We would like to welcome George Metcalfe to the team who joins us as part of a two year management trainee programme which Johnsons hopes will provide a vocational platform from which the business’s future leaders can emerge.
1. Have you had any previous experience in horticulture?
Yes both as a gardener and a grower.
2. Where did you study?
Askham Bryan College
3. Have you had any previous jobs?
Yes, as a gardener and grower - in my last role i grew mostly bedding plants, pansies and violas.
4. What will your training at Johnsons involve?
Working at the various different sites, getting familiar with many aspects of what we do here and why.
5. What have you enjoyed so far?
Meeting the team and working closely with various plants down at the Whixley unit.
6. What are you looking forward to in your new role?
I'm mostly looking forward to an external nursery work placement in August, I expect this will give me a chance to learn a great deal.
7. What do you think the challenges will be?
Moving around a lot will keep me on my toes and ill have to learn to adapt quickly.
8. Tell us a random fact about yourself?
My favourite tree is Betula pendula because of its aesthetics and its many uses.
Have you read what our other management trainee Tom Watkins had to say? You can read his blog post here: ' A warm welcome to Tom Watkins '
Posted 8th Oct 3:26pm