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Grower / Ag scientist

We are looking for full-time, grower/ agricultural scientist / breeder, with experience in managing a large glasshouse operation.

The position
The position will report to the General Manager, Berry Sensation and is responsible for the organizational and horticultural management of over 15 hectares of production facilities, comprising: glasshouse management (climate, pest & diseases, fertigation, crop protection), crop production planning (quantities, workforce requirements, and production deadlines), production personnel, with a strong focus on continuous improvement of our process’s and productivity.

The requirements

  • Horticultural/agronomic experience
  • Leadership and organisational skills,
  • Experience in hydroponic growing
  • Berry growing experience advantageous.
  • User knowledge of MS Word, Excel, Outlook,
Your personality
- quality driven,
- a team player, taking the initiative and making decisions
- a pro-active communicator, able to coach and train others
- flexible, empathic, multicultural minded
- able to anticipate, set priorities and to work by “multi-tasking“

The position will be based at our new facility in Southern Australia
Applications should be addressed to HR@mecrus.com.au