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Head Grower - Operations Manager - RELOCATION PACKAGE - Red Deer, AB
Red Deer, AB T4N 5E1
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Make the move to beautiful Red Deer, Alberta, Canada!
A 3rd generation family business and one of Alberta’s largest tree and sod producers has expanded by purchasing a 3 acre greenhouse facility to support it's own retail stores as well as aid independents.
We are recruiting a Head Grower - Operations Manager who specializes in seasonal flowering plants, seedlings, cuttings, and hanging baskets for retail and wholesale customers; you own the show! As Operations Manager, call the shots; make recommendations, improve best practices and efficiencies. Decide what you want to grow!
Currently growing over 150 varieties; willing to expand and grow more. Tasked with having "neighboring" plants, the challenge is there to space correctly, climate effectively, and troubleshoot how to give the end customer the "WOW" factor.
This awesome company operates on a foundation of front line leadership, teamwork, integrity, respect, collaboration, customer service, innovation, and strong work ethic. There is no question you'll feel like part of the family, even though they employ 100's of staff. All are incredibly appreciated.
If you're a dynamic leader who wants to build an amazing, lucrative, and stable career; this is the company for you!
This company truly promotes quality and enjoyment of work life- come grow with them. Remember, even though it might be cold at times in Alberta, the greenhouses are ALWAYS warm!
**NOTE** This is a confidential recruiting effort by the staff at HireHorticulture.com; please send all inquiries directly to Suzanne@HireHorticulture.com; or feel free to call 844-467-8562 to get the inside scoop on this incredible opportunity.
Post secondary education degree in Horticulture/Greenhouse Management required with a minimum of 4 years experience in greenhouse production OR 5+ years of experience.
Must have the ability to provide strategic planning and direction for Greenhouse division. This a job for the entrepreneur at heart.
Experience in developing a budget, monitoring and controlling costs.
Experience in overall management, production and sales of all spring and floral crops.
Ability to develop marketing plan, growing strategies, variety selection, crop scheduling, and labor requirements. Thinking ahead is key.
Experience in building a wholesale business with independent garden centers and chain stores; they are building for the future. State of the art greenhouses are already in existence.
Excellent supervisory skills including production and maintenance staff. Mentoring should be something you like to do.
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