Assistant Production Manager - Fresh Fruit Production

Our client is one of the larger fresh produce farms in the UK. Based in the West Midlands, it is well established and well run. It has supply contracts with some of the best known businesses in the UK food supply chain.

To deliver on succession planning, this business is now ready to employ an Assistant Production Manager. Working closely with the Senior Production Manager this is an exciting career progressing role, for someone who is ready to take the next big step in their career.

The successful candidate will be working with the Senior Production Manager but with clearly defined roles, including taking responsibility for soft fruit production within the farming business. This will also include management of aspects of production from planting to harvest. The role will have management responsibility for a small team. This role has the scope to develop in the near future to a larger position and so dynamic candidates should apply.

Job and candidate Requirements:

  • Good knowledge and experience in the production of soft fruit and/or veg sector
  • Excellent communication ability to coordinate effectively across the management team.
  • Previous man and/or team management experience
  • Good practical knowledge and experience and all planting and harvesting techniques
  • A strong team player with clear leadership values
  • Self-disciplined and motivated
  • A good understanding of the UK soft fruit sector and its supply chain
  • Budgeting and financial management experience
  • Multi lingual would be advantageous

Salary package:

A competitive package on offer for the right candidate to include salary, bonus and vehicle. Accommodation or relocation allowance can be considered.

Interested? For more information and an informal confidential discussion please call Laura Smith on: Office 01885 483440 or e-mail your CV and covering letter to

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