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Assistant Grower

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Assistant Grower

  • Location:

    West Sussex

  • Sector:

    Fresh Produce, Horticulture

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Lycia Pitcher

  • Job ref:

    LP14292

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

Assistant Grower | Sussex
£Competitive


We are working with a successful salad grower that is looking for a junior grower to join their team.

About our Client
We are working with a very highly regarded Fresh Produce business that is looking to take on an assistant grower. They have supplied premium Fresh Produce to the retailers for several years, and they have built an outstanding reputation. Due to continued expansion, they are looking to further strengthen their growing team.

About the Role
Working closely with the head grower, you will be responsible for growing high-quality tomatoes over 10Ha of glass. You will assist with growing the crops on site (climate, irrigation, P&D / Spraying and CO2 strategies. You will also help ensure that all products are grown to a good quality standard and endeavour to maximise class 1 yield. You will also participate in long term project for energy saving, new product development, recycling and general improvement of growing conditions and environmental technology.

The Ideal Candidate
You will have a interest and passion for growing and want to progress and develop in that area. Someone who has been in a junior growing position would also be of interest. There will be a lot of development within this role so spray qualifications / BASIS / Facts can also be given for the right person. Communication is an important part of the role, as you will be working closely with nursery and production teams.

How to Apply
Does this opportunity sound like a role for you? Apply below! For a confidential conversation, contact Lycia on 07522237517 or lycia@morepeople.co.uk