About the Business
Biteriot Operations is a family farming operation specialising in growing, packing and marketing fresh produce to both the domestic and export markets
About the Role
The Orchard Manager is responsible for the effective management and day to day operation of the orchards, with a key focus on maximising the production of high quality fruit (apples and cherries). Innovative and practical, you will develop and implement appropriate strategies to meet longerterm production goals and deliver gains towards profitability, efficiency and quality. Hands on proactive, the Orchard Manager will plan and oversee all tasks related to maintaining the health and high standard of trees; including pest management, pruning, irrigation and fertigation. You will be required to provide crop estimates and manage harvests and the recruitment of staff to all orchard related seasonal tasks. This role offers an opportunity to be part of an innovative growing family business located near Orange NSW which is renowned as the colour city in the heart of Central West NSW. Each of the orchards are surrounded by restaurants, vineyards and cellar doors. The orchards are only minutes from two small primary schools and only 10 minutes from the Orange city itself.
Skills and Experience
The ideal candidate will be experienced in the management and development of orchards. You will be equipped with knowledge on the most effective and cost productive ways to manage orchards to produce the very best fruit within budget. Practical and hands on, you will have demonstrated ability to effectively lead and train a team of staff and to drive a culture of committment towards QA standards and WHS.
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: www.biteriot.com.au Phone: 00 61 2 6365 3477