Greenhouse Supervisor

Industry

Agriculture Fishing and Forestry

Advert ID

USA_547215

Location

Gilroy

Job Type

Contract

Hours

Full-Time

Salary Range

USD18-25/hr

No. of Openings

1

Branch Information

Salinas, CA - (USA) 622 Northridge CA Salinas , CA 93906

ContactNumber

831-443-8000

Job Description

Local Gilroy company is reimagining 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.

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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.



Successful candidates will have demonstrated the ability to maintain quality standards, ensure

food safety and worker safety policies.The ideal foreman is able to take direction and

constructive criticism, supervise other employees and be a motivated, organized individual with

a passion for agriculture, leadership, and innovation.



This role will be on-site from Monday to Friday, covering operation hours from 8:00 am to 4:30

pm. Overtime will occasionally be required in this position, and will be communicated and

agreed upon beforehand.



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



Nice-to-Haves

* 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