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18 Jul 2019

West Coast Director of Growing – California

Posted by Brandi Boehme, Bboehme@producecareers.com – Anywhere

Job Description

Job #35322

  • A well-established hydroponic commercial greenhouse is in aggressive growth-mode.
  • This position will be responsible for managing all aspects of hydroponic crop production, improving quality, and increasing production efficiency.
  • This position is based in the California, with relocation assistance available. (Call or apply for specific location).

Position Responsibilities Include

  • Oversee and lead the day to day operations of multisite greenhouse production of leafy greens.
  • Interface interact and lead CEA team in accordance to company HACCP and Food Safety plans.
  • Coordinate multiple projects simultaneously while adhering to confines of production, defined budget, deadlines and quality standards.
  • Assist with development of innovative policies and procedures to meet or exceed company’s projected crop yields & quality.

Areas of responsibility

  • Crop Yield & Quality Management
  • Climate Management
  • IPM Program Management
  • Food Safety Management
  • Plant Nutrition
  • Crop Scheduling
  • Young Plant Production
  • Project Management
  • Budgeting
  • Management of Direct & Indirect Reports

Position Requirements

  • 5+ years of experience in commercial production experience in a CEA (Experience with greenhouse production of leafy green commodities strongly preferred but not mandatory).
  • Thorough knowledge of all aspects of crop production management & growing operations management in a controlled agricultural environment.
  • Minimum of 5 years+ of management experience.
  • Bachelor’s degree in horticulture, biology or related field or equivalent work experience required.

Please contact Brandi Boehme, bboehme@producecareers.com

Job Categories: Agronomy, Crop Science. Job Types: West Coast. Job expires in Endless.

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