Head Grower

Wagner Greenhouses,Inc.
6024 Penn Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55419
United States

Manages Others
Experience Required
Degree Required
Employment Type
Work Schedule
No Travel

Job Description
Objective: To produce excellent product for our wholesale or retail sales while managing/training a staff of growers and internal transport staff.
• Direct the application of nutrient applications, fertilizers, and pesticides.
• Plan for space allocation based on production reports and sowing schedules.
• Monitor growing conditions.
• Monitor crops for pests or disease.
• Develop growing procedures for new species in product line and new cultivation techniques.
• Maintain inventory of needed growing supplies such as fertilizers, pesticides, and herbicides
• Maintain records of growing techniques and production.
• Plan for and request staff to ensure availability during high volume growing seasons and schedule overtime as needed.
• Schedule staff and assign work.
• Train employees in growing techniques and activities.
• Provide pesticide and safety training and maintains records as required by Federal or State regulations.
• Assist the General Manager as needed.
Job Requirements
Desired qualifications:
• A minimum of 5 years of greenhouse industry experience growing plug/young plants.
• Bilingual
• 4 year degree in Horticulture and 5 years of related work experience or the equivalent combination of education and experience. No cannabis.
• In depth knowledge of the safe handling and application of chemicals.
• Excellent interpersonal relationship skills and experience managing staff.
• In depth understanding of the use of injectors, electrical conductivity, and pH meter, boom, and irrigation systems.
Wagner Greenhouses,Inc.
Kirsten Fogt
6024 Penn Avenue South
Minneapolis MN 55419
United States
Wagner Greenhouses,Inc. Kirsten Fogt