Grower / Fieldsperson
Our client is an excellent grower and processor of herbs and salad leaves and they have been succesfully providing high end produce into wholesale and foodservice for 30 years. Proud of their Yorkshire heritage, they have been delivering produce nationwide with a 12 hour turnaround from farm to fork. It is a family run business that values itself in the delivering of the finest produce.
As Grower / Fieldsperson you will be ultimately responsible for the strategic planning of crops, increasing the yields of what is being grown, crop rotation, managing pest issues, witholding standards set by relevant authorities and managing a Growing Supervisor and all operational aspects.
You will also manage a team of 3 farm workers, ensuring that they follow the best practices and standards for sustainable farming. As with any role in the industry, the management responsibility will increase during peak season. You will liaise with customers, suppliers, and other stakeholders, giving you the opportunity for a fuller business overview Long-term, there’s so much more. With an expanding portfolio of crops and customers, you will be leading projects for growth and innovation.
To be successful in your application for this role, you will have some experience in the growing of herbs/salads. This role would be well suited to a Supervisor setting up or someone with a vast experience in cutting previously.
Please contact Clear Edge Search & Selection if you would like a confidential discussion regarding this exciting opportunity.
- Role: Grower/ Fieldsperson - Herbs
- Sector: Fresh Produce
- Job Reference: JJ006392CE
- Location: East Yorkshire