As a member of the greenhouse production/growing team, the Grower will manage commercial scale, organic DWC systems and perform all tasks necessary to seeding, propagation, and grow-out.
Optimize growing strategies to achieve high quality, high yield, high performance crops of leafy greens.
Manage growing in a large-scale, commercial hydroponic facilities.
Work with a management team to maintain organization and control of the hydroponic growing software and operation.
Manage seeding, pest control, plant health, etc.
Ensure product quality and yields are achieved.
Develop and maintain SOP’s related to all hydroponic growing processes.
Continually update the team on new technologies, equipment, and processes to constantly improve.
Initiate and carry out projects that improve efficiencies and reduce operating costs.
On-call with other employees to respond to system alarms.
Will include some weekends and holidays.
Flexible and willing to work extended hours when necessary.
Travel up to 10%
Location: Hixton, WI
Paid Time Off
Health Savings Account
Tuition Reimbursement Program
High School Diploma or equivalent, Required
Bachelor’s degree, Preferred
5+ years in Agronomy, Horticulture, Plant Pathology, Entomology, Plant Science or another related field, preferred.
1+ year of organic hydroponics experience, desired.
1+ year of greenhouse environmental-control systems, desired.
Licenses or Certifications
Food safety, GAP, HACCP, etc., preferred.
Integrated pest management application, preferred.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
Significant knowledge in plant physiology and pathology.
Working knowledge of techniques used for the production and culture of leafy greens and fruiting vegetables.
Ability to create bio-plans and constantly strive to improve and increase production and minimize waste.
Knowledge of water chemistry and equipment used to evaluate water quality parameters.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Excellent interpersonal skills.
Effective time management and organizational skills.
Work independently as well as in a team environment.
Analytical and problem-solving skills.
Ability to perform under strong demands in a fast-paced environment.