Job Description

 

Job Title: Assistant Harvesting Supervisor, Strawberries

Location: Santa Maria, CA

Reports To: Harvest Supervisor

Classification:  Exempt

 

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Manages and supervises, with hands on involvement, all strawberry harvest activities
    • Will also assist in organizing labor for various production work.
  • Identifies and sources labor; develops and manages crews, ensures proper training, and cultivates high morale.
  • Responsible for collection and submission of strawberry Harvest data.
  • Responsible for communicating accurate estimates of strawberry crops and to deliver high quality to the cooler in a timely manner.
  • Ensures compliance with all labor laws, prime audits or food safety, company policy and workers safety.
  • Maintains a well-organized, clean and safe work environment.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Works, shares, and communicates well with other harvest personnel.
  • Achieves above average quality scores and maintains a high position on the Driscoll’s district leaderboard.
  • Accurately manages and records the harvesting of multiple SKUs and pack types.
  • Assures accurate harvest forecasts to Driscoll’s on a daily basis.

 

Minimum Requirements

  • Bilingual: English and Spanish
  • Proficient in Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
  • Extensive experience and a proven track record with strawberry harvesting.