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Nursery Production Manager

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Nursery Production Manager

  • Location:

    Worksop

  • Sector:

    Horticulture

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Sarah Want

  • Job ref:

    SW12880

  • Published:

    28 days ago

We are excited to be working with a family-run, Rhododendrons and Azaleas commercial nursery.

The Business

Growing over 15 hectares, this business produces 1st-grade container-grown plants that are supplied to Garden Centres. They also propagate on-site, then for the plants for a further 3 years before moving on.

The Role

As a production manager, you will be responsible for the completion of all nursery production tasks, at the most economic cost. You will be running a team of around 10 members of staff daily, going up to 25 at peak times. Staff planning, staff organisation and staff motivation will also be your responsibility. You will keep up to date with all Research and Development within the horticulture industry and manage trials to support the nursery in growing the business. Health and Safety will also fall into your remit, ensuring all colleagues adhere to Health and Safety policies.

The Candidate

This is an exciting position for someone who is passionate about the horticulture industry. You will be happy to work in an outdoor environment and have awareness of horticultural or agricultural crop production. You will be a strong people manager, and work hard to ensure production deadlines are met. You will work collaboratively with a small management team to support the business and move things forward.

Sound interesting? Apply below! For further information please contact Sarah on 01780 480530 or sarah@morepeople.co.uk