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farm/production manager; Berlin (m/w/d)

farm/production manager; Berlin (m/w/d)

From February 1
Full-time position – (first hybrid between office/home then full-time from June 2023 on the farm).

Potager Farm is an innovative and passionate agricultural company. We work today to create a better future for tomorrow and want to have a positive impact on people, society and the planet. For us, it’s about balancing economic growth and positive social impact with environmental protection and regeneration. Potager Farm’s mission is to create a more sustainable world and reduce carbon emissions by growing food more sustainably.

To support our dynamic team, we are looking for a Farm/Production Manager, who will be responsible for managing the operation from seed to table. In this role, you will be ultimately responsible for the proper functioning of all production lines and the quality of our products.

Your responsibilities:

  • You will supervise and evaluate the performance of production staff
  • You will determine the amount of resources needed (labour, raw materials, etc.)
  • You will plan and execute the purchase of equipment and raw materials
  • You plan and supervise the maintenance work.
  • You ensure the quality and food safety of our products
  • You will estimate and model the costs of operations with the help of the operations accountant
  • You are responsible for health and safety on site
  • You will liaise with the Plant Scientist to formulate goals and understand protocols and requirements for growing crops
  • You will report to the production manager

Our requirements:

  • You have 2+ years of horticultural production experience as a production manager
  • Very good knowledge of crop physiology and cultural practices
  • You have experience with GlobalGAP or similar certification systems
  • You have all the necessary training such as PPP, worker health and safety
  • You have a strong problem-solving attitude
  • You have excellent organizational skills
  • You have leadership and team management experience
  • You have good communication skills in German and English (both written and spoken),

Advantages:

  • We offer you the opportunity to be part of a fast growing startup with flat hierarchies
  • We offer you the opportunity to generate impact and be a true partner of the company from the start
  • You will work in a friendly work environment with a diverse group of motivated, talented and visionary colleagues
  • We offer various opportunities for professional development and creating your own workspace as well as flexible working time models
  • We give 30 days vacation plus an extra day off on your birthday
  • You will have free drinks and a weekly fruit basket

To apply, send your CV and cover letter by email to [email protected]