Assistant Production Manager

From horticruitment

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Working For: horticruitment

Assistant Production Manager required

Job ref S277

Our client is an established Wholesale Nursery built up over the past 40 years. They feel their traditions and standards that the company was built on still apply today. They started out with 50 acres of owned land which has now increased to over 400 acres today, which includes cold storage facilities, pack house and a hectare of plants grown under protection which include a range of bare root and container grown trees and shrubs from seed including balled trees.

They are currently seeking an Assistant Production Manager to join their team where you will play a vital role in the Production of a wide range of plants.

Duties and responsibilities would include the following:

-Field growing

-Supervising the lifting and grading of plants

-Supporting the Dispatch team

-Aiding seed sowing and transplanting

-Leading and supervising a team of staff

-Ensuring the production areas runs smoothly and efficiently

The position requires good bareroot plant and production knowledge along with tractor driving skills. The ability to manage and supervise a varied workforce especially agency staff is essential. A ‘can do’ and ‘lead from the front’ attitude is also considered essential. PA2 and PA6 spraying certificates along with a forklift certificate would be advantageous although training will be provided.

If this Assistant Production Manager vacancy is of interest, please apply or contact Sara Yassin on 01233 732767 or

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Thank you for the interest you have shown in this Assistant Production Manager vacancy.  Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applications that we receive, it is not possible to respond to every one.  Therefore, unless you hear from us within the next 14 days, your application for this Assistant Production Manager vacancy will have been unsuccessful.