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Potato & Irrigation Manager

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Potato & Irrigation Manager

  • Location:

    Brandon, Suffolk

  • Sector:

    Fresh Produce, Agriculture

  • Salary:

    £30000 - £35000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Edina Bremner

  • Job ref:

    EB12334

  • Published:

    14 days ago

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

How would you like to work for a well established and highly regarded farming business? We are working with such as business as they look to appoint a Potato and Irrigation Manager to seek opportunities for advancement within the potato arm of the company. You will be overseeing potato production and the irrigation infrastructure.

Your responsibilities

As Potato & Irrigation Manager, you will be responsible for the following:
Seed QC & chitting schedule
Budgeting
Crop agronomy & fertiliser planning
Soil/Crop sampling
Irrigation scheduling
Harvest planning
Cultivation planning
Potato storage

You will also be responsible for all decisions around crop health and the irrigation utilisation.

The person:

We are looking for organised and personable candidates who has a background in potato production/agronomy. You will be BASIS qualified (FACTS would be great too but training will be provided for the right person), have experience of supervising staff, preferably hold your forklift/telehandler certificates and have a strong understanding of potato production. You will also be interested in crop health and have sound irrigation knowledge.

To apply:

This is a great opportunity to join an already established farming business that is investing into its land in order to grow and develop. To find out more, please apply via the link or contact Edina Bremner on 01780 480 530 or edina@morepeople.co.uk for a confidential conversation.