We are looking for a Technical Grower to join our client's talented, dynamic and friendly growing team in Surrey. You'll join a privately-owned farming business that has been growing the finest tasting berries for over 50 years, building up an outstanding reputation and well-respected name throughout the soft fruit industry.
Your responsibilities will include:
Attending weekly planning meetings with the Grower Manager.
Ensuing that all growing operations are completed on time.
Working with your team to achieve the best yield potential.
Implement climate control and fertigation strategies.
All crop husbandry work.
Crop walking and scouting for pests and diseases.
The ideal person will have previous experience in a similar role; this may be in soft fruit or with a different edible horticultural crop. You'll be highly knowledgeable in crop production and have the confidence to make independent decisions and be happy to take the responsibility for these decisions. You'll be passionate about growing delicious food, have a positive and proactive approach to work and also be flexible on working hours due to seasonality. You'll also have excellent communication and IT skills.
Sound interesting? Then we'd love to hear from you. Please get in touch with Edina on 01780 480 530 or [email protected] to find out more - we'd be more than happy to have a chat.
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