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Grower Manager

England, Essex
Closing date
2 May 2024

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Grower Manager

Protected Salads

Lea Valley

Looking for the autonomy you know you're capable of?

Want to put your expertise to use and train the team around you?

This is a chance to work for a business as they open their new, second glasshouse in the Lea Valley.

What's the Role?

Any grower or grower supervisor will know what's involved in the role. Managing the team and irrigation, P&D, nutrition.

You'll have full overview of the growing operation across this 5ac glasshouse.

You'll see yourself working collaboratively with their other site, as well as working with the owners to implement best practices and continuous improvement.

The role is hands on, and there's no doubt you will be working hard but the rewards are there. If you have a real passion for growing fresh produce alongside great teams this could be just the role for you.

What do I need?

Previous experience supplying UK supermarkets would be advantageous, along with knowledge of growing protected edible crops.

You'll already have your spray certificates and be confident in using them, as well as experience in managing or supervising teams.

You might be a grower manager ready for something fresh, or you might be a grower supervisor ready to take the next step. Either way, I want to hear from you.

Who do I get to work for?

Now, the business.

They are a successful salad producer supplying UK supermarkets at their current site.

They've got the new glasshouse and site, it's good to go and now they need a Grower Manager to take the reins.

What's next?

For an informal chat, please call me, Sarah on 01780 480530, email, or drop me a message on LinkedIn. Don't worry if your CV isn't up to date, just send what you have already, and we can sort the rest later.


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.

Company info
01780 480530
Riverside Suite
Cherryholt House
Cherryholt Road

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