We are offering an opportunity to join the Despatch Team at Binsted Nurseries, a well-established wholesale nursery, part of Tristram Plants and the Farplants Group. Binsted Nursery produces circa 4 million garden plants per annum in a wide range from perennials and herbs to succulents and bulbs.
We are looking for a Team Leader who is capable of working independently, making autonomous decisions, able to work under pressure of tight deadlines. In your role of supporting the Despatch Supervisor you will be required to ensure the efficient and effective running of our Binsted Lane despatch department and other remote sites while maintaining high quality product. You will be taking responsibility for people and equipment as well as developing new ways of working and improving current procedures. Team Leading will also be required in other areas of the business as departmental pressures fluctuate.
The ideal candidate must hold valid driving licence, forklift licence and must be willing to undertake first aid training. Experience and proven ability in horticulture as well as great communication skills are essential.
Job type: Full-time, permanent
Salary: £17,623 – £18,353 (depending on experience) per annum plus an overtime rate of 1.3
Hours per week: 39 plus overtime in peak season
Holiday entitlement: 28 days (pro-rata)