Dedicated to growing high quality produce? If so, an excellent opportunity to join one of the UK's largest soft fruit producers has recently opened up… Our client is looking for an experienced and skilled Growing Manager to strengthen their Growing team.

As Growing Manager you will be key in the further development of this business; in return, you will receive a competitive package and experience what it is like to work for a global enterprise.

Celebrated for only using the most innovative, advanced and modern growing techniques, this fresh produce business is the perfect place for ambitious soft fruit growers to further develop their skills and career.

The Job

As Growing Manager you have a variety of duties including managing all aspects of crop husbandry, managing irrigation/fertigation via computerised systems and the management of a small Growing team. 
You will also ensure that quality of the plants/crop is up to standard and will meet specifications.
Other duties include all the tasks involved in running a commercial soft fruit production unit.

The Candidate

To become Growing Manager, you must have proven growing experience in the horticultural industry (edible crops) and team management.
You will have a relevant qualification in agriculture/horticulture and ideally possess FACTS, BASIS PRIVA, PA1, 2, 6a and b.
Soft fruit experience is preferable but those with commercial edible crop growing experience will also be considered.
A high attention to detail, strong communication skills and self-motivation are essential for this job.
You must also have a full UK driving licence to be considered for this Growing Manager job.

If you are interested in this Growing Manager job and you wish to find out more, contact Edina on 01780 480 530 or [email protected]

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