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Nursery Production Manager

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2 Dec 2020
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We are excited to be working with a family-run, Rhododendrons and Azaleas commercial nursery.

The Business:
Growing over 15 hectares, this business produces 1st-grade container-grown plants that are supplied to Garden Centres. They also propagate on-site, then for the plants for a further 3 years before moving on.

The Role:
As a production manager, you will be responsible for the completion of all nursery production tasks, at the most economic cost. You will be running a team of around 10 members of staff daily, going up to 25 at peak times. Staff planning, staff organisation and staff motivation will also be your responsibility. You will keep up to date with all Research and Development within the horticulture industry and manage trials to support the nursery in growing the business. Health and Safety will also fall into your remit, ensuring all colleagues adhere to Health and Safety policies.

The Candidate:
This is an exciting position for someone who is passionate about the horticulture industry. You will be happy to work in an outdoor environment and have awareness of horticultural or agricultural crop production. You will be a strong people manager, and work hard to ensure production deadlines are met. You will work collaboratively with a small management team to support the business and move things forward.

Sound interesting? Apply below! For further information please contact Sarah on 01780 480530 or


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.

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01780 480530
Acanthus House
10a Belton Street
United Kingdom
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