Warmerdam Packing, LLC Employement

Job Title A&B Operator
Supervisor Production Manager
Position Type Supervisory-Seasonal
Pay 18.00-18.50
Weekly Hours Varies on season

Objective
The basic objective of this position is to oversee the complete function of the Packing Line including personnel management, packing line equipment, maintaining quality control.
Qualifications
• Ability to train
• Excellent communication and personal interactive skills
• Ability to perform detailed functions and make quick informative decisions during periods of high pressure
Elements of Position
• Interact with other Pack Line Supervisors for consistency in performance
• Maintaining supplies needed to run label applicators and inkjets
• Maintaining maintenance on label applicators and inkjets
• Resolve all types of problems as they arise
• Change over machinery quickly and efficiently
• Monitoring weights and speeds on A&B machines, making sure weights are as accurate as possible.
• Technical knowledge of machinery for maintaining optimum output
• Make sure dates and labels are correct and placed straight on packaging
Physical requirements
• Constant leg/foot use, and handling, frequently walking and climbing
• Occasional sitting, standing, crouching, stooping, twisting, reaching, pushing/pulling
• Rarely kneeling, crawling or balancing
• Senses: Speaking, hearing, sight (near, far, color), smell
Environmental factors
• Work area is inside except. Area is well ventilated with noise, well lit; Majority of work is performed in packing rooms and in office settings
Safety factors
• Hazards encountered include; wet slippery floors, foot traffic, forklifts and chemicals. Safety equipment is required for this position
Safety Equipment
• Proper Foot Wear
• Proper Clothing
Equipment Used to Perform Job
• A&B Fillers
• Converyors
• Label Applicators
• Citronix Inkjets
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 Bin Controller
Supervisor Data Entry Supervisor
Position Type Non-Supervisory-Seasonal
Pay 17.50-18.50
Weekly Hours Varies by season

Revised: 01/10/2024
Objective
The basic objective of this position is to provide an accurate account of inventories brought into the production line. This includes verifying that all information being received into production based on production schedule is correct.
Qualifications
• Ability to perform repetitive, detailed work quickly and accurately
• Basic math skills
• Ability to pay attention to detail
• Ability to communicate and work well with other employees, supervisors and managers in a timely manner.
• Have a flexible work schedule during the season
• Ability to read/write and understand English
Elements of Position
• Communicate with production forklift driver number of bins needed for a steady flow required for the production line
• Locate bins according to productions line’s daily run schedule
• Keep records of bins being placed on production line
• Notify packing line operator’s, floor ladies and tally clerk of Block ID changes
• Keep record of trash and cull weights
• Issue bin inventory, and input trash/cull weights
• Manage flow of bins loaded onto production line by notifying forklift drivers
Physical requirements
• Frequent walking
• Senses: Speaking, hearing, sight (near, far, color)
Environmental factors
• Majority of work is performed in indoor, outdoor and occasional cold room environment. Rooms are well ventilated, well lit, noisy and dusty
Safety factors
• Safety hazards are encountered in this position include forklift traffic and wet floors. A safety vest is required to be worn at all times for this position
Equipment Used to Perform Job
• Calculator
• Computer
• Scales
• Printer
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 Bin Dumper
Supervisor Line Operator
Position Type Non-Supervisory-Seasonal
Pay 17.00-18.50
Weekly Hours Varies by season

Objective
The basic objective of this position is to operate the bin dumper on Production fruit lines
Qualifications
• Ability to perform repetitive, work quickly and accurately
• Ability to communicate and work well with other employees, supervisors and managers in a timely manner
• Have a flexible work schedule during the season
Elements of Position
• Operate bin dumper
• Feed production line with product
• Feed a consistent flow of fruit to the bin dumper
• Work with bin controller to establish efficient block-ID changes
Physical requirements
• Frequent walking, standing, twisting, bending
• Senses: Speaking, hearing, sight (near, far, color)
Environmental factors
• Work is performed in packing line room, room is well ventilated with moderate noise, good lighting, moderate dust, and standard room temperature
Safety factors
• Hazards encountered include lifting packed boxes, roller belt (chain), conveyor belts, cold temperature and forklift traffic
Safety Equipment
• General Knowledge of equipment is required
Equipment Used to Perform Job
• Bin Dump Machine
• HMI screen
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 Box Maker
Supervisor Production/Assist. Production Manager
Position Type Non-Supervisory-Seasonal
Pay 17.00-20.50
Weekly Hours Varies on season

Objective
The basic objective of this position is to form boxes in the box machine with unmade boxes and glue.
Qualifications
• Read English
• Communicate well with others
• Ability to do highly repetitive inspecting work, paying attention to detail
Elements of Position
• Communicate with Line Operator to know what packaging material and quantities are needed for your shift
• Keep ample supply of material needed as to not create a slowdown in production
• Load box machine with flat carton stock
• Check and reload glue so as to not run out
• Keep maintenances on box machine
• Keep record of packaging supply in order to inform production manager when supply is low
Physical requirements
• Standing/walking, stooping, reaching (loading), lifting/carrying (40 lbs.)
• Frequent twisting (neck, waist), pushing/pulling (30 lbs.)
• Occasional crouching and rarely kneeling/crawling
• Senses: Speak, hear, sight (near, far, 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 in work environment include forklifts and attention to keeping foreign objects out of the machinery
Safety Equipment
• Safety Glasses
• Safety Gloves
Equipment Used to Perform Job
• Box machine
• Forklift
• Boxing material
• Safety Glasses
• Hard Hat
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 Data Entry Clerk – Tagging
Supervisor Data Entry Supervisor
Position Type Non-Supervisory-Seasonal
Pay 17.50-21.50
Weekly Hours Varies by season

Objective
The basic objectives of this position are input and create an accurate inventory.
Qualifications
• Ability to perform repetitive, detailed work quickly and accurately in a fast-paced environment
• Ability to work without much supervision
• Good computer and calculator (10-key) skills preferred
• Ability to communicate and work well with other employees, supervisors and managers in a timely manner
• Have flexible scheduling during the work season
Elements of Position
• Submit final pack-outs to immediate supervisor
• Maintain pack-out files
• Create inventories
• Work with packing lines to determine accuracy of reporting
• Work within deadline time constraints quickly and accurately
Physical requirements
• Sitting, occasional walking, crouching, stooping and lifting
• Senses: Speaking, hearing, sight (near, far, color)
Environmental factors
• Majority of work is performed in indoor and outdoor environment. Rooms are well ventilated, well lit, noisy and dusty
Safety factors
• Safety hazards encountered include forklift traffic and wet floors. Safety reflective vest and proper footwear are required for this position
Equipment Used to Perform Job
• Computer
• Copy machine
• Radio
• Calculator
• Printer
• Telephone
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 Floor Supervisor
Supervisor Production / Assist. Prod. Manager
Position Type Non-Supervisory-Seasonal
Pay 21.00-23.50
Weekly Hours Varies by season

Objective
The basic objective of this position is to manage fruit packing, packer/sorters, and helpers. The primary goal of this position is to maintain quality defect sorting and overall quality pack.
Qualifications
• Person may have knowledge of fruit defects, varieties, machinery, and supplies
• Excellent communication and personnel interaction and conflict resolution skills
• Ability to train new hires and promote employees in job functions
• Knowledge of personnel management and hiring procedure
Elements of Position
• Must delegate the authority to manage amongst their support staff
• Must be able to maintain composure under heavy stress
• Involvement in conflict management
• Monitor sorters, packers and final packing of goods
• Understand and implement shed quality system
Physical requirements
• Constant standing, walking, handling of fruit
• Occasional sitting, use of stairs, lifting / carrying
• Rarely grasping, pushing / pulling, twisting, bending
• Senses: Hearing, sight (near, far)
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. Water is present.
Safety factors
• Hazards encountered include lifting packed boxes, roller belt (chain), cold temperature, forklift traffic
Safety Equipment
• Proper Foot Wear
• Proper Clothing
Equipment Used to Perform Job
• Grade Tables
• Sorting Gloves
• Packing Equipment
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 Forklift Operator (Packing Line)
Supervisor Receiving Manager
Position Type Non-Supervisory-Seasonal
Pay 18.00-20.50
Weekly Hours Varies by season

Objective

The basic objective of this position is to distribute fruit bins, empty bins, packaging material and other miscellaneous objects to the necessary areas or on/off trucks in a safe and efficient manner.

Qualifications

  • Person must have knowledge of using a forklift in a safe and secure manner
  • Understand all functions of the forklift and be able to inspect the lift before a work day
  • Be able to move empty/full bins, material to designated areas accordingly
  • Set and attain goals, maintain attention to detail working within deadlines
  • Ability to read, write, count, multitask and communicate well with others
  • Warmerdam Packing, LP forklift training – additional ability to drive in confined areas
  • Previous forklift experience required
  • Capable to perform repetitive functions paying attention to detail
  • Flexible to work 7 days and overtime on any shift if necessary

Elements of Position

  • Unload cargo and load and balance cargo on and off of trucks
  • Organize fruit inventory in warehouse
  • Follow all safety procedures; honk at curtains, wear seat belt, respect pedestrians
  • Perform daily forklift inspections in an accurate and effective manner
  • Maintain a clean/clear work area
  • Supply production line with product
  • Keep records of bins brought in and weights from bins taken out.

Physical requirements

  • Sitting, twisting, leg/foot use, pushing/pulling
  • Occasional standing/walking, crouching, stooping, reaching
  • Rarely climbing or lifting/carrying (5-50 lbs.)
  • Senses: Speaking, hearing, sight (near, far, color), smell

Environmental factors

Work area is all over the shed (pack line, loading docks, and inside/outside cold rooms). Areas are well ventilated and can be subject to weather conditions, with moderate to high noise levels, well-lit with moderate amount of dust and odors

Safety factors

Majority of work is performed inside cold temperature rooms. Hazards encountered include foot traffic, forklifts and chemicals

 

Safety Equipment

  • Proper Foot Wear
  • Hard Hat
  • Proper Clothing
  • Seat Belt
  • Safety Glasses
  • Safety Gloves when changing batteries/fueling
Job Title Forklift Operator (Receiving)
Supervisor Receiving Manager
Position Type Non-Supervisory-Seasonal
Pay 17.50-20.50
Weekly Hours Varies by season
  • Objective
    The basic objective of this position is to distribute fruit bins, empty bins, packaging material, distribute packed fruit boxes and receive packed outside purchase/growers’ fruit to store them at designated areas and load shipment orders accordingly, effectively, and accurately and other miscellaneous objects to the necessary/designated areas or load/unload trucks in a safe and efficient manner.
    Qualifications
    • Certified Forklift Operator
    • High School diploma, GED or 2 years minimum related work experience
    • Ability to communicate well with others (Bi-Lingual Desired)
    • Knowledge of loading truck weight capabilities and 4-types of loading diagrams (desired)
    • Person must have knowledge of using a forklift in a safe and secure manner
    • Understand all functions of the forklift and be able to inspect the forklift before a work day
    • Be able to move empty /full bins, material to designated areas accordingly
    • Set and attain goals, maintain attention to detail working within deadlines
    • Must have good math skills and be able to write clearly
    • ability to read, write, count, multitask and communicate well with others
    • Warmerdam Packing LLC Forklift training- additional ability to drive in confined areas
    • Previous forklift experience required
    • Capable to perform repetitive functions paying attention to detail
    • Flexible to work 7 days and overtime on any shift if necessary
    Elements of Position
    • Unload all incoming fruit bins, packaging material, and miscellaneous items from trucks in a timely effective manner
    • Verifies all production packed fruit or outside incoming fruit counts matches to pallet tag(s)
    • Distribute all packed fruit pallets to designated rooms accurately and effectively
    • Confirms all boxes are properly marked, in good presentable condition, and in good condition on pallet
    • Set up shipment orders accurately and effectively in a timely manner in order to be loaded
    • Collaborate with driver an effective way to load an order to prevent re-arranging trucks and delay shipments
    • Verifies shipment order is accurate while being loaded into refer truck to assure effectiveness
    • Assures all fruit is properly handled according to the Cold Chain Management Standards
    • Performs physically accurate inventories and reports any discrepancies to the department supervisor
    • Keeps warehouse area clean and organized at all times and sanitized as needed
    • Perform basic warehouse maintenance tasks
    • Check counts of fruit bins, packaging material, or miscellaneous items being unloaded and confirms counts with receiving clerk
    • Maintains incoming fruit bins organized by grower to be weighed in the most convenient manner
    • Stores fruit bins, packaging materials and miscellaneous items in designated areas in a timely and safely manner
    • Maintains fruit stored in cold rooms according to the FIRST IN FIRST OUT (FIFO) standards
    • Loads trucks with fruit bins, empty bins, or miscellaneous items accordingly, effectively, and safely manner
    • Set and attain goals, maintaining attention to detail, and working within deadlines
    • Keeps all receiving, packaging material, and cold rooms clean and organized at all times
    • Assists receiving clerk with physical inventories
  • Physical Requirements
    • Constantly sitting, jumping off forklift, twisting, walking and standing
    • Rarely crouching, stooping, pushing/pulling (10lbs +), and lifting carrying (20lbs +)
    • Sense: speaking, hearing, sight (near, far, color)
    Environmental Factors
    • Work area is all over the shed (pack line, loading docks, and inside/outside cold rooms.) Areas are well ventilated and can be subject to weather condition, with moderate to high noise levels, well lit with moderate amount of dust odors.
    Safety Factors
    • Hazards encountered in work environment include heavy forklift traffic, occasional wet floor surfaces, minor odor presence, pedestrians, overhead obstructions, minor chemicals handling, moderate noise, and constant exchange of weather environment heat to indoor temperatures
    Safety Equipment
    • Bump Hats, Seat Belts, Safety Glasses, Safety Vests, and chemical resistance apron, gloves, and face shield
    Equipment Used To Perform Job
    • Sit Down Forklift Truck (Mainly propane or occasionally electric and can be a single or single/double), Floor Sweeper, Dumper, Propane Re-Charge Cylinder, Battery Exchange Hoist
    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 Forklift Operator (Shipping)
Supervisor Shipping Manager
Position Type Non-Supervisory-Seasonal
Pay 17.00-25.50
Weekly Hours Varies by season
  • Objective
    The basic objective of this position is to distribute fruit bins, empty bins, packaging material, distribute packed fruit boxes and receive packed outside purchase/growers’ fruit to store them at designated areas and load shipment orders accordingly, effectively, and accurately and other miscellaneous objects to the necessary/designated areas or load/unload trucks in a safe and efficient manner.
    Qualifications
    • Certified Forklift Operator
    • High School diploma, GED or 2 years minimum related work experience
    • Ability to communicate well with others (Bi-Lingual Desired)
    • Knowledge of loading truck weight capabilities and 4-types of loading diagrams (desired)
    • Person must have knowledge of using a forklift in a safe and secure manner
    • Understand all functions of the forklift and be able to inspect the forklift before a work day
    • Be able to move empty /full bins, material to designated areas accordingly
    • Set and attain goals, maintain attention to detail working within deadlines
    • Must have good math skills and be able to write clearly
    • ability to read, write, count, multitask and communicate well with others
    • Warmerdam Packing LLC Forklift training- additional ability to drive in confined areas
    • Previous forklift experience required
    • Capable to perform repetitive functions paying attention to detail
    • Flexible to work 7 days and overtime on any shift if necessary
    Elements of Position
    • Unload all incoming fruit bins, packaging material, and miscellaneous items from trucks in a timely effective manner
    • Verifies all production packed fruit or outside incoming fruit counts matches to pallet tag(s)
    • Distribute all packed fruit pallets to designated rooms accurately and effectively
    • Confirms all boxes are properly marked, in good presentable condition, and in good condition on pallet
    • Set up shipment orders accurately and effectively in a timely manner in order to be loaded
    • Collaborate with driver an effective way to load an order to prevent re-arranging trucks and delay shipments
    • Verifies shipment order is accurate while being loaded into refer truck to assure effectiveness
    • Assures all fruit is properly handled according to the Cold Chain Management Standards
    • Performs physically accurate inventories and reports any discrepancies to the department supervisor
    • Keeps warehouse area clean and organized at all times and sanitized as needed
    • Perform basic warehouse maintenance tasks
    • Check counts of fruit bins, packaging material, or miscellaneous items being unloaded and confirms counts with receiving clerk
    • Maintains incoming fruit bins organized by grower to be weighed in the most convenient manner
    • Stores fruit bins, packaging materials and miscellaneous items in designated areas in a timely and safely manner
    • Maintains fruit stored in cold rooms according to the FIRST IN FIRST OUT (FIFO) standards
    • Loads trucks with fruit bins, empty bins, or miscellaneous items accordingly, effectively, and safely manner
    • Set and attain goals, maintaining attention to detail, and working within deadlines
    • Keeps all receiving, packaging material, and cold rooms clean and organized at all times
    • Assists receiving clerk with physical inventories
  • Physical Requirements
    • Constantly sitting, jumping off forklift, twisting, walking and standing
    • Rarely crouching, stooping, pushing/pulling (10lbs +), and lifting carrying (20lbs +)
    • Sense: speaking, hearing, sight (near, far, color)
    Environmental Factors
    • Work area is all over the shed (pack line, loading docks, and inside/outside cold rooms.) Areas are well ventilated and can be subject to weather condition, with moderate to high noise levels, well lit with moderate amount of dust odors.
    Safety Factors
    • Hazards encountered in work environment include heavy forklift traffic, occasional wet floor surfaces, minor odor presence, pedestrians, overhead obstructions, minor chemicals handling, moderate noise, and constant exchange of weather environment heat to indoor temperatures
    Safety Equipment
    • Bump Hats, Seat Belts, Safety Glasses, Safety Vests, and chemical resistance apron, gloves, and face shield
    Equipment Used To Perform Job
    • Sit Down Forklift Truck (Mainly propane or occasionally electric and can be a single or single/double), Floor Sweeper, Dumper, Propane Re-Charge Cylinder, Battery Exchange Hoist
    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 General Labor
Supervisor Line Labor Supervisor
Position Type Non-Supervisory-Seasonal
Pay 16.50-17.50
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 Helper
Supervisor Floor Supervisor
Position Type Non-Supervisory-Seasonal
Pay 18.00-19.50
Weekly Hours Varies by season

Objective
The basic objective of this position is to support the Floor Supervisor in their responsibilities to manage Packers and Sorters personnel.
Qualifications
• Person may have knowledge of fruit defects, varieties, machinery, and supplies
• Excellent communication and personnel interaction and conflict resolution skills
• Ability to train new hires and promote employees in job functions
• 2 years of packing experience preferred
Elements of Position
• Must be able to get along well with others
• Monitor sorters, packers and final packing of goods
• Consult with Floor Supervisor in regard to employee issues/conflict management
• Address all potential safety hazards to supervisor or safety personnel
Physical requirements
• Constant standing, walking, handling of fruit
• Occasional sitting, use of stairs, lifting / carrying (20 lbs. max.)
• Rarely grasping, pushing / pulling, twisting, bending
• Senses: Hearing, sight (near, far)
Environmental factors
• Work is performed in packing line room; room is well ventilated with moderate noise, good light and moderate dust
Safety factors
• Hazards encountered include lifting packed boxes, roller belt (chain), cold temperature, carousel conveyor, forklift traffic and standard room temperature; rarely there will be slight odors, water is present
Equipment Used to Perform Job
• Grade Tables
• Sorting Gloves
• Radio
• Printer
Chemical Contact
• No special certificate or license is required; chlorine is present in the water used to transport cherries; depending on the season wax and fungicide is applied to fruit before packaging.
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: HR/Payroll Clerk Pay: 17.00-19.00
Position Type: Non-Supervisory-Seasonal Weekly Hours: Varies by season
Reports To: HR Manager  

Objective
We are seeking a skilled HR/Payroll clerk that performs general administrative and clerical duties related to the HR/Payroll department which include but are not limited to onboarding, timekeeping, payroll preparation and maintaining records. Provides a vital role in our organization by providing exceptional, front-line service while greeting and/or assisting all visitors and employees.
Responsibilities
• Greet customers, vendors and employees and distribute visitor badges accordingly
• Answer and transfer internal and external phone calls
• Conduct full cycle employee onboarding and offboarding (Seasonal & Full time)
• Provide support to employees in various HR-related topics
• Conduct or assist with Orientations and Trainings
• Gather data for reporting purposes
• Maintain current HR files and database
• Update and maintain employee benefits, employment status and similar records
• Ensure that all required employee documentation is collected and maintained
• Documents human resources actions by completing forms, reports, logs, and records
• Provides payroll information by answering questions and requests
• Maintains employee confidentiality and protects payroll operations by keeping information confidential
• Assist Payroll Coordinator with all payroll inquires during peak season
Requirements
• Proficient in English; Bi-lingual Spanish required
• Have a flexible work schedule
• Understanding of general human resources policies and procedures
• Basic understanding of payroll
• Demonstrates high confidentiality and upholds company standards
• Excellent customer service and interpersonal communication skills required
• Must have the ability to work independently, multi-task and attention to detail
• Ability to learn new software
• Ability to communicate and work well with co-workers, and other department supervisors/managers
• Proficient in MS Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
• Familiar with Laserfiche software plus
• HRIS/Timekeeping systems (UKG Pro/UKG Dimensions) plus
• PC Proficient
• Data Entry and General Math Skills
Physical Requirements
• Possibility of prolonged sitting or standing
Work Environment
• Majority of work is performed in a professional office environment with some training provided in packing shed break areas
Dress Code
• Casual professional office dress

Equipment used to perform duties
Computer
Copier
Telephone
Scanners
Printers
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 Line Labor Supervisor
Supervisor Production Manager
Position Type Non-Supervisory-Seasonal
Pay 18.00-19.50
Weekly Hours Varies by season

Objective
The basic objective of this position is to organize personnel in positions to make the operation run efficiently.
Qualifications
• Ability to speak, Spanish and English
• Person must have knowledge of fruit sizes and varieties
• Ability to train new hires and proper scheduling for employees
• Excellent communication and personal interactive skills
• Forklift certified. Completion of Warmerdam Packing, LLC safety program
• Basic math skills, computer and clerical skills
• Ability to perform detailed functions and make quick informative decisions during periods of high pressure
• Able to lift 40 pounds overhead repetitively over work shift
• Able to work in constant cold temperature (35 degrees)
Elements of Position
• Supervise, train and hire employees
• Interact with Packing Line Supervisors for consistency in performance
• Resolve all types of problems as they arise
• Set up and prepare pallets to stack packed boxes
• Maintain a clean work area, free of safety hazards
• Set up employees with their daily job duties
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 area is occasionally inside 35-degree cold temperature rooms the area is well ventilated with noise and well lit
Safety factors
• Hazards encountered include lifting packed boxes, roller belt (chain), cold temperature, forklift traffic
Safety Equipment
• Proper Foot Wear
• Proper Clothing
Equipment Used to Perform Job
• Forklift
• Electric fork 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 Line Operator
Supervisor Production Manager
Position Type Supervisory-Seasonal
Pay 18.00-26.50
Weekly Hours Varies on season

Objective
The basic objective of this position is to oversee the complete function of the Packing Line including personnel management, packing line equipment, maintaining quality control.
Qualifications
• Person must have knowledge of fruit sizes, varieties, machinery and supplies
• Ability to train
• Knowledge of personnel management
• Basic math, computer and clerical skills
• Excellent communication and personal interactive skills
• Ability to perform detailed functions and make quick informative decisions during periods of high pressure
Elements of Position
• Supervise and train personnel
• Coordinate with Sales, Quality Control, Logistics and Production Lines
• Interact with other Pack Line Supervisors for consistency in performance
• Complete appropriate administrative paperwork
• Resolve all types of problems as they arise
• Monitoring of product quality and packing supplies needed to operate
• Technical knowledge of production equipment for maintaining optimum output
• Monitor and dictate line speed according to quality
Physical requirements
• Constant leg/foot use, and handling, frequently walking and climbing
• Occasional sitting, standing, crouching, stooping, twisting, reaching, pushing/pulling.
• Rarely kneeling, crawling or balancing
• Senses: Speaking, hearing, sight (near, far, color), smell
Environmental factors
• Work area is inside except. Area is well ventilated with noise, well lit; Majority of work is performed in packing rooms and in office settings
Safety factors
• Hazards encountered include; wet slippery floors, foot traffic, forklifts and chemicals. Safety equipment is required for this position
Safety Equipment
• Proper Foot Wear
• Proper Clothing
Equipment Used to Perform Job
• Forklift
• Computers
• All Packaging equipment
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 Floor Supervisor
Position Type Non-Supervisory-Seasonal
Pay 16.50-17.50
Weekly Hours Varies by season

Objective
The primary function of this position is to inspect fruit 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 fruit. Additionally, the worker will remove any leaves or debris from the fruit and will need to be 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 fruits as it moves across the sorting table.
• Reaching/Handling at waist level to transfer and discard defective fruit into cull totes
• Reaching/Handling to remove leaves and debris
• Standing in the same place for a long period of time
• Sorting fruit out of water conductions
• 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 fruits for inspection, grasping and handling fruit to transfer them to a cull chute/tote
• Constant reaching below shoulder height to work off the sorting table, rolling, transferring or discarding fruits.
• 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 refrigeration rooms. Room is well ventilated with moderate noise, good lighting, moderate dust, and standard to cold (40 degrees) 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 Production Clerk
Supervisor Receiving Manager
Position Type Non-Supervisory-Seasonal
Pay 18.00-20.75
Weekly Hours Varies by season

Objective
To assist Production Manager/Production Assistant Manager by keeping track of employee attendance.
Qualifications
• Must be bi-lingual (English and Spanish)
• Have a flexible schedule
• Ability to learn, work and cope quickly with minimal supervision
• Knowledge of general office duties
• Good computer skills, Microsoft Excel Experience preferred
• Ability to communicate and work well with other employees, supervisors / managers
• Valid driver’s license along with good driving record
• Strong leadership capabilities
Elements of Position
• Make and Receive phone calls
• Creating purchase orders for department manager
• Monitor Time Keeping System and address errors or problems accordingly
• Staffing for production and working with labor contractors
• Scheduling of production staff
• Respond to inquiries regarding attendance rules and absences
Physical requirements
• Possibility of prolonged walking, sitting or standing, crouching, stooping and lifting
• Senses: Speaking, hearing, sight (near, far, color)
Environmental factors
• Majority of work is performed in an indoor packing facility environment
• Safety factors
• Safety hazards encountered in this position include forklift traffic, wet floors. A safety vest is required when on packing line
Equipment Used to Perform Job
• Computer
• Copy Machine
• Telephone
• Printer
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 QC Tech I, II & III
Supervisor QC Food Safety Manager
Position Type Non-Supervisory-Seasonal
Pay 16.00-23.00
Weekly Hours Various on season

Objective
The primary duty of this position is to monitor and check the company’s product for grade and quality consistency. Also, they are tasked with conducting tests, analyzing measurements, and overseeing production processes.
Qualifications
• Ability to read, write in English
• Ability to communicate well with others
• Prior fresh produce packing experience desired
• Basic computer and spreadsheet skills
• Availability to work all shifts, all days of the week
• Understand company food safety concepts
• GED or high school diploma desired
• Ability to use refractometer, penetrometer, firm tech device, color and size grids
• Good visual acuity with no colorblindness
Elements of Position
• Inspect raw and finished product quality, condition and grade against USDA and company standards
• Prepare computer spreadsheets
• Monitor product carton labeling correctness
• Evaluate food safety activity
• Complete documentation records
• Computer entry of QC data
• E-mail information to desired departments (management, production, sales, accounting)
• Minimum one-year WP QC experience required for Tech II level
• Tech III to be determined by manager
• Understanding of basic shed food safety requirements as stated in the Employee Food Safety Practices
Physical requirements
• Constant standing/walking, twisting, handling, pushing/pulling, lifting/carrying (40+ lbs.)
• Occasional stooping, rarely crouching, sitting and leg/foot use
• Senses: Ability to speak, hear, see (near, far, color)
• Work for long periods in refrigerated 32° F room
• Work in shaded non-air-conditioned outside temperature room
Environmental factors
Work is sometimes performed in the production room. Room is well ventilated with moderate noise, good lighting, moderate dust, and standard to cold room temperature. Occasionally work is done in a refrigerated room. Rarely there will be light odors. Work is also performed outside of the facility. Outside area has moderate noise, good lighting, moderate dust, and typical seasonal ambient daytime-nighttime temperatures.
Safety factors
Hazards encountered include forklift traffic, occasionally water on the floor. Plastic gloves are required when handling freshly treated (wet) product. Food safety equipment requirements are the same as production employees.
Safety Equipment
• Plastic gloves
• Safety shoes
• Safety vest/apron
• Hair net

Equipment Used to Perform Job
• Personal computer
• Refractometer
• Color and size grids
• Platform scale
• ORP Units
• Ring sizers
• Penetrometer
• Firm Tech analyzer
• Calculator
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: Receiving Clerk
Position Type: Non-Supervisory-Seasonal
Supervisor: Receiving Supervisor & Manager
Pay: 17.50-19.00
Weekly Hours: Varies by season

Objective
The basic objective of this position is to receive all incoming/outgoing fruit, bins, packaging materials, and other miscellaneous items with accurate documentation/verification and proper paperwork handling.
Qualifications
• Have good math skills and computer knowledge
• Ability to communicate well with others (Bi-Lingual Desired)
• High School diploma, GED or 2 years related work experience
• Flexible to work 7-days and overtime on any shift if necessary
Elements of Position
• Confirms counts and documentation on any receiving fruit, packaging material and miscellaneous items
• Weighs all incoming fruit bins maintaining proper and accurate counts and weights of each growers/block fruit
• Input data into Famous system in a timely and accurate manner
• Signs out with proper BOL all drivers on any outgoing loads of fruit, material and miscellaneous items
• Double checks accuracy of all paperwork and resolves all related problems as they arise
• Performs physical inventories and monitors inventories in Famous to adjust and report if necessary
• Set and attain goals, maintain attention to detail and work within deadlines
• Maintains communication with growers for updated estimates and communicates information with shed departments
• Assists on maintaining area clean and organized
Physical Requirements
• Constantly walking, standing, twisting and some sitting
• Rarely crouching, stooping, pushing/pulling (10lbs+) and lifting/carrying (20lbs+)
• Senses: speaking, hearing, sight (near, far, color)
Environmental Factors
• Work is mainly performed in the receiving areas and cold storage rooms; Outdoor areas are in an average noise environment with moderate dusts and open to weather environment. Indoor areas are in an average noise environment and in low 29-degree temperature to highest 50-degree temperature
Safety Factors
• Hazards encountered in work environment include heavy forklift traffic, occasional wet floor surfaces and minor odor presence
Safety Equipment
• Safety gloves, Safety vests and proper shoes according to company shoe policy
Equipment Used To Perform Job
• Scales, Computer, Scanners, Calculator and Printers
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: Safety Officer Pay: 17.25-21.00
Position Type: Non-Supervisory-Seasonal Weekly Hours: Varies by season
Reports To: HR Manager  

Objective
The primary objective of this position is to increase safety awareness through appropriate promotional methods and channels of communication.
Qualifications
• Bilingual required
• Ability to perform repetitive, detailed work quickly and accurately
• Ability to work without supervision
• Ability to communicate and work well with other employees, supervisors and managers in a timely manner
• Have flexible work schedule during the season
• Ability to read/write and understand English
• Knowledge of company Injury Illness Prevention Program
Elements of Position
• Oversee plant safety activities to maintain a safe and productive work environment for the company’s workforce
• Perform safety & food safety inspections to identify and correct potential hazards, and to ensure health and safety regulation compliance
• Assist with training on proper safe working procedures
• Reporting unsafe procedures, safety hazards, faulty equipment/machinery
• Daily facility walk through
• Daily completion of safety to do list
• Incident reports, investigations and monitoring employees on modified duty
• Determine root cause of injuries/illness
• Disciplining employees for not following safe work procedures
Physical requirements
• Walking, occasional sitting, crouching, stooping and lifting
• Senses: Speaking, hearing, sight (near, far, color)
Environmental factors
• Majority of work is performed in indoor and outdoor environment
• Rooms are well ventilated, well lit, noisy and dusty
Safety factors
• Safety hazards encountered in this position include forklift traffic and wet floors
• Safety vest and whistle are required to be worn when walking the facility
Safety Equipment
• Safety Vest
• Radio
Equipment Used to Perform Job
• Golf Cart
• Copy machine
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 Pay: 17.00-18.50
Position Type: Non-Supervisory-Seasonal Weekly Hours: Varies by season
Reports To: Sanitation Supervisor  

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
• Knowledge of proper lifting techniques when handling heavy objects
• Experience working with hazardous materials
• Team Player
• Ability to endure tough working conditions
• Punctual
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
• Cleaning and Sanitation
• Employee training
• Understanding of basic shed food safety requirements as stated in the Employee Food Safety Practices
• Reading chemicals labels or Safety Data Sheets (SDS) to learn how to properly handle chemicals
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.

Job Title: Shipping Clerk
Position Type: Non-Supervisory-Seasonal
Reports To: Shipping  Supervisor & Manager
Pay: 17.50-24.50
Weekly Hours: Varies by season

Objective
The basic objective of this position is to receive all incoming/outgoing fruit, bins, packaging materials and other miscellaneous items with accurate documentation/verification and proper paperwork handling.
Qualifications
• Have good math skills and computer knowledge
• Ability to communicate well with others (Bilingual Desired)
• High School diploma, GED or 2 years related work experience
• Flexible to work 7-days and overtime on any shift if necessary
Elements of Position
• Confirms counts and documents on any packed fruit coming into storage.
• Input data into Famous system in a timely and accurate manner
• Signs out with proper BOL all drivers on any outgoing loads of fruit, material and miscellaneous items
• Double checks accuracy of all paperwork and resolve all related problems as they arise
• Perform physical inventories and monitor inventories in Famous to adjust and report if necessary
• Set and attain goals, maintaining attention to detail and working within deadlines
• Assist dock supervisor in all warehouse activities
• Assists on maintaining area clean and organized
Physical Requirements
• Constantly walking, standing, twisting, with some sitting
• Rarely crouching, stooping, pushing/pulling (10lbs +) and lifting/carrying (20lbs +)
• Senses: speaking, hearing, sight (near, far, color)
Environmental Factors
• Work is mainly performed in the receiving areas and cold storage rooms; Outdoor areas are in an average noise environment with moderate dusts and open to weather environment. Indoor areas are in an average noise environment and in low 29-degree temperatures to highest 50-degree temperatures
Safety Factors
• Hazards encountered in work environment include heavy forklift traffic, occasional wet floor surfaces, and minor odor presence
Safety Equipment
• Safety gloves, Safety vests, and proper shoes according to company shoe policy
Equipment Used To Perform Job
• Scales, computer, scanners, calculator and printers
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: Shipping General Labor Pay: 17.00-17.50
Position Type: Non-Supervisory-Seasonal Weekly Hours: Varies by season
Reports To: Shipping Supervisor & Manager Other:  

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
• 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 pack 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
• Ride on Sweeper Scrubber
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: Shipping Inventory  Clerk Pay: 18.00-19.50
Position Type: Non-Supervisory-Seasonal Weekly Hours: Varies by season
Reports To: Shipping Manager / Supervisor  

Objective
The basic objective of this position is to receive all incoming/outgoing fruit, bins, packaging materials, and other miscellaneous items with accurate documentation/verification and proper paperwork handling.
Qualifications
• Have good math skills and computer knowledge
• Ability to communicate well with others (Bilingual Desired)
• Flexible to work 7-days and overtime on any shift if necessary
Elements Of Position
• Confirms counts and documentation on any packed fruit coming into storage.
• Input data into Famous system in a timely and accurate manner
• Performs physical inventories and monitors inventories in Famous to adjust and report if necessary
• Set and complete goals, maintaining attention to detail and working within deadlines
• Assist dock supervisor in all warehouse activities
• Assist with maintaining area clean and organized
Physical Requirements
• Constantly walking, standing, twisting and some sitting
• Rarely crouching, stooping, pushing/pulling (10+lbs) and lifting/carrying (20+lbs)
• Senses: speaking, hearing, sight (near, far, color)
Environmental Factors
• Work is mainly performed in the loading dock area and cold storage rooms. Outdoor areas are in an average noise environment with moderate dust and open weather environment. Indoor areas are in an average noise environment and in a controlled atmosphere of low 29-degree temperatures to a max of 50-degree temperatures
Safety Factors
• Hazards encountered in work environment include heavy forklift traffic, occasional wet floor surfaces and minor odor presence
Safety Equipment
• Safety gloves, safety vests and proper shoes according to company shoe policy
Equipment Used To Perform Job
• Scales, computers, calculators, scanners and printers
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.