We are working with an extremely progressive and ambitious fresh produce grower. Due to an exciting new development there is a need for an extremely driven “Horticulturally-aware” Operations Director to help build on this success.
Reporting to the Managing Director, 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, produce packing for retailers and excellent team building capability.
For a confidential chat about this opportunity, please call Ian Reed on 01284 715055 or apply via. this website asap.