Own Growing Field Supervisor

Involved in all operational elements of Greenvale Own Growing East. Working in conjunction with the Own Growing Team and Contractors, supporting the manager in organising all field operations as and when required, storage and maintenance to the highest standard and in line with all relevant crop protocols.

  • Location: Norwich
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Hours of work: Mon-Fri, 40 hours per week
Key Tasks and Responsibilities
  • To oversee all in field operations and in conjunction with agency staff and other contractors
  • As and when required, assist with test digs and yield assessments
  • To ensure smooth running of all harvesting operations
  • Service and maintain equipment as per manufacturers’ instructions and Safe Working Procedures
  • To assist with all storage operations, box movements and lorry collections/deliveries
  • Maintain a tidy, clean and safe working environment
  • To communicate and keep accurate records in accordance with Greenvale protocols and Assurance Schemes
  • Liaise and help provide direction to the Own Growing Team to ensure the smooth, efficient and safe running of the Own Growing potato operation
Skills, Qualifications and Attributes

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Experience and knowledge of all potato production operations
  • Good communication skills and record keeping
  • Full UK driving licence
  • Forklift Certificates – Counterbalance essential and renewed every three years according to Greenvale protocol and HSE guidance. Telescopic may also be required but not essential.
  • A team player and to maintain Greenvale’s high standards and reputation with Landlords, customers and other parties
  • Emergency First Aid Certificate would be desirable
  • Pesticide Application (PA1,PA2,PA4G) would be desirable
Closing date: 30 April 2020