Job Summary:

Manages and co-ordinates all activities of workers in the greenhouse

Responsibilities:

  • Manages and trains workers ensuring that crop work tasks are done correctly and are performed at a rate meeting minimum productivity and quality standards
  • Works directly with the Packhouse Manager to ensure an efficient operation workflow
  • Completes production plan by scheduling and assigning personnel
  • Monitors the working environment to ensure that company and statutory hygiene, and health & safety policies and procedures are complied with
  • Ensures that food safety and quality problems are reported by workers to personnel with authority
  • Ensures that all workers adhere to GMPS, SOP’s and policies & procedures
  • Performs corrective actions with the assistance of Human Resources, if required, to achieve work targets and adherence to all company rules
  • Ensures operation of equipment by calling for repairs; evaluating new equipment and techniques
  • Maintains a safe and clean work environment by educating and directing employees on the use of all control points, equipment and resources
  • Other core expectations as defined by the company

Required Skills/Experience/Education:

  • 3-5 years of experience as a labour supervisor in a greenhouse environment
  • Knowledge of Good Manufacturing Practices, Health and Safety, Food Safety, HACCP and Primus GFS program
  • Familiar with horticultural nomenclature
  • Good verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills to train team members and interact with all levels of the organization
  • Fluency in English and Spanish is preferred
  • MS Office computer skills; familiarity with Priva software is an asset

Work Conditions:

  • On-call and overtime hours including regular Saturdays
  • Conditions typically found in a greenhouse with high humidity and varying temperatures

Physical Requirements (If applicable):

  • Bending, stretching, twisting, crouching, grasping, reaching and lifting above shoulders
  • Standing, sitting and walking for prolonged periods of time may be required
  • Exerting from 15 – 50 lbs. of force occasionally, 20 lbs. of force frequently and 10 lbs. of force constantly in order to lift and move product

 

Pure Hothouse Foods is committed to providing an accessible and barrier-free environment. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. Please contact the Human Resources department if an accommodation is required.

 

Email Address to be directed to:

ssutherland@pure-flavor.com and  Isaak@pure-flavor.com

 

Posted on: November 21, 2019

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