Hydroponic Agronomy Manager (DC-7441)
PLEASE NOTE: We will not reply if your resume does not meet position requirements. Please understand your education and experience must match our job listings for you to be considered. There is NO closing date on this position. This position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found. WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT IN THIS ROLE:This is an Exciting Hydroponic Growing Operation committed to utilizing Best Organic Production Practices to ensure a Healthier, Better Quality of Produce. As their Dynamic Hydroponic Agronomy Manager, you will have the ability to use your years of Organic Plant Production Experience to mentor a new generation of Organic Growers. You will work closely with peers and team members to define Fresh Produce Operational Goals, Standard Operating Procedures, Quality Control and Nurture a Collaborative Team Environment. You will Train Your Staff to Sharpen Their Skills to become Exceptional Fresh Produce Growers in the Organic space. You will also Collaborate with Various Team Members and Departments to Develop Exciting Projects Incorporating Organization Requirements, Insights and Feedback. Additionally, you will have Access to Latest Technologies and will work in a Progressive Organization and Industry that is Building Globally.WHAT YOU WILL DO:- Lead an initial team of 10 organic growers- Develop / Implement/ Manage SOP compliance and GAP for germination, planting, growing, harvesting and packaging of crops- Ensure facility layout, buildings and equipment are designed, located and constructed for optimal plant growth and productivity- Ensure that all crops are compliant to all regulatory and certification requirements for organic crops- Participate as a Key Member on the Food Safety and Quality Teams- Develop / Implement / Manage standards for key supply inputs and vendors- Report to the Operations ManagerDO YOU HAVE:- Team Leadership experience- Bachelor's degree or higher in Horticulture, Agronomy or other Plant-based field- Minimum 5 years Growing Experience in an Indoor Farm or Controlled Environment Agriculture space- Fresh Produce experience…plant to harvest to packaging- Organic Growing experience- Strong Attention to Detail- Effective Communication and Technology SkillsDO YOU LIKE:- Working with Multiple Growing Systems…Hydroponic, Aquaponic, Aeroponic- Fine-Tuning Fertigation and Climate Control Technology- Designing Experiments, Planning Studies and Problem-Solving- Working With, Guiding and Mentoring Production TeamsWOULD YOU ENJOY:- Working with all levels of an organization…Production Personnel, Peers, Senior Management- Traveling up to 10 days per month- Living in a Growing Suburb of Fort Worth, Texas offering Excellent Restaurants, Shopping and EntertainmentIF SO, WE'D LIKE TO VISIT WITH YOU ABOUT THIS EXCEPTIONAL OPPORTUNITY! ALL INQUIRIES ARE KEPT CONFIDENTIAL. NO FEES TO APPLICANTS. If you feel that you are not a candidate for this position, but know someone who is, we do offer a Referral Bonus if we place your referral into this position.Apply for this job.