General Manager
Greenhouse Delight Foods Inc.
Toronto, ON
Don't miss this opportunity to take on a pivotal senior leadership role with an industry leader
Receive extensive benefits and a competitive salary of $150,000 to $180,000 based on skills and experience.
Enjoy working in a collaborative and tight-knit environment.
About Greenhouse Delight Foods Inc.

Greenhouse Delight Foods Inc. belongs to a group of family-owned companies based in Abbotsford. Founded with a desire to be an industry leader, we have over 20 years of experience in processing, packing, and shipping bell peppers all over North America.

At Greenhouse Delight Foods, our focus for the company is to sell to medium-sized organizations that fit our ideal customer profile. This unique and comprehensive approach helps to ensure we attract and maintain those customers whose values are similar to ours which we feel is the secret to a prosperous, longterm client-customer relationship. Our corporate culture is similarly focused on exceeding our customers' expectations, and we reward our hard-working staff for doing so by providing a healthy work-life balance in an operating culture that is both professional and relaxed.

About the Opportunity

Currently, Greenhouse Delight Foods Inc is searching for a General Manager to oversee the day to day operations of our organization in Abbotsford, BC.

As our next General Manager, your primary responsibility will be to lead our team by example and maintain operational excellence with a constant focus on exceeding our customers' expectations.

More specifically your responsibilities in this role will include:

Ensuring the successful flow of crops from greenhouse sanitation and prep to seed through to last annual harvest.
Discussing crop strategies, in an open and timely manner, with entomologists and crop growers.
Reviewing crop health, production, and operations with growers.
Monitoring the management of all greenhouse operations and its respective equipment.
Preparing and executing annual crop schedules and purchases.
Co-developing, monitoring, and reviewing the Labour Managers' weekly labour budgets to accuracy.
Overseeing growers and their teams in order to monitor and report on plant growth and balance to influence factors in production such as crop work, harvesting, fertilizer, irrigation, and climate.
Encouraging and ensuring continuous improvement with the health and safety person through the use of SOPs, training videos, and tool-box talks.
Communicating effectively in order to coordinate multiple departments including greenhouse, grading energy plant, maintenance, and food safety assurance.
Establishing and then reviewing the goals and objectives of the Growing Team and the Packhouse Team.
Actively participating in team discussions and meetings, management meetings, employee development, and employee health and safety.
Overseeing the securement of major crop supplies with the Growing Team.
Ensuring compliance with strict food safety regulations along with health and safety regulations.
Securing financial reports and analysis for presentation to ownership as requested.
Securing and overseeing all farm management personnel while maintaining and enhancing the positive reputation and culture of the organization.
Overseeing the sales and marketing of approximately 70 acres of sweet bell pepper production.
Overseeing and assisting in setting the strategy and annual budgets required to sell, process, and ship approximately 1.5 million cases of sweet bell peppers per year.

In order to qualify for this role, you must have extensive experience and proven success in greenhouse production or the agriculture industry and previous experience in a senior leadership capacity. An education in plant sciences or horticulture is an asset as is previous experience working with peppers.

As our ideal candidate for this role, you will be a professional and results-driven individual with excellent organizational, prioritization, and management skills. Your natural aptitude for leadership and strong stakeholder engagement skills will enable you to drive the continued success of our organization.

If you are a dynamic, hands-on leader who can hit the ground running, then you could be our next General Manager.

About the Benefits

In return for your hard work and dedication, you will be awarded an industry competitive salary of $150,000 to $180,000 based on skills and experience along with a wide host of benefits including:

Health and Dental Coverage.
Opportunities for professional development.
Relocation Assistance.
Staff events such as monthly team lunches and an annual Christmas party.
An open, friendly, and collaborative work environment!

This position presents an opportunity to enter a pivotal senior leadership role and influence the growth and development of Greenhouse Delight Foods Inc. As part of our team, you will enjoy the opportunity to further develop and refine your leadership skills in a collaborative and supportive environment.

Don't miss this unique opportunity to take on a pivotal senior leadership role with an industry leader in Canada!