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Harvest Supervisor & Production Supervisor Job at Harrowden Turf Ltd – in Thetford

Job Description

Feltwell – Mat Products team – Harvest Supervisor & Production Supervisor

Job Description

We have two exciting opportunities within our Mat Products team. We are one of the UK market leaders in sedum and wildflower mat products and this area of our business has grown significantly over the last 12 months. We grow our wide range of mat products at our farm in Feltwell, Norfolk for despatch UK-wide. We are constantly developing our range and looking to diversify further. Harrowden Turf is the largest UK turf grower and is a diverse farming group, specialise in turf, mat products, potatoes, wheat and other arable crops.

We are seeking two candidates to join our team at a Supervisor level

Harvest Supervisor

To forward plan tasks for the pre harvesting/harvesting team in conjunction with the Mat Products Manager.

To organise casual labour teams as required to cover daily harvest requirements

To carry out tractor driving, fork truck and harvesting of mat products, shunter/trailer driving.

To monitor and maintain all quality standards whilst harvesting

To react quickly and effectively on the orders to ensure customer needs are satisfied

To ensure product is of the grade and standard for the customers’ needs

To monitor stock levels alongside Mat Products Manager.

Provide consistent, efficient communications with despatch, head office sales and manger

Loading of lorries

General maintenance of machinery in line with Machinery manuals

Maintenance of Pallets, Pallet ordering and monthly stock count

Completion of relevant daily harvest data recording and Paperwork

Production Supervisor

To plan tasks for the production team in conjunction with the Mat Products Manager.

To organise casual labour as and when required for production.

To carry out tractor driving, fork truck and use of production equipment of mat products.

To monitor and maintain quality whilst seeding, fertilising, spraying and applying irrigation.

To ensure product is of the grade and standard for the customers’ needs

To monitor stock levels alongside Mat Products Manager.

To ensure Customers’ Needs are fulfilled wherever practically possible

General maintenance of machinery in line with Machinery manuals

Completion of relevant Paper Work, Records etc. on a daily basis

Skills required

Ability to manage people essential
Strong organisation skills and an eye for detail
Strong problem-solving skills
Ability to adapt and respond quickly to last-minute changes
A passion for horticulture with a desire to innovate and broaden our product offering
Prior forklift/telehandler experience desirable though not essential
Prior supervisory/management experience desirable though not essential

Please note both roles are physically demanding as there is an element of manual labour involved in all stages of mat product production and harvest. We expect all our staff to be multi-skilled, team players and be able and willing to be involved in all aspects of the farm, including the arable operations.

We are looking for punctual, reliable and hard-working individuals who wish to pursue a career in the horticulture and agricultural industry.

Other information

Please note this role requires a level of overtime to meet business requirements. Driving license essential. You must have your own transport for this positions due to lack of public transport near to the farm sites and the requirement to be very flexible with working times and locations.

Your application will be given consideration and a shortlist of applicants will be called for interview. If you have not heard from us within 7 days of the closing date for applications, you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Remuneration: Competitive and in-line with experience
– 28 days holiday including bank holidays. 20 days paid at an enhanced rate to include average overtime.
– Auto-enrolment Pension Scheme,
– Life Assurance policy after probation period
– Full Uniform upon satisfactory completion of probation period

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Schedule:

  • Holidays
  • Monday to Friday
  • Overtime
  • Weekends

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About Company

Company: Harrowden Turf Ltd –

Company Location:  Thetford

Job Category: Engineering Jobs, Mechnical Jobs, Electrical Jobs

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