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Blueberry Grower | Chichester

Employer
MorePeople
Location
Chichester
Salary
Depending on experience
Closing date
25 Feb 2019

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Category
Fresh Produce
Contract Type
Full Time
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Job Details

We're seeking an eager Blueberry Grower to join an inclusive berry company as they continue to experience successful business growth.

You'll have the full support of the Farm Manager and Technical Manager as you all work towards a clear vision of growing tasty fruit and a sustainable approach to farming.

The Job:

Your purpose as Blueberry Grower will be to grow a healthy crop and meet targets relating to yield of fruit, productivity, minimising wastage and customer satisfaction. You'll also manage all aspects of growing such as irrigation, fertigation, husbandry, climate, P&D, associated staff and budget.

Your main responsibilities will include:

Planning and delivery of day-to-day growing.
Innovation and crop development
People management and development
Budgetary control
Health & safety

The Person:

We are looking for individuals who:
Have commercial growing experience in soft fruit.
Have a relevant qualification in horticulture, agriculture, agronomy or food production.
Have experience in protected cropping.
Have excellent team management skills.
Have strong knowledge and understanding of the common pests and diseases found in soft fruit.
Have a clean driving licence.
Are passionate about commercial horticulture and growing.

This is a great opportunity for enthusiastic Growers who understand the industry. To find out more please apply via the link or contact Edina Bremner on 01780 480 530 or edina@morepeople.co.uk for a confidential conversation.

Company

MorePeople is a specialist recruitment business providing permanent and interim solutions for the Produce & Horticulture, Food, Agriculture and Garden & Leisure sectors across the UK and internationally. Our focus is on retail and foodservice supply chains, from ‘own label’ suppliers to blue chip brands.

Founded in 2000 by two passionate foodies with vast experience of working in the industry, our team comprises extremely knowledgeable ex-industry professionals and professional recruiters who are passionate about the sectors. We take a functional approach to recruitment with dedicated teams for Commercial, Technical, Operational, HR and Finance roles. The majority of placements are for permanent, full-time professional roles ranging from Junior Managers to Senior Directors.

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Website
Location
Acanthus House
Belton Street
Stamford
PE9 2EF
GB
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