Employment

Job Title General Labor
Supervisor Line Labor Supervisor
Position Type Non-Supervisory-Seasonal
Pay $10.50
Weekly Hours Varies on season

 

Objective

The objective of this position contains several duties though out the packing facility, Stacking, lifting, dumping fruit, picking up fruit from the floor, cleaning, crawling in tight places, working in wet areas for a long period of time, packing, sorting and any other duties that are assigned  under the direction of the Line labor supervisor.

Qualifications

  • Able to lift 40 pounds overhead repetitively over work shift
  • Ability to communicate and work well with others
  • Perform repetitive functions paying attention to detail
  • Able to work in constant cold temperature (35 degrees)
  • Ability to work with and around water for a long period of time
  • Perform all assigned duties in a proper and timely manner
  • Ability to follow and obey management instruction

Elements of Position

  • Separate and stack packed boxes
  • Set up and prepare pallets to stack packed boxes on
  • Maintain a clean work area, free of safety hazards
  • Picking up fruit from the floor
  • Dumping fruit
  • Cleaning
  • Working in wet area for a long period of time
  • Packing
  • Sorting

Physical requirements

  • Standing / walking, crouching, stooping, twisting, balancing, leg/foot use, reaching, overhead extension, handling, pushing/pulling (40 lbs.), lifting carrying (40 lbs.)
  • Senses: Speaking, hearing, sight (far, near, color)

Environmental factors

Work is performed in Packing Line room. Room is well ventilated with moderate noise, good lighting, moderate paper dust, and standard room temperature.

 

Safety factors

Hazards encountered include lifting packed boxes, roller belt (chain), cold temperature, forklift traffic.

Safety Equipment

Gloves; Aprons; Hair restraints; pallets; totes; pickup sticks; volume filler,  Sorting tables; Conveyor belts; bin dumper; tote dumper; bins; strap gun; strap; clips

 

Equipment Used to Perform Job

  • Strap Gun
  • Pallet jack

 

This position can encompass duties other than the specified duties listed above. If necessary, alternative duties can be assigned at the discretion of the supervisor.

Job Title Packer/Sorter
Supervisor Helper/Floor Supervisor
Position Type Non-Supervisory-Seasonal
Pay  $10.50
Weekly Hours Varies on season

 

Objective

The primary function of this position is to inspect cherries for defects according to specifications provided, i.e. color, shape, bruises, softness, grade, sunburn and punctures. As the fruit moves across the sorting table, the worker will sort out defective cherries and reach approximately 14″ to place the cherries into one of three cull chutes located in the center of the sorting or side of the table. Additionally, the worker removes any leaves or debris from the fruit and being able to work with packaging equipment, focus on distribution of final product while maintaining consistent work flow.

 

Qualifications

  • Communicate well with others
  • Follow verbal directions
  • Ability to do highly repetitive physical work, paying attention to detail
  • Knowledge of fruit grades and sizes desirable
  • Fruit packing experience desired
  • Ability to stand in the same place for a long period of time
  • Ability to work under wet conditions

 

Elements of Position

  • Observing and evaluating cherries as they move across the sorting table.
  • Reaching/Handling at waist level to transfer and discard defective cherries into one of three cull chutes
  • Reaching/Handling to remove leaves and debris
  • Standing in the same place for a long period of time
  • Sorting fruit
  • Observing and evaluating the packing material
  • Reaching/Handling at waist level to operate packaging equipment
  • Reaching/Handling to distribute final product

Physical requirements

  • Constant standing, use of both hands, manual & finger dexterity for rolling/manipulating cherries for inspection, grasping and handling cherries to transfer them to a cull chute.
  • Constant reaching below shoulder height to work off the sorting table, rolling, transferring or discarding cherries
  • Constant lifting 0 – 1 pound to lift/place fruit into the cull chutes
  • Infrequent twisting and bending at waist when leaning/reaching – varies according to variety and quality of cherries being processed
  • Seldom to occasional walking and climbing stairs to and from assigned workstation. The exact number of stairs that are required to be climbed varies according to the assigned workstation
  • Senses: hearing, sight (near, far, color)
  • Constant standing, use of both hands, repeatedly hand movement with the packaging equipment
  • Constant reaching below shoulder height to grab packing material, transferring final product
  • Constant lifting 25 pound
  • Infrequent twisting and bending at waist when leaning/reaching-varies according to variety and quality of final product

 

Environmental factors

Work is performed in Packing Line room. Room is well ventilated with moderate noise, good lighting, moderate dust, and standard room temperature. Rarely there will be slight odors.

Safety factors

Hazards encountered in work environment include forklift traffic, wet/damp environment, wet floors, and moving belts. Attention to keeping foreign objects off belts is required.

Equipment Used to Perform Job

  • Sorting tables; Computer equipment; Fruit Dispenser ; Conveyor belts; Gloves; Aprons; Hair restraints

 

This position can encompass duties other than the specified duties listed above. If necessary, alternative duties can be assigned at the discretion of the supervisor.

 

Job Title Sanitation
Supervisor Sanitation Supervisory
Position Type Non-Supervisory-Seasonal
Pay TBD
Weekly Hours Varies on season

 

Objective

The objective of this position is to clean and maintain the warehouse, parking lot and storage facilities

 

Qualifications
• Ability to understand and speak both English and Spanish preferred
• Ability to perform repeated tasks with attention to detail

 

Elements of Position

  • Operate sweeper and scrubber in appropriate areas around the plant
    • Empty garbage cans and dumpsters
    • Clean and mop appropriate areas
    • Dump bulk loads
    • Use caution with cleaning chemicals
    • Pick up all fruit from floor
    • Wash/sanitize fruit belts and packing equipment
    • Ability to operate packing equipment
    • Understanding of shed sanitation requirements

Physical requirements

  • Standing / walking, crouching, stooping, twisting, balancing, leg/foot use, reaching, overhead extension, handling, grasping, pushing/pulling (40 lbs.), lifting carrying (40 lbs.)
    • Senses: Speaking, hearing, sight (far, near, color)

 

Environmental factors

Work area is inside warehouse and outdoors in all types of extreme weather conditions. Indoor areas are well ventilated with moderate noise, well lit with moderate dirt and dust, occasional chemical odors from cleaning supplies.

 

Safety factors

Hazards encountered in this position include foot traffic, high pressure hot water, cleaning chemical.

 

Safety Equipment

  • Safety Glasses
  • Safety Gloves
  • Hard Hat
  • Rubber Boots
  • Face Shield (when pouring chemicals)

 

Equipment Used to Perform Job

  • Forklift
  • Conveyor belts
  • Packing Machinery
  • Sweeper & General Cleaning supplies

This position can encompass duties other than the specified duties listed above. If necessary, alternative duties can be assigned at the discretion of the supervisor.

 

Address:
15650 Excelsior Ave, Hanford, CA 93230