Top Fruit Foreman

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Top Fruit Foreman required

Ref (Live in) – A308

An excellent opportunity has arisen for a Top Fruit Foreman/Advisor to play a leading role within a respected organisation in Kent.  This position will suit candidates with strong technical knowledge and a proven ability to lead large teams of staff in field.

The leading organisation holds a diverse portfolio of farming businesses, with this farm contributing to a leading supplier to the apple industry.  The farm focusses on branded apple and pear products, supplying fresh produce to UK supermarkets.

The role of Top Fruit Foreman/Advisor will involve assisting in the day to day management of the substantial top fruit farm, including all hands-on duties associated with a large commercial orchard.  The successful candidate will be responsible for overseeing staff in addition to the physical aspect of the role; tractor/sprayer driving, irrigation, picking, packing etc.

Suitable applicants will have experience of managing at least 75 members of staff in the field (picking/packing) as well as excellent knowledge of growing and producing apples and/or pears.  Spray certificates (PA1 and PA3) are preferred but are not essential.  With self-motivation and commitment, the successful candidate will have the opportunity to assist in the development of the enterprise, which in turn will allow for progression within the company.

An attractive salary is offered in line with experience, as well as a subsidised three-bedroom cottage.

If this Top Fruit Foreman (Live in) vacancy is of interest, please apply or contact Mark Read on 01233 732767 or

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