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 16 February 2024.

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