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Agriculture Packing Supervisor

Sunrise Orchards, Inc.

Goshen, IN

$18.17 per hour


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Job Description

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PACKING HOUSE SUPERVISOR: Employer will inform worker of daily tasks/orders and worker will be responsible for communicating the necessary information to team members. Packing house and field supervision requires occasional forklift driving, tractor driving, van driving, frequent stooping/bending and walking. Worker will be required to consistently check packing/harvest containers and product throughout the day to verify compliance with safety and quality standards. Worker must be able to identify any damage to the crops, and check product size and color. Worker will observe job performance and provide training to team members as needed, including training to team members for production that does not meet productivity or quality standards. Training includes English and Spanish verbal instruction, written warnings, time off, or other coaching or instruction to teach team member to work more efficiently. Worker may use radios to communicate with other supervisors and farm management in English and Spanish. Worker will be required to return radios to office at end of the day. Worker will be required to log information into the appropriate computer in the packing house or field tablet/smart phone. Worker will keep an accurate count of harvested bins, packed product and pallets throughout the workday. Worker will be responsible for marking and tagging the bins/pallets appropriately or assigning an employee to do so. Worker must ensure team members are complying with all food safety rules and policies and report all violations to Employer. Worker will be responsible for providing team members with the necessary supplies (company supplied) needed for crop care, harvest, clean harvest equipment, clean packing house equipment, containers and building. Worker will assist all team members in completing clean up tasks as needed. Worker will be responsible for informing Employer of any damage to the equipment, tools or supplies. Worker must be able to lift 65 pounds. ADDITIONAL JOB DUTIES: • Oversee daily operations in the field or warehouse/production lines. • Assign and oversee packing line team leads at times where multiple packing lines or crews are in operation. • Assign and ensure employees are completing job tasks and documenting completion on required paperwork in English and/or Spanish. • Assist Food Safety team with training employees on food safety processes and initiatives. • Ensure that production goals are met on a daily basis. • Manage traceability processes on all harvesting or production runs (paperwork/stickers). • Conduct daily walkthrough of fields or warehouse and production areas to complete field/facility checklist. • Train employees on cleaning procedures and ensure compliance. • Document cleaning procedures and keep records current. • Basic communication in English and Spanish • Supervisor will engage in packing activities as needed to relieve packing workers while on break and during hands-on training.
Job Classification:
45-1011.00 - First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers

The job/industry classification and description includes general information on the position from ONET/OES and the North American Industry Classification System. Please review Job Duties and Job Order for more information.

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Job requires worker to complete Supervisory duties in packing of crops including: Cabbage (Green, Red), Broccoli, Cauliflower, Summer Squash (Zucchini & Yellow), Winter Squash (Acorn, Butternut, Spaghetti, Kabocha), Apples, Peaches, Jack-O-Lantern Pumpkins, Pie Pumpkins, Specialty/White/Heirloom Pumpkins, Mini Pumpkins, Mini Assorted Gourds, Large Gourds, Sweet Corn (Bicolor & Yellow), Cucumber and Indian Corn. Experience Requirement: 2 verifiable months of supervisory or quality control experience in commercial agriculture in fruits or vegetables in addition to 1 verifiable month of commercial agriculture experience hand harvesting fruits or vegetables required. Applicants must furnish job references from recent employers within the past 5 years establishing acceptable prior experience. Applicants must possess ability to use and understand basic handheld electronic devices and computers. Basic verbal and written comprehension in English and Spanish required.
Number of Hours Per Week:
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
8:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Sunrise Orchards, Inc.
GOSHEN, IN 46526
Telephone Number:


19498 County Road 38, Goshen, IN 46526

Job Order Details

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Employer is offering wage rate of $18.17 per hour
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