Harvesting Manager

England, East Midlands
£25000 - £30000 per annum
10 Oct 2016
07 Nov 2016
Omar ElKashoty
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title: Harvesting Manager
Location: East Midlands
Salary: £25,000 - £30,000

A unique and exciting opportunity has arisen in the East Midlands for a Harvesting Manager to work at an amazing business!
Our client is a premium supplier of fresh produce products to retailers and 3rd party suppliers all over the UK and they are looking to add to their diverse production team.
If you are a Harvesting manager / Production Manager with experience in the fresh produce industry, this could be the job for you!

This role is key to the business as it is the catalyst for ensuring that their customers are supplied on time in full with premium quality products. As a Harvesting Manager / Production Manager / Production Shift Manager your responsibilities will include:
*Managing staff ensuring that performance is up to the required standard.
*To liaise with labour providers over daily requirements and ensuring all labour is capable of undertaking the work
*To liaise on a daily basis with the Technical Manager to ensure that all customer daily order are fulfilled and that they meet their specific quality specifications.
*To ensure that field labels are applied to all stock coming back to the yard cold store.
*To ensure accurate and effective administration of harvesting teams to include completion of name sheets, timesheets, daily knife register, daily start up checks, cleaning and daily audits.
*To put in place a routine programme of maintenance all harvesting equipment and associated machinery and ensure that any downtime is minimised.
*To ensure that appropriate hygiene standards are maintained both on the rig, snack cabin and in the field environment
*To ensure correct health and safety protocols are maintained for the leek harvesting operations
*To plan and co-ordinate the movement of rigs
*Liaise with the transport department to organise collections from the field back to the yard

This role gives the opportunity for a professional from the food and fresh produce industry to really challenge themselves and develop their career in a great environment.
If you feel that you match the criteria of this position please call Omar @ Zest on 01780 483 999 or Email oe@zestsolutions.co.uk or apply online.