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Farm Support Manager - Ontario

 

Location: Guelph, Ontario
Term: Full-time, Permanent
Start Date: April, 2018

There is a revolution occurring in how clean, fresh, and local greens and herbs are being produced across the globe. Vertical farming is becoming a big player in growing these products and GoodLeaf Farms is setting the bar high. Using innovative vertical farming technology, GoodLeaf produces ultra-fresh leafy greens all year long, in a clean and safe environment.

Our Mission

Ethically growing simple produce that inspires healthy lifestyles.

Sustainably growing environmentally conscious agricultural practices.

Innovatively growing food security one community at a time.


FARM SUPPORT MANAGER

GoodLeaf is currently seeking a Farm Support Manager to join the team at our new one-of-a-kind indoor vertical farming facility in Guelph, Ontario. Reporting to the Farm Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for managing the front-end operations of the facility and providing high-level support to the Farm Manager, Master Grower, and CEO. In addition to general support duties, they also manage inventory and procurement activities, and assist with material resource planning.

Key Responsibilities:

  • General front-end support (i.e. greeting clients, handling and directing incoming calls, correspondence, etc.)
  • Receive, document and execute customer orders
  • Assisting with sales
  • Providing administrative support to management and other senior staff as needed
  • Resource planning (i.e. materials, supplies, etc.) and managing farm inputs, through consultation with Farm Manager and Master Grower
  • Inventory management, monitoring and control
  • General accounting assistance, such as processing accounts payables/ receivables, and inputting farm worker hours into payroll system

The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications and skills:  

  • Degree or Diploma in agriculture related sciences
  • Previous experience in a manufacturing/ food processing industry an asset
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to function in a fast-paced team environment
  • Attentional to detail and accuracy
  • Proficient computer skills, knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
  • Experience working with Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software an asset

We pride ourselves in having a great team, who understands the importance of locally produced food and growing a great product.

Want to join us? Candidates are asked to submit their cover letter and resume via email to  careers@truleaf.ca  by February 22, 2018.  

GoodLeaf is committed to the principles of employment equity. Only the candidates selected will be contacted.