Senior Agronomist

Location
Scotland / Home based
Salary
Excellent Salary offered
Posted
06 Apr 2018
Closes
04 May 2018
Ref
3634
Contract Type
Full Time

We are currently seeking an experienced Senior Agronomist to join an established Fresh Produce business, who supply the UK retailers with an excellent standard of Fruit products. This role offers a great opportunity to join a key player in the industry, and become an integral part of the Agronomy team, being based in the Scotland.

Reporting to the Agronomy Manager, the successful individual will ensure agronomic best practice is applied across the supply base. Regular crop walking & identification of crop health issues in terms of pest and disease, crop nutrition status & feeds, to manage plant health should be advised where necessary. Advise growers on irrigation requirements, crop production planning, new varieties available, and keep growers informed of developments around their crops that may affect their success of growing Fruit & yields. Excellent communication skills are essential, with the involvement in training junior members of the team, and encouraging development.

We require an individual to have BASIS & FACTS certifications, and have experience of working in the Fresh Produce industry, in a similar role. A full driving licence is essential, due to travel involved to growers / farms. This is a home based role

Please call our team to discuss the role of Senior / Regional Agronomist on 01284 735575 or alternatively please send an up to date CV for consideration.

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