The Manager of Grower Relations position plays a key leading role in sourcing of olives from outside growers, ensuring “the right” high quality fruit is delivered to the Mill in a timely and cost effective manner. The Manager of Grower Relations serves as the liaison between the Company and its grower partners. This includes managing all existing grower relationships, cultivating new grower relationships, developing and implementing grower communication programs, evaluating grower orchards, communicating best agricultural practices, and coordinating and managing the harvest and delivery of grower fruit to mill. The Manger of Grower Relations is a member of the Ag Leadership Team.
The successful candidate will be very hands-on, working closely and collaboratively with the other members of the Ag & Mill Operations leadership team in executing the Company’s aggressive growth strategy through its outside grower supply requirements.