Propagation Grower/Production Supervisor

Website Propagation Australia Pty Ltd

Propagation Australia Pty Ltd is one of the largest vegetative young plant production nurseries in Australia, supplying growers in all states. We are located at Park Ridge in sunny Queensland, approximately 30 minutes from the Brisbane CBD, Brisbane Airport and the Gold Coast. We represent major world wide breeding companies in the ornamental and cut flower industries.

Job title:

Propagation Grower/Production Supervisor

Job location:

Southern Suburbs & Logan, Brisbane QLD

Job summary:

Experienced or suitably qualified production supervisor for propagation nursery required. Previous seedling production experience an advantage.

About the business and the role:

Propagation Australia Pty Ltd is one of the largest vegetative young plant production nurseries in Australia, supplying growers in all states. We are located at Park Ridge in sunny Queensland, approximately 30 minutes from the Brisbane CBD, Brisbane Airport and the Gold Coast. We represent major world wide breeding companies in the ornamental and cut flower industries.

The opportunity has arisen for an experienced Propagation Grower/Production Supervisor to join our continually expanding company. The successful candidate will be directly responsible for the daily production and hardening functions of our propagation facility to the dispatch stage. 

Job tasks and responsibilities:

Duties will include:

  • Overall responsibility for daily production
  • Supervision and allocation of duties to production staff
  • Monitoring plant health and vigour
  • Monitoring of pest and disease 
  • Irrigation/watering scheduling and monitoring
  • Application of PGR
  • Preparation of weekly labour requirements
  • Preparation of dispatch and packing schedule
  • Preparation of weekly availability and forecasts for the sales co-ordinator
  • Liase closely with sales department and management
  • Maintenance of records
  • Training of production staff to achieve high quality end product

Skills and experience:

The successful candidate will have the following skills and experience:

  • Minimum of 3-4 years experience in plant propagation and greenhouse production
  • Prior experience in seedling production 
  • Demonstrated experience in propagation techniques 
  • Technical qualifications an advantage
  • A close attention to detail
  • Honest, mature and strong work ethics
  • A genuine passion to work in horticulture

To apply for this job email your details to accounts@propagation-australia.com.au