Root Crop Manager
Kettle Produce Limited is one of the major suppliers of fresh and pre-packed vegetables in the UK. We are a dynamic and customer focused business and these are exactly the kind of qualities we look for in all our employees. Our Field department plays a pivotal role in the successful operation of the business.
We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Root Crop Manager to join our team at Balmalcolm, Fife to organise and co-ordinate the field production of crops grown for Kettle Produce Ltd.
In this role you will have responsibility of managing the production of root veg crops from planning through to harvest. Working closely with our growers, you will provide technical and agronomic advice to all stages of crop production to ensure the supply of high quality product to our factories and our customers. You will be accountable in securing the growers’ land required to produce the required volumes, as well as product development, variety and agronomy trials.
Leading by example and a role model for the business with growers, customers and other suppliers, the ideal candidate should possess good decision making skills as well as having strong organisational skills. A full UK driving licence is essential as is experience of vegetable crop production. BASIS and FACTS qualifications are preferred, however training will be provided to the right candidate.
The role is demanding and requires excellent communication skills, to be proficient in Microsoft office and have a determination to succeed.
In return the Company will offer a very competitive salary & benefits package as well as the opportunity to raise your profile in a dynamic and challenging Company environment.
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