Our client is located on the Welsh Borders. The nursery is part of a national Group and produces an extensive range of commercial forestry and native broadleaf species, marketing approximately 28 million trees a year to customers throughout the UK and Europe. They are in the development stages of establishing a significant nursery operation in Scotland.
Our client is going through an exciting phase of growth with a new senior management team in a sector which is at the forefront of the countries solutions to climate change and the environment.
They lead the UK in developing trees of the future through their scientific research and applied science in the areas of somatic embryogenesis and vegetive propagation at their science laboratories.
Our client is seeking to appoint a Containerised Production Manager to manage their existing conventional Containerised Production and Vegetative Propagation programmes.
About the Role
As Containerised Production Manager you will be responsible for effectively managing our clients containerised production team and vegetative propagation team. You will have a range of responsibilities including but not limited to:
You will also oversee a new project to manage and deliver 30 million cells in a new polytunnel and rolling bench facility as a single production cycle. This will see fully automated seedling lines for 30m cells installed and while this will initially be for one species you will create the potential for other species in the future.
Our successful candidate should have a degree in a forestry/agriculture or a similar subject. You must also have experience working in an intensive large scale agricultural/horticultural setting. Any experience of commercial growing in a forest nursery environment will also be an advantage.
If you are interested in applying for this position please contact us on 01437 454788 or email your CV and covering letter quoting reference number AS232 to email@example.com
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