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Plant Scientist / Grower | Scotland

Scotland, Aberdeenshire
Closing date
23 Sep 2021
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Plant Scientist / Grower | Scotland

We are working with a new and innovative business that is looking for a grower to join their brand-new vertical farming site.

About our Client
Our client is in the process of building a state-of-the-art vertical farm that will specialise in growing herbs and leafy greens. They are a forward-thinking business that is looking into the future of fresh produce growing, focussing on sustainability.

About the Role
This is a very exciting role that will see the person taking charge of the crop production on the farm. You will be responsible for maintaining growth conditions, analysing growing media and crop walking. You will monitor the day to day running of the farm, from sowing the seed to harvest. You will also look at crop trials within the farm and trial growing different crops, then evaluate the success of this.

The Ideal Candidate
You will have previous experience in working in a commercial glasshouse environment, but we are open to what crop you will have worked with previously. You will be a self-starter, confident in working in a small team and have a passion for growing high-quality crops. You will be interested in vertical farming and running trials.

How to Apply
Does this fantastic opportunity sound like a role for you? Apply below! For a confidential chat, contact Sarah at or 01780 480530.


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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