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Senior Agronomist

Employer
MorePeople
Location
England, Lincolnshire, Lincoln
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
14 Mar 2019

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Category
Fresh Produce
Contract Type
Full Time
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Job Details

Our client is a highly regarded fresh produce business that supplies high quality vegetables and potatoes to retail, wholesale and food manufacturing customers. Due to their continued growth, we are seeking an experienced Senior Potato Agronomist to lead the Agronomy team in Lincolnshire.

Your job will be to lead the Lincolnshire Potato Agronomy Team, providing technical and agronomic advice across all areas of potato production. This will include working with growers on issues like choosing the best seed varieties, yield improvement, storage and sales.

The other element of your role will be to ensure that your team are well managed and developed.

We are looking for candidates who have experience of managing a team and have strong leadership skills as well as a strong understanding of agronomy.

It is essential that you are BASIS qualified. FACTS is also highly desirable. Experience of working with potatoes would be a plus but is not crucial; if you have worked with similar crops then we still want to hear from you.

The successful candidate will receive a competitive salary and car allowance as well as many other great benefits.

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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Location
Acanthus House
Belton Street
Stamford
PE9 2EF
GB
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