Permanent Foreperson – Apples

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at Craigmore (view profile)
Location 86 Cooper Road Patutahi, Patutahi, New Zealand
Date Posted 05/12/2023
Category Apples and Pears
Job Type Need Staff Now
Number of Roles Available 1
Start Date 2023/07/31
End Date 2032/06/30
Starting Rate $29.00

Description

About Craigmore
Craigmore works with global capital partners to build and manage more than 25,000ha of farm, orchard, and forest businesses in Aotearoa New Zealand. With over $1 billion of assets under management and growing, Craigmore’s aim is to be a long-term producer of high-quality food and forest products whilst managing the land sustainably and helping to build strong rural communities.

See http://www.craigmore.com for an in-depth look at our businesses.

Are you an experienced leader with a passion for horticulture? Do you love the crisp and juicy taste of fresh apples? If so, we want you to join our team as a Foreperson!

We are looking for a motivated and reliable individual to oversee our apple production operations. As the Foreperson for Apples, you will be charged with taking the weekly plans and implementing them to the quality outlined, and to make ongoing adjustments to maintain the quality and efficiency of in-field operations, in addition to directing the spraying teams.

Working closely with the management team, the Foreperson is charged with taking the weekly plans and implementing them to the quality outlined, and to make ongoing adjustments to maintain the quality and efficiency of in-field operations, in addition to directing the spraying teams. This is a safety sensitive role.

The ideal candidate will have:
• Good understanding of health and safety with safety comes first attitude
• Ideally qualified in the National Certificate in Horticulture Level 4 or pursuing certification
• Ability to develop instructions from management into fruition, maintaining efficiency and order in the tasks
• Ability to run spraying teams, sound knowledge of agrichemicals and machinery aptitude
• To report and monitor costs of labour-based tasks to management
• Organise and motivate teams to execute planned tasks to specified standards and ability to work with people from different cultures and backgrounds

To enquire in strict confidence about this role, or to request a Position Description, please send an email to careers@craigmore.com.

Job Requirements

Must have reliable transport

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