Greenhouse Supervisor


Agriculture Fishing and Forestry

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Salary Range

USD17.50-19 per year

No. of Openings


Branch Information

Gilroy, CA - (USA) 8687 San Ysidro Avenue CA Gilroy , CA 95020



Job Description

Local Gilroy company is remaining the modern farm, utilizing robotics to grow fresh, consistent, and

responsibly farmed produce for everyone. Our experienced team of growers, plant scientists,

engineers, and innovators are passionate about deeply understanding and developing this new

wave of technology to feed an ever-growing population.


Who We're Looking For

We are looking for an experienced foreman that will help us manage production at our

commercial greenhouse in Gilroy, CA. The greenhouse Foreman will contribute and oversee the

daily operation of the facility as well as supervise the workforce of the greenhouse to achieve

company objectives.

What You'll Be Doing

Duties and Responsibilities

a) Production/Operations

* Oversee and direct hourly employees in production areas including seeding,

transplanting, harvesting, packing, and cleaning/sanitation

* Record cycle times (time tracking) for selected tasks

* Conduct cycle counts on a bimonthly basis and update inventory accordingly

* Submit purchase requests to Ops Manager or Office Manager

* Submit maintenance work order as needed

* Train new hourly employee in all production areas

* Motivate and develop hourly employees

* Support the Grow team and Head Grower in the implementation of new crop

production protocols

* Collaborate with engineers in the installation of new equipment

* Create and print labels for seeding and packing

* Ensure work is completed in a efficient and timely manner

* Maintain records in compliance with food safety standard with respect to daily

duties, sanitation logs, and safety requirements

* Maintain a clean, efficient, and safe facility at all times

* Report all food safety and worker safety compliance issues immediately to the

Greenhouse Operations Manager

* Assist on production tasks as needed

b) Administrative

* Submit timesheets to Premium

* Be the point of contact between Premium and the hourly employees

* Escalate on the job or employee related items to HR and disseminate HR

information to employees


* Experience with automated environmental control systems

* Interest in the farming, food and robotics industries and love the fun of the startup

environment and its culture

What You'll Bring

* Must be fluent in English and Spanish

* Must have 2+ years' experience directly managing individuals working on

production lines

* Must have 2+ years' experience leading hourly employees

* Forklift certification

* Ability to resolve issues by analyzing, investigating, and identifying solutions

* Ability to handle stressful situations, in an efficient and effective manner

* Basic computer skills

Physical Demands

* Remaining in a standing position for extended periods of time

* Ability to lift 25 lbs regularly, and up to 50 lbs occasionally

* Ability to bend at the waist, crouch, stoop, squat, and kneel

Work Environment

* Ability to work in greenhouse conditions, a wide range of temperatures, humidity,

and sunlight

* Strong odors from machinery, sanitizers, isopropyl alcohol, or bleach

* Occasional loud noises from machinery