Assistant Manager (Harvesting)

15 Jun 2021
21 Jun 2021
Contract Type
Full Time
Excellent role on offer for an Assistant Harvesting Manager who is looking to join a well-established, market leading company where no two days will be the same as well and working for a great employer that are well known to look after their staff.

Do you have harvesting experience? Do you have experience of managing large teams of people or looking to take your next step into management?

Established for over 70 years this company manufacture, process, package and supply food products to a range of blue-chip manufacturers and retail outlets across the UK. Despite Covid 19 they have been extremely busy and have recently invested into state-of-the-art machinery and have impressive growth plans in place over the next 3 years. They are therefore looking to recruit an Assistant Harvesting Manager ready for their peak harvest season.

This role will involve managing 5 team leaders each consisting of managing up to 400 staff in peak season. You will assist the Harvesting Manager in the process of field and plant preparation, including the provision of appropriate farm services on a planned process throughout the year; to deliver products in the best-possible quality and yield.

The successful candidate will be required to deputise for the Harvesting Manager and will be expected to work a variety of shift patterns, including early mornings, late evenings, weekends, and bank holidays during the peak season.

This is a hands-on role and would suit someone with experience of managing large teams with great communication skills and is looking for a stable, varied, and autonomous role. With this opportunity you can really have an impact within this business whilst being trained and developed to have a long and fruitful career.

The Role;

Assistant Harvesting Manager
Work closely with the Harvesting Manager to manage 5 team leaders
Hands on
Working 39 hours a week - Flexibility required for peak season
Up to GBP30,000 + Benefits
The Person;

Assistant Harvest Manager
Must have harvesting experience
Ideally have management experience or looking to move into management
Excellent communication skills
Must be looking for a long term career

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