Harvesting Manager

  • Full Time
  • Howden
  • Posted 1 month ago

Sure Commercial are currently looking to recruit a Harvesting Manager to work at our clients world class mushroom growing packing facility located in Howden on a permanent basis.

Job Description

As a Harvest Manager, you will use your knowledge of mushrooms to lead the team within the harvesting department, working with your team, to reach the desired pick rates for the efficient harvesting of the mushroom crops.

Your duties will include but not limited to the following:

  • Managing the planning and organisation of the mushroom growing / harvesting process, along with the Pickers’ competencies, Supervisor competencies as well as training, H&S and food safety for the growing houses.
  • Ensuring picking quality and quantity to reach targets set per hour per picker
  • Training, coaching and mentoring people to reach the desired level of pick rates
  • Completing Manning plans for the growing rooms and organising staff
  • Champion industry best practices and promote the introduction of new technologies, where applicable.
  • Ensure food safety legislation and guidelines as well as company policies are adhered to
  • To adhere to and promote best practice in accordance with company health, safety and quality regulations
  • To ensure GMP (good manufacturing practices) and housekeeping (clean as you go) are strictly adhered to
  • Control and minimise waste and play an active part in continuous improvement

The Candidate

This organisation is experiencing an impressive period of business growth with the public conscious trained on diet / meat-free alternatives; this is the perfect opportunity to join them and develop alongside. You may currently be a harvest manager or indeed, are an experienced mushroom grower / team leader, looking for the chance to take the next steps in your career.

Working Hours

5 days out of 7, including weekends

45+ hours per week across

Salary & Benefits

£35,000 DOE

28 day annual leave

Auto Enrolment Pension

If you deem yourself suitable for the role then please apply today

Sure Commercial are acting as an employment agency for permanent placements.

Due to the high volumes of applications we are currently receiving, unfortunately we are only able to contact candidates who are successful in progressing to the next stage. If you have not been contacted within 7 days of your application, then please presume that you have not been successful on this occasion, however we will keep your CV and details on our database for 6 months and as soon as we have a vacancy that suits we will be in touch



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