Salary: $130,000 Benefits Education: Bachelor’s degree in agribusiness, business or a related field Experience: A minimum of 3 years’ management level Experience at a processing facility Obtain and maintain California QAC (Qualified Applicator Certificate) license Knowledgeable in the areas of processing, warehousing, quality assurance, inventory management, people management and chemical application. A working knowledge is necessary in order to train in these functions Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Proficient with MS Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook. Ability to communicate professionally with people at all levels of the organization and external contacts. Solid decision making skills. Bilingual Spanish English helpful but not required.
Position Description: The Processing Manager directs and organizes the daily operations of the processing facilities. He/she oversees employees and production to ensure the plant is running safely, smoothly, effectively, and efficiently. Typical duties include: Oversee safe operation, and maintenance of all processing equipment and ensure a safe workplace environment for all employees and visitors Meet goals of hulling, shelling, processing, storage, and shipping in quality and throughput Coordinate processing projects and initiatives with production and marketing departments Work with Processing Manager at other processing location to unify division and learn from successes/challenges Maintain and improve operational efficiency of facility to produce product to meet customer specification Ensure that shipment quality meets contracted specifications Coordinate with quality control to meet all customer, internal, and audit requirements Ensure that facility meets requirements of regulatory agencies Manage overall risk and food safety of facility Select, hire, train, supervise and evaluate staff Heavy focus on development of direct reports Create operating and capital budgets and monitor/manage spending within approved limits