Production Manager

Location
Landford, Salisbury
Salary
Competitive
Posted
20 Aug 2019
Closes
30 Sep 2019
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

Production Manager required for well-known Tree Nursery on the northern edge of the New Forest.

We have a reputation for growing a wide range of high-quality, mostly field grown trees and shrubs. The successful applicant would be expected to have previous experience in a similar sector of the industry.

The Job:

  • Manage the overall operation of the whole production cycle from propagation through to preparing stock for dispatch.
  • Maintain high standards of plant hygiene and pest and disease control. Monitor crops for quality and deal with the latest plant passporting regulations.
  • Create spray programs for the nursery and to have PA1 and PA6 qualifications, and ideally PA3 in safe use of pesticides.

Who are we looking for?

  • Someone who has had management experience or has the ability to manage a team of workers.
  • He/She should have good written communication skills, combined with strong analytical, problem solving and decision making skills, as well as a good level of computer literacy.
  • Previous experience of budding, grafting and producing young stock from seeds and cuttings would be expected.

Package offer:

  • Accommodation could be made available if required.
  • Competitive salary offered.

Closing date for applications 30th September, 2019

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