Head Grower

Date Posted: February 14, 2018 - Date Ends: April 07, 2018

  • Job Type: Full-time
  • Location: Laval, Québec
  • Company: Les Serres Sylvain Cléroux
  • Contact: Jossy Paulino
  • email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
  • Phone: 450-627-2471 poste 224
Leader in the horticultural sector with over one million square feet of greenhouses, Groupe Cléroux is searching for a Head of production. Our production is spread over 12 months, mainly Annual flowers in spring, Easter flowers, garden mums and poinsettias at Christmas.

The production facilities are at Laval and Mirabel, just north of Montreal (Québec, Canada)

Job specification

Job Type: Full Time

Employment status: Permanent

Entry into office: As soon as possible

Location: Laval

Salary: Very competitive, depending on profile and experience

- Plan and manage all activities related to the horticultural production under greenhouses, from the plantation to the final expedition-ready phase.
- Suggest and develop new products to complete our availability, especially during the low season;
- Supervise production team managers that operate under his or her responsibility;
- Ensure excellent quality of the products and minimise the shrink along the production process;
- Ensure efficient assignment of human and material resources to control the cost of operations;
- Participate in the process of choosing as well as the procurement of the required materials (Containers, plant, seeds, fertilizers, pesticides etc.)
- Participate in management meetings with heads of other departments to coordinate both planning and execution of the production in order to optimize them.
- Plan and participate in the required major greenhouse maintenance needs.

- University Degree in Horticulture / Agriculture Technical College degree with equivalent professional experience; membership in any agricultural association is an asset;
- Strong staff management and planning abilities;
- In-depth knowledge of greenhouse production, mainly ornamental;
- Great ability to work under pressure;
- Knowledge of Spanish is an asset;

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