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Company: Speedling
Location: Nipomo
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

Who We Are:
At Speedling we are motivated by our customers' success. We understand the vegetables in our greenhouses are the same veggies at home on our table. We take pride in knowing the flowers we grow will be seen in stores across the country. We understand our EPS facility gives local fish farmers the containers they need to ship their products across the country and expand their business.
Over 50 years of experience as an industry leader gives us the knowledge and ability to provide for our customers' ever-growing needs for high-quality transplants for seeded vegetables, ornamentals, hemp and vegetative propagated products.
Every day we look to improve, innovate, and achieve our goal of providing quality products at the best possible price and value for our customers.
The agricultural industry is unique in its camaraderie, the desire to see success across the industry - we want to be a part of your success. At Speedling, we are here to help you grow.
This position is for you if:
- You have at least 5 years experience managing in the greenhouse industry and understand the complexities and challenges of such.
- You are a detail-oriented team player with strong organizational and communication skills.
- You are proficient in Google and Microsoft suites.
- You have the willingness to work nights and/or weekends as needed, hours will change based on the needs of the business.
Join our team:
As the successful Greenhouse Nursery Manageryou will be working closely with the West Coast Division Manager (10+ years in the industry) as well as the CEO (13 years with Speedling). This role will analyze, evaluate and effectively plan day to day operations to maximize value of the facility. This includes to organize and direct all daily activities to produce horticultural transplants with consistent quality meeting the customer expectations while maximizing the margin and profit.
The job details:

  • Manage nursery to maintain the highest level of customer satisfaction.
  • Analyze and evaluate financials to ensure financial goals are met.
  • Manage Grow team and to deliver large volumes of high quality crops.
  • Hire, mentor, train and develop direct reports and their direct reports to build a stronger team.
  • Work closely with all Supervisors, Crew Leaders, and Office Staff to ensure that all aspects of each facility are running efficiently.
  • Oversee Grow team's spray programs and submit monthly use reports to county.
  • Manage resources including greenhouse and outdoor growing areas to maximize production, minimize impact from environmental conditions and mitigate company exposure and liability.
  • Select, purchase, or approve purchase of raw materials such as seed, plant nutrients, and disease control chemicals.
  • Make sure all tools for all jobs are available so the jobs can be done. Plastic, soil media, labels etc.
  • Manage expenses including Capital Expenditure plan and oversee all renovations or additions. Oversee and advise on all repairs and maintenance projects.
  • Coordinate clerical, record keeping, inventory, requisition, and marketing activities with functional leaders throughout the company.
  • Ensure Injury Illness Prevention Program is up to date with Company-wide policies and procedures and adhered to by the employees.
  • Maintain Safety programs and other aspects of regulatory compliance.
    What we offer:
    - Our Employees are our #1 Asset! Speedling offers a competitive salary, mentoring with amazing people, medical, dental, company-paid life insurance, pet insurance, 401(k) plan with a healthy company match, paid vacation and holidays.

Keywords: Speedling, Santa Maria , GREENHOUSE NURSERY MANAGER, Executive , Nipomo, California

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