With over 40 years' experience in the industry, our client are the market leaders in the production of tomatoes in Ireland. They supply into the major retailers and have an excellent reputation in the fresh produce industry. They have recently invested in expanding and modernising their site to ensure that they keep up to date with developments in the horticultural sector. As part of its future development plans our client now seeks to take on an experienced Grower Manager to join the team.
As Grower Manager you'll work on all stages of crop production, harvesting and packing. This will include all elements of crop husbandry as well as budgeting, forecasting, staff management and communicating with customers. You'll constantly strive to achieve maximum efficiency whilst ensuring that standards are consistently high. You'll report into the MD of the business and be a vital contributor to the business.
We are looking for candidates with a horticultural or agricultural qualification that are experienced in growing protected crops (preferably tomatoes). You'll have a proven track record of both successfully managing a modern horticultural environment and of motivating staff. You must have strong financial/commercial acumen and be good at influencing and communicating with others. Knowledge of the major multiples/retailers and HACCP, BRC and Global GAP is preferable.
You'll receive a highly competitive salary plus an incentive package. Accommodation is also available.
To find out more do not hesitate to contact Edina Bremner on 01780 480 530 or [email protected] for a strictly confidential conversation.
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