Regional Agronomist | Midlands

Recruiter
MorePeople
Location
England, East Midlands
Salary
Competitive
Posted
28 Aug 2018
Closes
27 Sep 2018
Ref
EB10722
Contact
Edina Bremner
Function
Grower Jobs
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent


Over the past 40 years our client has grown to become the UK's leading soft fruit producer. Respected and well known, this berry company is genuinely passionate about their produce and are committed to supplying top quality, tasty fruit all year round. They are now seeking a Regional Agronomist to help them do exactly this.

The Job:

You'll be based in the East Anglia & Central Midlands area, working to promote agronomic best practise to ensure that our client's growers are the most technically competent and successful in the country.
You'll regularly visit soft fruit farms to monitor/advise on how to best tackle pests and diseases, implementing Integrated Pest Management strategies and general crop husbandry recommendations.
You'll also take samples of soil, substrate, leaf or sap and participate in plant health testing.

The Person:

You'll be enthusiastic, self-motivated and dynamic with excellent interpersonal skills.
You'll have experience of working in a similar role within the fresh produce industry and you'll have a strong knowledge of agronomy practices.
It is essential that you are FACTS & BASIS qualified and hold a full UK driving licence. You must also have a high level of written and spoken English.

This is a fantastic opportunity for the right candidate to build themselves a long and successful career with a highly regarded fresh produce business. To find out more please contact Edina Bremner on 01780 480 530 or edina@morepeople.co.uk for a strictly confidential conversation.

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