Harvest Manager

Staffline Permanent
From £30,000 to £30,000 per annum
11 Oct 2016
27 Oct 2016
Contract Type
An experienced Harvest Manager is required to work for a leading vegetable producer based in Newark. Predominately your role will be to work on the Leek Harvest and will be based in the area of Newark, therefore own transport is essential. You will also have a flexible approach as this role will involve working some weekends and whatever is required to ensure the Harvest is brought in efficiently and within timescales. Your role will be - To manage harvesting staff to ensure their performance is up to the required standard To liaise with labour providers over daily requirements and ensuring all labour is capable of undertaking the work To liaise on a daily basis with Operations Manager to ensure that all customer daily order are fulfilled and that they meet their specific quality specifications. To ensure that field labels are applied to all stock coming back to the yard cold store. To ensure accurate and effective administration of harvesting teams to include completion of name sheets, timesheets, daily knife register, daily start up checks, cleaning and daily audits. To put in place a routine programme of maintenance all harvesting equipment and associated machinery and ensure that any downtime is minimised. To ensure that appropriate hygiene standards are maintained both on the rig, snack cabin and in the field environment To ensure correct health and safety protocols are maintained for the leek harvesting operations To plan and co-ordinate the movement of rigs To ensure staff rooms and WCs are kept tidy and clean at all times. To ensure all sites are maintained and left in a tidy condition and that relationships with landowners are not in any way comprised by the harvesting operations. Liaise with the leek pack house supervisor to ensure quality is to the correct level and liaise also about pallets and trays required in the field environment. Liaise with the transport department to organise collections from the field back to the yard Ensure the effective management of the piece work scheme Key Targets: To implement the piece work regime on the rig operation To ensure that all rig maintenance is carried out routinely To ensure a positive maintenance and damage record is kept To ensure that the rigs internally and externally are kept clean at all time To effectively communicate any quality issues as well as any day to day problems with both staff and equipment To ensure maximum crop utilisation at all times To communicate with the agronomy team in respect of irrigation requirements This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/66858621

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