We are working with arguably one of the largest cutting-edge vertical farms in the World. Their vision and drive has resulted in a production unit second-to-none and is now successfully producing exceptional crops for a range of B2B customers. Due to this rapid development there is a need for an extremely driven “Horticulturally-aware” Operations Manager to help build on this success.
Reporting to the Chief Technical Officer, the successful candidate will assist in all stages of crop production, scheduling, forecasting, harvesting, packing, R&D and varietal development. They will ensure that the company achieves maximum operational efficiencies whilst maintaining the highest standards of excellence & hygiene. The ability to build and nurture relationships at all levels, both within the business and externally with customers and peers is vital to the role.
You will be expected to pro-actively seek to strategically enhance the performance of production with respect to yields, quality, costs and supply.
You will be a natural leader with an exceptional ability to manage and motivate individuals. The ability to effectively communicate at all levels is clearly essential.
This senior appointment requires a highly capable individual with a thorough understanding of modern protected growing techniques and excellent team building capability.
For more information or to discuss this role in confidence, please give Ian Reed a call at Redfox on 01284 715055 quoting reference: 4995IR
Salary: £To attract the best
Location: North Lincs