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Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

CHERRYFIELD FOODS, INC.

MACHIAS, ME

$17.80 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+12075467573
Extension
3002
Email address to Apply:
mbeal@cherryfieldfoods.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
60
Job Duties:
Working in various areas of our fresh processing production line when our wild blueberries arrive at our processing plant in Machias, Maine. Positions on our fresh processing line include cleaning wild blueberries of the floor with shovels, working on shakers where you would stand by a automatic machine and pick debris off the shaker and see the wild blueberries go through the fresh line properly, you could be trained to operate a forklift, you could be working on our fresh receiving dock receiving the berries with a manual pallet jack and bringing them to the scale to get weighed, you could be working in maintenance or being a lead hand. Other jobs may include working on the frozen end our processing plant where the berries are packaged into totes for rework later or into boxes that go to the consumer. Those jobs would include making totes or boxes for the production line and stacking 30 lb boxes on a pallet. Other jobs if needed would be working with wild blueberry crop in the field.
Job Classification:
45-2041.00 - Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

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.

Job Requirements

Experience Required:
Yes
Months of Experience Required:
3
Special Requirements:
Anticipated range of hours for different seasonal activities: Ten hours per day is normal. Workers may be offered more than the specified work in a single day. The worker may be requested but not required to work 12-14 hours per day and/or on the Sabbath or Federal holidays depending on the conditions in the fields, weather, and maturity of the crop. Worker may be requested to work Saturday and Sunday during peak times and special needs but not required. These requirements pertain to both H-2A and U.S. workers. Extreme heat, cold or drought may affect the working hours. Employee may work 60 to 70 hours based on special work schedule situations, weather and crop conditions permitting.
Number of Hours Per Week:
60
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
CHERRYFIELD FOODS, INC.
Location:
CHERRYFIELD, ME 04622
Telephone Number:
+12075467573

Worksite

Address:
78 Elm Street, MACHIAS, ME 04654

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-24135-992124
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
5/21/2024

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