Head Greenhouse Grower


Rochester, MN 55901
United States

Industry
Horticulture
Manages Others
Yes
Experience Required
Yes
Degree Required
No
Pay
From $60,000 To $90,000
Per Year    
Employment Type
Employee
Work Schedule
Full-Time
Travel
No Travel

Job Description

 

The Head Greenhouse Grower at Sargent’s will be accountable to organize, lead and implement the greenhouse production activities of the company. This person will be responsible for the engagement of the greenhouse team as well as the quality, timeliness, and cost of the greenhouse products. Greenhouse products includes annuals, perennials and any other plants that are grown in the greenhouse environment. Sargent’s is planning to dramatically increase the number of plants grown in our facilities, which will include a significant greenhouse expansion in the next 2-4 years. This position will have a lot of hands-on time in the greenhouse leading the production activities.

 

 


Job Requirements
Responsibilities
• Represent the Sargent’s foundation, vision, mission and values in your actions and communication
• Work with the GM to develop annual objectives for our greenhouses in line with our 10-year perspective and 3-year target. Develop and track metrics that help us achieve those objectives
• While working side-by-side with them, lead, manage, and hold accountable all greenhouse staff. Ensure the development of people and the succession of all positions in the greenhouse
• Maintain a culture of safety
• Maintain a culture of quality, producing greenhouse plant material that exceeds the standards in the industry
• Set and prioritize a meeting rhythm consistent with the Sargent’s company culture
• Contribute to the whole company direction by taking on additional tasks as directed and provide input as needed
• Plan for labor working with the GM to ensure availability of engaged and trained personnel, including working with the H2A program to bring in migrant labor
• Work with garden center leaders to develop and meet schedules for delivering plant material
• Monitor plant material (insects, disease, development, etc.) and growing conditions (temperature, moisture, etc.) to ensure the best products are produced
• Repair and maintain all greenhouse facilities and equipment
Map
Address
Company
Sargent's Landscape Nursery, Inc.
Sarah Bubbers
7955 18th Ave NW
Rochester MN 55901
United States