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Farm Manager - Mulberry, FL (20121135)

Purpose of Position:
This position will be responsible for growing and producing mainly tomatoes and other crops needed by the company, and the managing and supervising labor, equipment, and materials.
Accountabilities:
Oversee implementation of all phases of tomato production, including but not limited to seed variety selection, ground prep, chemical application, irrigation, fertilizer application, and pest management.
Oversee general farm operations, including production and office schedules.
Monitor quality of tomatoes, pesticides, fertilizers, and other chemicals used on product.
Develop and maintain client relationships, including external and internal vendor relationships.
Plan daily and weekly farming activities and labor, provide a weekly and season forecast regarding harvest and control operating cost vs budget.
Maintain good agricultural practices and adhere to all food safety policies and procedures.
Communicate with Corporate office as related to product supplies, logistics and purchases.
Assist the General Manager to plan location's budget, to efficiently and effectively maintain farm operations.
Complete field analysis and management reports for distribution.
Minimum Skills Required:
Bachelors Degree in Agriculture, from an accredited institution, and/or equivalent work experience.
5 years of experience in tomatoe production and 10 years of experience in vegetable production.
Excellent communication skills (i.e. oral and written).
Knowledge of Microsoft Office programs (i.e. Excel, Word, and Outlook).
Must be detail-oriented and able to multi-task
Preferred but not Essential:
Bi-lingual: English and Spanish.
Please note: This position does not qualify for relocation expenses.
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DEL MONTE FRESH PRODUCE IS AN EEO/AA/V/H
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