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Plant Science Manager

Fermes Lufa

This is a Full-time position in Montréal, QC posted January 3, 2018.

The Plant Science Manager oversees the team responsible for the planting, cultivation and harvesting decisions of all produce grown at all three Lufa Farms sites (Ahuntsic, Laval, Anjou). The Plant Science Manager will tour the greenhouses with the Plant Science team to check the health of the plants and keep records of the day-to-day operations.


– Managing the growers of all three greenhouses (Ahuntsic, Laval, and Anjou).

– Assisting in the development and implementation of crop plans.

  – Responsible for production and harvesting forecasting.

– Inspecting greenhouses for plant damage, disease, and pests.

– Submitting water samples to the laboratory, interpreting test results, and adjusting solutions accordingly.

– Reporting and requesting work orders for all maintenance issues related to the greenhouses, be it structural, equipment, heating, and/or irrigation related.

  – Communicate and coordinate with external suppliers, Greenhouse Operations Manager, and consultants when required.


Full Time (45 Hours/Week)


– Strong management, delegation, planning and leadership skills.

– Science background in chemistry, biochemistry or equivalent.

– Analytical, data driven and demonstrates good attention to details.

– Must be a motivated self-starter and able to direct the work force throughout the growing process, from planting through to harvest.

– 2 years of work experience managing a team.

– Quick learner.

– Valid driver’s license in order to conduct regular visits to each greenhouse.


– A solid understanding of plant science, specifically regarding the use of biocontrols for disease and pest control.

– Knowledgeable in hydroponics and greenhouse growing.

Skills Required

  • Education level: None
  • Work experience (years): None


Salary: N/D

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