Soft Fruit Grower | Berkshire/Surrey

Employer
MorePeople
Location
England, Berkshire
Salary
£28000 - £30000 per annum
Closing date
26 Nov 2020

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Soft Fruit Grower | Berkshire/Surrey

Salary - Up to £30K

Are you an enthusiastic Soft Fruit Grower?

We are proud to be working with a leading berry grower as they look to appoint an experienced and enthusiastic Grower. The business has multiple sites across the UK but you will be based at one of their sites in the Berkshire/Surrey area.

The job:
You'll join a friendly and highly qualified team as you work with them to produce high quality and tasty soft fruit. You'll be expected to grow an excellent strawberry crop year on year and deliver production targets.

Your responsibilities will include:
  • Developing of cropping strategy and delivering trials.
  • Managing irrigation, pest and disease and biological activities.
  • Controlling the glasshouse environment including energy, light and CO2 strategies.
  • Leading the team.



The person:
Candidates will have worked on large scale commercial horticultural operations previously. Experience of working with protected crops is essential and experience of working with soft fruit is highly desirable. This job would suit candidates already working as a Grower or perhaps those who are currently Assistant Grower and looking to take a step up.

The successful applicant will enjoy operational autonomy and an opportunity to excel and advance in their career.

To apply:
If this sounds like you, please apply via the link. Alternatively, for a confidential chat about the role, please contact Edina Bremner on 01780 480530 or edina@morepeople.co.uk

MorePeople is a specialist recruitment business providing permanent and interim solutions for the Produce & Horticulture, Food, Agriculture and Garden & Leisure sectors across the UK and internationally. Our focus is on retail and foodservice supply chains, from ‘own label’ suppliers to blue chip brands.

Founded in 2000, our team comprises extremely knowledgeable ex-industry professionals and professional recruiters who are passionate about the sectors. We take a functional approach to recruitment with dedicated teams for Commercial, Technical, Operational, HR and Finance roles. The majority of placements are for permanent, full-time professional roles ranging from Junior Managers to Senior Directors.

Contact Us
  • Acanthus House
  • 10a Belton Street
  • Stamford
  • PE9 2EF
  • GB
  • 01780 480530
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