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Shipping and Receiving Clerk

DEPARTMENT:

Pack House Operations

LOCATION:

Somis, Ca.

REPORTS TO:

Shipping and Cooling Supervisor

TRAVEL:

No

FLSA:

Non-Exempt

RELOCATION:

No

WORK SCHEDULE:

Must work a minimum of 40 hours per week; schedule will be determined by the Cooler/shipper Manager.

GENERAL DESCRIPTION:

Shipping Coordinator is a clerical position that is concerned with maintain records regarding the incoming and outgoing shipments into the Somis Packing House/Cooler. Coordinator will communicate with dispatchers and forklift drivers in order to complete inventory and shipping orders. This position will be responsible for comparing and identifying information and counts for all product against invoices bill of lading and other computer records.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE; BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO THE FOLLOWING:

  • Verification of items shipped against placed orders to ascertain that quantities, destinations and routing are correct.
  • Communicate with sales department, drivers and dispatchers.
  • Ability to work flexible hours, including occasional weekends and holidays.
  • Willingness to drive forklifts and hand trucks.
  • Record damaged or defective product and dispose adequately.
  • Inspect returned product and convey findings to sales.
  • Handling returns and exchanges by ensuring correct policies are followed.
  • Maintain files and shipping records.
  • Route, trace, and verify shipped products against placed orders.
  • Maintain a well-organized shipping department and cooler.
  • Follow established PTI policies, procedures and objectives. Continuous quality improvement objectives, safety, environmental and control standards.
  • Inspect trailer before loading and offloading product.
  • Perform additional miscellaneous job related duties assigned and unassigned.

QUALITIES:

  • Ability to maintain high food safety and general safety standards.
  • Highly detail oriented.
  • Ability to creatively problem solve, and make and implement decisions quickly and soundly.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment and exemplify leadership and composure under pressure, while maintaining high morale.
  • Experienced in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, Famous and other digital tracking /inventory programs.

EDUCATION AND TRAINING:

  • Shipping experience required.
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) highly desired.
  • Agricultural experience preferred.
  • High school diploma or GED required; Bachelor’s degree preferred.

WORK ENVIORMENT:

The employee is regularly required to stand, walk, and use hands to handle or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust. The noise level and working conditions are similar to those for a Cooling/Shipping operation. The employee is occasionally exposed to hot, cold, wet and/or humid conditions; moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; outside weather conditions; extreme cold or heat.

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Shipping Supervisor

DEPARTMENT:

Pack House Operations

LOCATION:

Somis, Ca.

REPORTS TO:

Pack House Supervisor

TRAVEL:

No

FLSA:

Exempt

RELOCATION:

No

WORK SCHEDULE:

Must work a minimum of 40 hours per week; schedule will be determined by the Cooler/shipper Manager. 

GENERAL DESCRIPTION:

Directly supervises and coordinates all activities in the shipping department to maximize productivity on assigned shifts and areas.  This includes planning, assigning and directing work. This position, will perform a variety of shipping Tasks; Supervising of all shipping and personnel, verification of loading and shipping documents, inventory control and prioritizing of daily truck shipments. Additionally, work with sales team to meet day-to-day shipment expectations.  Convey critical information to all shipping staff. Assist in training shipping and cooler personnel. Assist’s Food Safety and Employee Safety departments to ensure compliance with State, Federal laws and company policies.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE; BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO THE FOLLOWING:

  • Verification of items shipped against placed orders to ascertain that quantities, destinations and routing are correct.
  • Communicate with sales department in order to attain and follow up on critical information pertaining to specific orders and product.
  • Assist Pack House Supervisor in personnel scheduling
  • Have working knowledge of refrigeration equipment and the ability to make timely decisions in the event of equipment failure.
  • Lead, guide and assist in training personnel.
  • Inspect product returns and communicate finding to sales team and pack house.
  • Tracing of product pertaining to questionable shipments.
  • Inventory control.
  • Report and contribute to the solutions pertaining to any and all issues including questionable product, equipment and mechanical issues, documentation and cooler personnel.
  • Maintain a well-organized shipping department and cooler.
  • Follow established PTI policies, procedures and objectives. Continuous quality improvement objectives, safety, environmental and control standards. 
  • Perform additional miscellaneous job related duties assigned and unassigned.

QUALITIES:

  • Excellent management and communication skills.
  • Highly detail oriented.
  • Ability to creatively problem solve, and make and implement decisions quickly and soundly.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment and exemplify leadership and composure under pressure, while maintaining high morale.
  • Ability to work with a wide range of people representing various backgrounds, levels of training and career stages. 

EDUCATION AND TRAINING:

  • Shipping experience required.
  • Proficiency in Spanish.
  • Agricultural experience preferred.
  • High school diploma or GED required; Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Minimum 2 years of supervisory experience or demonstrated supervisory skills required.

WORK ENVIORMENT:

The employee is regularly required to stand, walk, and use hands to handle or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear.  The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance.  The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust. The noise level and working conditions are similar to those for a Cooling/Shipping operation.  The employee is occasionally exposed to hot, cold, wet and/or humid conditions; moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; outside weather conditions; extreme cold or heat.

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Mechanic

DEPARTMENT:

Field

LOCATION:

Coachella, CA

REPORTS TO:

Shop Manager

TRAVEL:

Ventura/Kern County

FLSA:

Non-Exempt

WORK SCHEDULE:

Must work a minimum of 40 hours per week, schedule will be determined by the Shop Manager.

GENERAL DESCRIPTION:

The Mechanic assists and works under the direction of the Shop Manager. This position is responsible for cleaning, servicing, diagnosing, adjusting, ordering parts and completing extensive repairs on farm machinery such as, but not limited to wheel tractors, harvesters, crawler tractors, trucks, tillage equipment, pumps and trailers. This position may be assigned to work in either the shop or field, in hot or cold climates and wet conditions often around loud noise and with dangerous chemicals and solvents or dangerous equipment and tools. Mechanics must be safety oriented and willing, able to wear PPE.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE; BUT ARE NOT LIMITIED TO THE FOLLOWING:

  • Diagnose and repair malfunctions on field equipment, hydraulic and electrical systems.
  • Produce quality work while maintaining cost controls.
  • Establish and maintain an organized, clean work area.
  • Maintain communication with manager, fellow employees and field personnel.
  • Disassemble and assemble farm equipment without assistance and inspect parts determining when parts are to be replaced or reused.
  • Fill out time cards, parts requests, and service reports and establishing and maintaining a good attendance record.
  • Work safely around and with equipment and personnel; repairing equipment quickly and accurately.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

QUALITIES:

  • Must have a minimum of 2 years’ experience working as a mechanic or equivalent training.
  • Must have experience in diagnosing and repairing malfunctions in hydraulic, electrical, drive systems and in diesel and gas engines.
  • Must have willingness and ability to follow safety guidelines and work safely around and with other personnel; pay close attention to detail and follow directions accurately.
  • Must be able to climb, crawl and work in tight spaces, and the ability to lift and carry 50 lbs. short distances.
  • Must have the ability to read and understand parts and service manuals.
  • Possess and maintain appropriate driver’s license and endorsements; willingness to travel to remote locations for work.
  • Must have the willingness and ability to communicate and work with supervisor, shop personnel, fellow workers, and office or field personnel.
  • Have common and specialty tools to diagnose and repair equipment.

EDUCATION AND TRANING:

  • Bilingual preferred
  • Agriculture experience a plus

WORK ENVIORMENT:

The employee is regularly required to stand, walk, and use hands to handle or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear.  The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance.  The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 75 pounds.

Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

The noise level and working conditions are similar to those for an administrative office.  The employee is occasionally exposed to hot, cold, wet and/or humid conditions; moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; outside weather conditions; extreme cold or heat.

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Agricultural Equipment Operators

Drive and control farm equipment to till soil, to plant, and cultivate crops.

1. Job Tasks for:  Agricultural Equipment Operators

  • Drives tractor with implements to plow, plant, cultivate, or harvest crops and to move trailers for crop harvest.
  • Drives truck to haul supplies, tools, or farm workers.
  • Adjusts, repairs, lubricates, and services farm machinery, and notifies supervisor or appropriate personnel when machinery malfunctions.
  • Attaches farm implements, such as plow, disc, sprayer, or harvester, to tractor, using bolts and mechanic's hand tools.
  • Observes and listens to machinery operation to detect equipment malfunction, and removes obstruction to avoid damage to product or machinery.
  • Sprays fertilizer or pesticide solutions, using hand sprayer, to control insects, fungus and weed growth, and diseases.
  • Mixes specified materials or chemicals and dumps solutions, powders, or seeds into planter or sprayer machinery.
  • Manipulates controls to set, activate, and regulate mechanisms on machinery such as self-propelled machines.

2. Required Knowledge for:  Agricultural Equipment Operators

  • Mechanical – Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.
  • Food Production – Knowledge of techniques and equipment for planting and growing food products for consumption.

3. Required Experience for:  Agricultural Crop Farm Manager

  • Food Production – Experience with agriculture for the planting and growing food products.
  • Mechanical – Experience in the operation of industrial farm equipment, their maintenance and safe practices.

4. Skills Required for:   Agricultural Equipment Operators

  • Operation and Control – Controlling operations of equipment or systems.
  • Equipment Maintenance – Performing routine maintenance on equipment and determining when and what kind of maintenance is needed.
  • Equipment Selection – Determining the kind of tools and equipment needed to do a job.
  • Repairing – Repairing machines or systems using the needed tools.
  • Operation Monitoring – Watching gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly.
  • Troubleshooting – Determining causes of operating errors and deciding what to do about it.
  • Judgment and Decision Making – Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.

5. Abilities Required for:   Agricultural Equipment Operators

  • Control Precision – The ability to quickly and repeatedly adjust the controls of a machine or a vehicle to exact positions.
  • Static Strength – The ability to exert maximum muscle force to lift, push, pull, or carry objects.
  • Multi-limb Coordination – The ability to coordinate two or more limbs (for example, two arms, two legs, or one leg and one arm) while sitting, standing, or lying down. It does not involve performing the activities while the whole body is in motion.
  • Far Vision – The ability to see details at a distance.
  • Manual Dexterity – The ability to quickly move your hand, your hand together with your arm, or your two hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects.
  • Problem Sensitivity – The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.
  • Information Ordering – The ability to arrange things or actions in a certain order or pattern according to a specific rule or set of rules (e.g., patterns of numbers, letters, words, pictures, mathematical operations).
  • Extent Flexibility – The ability to bend, stretch, twist, or reach with your body, arms, and/or legs.
  • Stamina – The ability to exert yourself physically over long periods of time without getting winded or out of breath and be able to exert up to 50 lbs. of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 lbs. of force frequently, and/or up to 10 lbs. of force constantly to move objects.
  • Trunk Strength – The ability to use your abdominal and lower back muscles to support part of the body repeatedly or continuously over time without 'giving out' or fatiguing.

6. Job Activities for:   Agricultural Equipment Operators

  • Operating Vehicles, Mechanized Devices, or Equipment – Running, maneuvering, navigating, or driving vehicles or mechanized equipment, such as tractors or forklifts.
  • Performing General Physical Activities – Performing physical activities that require considerable use of your arms and legs and moving your whole body, such as climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, and handling of materials.
  • Controlling Machines and Processes – Using either control mechanisms or direct physical activity to operate machines or processes.
  • Handling and Moving Objects – Using hands and arms in handling, installing, positioning, and moving materials, and manipulating things.
  • Monitor Processes, Materials, or Surroundings – Monitoring and reviewing information from materials, events, or the environment, to detect or assess problems.
  • Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates – Providing information to supervisors, co-workers, and subordinates by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person.
  • Repairing and Maintaining Mechanical Equipment – Servicing, repairing, adjusting, and testing machines, devices, moving parts, and equipment that operate primarily on the basis of mechanical (not electronic) principles.
  • Inspecting Equipment, Structures, or Material – Inspecting equipment, structures, or materials to identify the cause of errors or other problems or defects.
  • Identifying Objects, Actions, and Events – Identifying information by categorizing, estimating, recognizing differences or similarities, and detecting changes in circumstances or events.
  • Working conditions – considered satisfactory but involve occasional exposure to one or more disagreeable elements such as heat, cold, dust, etc.

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