Grower Manager

Norwich, Norfolk
£Competitive (Depending on experience)
11 Sep 2017
12 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Grower Manager - £Competitive (Depending on experience)

About Flixton Mushrooms

For over 60 years, Flixton Mushrooms has been growing the finest quality cup mushrooms!  Located on the borders of Norfolk & Suffolk with a workforce of approx. 70 employees, Flixtons forms part of Waveney Mushrooms, a co-operative of small and medium sized mushroom growers. The group was formed in 1990 by a close knit band of longstanding mushroom growers, who could see that their best hope of survival was to create a marketing group large enough to supply the major national retailers.

About the role

Due to continued growth, we are looking for a Grower Manager to manage the growing of the mushrooms through all its stages from the straw arriving on site, compost making, spawn growing, cropping, picking and despatch!

This is a varied job that will require you to carry out a number of tasks including staff management duties, working on budgets and costings, production control, hygiene , Assured Produce Scheme (Red Tractor) audits, HACCP, COSHH and Health & Safety.

About you

Ideally you will have experience of growing fresh produce indoors or outdoors.  This is a hands-on role with real scope to make it your own.  You must have drive, enthusiasm, imagination and a can-do attitude.  Full training provided.

A full UK driving licence is essential.

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