Job Info
Job Title: Harvesting Coordinator/Quality Control
Location: Bakersfield, CA
Job Number: 11124
Posted Date: 12/20/2019
Job description

Sun Pacific is looking for a harvesting coordinator/quality coordinator for its Cuties® harvesting operations to schedule, coordinate, supervise and monitor harvesting; work closely with management and farm labor contractors to communicate and coordinate harvesting schedule, locations and ensure quality of harvest; and, monitor and report field conditions to ensure timely and thorough harvesting, as well as avoid harvesting delays. 6+ months exp. in citrus farming and/or harvesting, or equivalent experience, desired. Must be able to work extensive hours and weekends and travel throughout southern San Joaquin Valley.

REPORTING RELATIONSHIP:  The harvesting coordinator/quality coordinator will report directly to the harvesting manager. 
 
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  Essential duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:  

  • Scheduling, coordinating, supervising and monitoring all harvesting functions; 
  • Monitoring and reporting quality of fresh fruit; 
  • Ensuring accurate projections and harvest scheduling; 
  • Position requires seasonal travel throughout southern San Joaquin Valley.  
  • Communicate and ensure harvesting plans and quality of work to Farm Labor Contractors; 
  • Ensure field is safe and ready before harvesting; 
  • Ensure safe harvesting practices are followed, proper equipment is utilized, and all food safety guidelines are adhered by harvesting crews. 
  • Maintain company issued truck clean and presentable; 
  • Give direction, display leadership and guidance and promote teamwork within the labor force; 
  • Ensure harvesting pick quality meets harvesting standards, and ensure no fruit is left behind by harvesters.  
  • Performing other duties as assigned

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • At least six (6) months experience and knowledge of production agriculture, farming and/or harvesting; 
  • Ability to work under pressure and exercise good judgement and behavior; 
  • Maintain a professional appearance on an off the field; 
  • Possession of a CDL and an acceptable driving record insurable by the Company’s insurance policy; 
  • Consistently report to work on time and be ready to work at the established start time;

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, AND ABILITIES: 

  • Ability and willingness to work long hours, evenings, weekends and holidays during harvest time;  
  • Ability to organize, prioritize, and manage multiple responsibilities and tasks; 
  • Ability to comprehend, read, write and communicate proficiently and interact with all levels of personnel; 
  • Ability to abide by Company employment, safety, and food safety policies; 
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced industrial environment near moving machinery, equipment and vehicles in the field; and,  
  • Ability to report to work early in the morning, work extensive hours and weekends, and be very flexible as needed by varying seasonal production schedules.


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