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Outdoor Planting & Harvest Manager

Date: 
08/06/2019
Field: 
Industrial applications
Service: 
Harvest
Type of contract: 
Permanent
Place: 
United Kingdom, Colchester (Essex)

Description

About Agrial Fresh Produce

Since 1999 Florette has been trading in the UK & Ireland and working hard to gain success and are now one of the UK’s leading producers and distributors of pre-packed ready to eat salads and vegetables. Through acquisitions we have grown to 5 UK sites and have recently renamed as Agrial Fresh Produce Ltd.

Main responsabilities :

  • Day to day and long-term management of the harvesting / planting team.  Report any staffing issues to the Growing Manager.
  • To ensure that the harvest / planting teams are working within company guidelines and all hygiene, dress code rules and health and safety in the tunnels are being adhered to.
  • Ensuring accurate and timely data is produced for the payment of the harvest/planting teams.
  • Ensuring all Quality Management Systems, KPIs and paperwork are completed on time and in full and available for auditing when needed.
  • Ensure that all staff are trained to complete their jobs to the company guidelines as necessary.
  • Producing a weekly and four weekly crop availability to include volumes and quality information.
  • Effective communication with the Growing Manager and the purchasing and commercial teams.
  • Crop walking and very close monitoring of all crop quality on a daily basis, feeding back information to the relevant management.
  • Ensuring the maintenance and cleaning of all harvesting equipment is carried out within the guidelines set out and minimise the risk of micro contamination.
  • Having an input into planning and the monitoring of KPIs as required.
  • Additional responsibilities listed on job description.

Skills : 

  • Understanding of whole head crops.
  • Previous harvesting and operational skills in a fresh produce role at a supervisory level
  • Basis qualification an advantage
  • Horticultural / Agricultural qualification desirable

Terms & Conditions : 

  • Based in Colchester, Essex
  • Competitive salary