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Production Manager, Alachua

The Production Manager position is responsible for the management of crop growing operations for the greenhouse facility in Gainesville, Florida. This person is also responsible for the proper care of the greenhouse, including the principles and practices of plant cultivation, propagation, and crop protection. This person is also responsible for direct management of crop production staff.

  • Identify and correct plant problems (diseases, pests, nutritional and others).
  • Plan, organize, and/or coordinate activities of workers engaged in propagating, cultivating, and harvesting.
  • Coordinate biological control department to monitor pest and disease levels.
  • Ensure all SOP’s are followed and enforced and ensure strict crop hygiene practices are followed and enforced.
  • Establish and maintain a program to record crop growth data (weekly crop report, climate report, production, etc.).
  • Assist in the creation, implementation and management of crop schedules
  • Responsible for insuring that GPP/GMP (Good Production Practices/Good Manufacturing Practices) are executed.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Three to five years of experience in large scale commercial plant production.
  • Experience in greenhouse production of flowers, vegetables or other crops is preferred.
  • Education in horticulture, botany, plant sciences, or similar curriculum is considered an asset
  • Must be able to identify the plants and their problems (diseases, pests, and others).
  • Must be able to plan, organize, and/or coordinate activities of workers engaged in propagating, cultivating, and harvesting.
  • Strong verbal and analytical skills with the ability to interact effectively with all levels of employees and management.
  • Must be computer literate in Excel and Word and be capable of running greenhouse computerized software.
  • Must be willing to work weekends when needed.
  • Must be able to work in secure location with video surveillance
  • Must be able to pass level 2 background check

BENEFITS

Eligible for Medical Benefits after 60 days on the first of the month

Apply directly: https://liberty-health-sciences.workable.com/jobs/721358

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