Head Hydroponics Grower Job

Head Hydroponics Grower Job

As a leading horticulture staffing agency, M&F Talent has several horticulture jobs available. Here is our latest career opportunity:

M&F Talent has a client in controlled environment agriculture crop production that is looking to fill a Hydroponics Head Grower job. The position will focus on the commercial production of leafy greens and herbs in hydroponics systems. Our client is passionate about sustainable development as well as the creation of more nutritious food sources Moreover, they are on the cutting-edge of greenhouse cultivation techniques and have plans for exponential growth in the coming years.

Our client is looking for a passionate and dedicated Head Grower to compliment their already growing team. This key position is responsible for all growing operations including water chemistry, food safety, biologicals, and growth strategies. Our horticulture staffing team feels this is a more technical career than seen with other hydroponics careers and horticulture jobs.

Location: Grand Rapids, MI

Head Hydroponics Grower Job Responsibilities:

  • Report directly to the Chief Operating Officer.
  • Collaborate with the extended team to improve and enhance system performance.
  • Manage the cultivation plan for indoor gardening production.
  • Oversee product quality and order fulfillment.
  • Manage hydroponics cultivation procedures and nutrient protocols.
  • Teach cultivation team the importance of accurate feeding and PH monitoring.
  • Keep accurate records of garden data/performance to present to upper management.
  • Follow, as well as enforce, strict standards related to the grow operations and crop quality.
  • Delegate appropriate tasks related to planting, cloning, harvest.
  • Train staff on uses of smart grow technology and CEA equipment.
  • Ensure facilities department keeps accurate records on cultivation equipment.
  • Keep tabs on advancements in cultivation technology and vertical farming.
  • Monitor and report KPI throughout the business year.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Plant Science, Horticulture or Related Field.Head Hydroponics Grower Job
  • 5-10 years’ experience in a management role in commercial greenhouse production.
  • Understanding of all aspects of CEA crop production and growing.
  • Management experience with direct reports.
  • Understanding of ebb and flow / nutrient film technique hydro systems.
  • Expert understanding of hydroponics equipment and systems.
  • Working expertise with horticultural lighting, cultivation technology, and commercial irrigation.
  • Passionate about the urban agriculture movement.
  • Experience with climate control software platforms.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office.
  • Available to work weekends and work flexible hours as required.
  • Commercial production experience in hydroponics.
  • Commercial production experience in leafy greens and herbs.
  • Superior problem-solving and analytical skills.
  • Extremely well organized.
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal skills.
  • Experience with business intelligence systems.

 

If you would like to apply for the Head Hydroponics Grower job, or any of our horticulture jobs, please follow this link.

To see other M&F Talent career opportunities, or learn more about our horticulture staffing operations, please go to our Jobs Section.

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