Plantation & Site Manager

Location Berkshire
Discipline: Agriculture, Farming, Horticulture
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £Up to £999000 per annum + Benefits
Contact name: Richard Gilbert

Contact email:
Job ref: 15022 RG
Published: 19 days ago
Startdate: ASAP

​​​Job Title: Plantation & Site Manager

Vacancy Ref Number: 15022 RG

Location of the Job: Berkshire, UK

The Company:

My clients are an extremely well-established Grower of Christmas Tree's. On site they grow and nurture toward x 6 varieties of Christmas Tree's - including; Noble Fir's and Blue Spruce's to name a couple.

They pride themselves on their Great Morals and Heritage - They are extremely passionate within Christmas Tree Farming and offer Fantastic longstanding opportunities.

The Industry: Christmas Tree Farming, Xmas Tree Farm, Christmas Tree's, Christmas Tree, Farm, Plantation, Site Manager, Manager, Farming, Agriculture, Growing, Pruning, Maintaining, Spraying, PA1, PA6.

The Job Role details:

An exciting opportunity, due to company growth, has arisen at my client's organisation for an experienced, highly driven and organised individual, with a strong work ethic - to join as a Plantation & Site Manager.

Working alongside and supporting the Farm Manager in the daily running of all farm activities. While physically working as part of the team, the Farm Foreman coordinates and directs the activities of the farm team to ensure optimal productivity and efficiency.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Assists Farm Manager in preparing weekly work schedule and harvest plan, working to a strict time schedule in line with the crop harvest.

  • Performs farm work duties also: spraying, fertilising and tractor related roles - whilst acting as a pace setter and leader of the farm team.

  • In the absence of the Farm Manager, Plantation & Site Manager will communicate the duties required for the day and the week daily with the other Employees of the Farm, mentoring and monitoring staff as needed.

  • To also work alongside the Head Supervisor managing temporary workers and assist where necessary to ensure smooth running of farm jobs.

  • During harvest you will assist the Farm Manager to ensure a smoothly run and efficient harvest.

  • Directs and ensures that farm team tasks are completed in accordance with the work schedule.

  • Ensures that all members of the farm team are exhibiting all expected job behaviours and that they are following all required company policies and procedures. You will act as liaison between Employer and other Employees in a positive supportive manner and comes to Employer with concerns.

  • Ensures farm team members personal safety by promoting individual awareness of hazards and teaching safety skills on the job, as well as identifying new hazards.

  • Ensures basic routine equipment and facility maintenance is conducted to ensure safe operating conditions.

  • Responsible for the training of new farm team members.

  • Manages and ensures that adequate supplies are available at all times.

  • Ensures overall tidiness of farm sheds and farm yard.

  • Ensures timely repairs and maintenance to farm equipment

  • Accurately maintains detailed records relating to maintenance, planting, harvesting, spraying and other records.

  • Maintains a tidy chemical store, with safe handling of pesticides and quarterly stock checks.

  • Performs other related duties as required, as well as assisting within other areas of the business.

The Package:
Salary: £ Negotiable depending on experience.

+ Benefits

How to apply: Please click the 'Apply Now' button, attaching your Full up-to date CV.

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