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Yard Foreman (Nursery) (714 views)

April 29, 2017

Yard foreman

Full time yard foreman required to join our team at our busy and unique 7 acre nursery at farnham royal in berkshire supplying plants and props to the film, television and events industries.

Duties will include

-managing a full time team of 4 and up to 6 additional seasonal staff
– preparing and loading of orders
– unloading and checking of returns
– stock control of consumables
– risk assessment and management of safe practise in relation to all aspects of the nursery functions
– quality control
– monitoring storage, maintenance and repair of prop stock
-ensuring that the nursery is kept tidy at all times

You will need to be

– physically fit
– experienced in the management of staff
– able to prioritise
– meticulous in your attention to detail
– have a “can do” attitude
– self motivated
– able to work under pressure to tight deadlines
– prepared to work long hours
– a lateral thinker
– conversant with h & s regulations
– able to assess existing functions and look to constantly improve methodology, quality and efficiency
– prepared to get your hands dirty

Ideally you would be

– experienced in working with plants, landscaping materials and other delicate items
– be familiar or qualified in the use of nursery machinery (tractor/telehandler)
– qualified in the use of chainsaws

What we are offering

Full time : monday-friday 7am-4.30pm
Potential to earn overtime
28 days paid leave per annum (including bank holidays)

Earnings £28000-£32000 dependant on experience