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Glasshouse Operations Manager – Carrington, Lincolnshire

Job titleGlasshouse Operations Manager – Carrington, Lincolnshire
Full Time/Part-Time Full Time
Department/Team Glasshouse
Contract TypePermanent
Reporting to Glasshouse Manager

Closing Date

09/08/2024
Company Overview:

Dyson Farming is a family-owned business, with a vision to benefit future generations through a commitment to commercially viable and environmentally sustainable food production at scale.  We strive to be industry leaders in efficient, carbon-neutral, high-technology agriculture, employing highly skilled, pioneering people and supported by research and development in an ever-closer partnership with our sister company, Dyson.  We see the future of agriculture as an exciting opportunity to improve the nation’s food security, health, and economic growth.

 

Duties and responsibilities:
  • Responsibility for the day to day operations of the glasshouse.
  • Responsibility for the Glasshouse P&L account.
  • Responsibility for setting and delivering the yearly budget.
  • Proactive attitude and commitment to health and safety.
  • Ensure a safe working environment for yourself and your colleagues by adhering to company Health & Safety policies and procedures.
  • Overall responsibility for the site maintenance and service contracts.
  • Overall responsibility for the labour management including labour planning and staff training.
  • Maintain a close relationship with the technical team to ensure our produce is safe, traceable and compliant.
  • Responsibility for the recruitment of labour, including planning and liaising with labour providers.
  • Line management responsibility for the management team, Supervisors and Glasshouse Workers.
  • Staying up to date with the latest technology.
  • Managing short and long term work and the labour planner.
  • Managing the site labour and productivity tracking system and producing accurate reports.
  • Responsible for the setting the long-term forecasting of production and reviewing sale prices for crops in conjunction with the Commercial team.
  • Managing the existing and developing new external relationships with suppliers.
  • Attend call outs/weekend duties as per the rota.
  • Other duties as required by your line manager.
Person specification:
  • Minimum 3 years experience in an operations management role supplying UK supermarkets
  • Experience in a Glasshouse environment would be preferred
  • Excellent leadership and people management skills
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Strong IT skills including Microsoft Word, Excel and various systems
  • Good analytical and data management skills
  • Professional manner and effective communication skills
  • Proactive and flexible approach to work
  • Willing to take responsibility and ownership for tasks
  • Ability to work under own initiative but also as part of a multifunctional team

Our estate offices

Please use the map below to view our estate offices around the country.
Head Office

The Estate Office,
Cyclone Way, Nocton,
Lincoln LN4 2GR

Carrington

The Estate Office, Beeches ,
Lane, Carrington, Boston,
Lincolnshire PE22 7JD

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