Senior Agronomist
Full Time Permanent
Agronomist
Cornwall, UK
Agronomy
15/05/2018
EB10351
21/05/2018

Description

The Company:

We are very excited to be working with a leading grower and packer of fresh produce as they look to expand their Agronomy team. This award-winning business has an outstanding reputation throughout the fresh produce industry that has been built on quality, service and innovation. Due to continued business growth and investment they are now looking for an experienced Senior Agronomist to join their team in Cornwall.

The Job:

You'll be responsible for all agronomy matters across our client's farms in Cornwall. You'll be involved in a variety of everyday activities such as crop walking, soil sampling and advising growers on agronomic best practise. The senior nature of this job means that you'll also be responsible developing and implementing an agronomy strategy on issues such as soil management, re-generative agriculture, environment, sustainability and innovation. You'll also manage a team of Junior Agronomists and the production/growing team too.

The Candidate:

It is absolutely essential that you are FACTS & BASIS qualified. You must also have experience of working with fresh produce crops. Ideally you will understand the supermarkets and will have dealt directly with ag-chem companies in the past. Experience of working with the likes of Gatekeeper (or similar software) is hugely beneficial. You'll be personable, a good relationship builder and a creative problem solver who is passionate about fresh produce.

This is a huge opportunity for you to really make your mark in fresh produce. To find out more please contact Edina Bremner on 01780 480 530 or [email protected] for a strictly confidential conversation.

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