Mushroom Grower Manager

Location Norfolk, England
Discipline: Farming, Food & Fresh Produce
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £35,000 - £40,000 DOE
Contact name: Emma Ashmore

Contact email: emma@agrifj.co.uk
Job ref: 14443 EA
Published: 3 months ago
Startdate: ASAP

Mushroom Grower Manager

The Company: Traditional Mushroom Farm growing tonnes of mushrooms each week with composting on site. Growing takes place on site, then the picked mushrooms leave the farm on a refrigerated truck and are delivered to a packhouse to be supplied to leading Supermarkets.

The Industry: Farming, Management, Fresh Produce

Key Responsibilities:

  • Composting (phase 1), bulk (phase 2), spawn running in trays, case running, pinning, growing, crop timing, estimating and liaising with picking team.

  • Staff management, controlling production and picking costs.

  • Hygiene, Assured Produce scheme audit (Red Tractor), HACCP, COSHH and Health and Safety.

  • Hours can vary and will involve some work every other weekend.

  • Small business so flexibility and assistance with other duties required.

Ideal Person Skills and Qualifications:

  • Must be energetic, enthusiastic, imaginative, have a can-do attitude, determination to succeed, great communication, be flexible and prepared to do extra when busy.

  • Should be educated to a good level.

  • Have good technical agricultural experience and training.

  • Fork lift licence – desirable.

  • PA1 & PA6 – desirable.

The Package:
£35K – £40K depending on experience.

How to apply: Please send your CV and cover letter to; Emma@agriFJ.co.uk

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