Processing Field Technician

Greenvale AP is one of the UK’s largest growers and packers of fresh potatoes, supplying some of the country’s largest retailers and processors from our 2 production facilities. We are looking for a Processing Field Technician to be the key point of contact for grower groups by gathering crop intelligence from our growers. The role also includes supporting the Processing Account Manager to deliver against both grower and customer requirements, spending time on farms collating and analysing samples.

  • Location: Norwich
  • Reporting to: Processing Account Manager
  • Salary: Competitive + Vehicle
  • Hours of work: 0800 - 17:00hrs, Monday-Friday (with occasional weekend cover)
Main Responsibilities:
  • Working closely with Processing and Produce Solutions teams to meet customer requirements
  • Gathering required QC samples
  • Gathering crop intelligence across grower groups e.g. conducting yield digs
  • Developing and maintaining a good relationship with external stakeholders
  • Ensuring all work is carried out complying with H&S
  • Supporting the Trading Manager to identify crops for sale, gathering and recording required samples/results
  • Communicating and keeping accurate records with the Processing Account Manager
  • Developing a good understanding of potato crop, quality and sizing requirements of customers throughout the season
Key Attributes:
  • The ideal candidate will have experience working within a similar role and environment with good knowledge of potato crop
  • Due to the nature of this role, a valid driving licence is required with the willingness to travel
  • Strong organisation skills with the ability to effectively manage time and prioritise
  • Good communication skills
  • Computer literate e.g. Microsoft Office, ERP systems (Microsoft Navision)
Closing date: 04 October 2023

If you would like further information on the role, please email or call 07734494626.