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Trainee Grower – Fresh Produce/Food production – Somerset

Job Title: Trainee Grower – Fresh Produce/Food production – Somerset
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Somerset
Salary: Circa £25K basic, plus yearly bonus £5K. Great benefits package etc!
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 11342a
Contact Name: Rebekah Shields
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 19, 2015 09:37

Job Description

We are currently exclusively recruiting for one of the UK’s biggest Fresh Produce/Food Production companies, that offers fantastic progression opportunities for employees. Based in Somerset, this Trainee Grower will ensure that the farm is provided with a planned yield of quality vegetables through the implementation of a Growing blue print suitably tailored for the farm. As Trainee Grower, you will be responsible for managing the growing operations staff and processes associated with growing from scheduling work, overseeing core activity, ensuring quality of raw materials and managing farm hygiene, monitoring  and ensuring that all operations staff adhere to company H&S and hygiene directives on site.  In conjunction with the harvesting manager and the farm manager, providing accurate production forecasts to the trading desk, ensuring the farm is audit ready and systems, process etc. are documented adequately to ensure compliance with customer and farm standards, as well as recruiting, training and developing the Growing Operations team for the business.


One of the UK’s biggest Fresh Produce/Food Production companies


  • Experience in  Growing, Harvesting and Compost would be an advantage
  • Man-management experience.
  • Ability to coach team toward working effectively and respectfully with people from different  cultures and languages
  • Flexible in dealing with multiple tasks, changing demands and timelines
  • Looking for a career with opportunities to progress within a successful business.

Circa £25k basic, plus yearly bonus £5k. Great benefits package and definite opportunities for long-term career progression!

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