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CURRENT OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE

Crop Production Manager

Crop Production Manager / Technical Specialist

Our client in the Overberg is seeking to recruit an energetic Technical Crop Manager to join their management team. The incumbent will provide a high-level customer-focused technical service to ensure crops are delivered consistently and of high quality

Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Horticulture, Crop Science
  • 5 years relevant agricultural experience
  • Experience of Hydroponic farming, as well as soil, plant nutrition, irrigation, crop management and pest and disease control.
  • Experience in Annual Farming audits
  • Health & Safety knowledge / certification
  • Ability to interact with customers/producers as well as colleagues and build professional relationships.
  • A high degree of independence, professional judgement in problem solving, researching solutions
  • Good knowledge in setting out trials correctly & writing reports

Key performance:

  • Crop Management: crop rotation, planting plans, crop nutrition, spray plans, chemical mgt, irrigation etc
  • Quality Control from harvesting to storage, including implementation and training of standards and quality systems
  • Conduct research to implement best practices that are current and innovative
  • Set out accurate trials & report on findings
  • Manage documentation & processes to meet audit standards
  • Prepare for and be involved in annual farming audits
  • Develop healthy relations with customer technical management and suppliers.

 Send CV to info@lightworkers.co.za

The criteria for this role is strict. Should you not receive a response within 24 hours, please consider your application unsuccessful.

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