Wholesale Nursery Manager / Production Manager

Location Thetford
Discipline: Horticulture
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £35,000 - £40,000 basic salary depending on experience
Job ref: 14134 SA
Published: about 1 month ago
Startdate: ASAP

Wholesale Nursery Manager / Production Manager

Location of the Job: East Anglia; Suffolk, Norfolk, Essex, Cambridgeshire and surrounding areas.

The Company: Our client is a leading Amenity Nursery & Wholesale Nursery, providing, servicing and supplying the landscape sector throughout the UK.

The Industry: Nursery, Nurseries, Horticultural, Horticulture, Garden Centre, Wholesale, Amenity, landscape, landscaping.

The Job Role Details:
As part of the company’s success and development, they are now looking for a dynamic and experienced Wholesale Nursery Manager or Production Manager to plan the expansion of the production of a new purpose-built site.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Reporting directly to the Director's you will be responsible for:

  • Site development, planning and maintenance.

  • Management and development of all existing and future production processes.

  • Stock control.

  • Irrigation.

  • Quality systems.

  • Plant health.

  • Integrated crop management systems.

  • Environmental management systems.

  • Recruitment, nurturing, training and managing production personnel and staffing levels.

  • Site equipment and machinery.

  • Working with the Directors to develop and work to company budgets and targets.

  • Site equipment and machinery.

  • Health and Safety.

  • Computerised record keeping and reporting.

  • Up to date knowledge of relevant legislation.

Ideal Person Skills and Qualifications:
You will have / be:

  • Experienced in large-scale production.

  • Experience working for wholesale nurseries.

  • Proven success in the development, production and build of nurseries.

  • Experience managing teams of people.

  • Living within the East Anglia region – within 1 hour's commute of the head office and prepared to travel locally to other nursery sites.

  • Have experience in a current or recent Production Manager or Nursery Manager role.

Additional Information:

  • This is a permanent full-time position.

  • This is a Senior Management position with fantastic future prospects.

  • Please provide a brief covering letter with your reasons for applying upon application.

Salary Package: A basic salary of £35,000 - £40,000 per year depending on experience.

Plus Benefits: Company vehicle and performance / profit related bonus – to be negotiated and discussed.

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

We thank all applicants who apply for this role. However, please be advised that only those short listed for an interview will be contacted. Please be assured that your job application will be managed in complete confidence and your personal details will not be passed to any third party without your prior permission.

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