Harvest Manager - Herefordshire

Recruiter
De Lacy Executive
Location
Hereford
Salary
Competitive
Posted
19 Oct 2019
Closes
25 Oct 2019
Sector
Hair & Beauty
Job Type
Executive
Contract Type
Permanent

De Lacy Executive has been appointed to recruit Harvest Manager for a soft and top fruit farm in Herefordshire. Reporting to the Fruit Farm Manager, the successful applicant will be responsible for the key aspects of all facets of the Harvest operation on the farm. The successful applicant will be able to handle the fast-paced environment and have the necessary people management skills to succeed.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage a significant harvest team with efficiency and motivation.
  • To arrange labour to match requirements of the cropping systems.
  • To recruit and train temporary staff and Harvest Supervisors.
  • Understand the technical challenges for the specific crops and any relevant quality issues.
  • Assist the Farm Manager in maintaining accurate and appropriate harvest records.
  • Maintain fruit quality at all times.

Requirements:

  • Previous soft and/or top fruit experience.
  • Good communications skills both verbal and written.
  • People management experience.
  • A confident and determined manner.
  • A flexible approach to work and managing changing workloads.
  • Good IT skills.
  • Valid UK driving licence.

Out of season there will be opportunity to travel to assist with recruitment of seasonal workforce.

Salary: A competitive remuneration package is offered alongside fantastic career progression for the right individual. Accommodation is available if required.

Interested? For more information and an informal confidential discussion please contact Laura Edwards. Thank you.

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