* Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture with 5 years’ experience and previous supervising experience. Knowledge of tobacco-like plants, large scale hydroponic systems, diseases, insects, fungi as well as plant treatment options required. *
Description: A company specialising in the production of rapid and large-scale manufacture of plant-made proteins is looking for a Grow Room Manager to join their team. The duties and responsibilities of the successful candidate will include: managing a large-scale hydroponic system; hire, train, and lead a Grow Room Team Grow Room Technicians; develop standard operating procedures; train Grow Room Technician in specific tasks and methodical activities; combine your horticultural expertise with the mechanical expertise of an external Facility Management partner to collaboratively manage the overall operation of the Grow Room with the goal of constant improvement; ensuring that the quantity and yield of plants planted and produced will support sales goals; develop growing and hydroponics utilization plans to maximize growing efficiency for products; routine daily activities required to ensure plant maintenance and general operation of the cultivation areas; measuring and reporting performance metrics and criteria; identify and secure new tools, equipment and items needed to implement new techniques and processes; develop and enforce proper product and work-in-process tracking, movement, product security and compliance with OSHA and other applicable regulations or company procedures; budgeting.
Key Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture with a minimum of 5 years’ experience in a related industry, such as horticulture or agriculture. A minimum of 2 years’ experience supervising a team is essential. Knowledge of tobacco-like plants, large scale hydroponic systems, diseases, insects, fungi as well as plant treatment options is required.
Additional Requirements: Results orientated. Coaching focused. Imaginative. Passionate. Kind. Honest. Able to bend, reach, and squat periodically. Able to lift upwards of 10kgs.
Starting date: As soon as possible.
*Only candidates that meet all the requirements should apply
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***Only candidates that are shortlisted will be contacted