Pack House Manager

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Pack House Manager

Posted 3 months ago

Job description:

The Pack house Manager will be responsible for:  the safe and proper operations of the packing lines, completing orders, and training and supervising personnel.  The Pack house Manager needs to lead by example and be committed to customer service. A positive attitude in the workplace is required, as is the ability to adhere to all human resources, operational and food & health safety policies and procedures.

Responsibilities:

  • Ensure all machines are cleaned, well maintained and operating properly
  • Ensure counters (photocells) are working accurately
  • Proper operation of flow pack, labeling and printing equipment
  • Trouble shoot packing line, box machine and other pack house equipment
  • Complete orders correctly and make decisions regarding priorities and needs
  • Label orders when required.  Comply with Farmsoft system, see that system is being used properly
  • Communicate with harvest/shipping/sales so orders flow properly
  • Manage staffing and work schedule in communication with line leaders
  • Support line leaders as needed
  • Communicate any performance issues first to the employee and then to the production manager if there is no improvement so that progressive discipline can be initiated
  • Communicate any produce concerns (i.e. either quality and or quantity) to the production manager
  • Monitor employees and provide guidance and coaching as required
  • Ensure employees adhere to all (food) safety policies
  • Ensure all required food safety documents are up to date
  • Ensure employees clean containers, materials, supplies, and work areas using cleaning solutions
  • Ensure employees record, scan jobs properly
  • Ensure employees work in a safe and efficient manner and report any health and safety concerns or accidents to the production manager
  • Report to work on time and as scheduled

On call service as scheduled. (Must live within a 20 minute radius to be able to troubleshoot alarms) 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Strong understanding of production needs of produce
  • Ability to work under pressure, to multi-task and to reprioritize tasks on a routine basis
  • Excellent documentation, communication and time management skills
  • Able to climb stairs and stand on feet for an extended period of time
  • Ability to communicate effectively (written and oral) in English, Spanish is an asset
  • Must be able to bend, stretch, twist and lift heavy material (up to 25lbs)
  • Must be able to deal with challenging employees

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