Despatch Manager for Specialised Horticultural Supplies - 37773

Location
Slough, Berkshire
Salary
£32,000 DOE
Posted
11 Jul 2018
Closes
11 Aug 2018
Ref
37773
Function
Management Jobs
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

Despatch Manager - Specialised Horticulture Supplies

A full time position at a Berkshire nursery who provide plants and props to the film, television and events industry, are looking for a hard working individual to join their team of enthusiastic and sucessful horticulturalists.

Duties will include:

  • Managing a team of 5 full time staff & up to 6 season workers.
  • Collating, preparation and loading of orders.
  • Unloading and checking of returns
  • Stock control of consumables
  • Risk assessment and management of safe practise in relation to all aspects of the nursery functions
  • Quality control
  • Monitoring storage, maintenance and repair of prop stock
  • Ensuring that the nursery is kept tidy at all times

Requirements:

  • Physically fit and strong
  • Management experience
  • Ability to prioritise
  • Practical minded
  • Meticulous in attention to detail
  • 'can do' attitude
  • Self motivated
  • Work under pressure to tight deadlines
  • Long ours
  • Lateral thinker
  • Conversant with health and safety regulations
  • Hands on approach
  • Process streamlining

Ideally:

  • Backgroung working with plants & landscaping
  • Nursery experience
  • Nursery machinery experience
  • Chainsaw license

Package:

  • Full time: Mon-Fri, 07:00 - 16:30
  • Overtime
  • 28 days including bank holidays
  • £28-32K + OT

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