Twining Valley Nurseries - Nursery Operations Manager

27 Apr 2022

Role: Nursery Operations Manager

Location: Mangatawhiri

Twining Valley Nurseries is located in the foothills of the Hunua ranges, and is ideally situated within the Auckland - Hamilton - Tauranga golden triangle. We are an innovative, family-run business that takes great pride in our products, our work environment and our valued team.

This is a hands-on role, working alongside our knowledgable and dedicated staff. With an eye for detail, a broad range of skills and sound organisational ability, this role will suit an experienced horticulturalist looking for something a little different.

Ideally, the applicant will

  • have a relevant tertiary qualification in a horticultural or a related field
  • have proven operational site and people management experience
  • have a good understanding of the operation of irrigation systems
  • be Approved Handler certified
  • be tech-savvy and have good record-keeping ability
  • have a good work ethic and ability to manage time efficiently
  • have innovative ideas and be able to help shape business strategies with the owners
  • enjoy the achievement of growing products to a high standard

Initially, your responsibilities will be managing all aspects of plant production and dispatch, and include

  • supervision of staff
  • pest monitoring and plant diagnostics
  • overseeing crop protection spraying
  • irrigation
  • staff training
  • record-keeping and nursery compliance
  • Health and Safety risk management
  • day planning
  • support in other areas of our nursery, maintenance, and customer care.

We look forward to speaking to interested individuals and are open to developing a tailored job description.
Hours are 8-5 Monday to Thursday and 8-2 pm Fridays.

Please email your cover letter and CV to
Applicants must have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Nursery Operations Manager
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