Agronomic Technologist | Fresh Produce | £40K+

England, Hertfordshire
£40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
21 Dec 2016
20 Jan 2017
Edina Bremner
Full Time
Contract Type

Due to consistent growth, one the UK's leading fresh produce marketing companies is looking for an Agronomic Technologist to assist the General Manager in providing technical and agronomic support to both UK and overseas growers.

The Job

As Agronomic Technologist, you will be involved with a variety of tasks such as consulting with growers on areas of best practice, execute trials and develop plans in order to improve the quality and yield of the produce.
Another area of your job will be liaising with your customers, ensuring that their requirements are met.
Other parts of your job as Agronomic Technologist would include analysing data, troubleshooting and identifying areas of improvement in order to ensure that all produce is of the highest quality.

The Candidate

To become Agronomic Technologist, you will have experience of working in a similar role within the fresh produce industry.
You will have a basic understanding or food safety, pesticide and hygiene legislation.
You will be up to date with growing systems and management techniques such as HACCP, BRC etc.
Travel within the UK and abroad will be required so you have to be prepared to travel.
The ability to work under pressure and a UK driving licence are also essential.