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Crop Manager - Carrots & Parsnips

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Crop Manager (Carrots & Parsnips)

Competitive Salary + fully expensed company vehicle
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 our Field department plays a pivotal role in the successful operation of the business.

We currently have an exciting opportunity available for a highly capable individual to join our team. Reporting to the Head of Agronomy & Harvesting, the successful candidate will organise and co-ordinate the field production of carrot and parsnip crops grown for the business.

Key accountabilities include:   

  • Produce cropping programmes for crops under your control
  • Secure the growers and land required to produce the required volumes of raw material for our main washing facility
  • Calculate and obtain the seed requirement for the relevant crops.
  • Monitor crops under your control and advise growers on all aspects of crop production both technically and agronomic using GLGM platform
  • Provide key nutritional advice on crop requirements
  • Take responsibility for product development, variety and agronomy trials
  • Produce growing notes and gross margins on an annual basis
  • Communicate with growers on crop quality, yields and financial returns including the creation and dissemination of league tables where appropriate
  • Maintain an up-to-date knowledge of the latest husbandry techniques, new varieties and current research work and communicate these to growers to maintain a continuous improvement programme

Skillset/Personal Attributes  

  • Organised and structured in approach to tasks and responsibilities.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with excellent communication skills
  • Approachable and willing to help others
  • Flexible approach to working hours


  • BASIS and FACTS desirable but not essential

If you are interested, please submit a covering letter and CV to: by no later than Friday 23 February 2024

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Kettle Produce Ltd

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