Production Lead - Baltimore
Job Details
Entry
Baltimore - Baltimore, MD
Day
General Labor
Description

THE ROLE

The Packhouse (PH) Lead will be responsible for day-to-day supervision of the Packhouse production and inventory management.  The PH Lead reports directly to the Packhouse Supervisor and works in collaboration with our Sales, Customer Service, Logistics and Distribution team. This is a hands-on role requiring an individual that is a true leader, can rally a team, maintain a positive morale and work environment, and ensure a smooth efficiently run operation.  This is a full- time working lead role and will require an individual who is willing to roll up their sleeves and get dirty, and work weekends. ‘

Prior experience in the natural and organic food industry a plus but not required. This is an opportunity for an enthusiastic, self-motivated and organized individual to assume a position at a rapidly growing, innovative, disruptive company in the 21st century food system.

 

AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY

  • Packing Containers of Fresh Produce
    • Sorting and selecting high quality product to pack
    • Identifying unacceptable quality product to discard
    • Filling containers to an accurate weight using scales
    • Properly handling product and containers to maximize shelf life and appearance to the company’s visual expectations
    • Performing repetitive tasks at a consistent pace which meets productivity expectations
  • Production Support
    • Assisting Greenhouse Production operations, including transplanting seedlings, harvesting plants, and handling growing equipment
    • Handling, organizing, and loading production supplies and equipment
    • Assisting with inventory control and cold storage organization
    • Labelling, boxing, and staging product materials and supplies
    • Other duties as assigned
  • Food Safety and Sanitation
    • Follow Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP’s), Good Agricultural Practices (GAP’s), company food safety policies, and sanitation standard operating procedures (SSOP’s).
    • Assist with daily cleaning of production areas, equipment, and supplies
    • Assist with periodic cleaning of common areas in facility

 

QUALIFICATIONS

Requirements:

  • Be authorized to work in the US
  • Lift 50 pounds
  • Stand for a full 8-hour shift
  • Maintain a steady pace with attention to detail
  • Must have a reliable form of transportation
  • Open availability to work various work schedules including holidays and weekends
  • Must be able to work in varying temperatures that are anywhere from 55 degrees (within the Packhouse) to 95 degrees (within the Greenhouse).

 

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