Location: Have the ability to travel from the central valley, Ventura County, Los Angeles, and Coachella Valley areas.
Salary: With bonus potential
Education: High school Diploma Minimum
Experience: 2-3 year experience as a harvest supervisor
Overview: The principal duties of the Field Man will be focused on identifying growers, ship and sell their citrus products. Along with these duties will be the oversight of all harvesting activities such as contracting to perform harvest, oversight of hauling harvested product to packing shed and insure that all processes are reconciled back to accounting in a precise and timely manner.
Reports to General Manager
Oversight of all Harvest crews, both internal and external
Coordination of daily harvest of all citrus and date crops
Facilitate all information regarding harvest between Management, Accounting, and Contractors.
Work with other Team Members on daily/weekly/monthly timeframe to provide optimal production. Emphasis on “staying ahead” in information to effectively plan through any potential issues
Manage/Track harvest forecast with Packing / Sales daily harvest updates.
Maintain steady communication with Growers regarding harvest requirements, and proactively communicating any/all potential lapses in supply flow or quality.
Ensures that crews meet all the SOP’s of BMP
Ensures that employees have proper PPE
Coordinates adherence to all Food Safety Regulations.
Oversight of daily documentation like field tags, food safety, IPP
Ability to manage and supervise others
Promote safety in the workplace
Ability to operate a computer
Able to follow BMP’s
Ability to travel to various California Citrus Districts
Flexible hours including day, night, weekends and holidays as business requires
(Available if needed 24/7 for business emergencies)
Effective bilingual communication in Spanish and English with emphasis on accurate translation.
Strong Communication skill via phone, email, direct person
Methodical and analytic thinking critical to planning/preparing production based upon ever-changing weather-related events
Ability to work independently and as a team member
Able to maintain confidentiality
Must have a valid driver license