Fabulous, healthy tomatoes – that’s what our client is all about.
They have been supplying the best quality tomatoes to Australians for several years from arguably one of the most high-tech state of art growing facilities that you’ll find anywhere on planet earth!
And that’s where you come in…
Due to continued success, they are now currently recruiting for a Head Grower. In this influential senior management role you’ll use your leadership skills, vision and drive to take overall responsibility for the site growing function, including yield, labour, costs, food safety, health and safety, IPM and quality standards.
With our client, you’ll be given a chance to share your ideas and make a difference in a fast-paced environment where career development is supported all the way. It’s a great opportunity to do work that you not only love but also give customers healthier food choices.
Manage all systems to ensure that the proper balance between growth, yield and quality of the tomatoes is maintained;
Manage and control greenhouse fertigation system;
Manage and maintain climate control system;
Ensure that the greenhouse systems are working effectively, running efficiently and are well maintained;
Pest and disease management and responsibility for the site
Responsible to schedule all greenhouse labour;
Monitor daily and weekly labour efficiencies;
Review and analyse major costs (i.e. labour, energy, supplies) on a regular basis and discuss with General Manager.
• Experience in a similar senior glasshouse growing role
• Keen eye for detail
• Excel and thrive under pressure
• Lead by example. Honest & open.
• Strategic thinker
• Working cooperatively and demonstrates strong personal values
• Working with people like you – who never sit still, want to ask questions and are keen to share their ideas.
• Confident, assertive, listen and lead
Southern Australia. With its beautiful weather, world-class sporting and cultural facilities, access to glorious beaches, fine dining, cafes, nightlife, schools and hospitals – not to mention the friendly people – it’s the perfect place to build a fantastic career and enjoy a great lifestyle.
Competitive and comprehensive salary package including private health insurance and company retirement contributions
– Bonus scheme based on company and individual targets
– A company vehicle
– Relocation allowance