Fleurie Nursery Ltd are currently recruiting for a Technical Manager to join their team based in the Chichester area, West Sussex. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone looking to progress their career and work within one of the leading horticultural businesses in the area.  

Fleurie Nursery are a market leading customer focussed organisation who supply high quality plants to the wholesale market. We have a stable team of 45 employees based across 5 Nurseries in West Sussex. We are proud to be part of the Tristram Plants and Farplants Group who are highly regarded in the Industry for their sales and marketing of Horticultural Products.

The successful candidate for the position of Technical Manager will be responsible for:

  • Managing the Technical, Sales and Stock Control Teams
  • Being part of the Senior Management Team and ensure the overall successful running of the business
  • Ongoing development of products already grown by the business to extend growing seasons.
  • Developing and introducing new product formats and reduce cost to ensure that the company is competitive on price whilst improving the company’s profitability.
  • The culture and quality of all crops.
  • Ensuring that industry or customer specific protocols and accreditation systems are successfully implemented and maintained to the required standard.
  • The development and continual review of quality systems.
  • Accountable for the management and maintenance of production systems.

To be suitable for the role of Technical Manager you should have:

  • Previous experience within a Technical Management role
  • Proven management experience
  • A strong background and passion for horticulture
  • Ideally BASIS & FACTS Qualified
  • HND or equivalent in a relevant qualification
  • Excellent communication skills
  • IT Proficiency in Excel, Word, Outlook
  • Excellent attention to detail & numeracy skills
  • The ability to change pace where required to fulfil the tasks in hand

Please note that the nursery operates 7 days a week. On offer is a competitive salary, and a team environment.

Fleurie Nursery is easily commutable from: Chichester, Bognor Regis, Arundel, West Sussex and the A27 Corridor.

To apply for this position please send your CV to melanie@tellwrightconsulting.co.uk


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