Overview

An exciting opportunity has become available to join a successful management team within the Fruit sector as Assistant Harvest Manager. The company grow a speciality fruit product 12 months of the year and require an individual who has a passion for the Fresh Produce sector.

Reporting to the Harvest Manager, the successful individual will assist in organising an efficient and accurate harvest of farm crops to meet tight deadlines & schedules. Supervising a team daily to ensure drilling, planting and irrigation of crops are adhered to, assisting with crop husbandry, availability and quality of the crop destined for the UK major retailers, ensuring all staff are trained and managed to a high standard, with Health & Safety maintained.

Key Responsibilities include:

Manage harvesting and husbandry staff to ensure performance meets the required standards

Identify, train and supervisor a full team of field supervisors

Ensure the effective management of the piece work scheme

Plan and co-ordinate the movement of people from field to field

To ensure correct health and safety protocols are maintained for the fruit harvesting operations

This position is field based and will manage large teams during peak season.

We require;
Fresh Produce sector experience (UK grown crops ideally)
Full understanding of a Fresh Produce harvesting / grower environment

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to communicate at all levels

Motivating and encouraging staff management, to achieve expectational working standards and product quality

Strong understating of the techniques involved in supervising / managing a team within a harvesting / grower environment

Salary; Up to £25-30k dependent on experience

To discuss the position of Assistant Harvest Manager further, please call Aimi or Louise on 01284 735575 or alternatively please email your up to date CV to info@tailormaderesources.co.uk