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Grower


Miami, FL 33177
United States

Industry
Horticulture
Manages Others
Yes
Experience Required
Yes
Employment Type
Employee
Work Schedule
Full-Time
Travel
No Travel

Job Description

JOB DESCRIPTION

Manage and improve overall horticultural activities for the growing and maintenance of plants to ensure proper growth and health.
 

RESPONSIBILITIES

· Responsible for growing of ornamental plants, on time and within specifications

· Manage and request tasks in a timely manner based on production protocols

· Supervise and coach assistant growers and grower apprentice

· Evaluate and define crop protection needs and participate in pest management program

· Participate and support production protocol and specifications development with Head Grower

· Guarantee plants availability on time for targeted finish weeks

· Define irrigation plans to ensure the adequate plants moisture level

· Support tasks execution quality from starting material to finish good

· Utilize report functions in ERP to monitor inventory and space requirements

· Participate in Safety Committee and drive safety culture within the farm. Encourage safety projects, RCAs and hazards reporting

· Works closely with Head Grower and Operations Manager to maintain task quality and efficiency

· Sets forward plans for production protocols and tasks improvements with a focus on reducing cost and increasing quality

· Support R&D trials

SKILLS

· Minimum 3-5 Years of experience growing and finishing a variety of ornamental plants

· Bachelor’s Degree in Horticulture or equivalent experience

· Bi-lingual in English and Spanish

· Advanced knowledge of moisture and nutrient management techniques

· Computer Skills (Microsoft Office, ERP systems)

Company
Costa Farms
lourdes verde
21800 SW 162nd Ave
miami FL 33177
United States