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GROWER MANAGER

Company: Speedling Inc.
Location: Sun City Center
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:


Who We AreAt Speedling we are motivated by our customers' success. We understand the vegetables in our greenhouses are the same veggies at home on our table. We take pride in knowing the flowers we grow will be seen in stores across the country. We understand our EPS (Expanded Polystyrene) facility gives local fish farmers the containers they need to ship their products across the country and expand their business.Over 50 years of experience as an industry leader gives us the knowledge and ability to provide for our customers' ever-growing needs for high-quality transplants for seeded vegetables, ornamentals, hemp, and vegetative propagated products.Every day we look to improve, innovate, and achieve our goal of providing quality products at the best possible price and value for our customers.The agricultural industry is unique in its camaraderie, the desire to see success across the industry - we want to be a part of your success. At Speedling, we are here to help you grow.This position is for you if:

  • You have a passion for agriculture, and want to learn all aspects of a thriving manufacturing business.
  • You love the challenge of problem solving, collaborating, and being the go-to resource for your customers as well as enjoy the seasonal fluctuations of agricultural production.
  • You are highly organized, and an excellent communicator.
  • You have the ability to run/calibrate irrigation, fertilizations, and spray equipment required to achieve desired results.
  • You have strong managerial experience and be able to work and lead a multitude of different personalities.
  • You have a Bachelor's degree in Agronomy, Plant Science, or Horticulture or minimum of 5 years experience in horticultural production and a current pesticide license.
  • Bilingual- English/Spanish a plus.Join our teamAs the successful Grower Manager, you will be working closely with the Farm Management Team along with the growing team. This role will be responsible to grow horticultural-specialty crops, such as ornamental plants, vegetable seedlings, and energy crops, under environmentally controlled conditions and in outside growing areas, applying knowledge of plant culture, environmental control, and labor management to meet the consistent quality standards of each customer. The job details
    • Responsible for day to day production of top quality plants within specifications that exceed customer expectations. This includes pesticide application and schedules, irrigation, lighting, fertilization, nutrition, monitoring, and overall health of plants.
    • Regulate environmental conditions to ensure optimum growth when crop is grown inside greenhouse.
    • Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, cost management, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of top quality plants.
    • Meet plant quality requirements and produce plants on schedule, control costs, and manage operations for continual improvements to achieve increases in production efficiencies and crop quality.
    • Motivate, develop, and direct people as they work, identifying the best people for the job.
    • Explain and demonstrate growing techniques and cultivation to coworkers and subordinates.
    • Hire workers, assign duties, and monitor activities to assure adherence to established procedures.
    • Ensure that accurate crop records are maintained for all crops and locations.
    • Proactively alert proper staff of any potential issues or concerns with equipment.
    • Willingness to travel based on company needs.What we offerOur employees are our #1 Asset! Speedling offers competitive salary, mentoring with amazing people, medical, dental, company-paid life insurance, pet insurance, 401(k) plan with a healthy company match, paid vacation, and holidays.

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Keywords: Speedling Inc., Palmetto , GROWER MANAGER, Executive , Sun City Center, Florida

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