Farmer Vegetable Job Description Sample
SAS looks not only for the right skills, but also for a cultural fit. We seek colleagues who will contribute to the unique culture that makes SAS such a great place to work. We look for the total candidate: technical skills, culture fit, relationship skills, problem solvers, good communicators and, of course, innovators. Candidates must be ready to make an impact.
This individual is responsible for hands-on involvement of all aspects of gardening, farming, instruction and product demonstration for SAS and/or other SAS related business. Responsible for creating a clean, organized and efficient garden/farm.
Schedules monthly and yearly tasks and project deadlines, coordinating with residents, staff, company liaisons, and major contractors, and restructuring to accommodate changes in priorities
Plans and develops a fully operational farm including but not limited to landscaping, irrigation, maintenance, soil nourishment, vegetable gardening, hoop house construction, flower beds, fruit trees and livestock care
Harvests and delivers vegetables
Maintains a clean and presentable appearance for the farm at all times
Creates and implements annual garden plan, including successive planting scheme
Orders necessary products to maintain farm
Trains additional farm associates when necessary.
Helps manage farm operating costs to annual budgets.
Assists in the maintenance and landscaping of SAS grounds as necessary.
Maintains the compost program.
Ensures the farm follows proper procedures based on the USDA Health and Food Safety Regulatory Standards for small farms.
Performs other duties as assigned.
- Associate's degree in Horticulture or two years or related farming experience
Ability to operate all hand tools, small power mowers, edger, weed-eaters, and chain saws
Ability to follow simple verbal and written instructions
Ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing
Basic skills in reading, writing, and arithmetic
Basic computer skills
Display excellent communication and organizational skills
Ability to lift and move up to 70 pounds
Valid North Carolina driver's license
To qualify, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States, and should not require, now or in the future, sponsorship for employment visa status.SAS is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. The level of this position will be determined based on the applicant's education, skills and experience. Resumes may be considered in the order they are received. SAS employees performing certain job functions may require access to technology or software subject to export or import regulations. To comply with these regulations, SAS may obtain nationality or citizenship information from applicants for employment. SAS collects this information solely for trade law compliance purposes and does not use it to discriminate unfairly in the hiring process.
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Vegetable Oil Refinery Operator
Perdue AgriBusiness, LLC has an immediate opening for a Process Operator for our Vegetable Oil Refinery facility in Salisbury, Maryland. This position is responsible to operate assigned function within the edible oil refinery, and this position reports to the Production Supervisor. This position is a rotating 12-hr shift position.
The Vegetable Oil Refinery is a state of the art facility which processes crude vegetable oil into an edible state. This plant has several process steps and has equipment for vacuum, pressure, distillation, heat exchange, filtration, centrifuge separation to include a few. The plant also utilizes a computerized system to control most processes.
Monitoring and controlling the plant processes through computer and manual controls
Operate refining, bleaching and deodorization production processes.
High School Diploma or GED, further education is preferred.
A valid state driver's license.
Good communication, math and analytical skills.
Commitment and compliance to all safety programs and standards.
Advancement limited only by your ability to learn the processes.
Perdue family of companies is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce.
District Sales Manager (Avocado, Tomato & Vegetable Program) - Santa Fe Springs, CA (20120982)
Purpose of Position:
This position will be responsible for developing long term, profitable business opportunities in assigned regions. In this role, will also collaborate with other departments to promote Del Monte's product line, specifically related to the Avocado, Tomato & Vegetable Program, in order to achieve annual sales goals and support new and existing customer accounts to ensure continued satisfaction and success.
Responsible for achievement of targeted volume and revenue.
Develop business growth and new products with new and existing accounts.
Expand customer and revenue base for designated region.
Work with the Product Coordination group and Distribution Center (DC) to move special deals, over stocked items and peak volumes.
Work with customers to achieve cost-efficient logistics and distribution of products.
Manage the sales operating budget to remain within targeted numbers.
Coordinate with the FOB Sales group, to ensure cost effective and professional management of the customer base and sales region.
Support administrative functions as related to sales activities within the facility.
Work closely with the General Manager, and the Marketing Department, to promote Del Monte's full product line.
Maintain weekly price list in Company's software.
Review customer performance on a monthly basis and attend daily/monthly sales meetings.
Learn customer business and needs though regular meetings to promote growth and business review.
Review market trends, pricing and competition on a regular basis.
Schedule promotions and attend sales events/food shows.
Responsible for all claims and accounts receivable on sales.
Partner with the Accounts Receivable group to ensure all customer accounts are up-to-date and within company terms.
Support General Manager as needed.
Minimum Skills Required:
4 year Degree (Business or related field), from an accredited institution, and/or equivalent work experience.
3+ years fresh produce sales experience (large retailers, wholesalers, food service and small independent and cash customers).
Previous management or supervisory experience.
Knowledge of Microsoft Office programs (i.e. Excel, Word and Outlook, etc.).
Knowledge of transportation industry as related to produce.
Excellent communication skills (i.e. written and oral).
Preferred but not Essential:
Previous warehouse and inventory control experience.
Good understanding of fresh-cut production and DC operations.
Bi-lingual: English and Spanish.
Please note: This position does not qualify for relocation expenses.*
DEL MONTE FRESH PRODUCE IS AN EEO/AA/V/H
Lead Sales Associate-Ft In Farmer City, IL
At Dollar General, our customer is at the center of everything we do! We are a fast-moving Fortune 200 publicly-traded company with more than 13,000 stores and 14 distribution centers in 44 states, growing by hundreds of stores each year. We work in an energetic atmosphere that embraces innovation and teamwork. At Dollar General, you can see a clear and fast path to career growth and success. We are committed to attracting talented and motivated people who can advance our mission of "Serving Others." Let's Grow Together!
The Lead Sales Associate helps maintain a clean, well-organized store with a customer-first focus. The duties of the Lead Sales Associate include assisting customers in locating and purchasing merchandise, operating a cash register, stocking and recovering merchandise, cleaning the store, and performing other duties as assigned by the Store Manager to maximize store profitability and customer satisfaction while protecting company assets. Lead Sales Associates perform the duties of a Sales Associate and act in a lead capacity in the absence of the Store Manager or Assistant Store Manager.
DUTIES and ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Provide superior customer service leadership; greet and assist customers.
Operate cash register and scanner to itemize and total customer's purchase, collect payment from customers and make change, bag merchandise, and assist customers with merchandise as necessary.
Follow company work processes to receive, open and unpack boxes, cartons and totes of merchandise; stock merchandise, restock and rotate merchandise on shelves, and build merchandise displays.
Clean the store; take out trash; dust and mop store floors; clean restroom and stockroom; and help set up sidewalk displays.
Assist in implementation and maintenance of planograms.
Open and close the store under specific direction of the Store Manager.
Perform additional duties typically performed by the Store Manager or Assistant Store Manager, in their absence.
KNOWLEDGE and SKILLS:
Effective interpersonal and oral communication skills.
Understanding of safety policies and practices.
Ability to read and follow planogram and merchandise presentation guides.
Ability to perform mathematical calculations such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, and percentages.
Ability to perform cash register functions.
Knowledge of cash, facility, and safety control policies and practices.
Knowledge of cash handling procedures including cashier accountability and deposit control.
Ability to drive own vehicle to the bank to deposit money.
WORK EXPERIENCE and/or EDUCATION
High school diploma or equivalent and six months of supervisory experience (or related experience/training) preferred.
Frequent walking and standing
Frequent bending, stooping, and kneeling to run check out station, stock merchandise and unload trucks; which may also require the ability to push and/or pull rolltainers for stocking merchandise
Frequent handling of merchandise and equipment such as handheld scanners, pricing guns, box cutters, merchandise containers, two-wheel dollies, U-boats (six-wheel carts), and rolltainers
Frequent and proper lifting of up to 40 pounds; occasional lifting of up to 55 pounds
Occasional climbing (using step ladder) up to heights of six feet
Fast-paced environment; moderate noise level
Occasional exposure to outside weather conditions
Occasional or regular driving/providing own transportation to make bank deposits, attend management meetings and travel to other Dollar General stores.
Dollar General Corporation is an equal opportunity employer.
Occupational Therapist - Part Time - Farmer City, IL
Please contact: Dan Miller Recruitment Specialist at 844-978-6755 or email: Dan.Miller@rehabcare.com
Kindred RehabilitationServices is the largest diversified provider of rehabilitation therapy in the country. Through RehabCare and Kindred Hospital Rehabilitation Services, we provide leading therapy to more than 2,000 sites of service across different settings in the care continuum and have been managing rehab for more than 30 years. We provide rehabilitation services, including physical, occupational and speech-language therapies to virtually every care setting including inpatient, outpatient, skilled nursing, home health, long-term acute care and assisted living. With locations across 47 states, we are certain to have a rehab job for you.
Your career growth begins when you join an interdisciplinary team, where doctors, nurses, therapists and other experts work together to form individualized care plans for our patients and residents. Opportunities through our development programs, training seminars and university partnerships, not only allow for continual career growth but emphasize our commitment to investing in our employees and developing future healthcare leaders.
The goal of our team is to focus on each patient as an individual to ensure that we are meeting their clinical needs and creating a fun and dynamic healing environment. Each employee's dedication is essential to meet and exceed the needs of each patient, resident and family we serve. Ranked as one of Fortune magazine's "Most Admired Healthcare Company" for 8 years, Kindred welcomes you to join our team and build a career that touches lives.
As an Occupational Therapist / OT you will:
After evaluating your patient's condition, you'll develop a specialized treatment plan to help him/her achieve as much as possible in regaining his/her well-being through exercise and/or use of prosthetic and orthotic devices. You and your staff will play an important role in his/her recovery.
Communicate patient progress or problems to supervisor and other team members; instruct patient's family or nursing staff in follow-through programs.
Document patient care in accordance with Peoplefirst Rehabilitation, regulatory, licensing, payer and accrediting requirements.
Maintain equipment and work area in a safe and clean condition.
Make presentations to support marketing efforts, at team conferences and in-services.
Handle job responsibilities in accordance with the standards of the Company's Code of Business Conduct, the Corporate Compliance Agreement, appropriate professional standards and applicable state/federal laws.
As an Occupational Therapist / OT you will have:
Degree from an accredited Occupational Therapy program.
Minimum of six months occupational therapy experience preferred.
Current and unrestricted Occupational Therapy license in the state where services are rendered.
Current CPR certification.
Strong organizational and communication skills.
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Assistant Professor Of Vegetable Crop Science
Campus/Location:University Park CampusDate Announced:03/24/2017Date Closing:open until filled
Job Number:70000Classification:ExemptWork Unit: College of Agricultural SciencesDepartment:Plant Science
STARTING DATE:January 2018 or as negotiated. RESPONSIBILITIES: This is a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor with a 50% extension and 50% research appointment.
The incumbent will develop a nationally-recognized research and extension program designed to improve the sustainability of vegetable production. The successful candidate will provide leadership for the state-wide vegetable extension team by developing educational programs and materials to support the diverse Pennsylvania vegetable industry. In addition, the successful candidate will guide the PA vegetable industry on a path for growth and improved market opportunities.
The successful candidate will be expected to provide expertise and leadership as an active member of the Extension Horticulture Unit, and will be expected to engage in extension activities that are consistent with the new Extension Business Model. This will include using and contributing to all capabilities of the "Atlas Platform" (http://agsci.psu.edu/atlas). The extension unit includes county educators and a multi-disciplinary group of faculty who work closely with commercial vegetable growers and industry leaders. The successful applicant is expected to develop a robust federally-funded applied research program on vegetable crop physiology and production systems that supports their extension mission.
Cutting edge research collaboration opportunities across the College include, but are not limited to, nutrient and water use efficiency, sensor technology, cover cropping, reduced and no-till crop production, food safety, mechanization, nutritional quality, and crop responses to biotic and abiotic stresses. Collaborative and multi-disciplinary research with faculty from surrounding states and USDA is encouraged. Candidates will be evaluated on their potential for developing a high impact, extramurally-funded, integrated research and extension program.
QUALIFICATIONS: Ph.D. in plant science or a related field is required, preferably with experience with vegetable crops. Postdoctoral experience indicating independence and productivity is also preferred. Applicants should provide evidence of strong potential for conducting and publishing research, being competitive for external research funding, excellence in research methods, excellence in extension activities, and interest and skills to mentor and advise graduate students.
An ability to engage professionally with a diverse population of faculty, staff, and students across the university is required. SALARY: Competitive, commensurate with background and experience. An attractive benefits package is available.
Review of applications will begin on May 1, 2017. Candidates must provide a curriculum vitae, copies of graduate transcripts, statements of teaching or extension, and research experiences and interests, up to three relevant publications, and a list of at least three professional references. Questions may be directed to Kathleen Brown at email@example.com.
Vegetable Seed Sales Representative - Seedway - Arkansas/Missouri
Seedway is headquartered in Hall, New York with branches in Pennsylvania, Florida, Vermont, Maine, and New York. Seedway has about 220 employees (including seasonal workers) and approximately 15,000 customers.
The cooperative does business in farm, vegetable, and turf seed. Seedway is part of the GROWMARK System, an agricultural cooperative serving more than 100,000 customers across North America and Ontario, Canada.
PURPOSE AND SUMMARY STATEMENT
Responsible for sales of all seeds, within an assigned territory, working closely with the Sales Manager and Sales Specialists for the purposes of selling to customers.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Conducts seed sales calls with targeted customers and assists crops specialists with key account calls
Implements company goals and objectives that will grow the seed business and develop profitable relationships with customers
Provides leadership for the development and/or implementation of all seed trials and seed support needs
Assists with and implements seed sales strategies that generate profitable sales
Implements innovative sales programs and pricing strategies
Participates in selected sales activities, i.e. customer meetings, trade shows, sales meeting to keep abreast of sales trends and sales environment
Creates and manages a farm proposal by providing value-added seed products, services, and recommendations on a frequent basis
Expedites the resolution of customer problems and complaints
Keeps accurate records of all sales and prospecting activities
Maintains a current knowledge of product applications, technical services, market conditions, competitive activities, advertising, and promotional trends
Completes and maintains a competitive analysis for all key competitors
Quotes prices, and prepares sales contracts for orders obtained and promotes the use of credit programs as a sales tool and helps provide the required information to establish credit
Works with Microsoft Office products and other proprietary software to enhance business processes and maximize efficiency
OTHER JOB FUNCTIONS
Maintains industry and university contacts to keep informed on developing trends and product introductions in assigned product areas
Creates and participates in presentations during customer meetings and trades shows as required
Maintains the assigned vehicle according to company standards
Follows GROWMARK's Code of Conduct and Corporate Compliance Program, Environmental Health and Safety, OSHA and DOT policies and procedures, as they apply
Performs all other duties as assigned
Normally requires a minimum of a Bachelor's Degree in agriculture, marketing, or other related discipline and a minimum of 4 years seed selling experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience to demonstrate strong reasoning ability to solve practical problems and handle customer and/or operational issues
Demonstrated GROWMARK core competencies including business knowledge, collaboration, communication, customer focus, decision making, and skill development
Must have and maintain a valid driver's license and satisfactory driving record
Must be able to travel independently and overnight
Must be willing to work hours beyond those considered "normal"
Ability and willingness to participate in required training that may include education on GROWMARK's policies and procedures and additional training as it relates to the requirements of the position
We are an equal opportunity employer, including protected veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities. Employment may be contingent upon receipt of an acceptable and job-related background check, drug test, motor vehicle report, and/or reference check, as applicable and permissible by law.
Chef Operator - Vegetable Forward, Farm To Table, Fast-Casual Cuisine
Come be a part of a fast growing concept that is taking the culinary world by storm. Seeking energetic, hungry, versatile candidates that can put their kitchen operations to the test. This position will demand you to lead a team through training in consistency, technique and quality.
This company is setting the precedent for fast-casual health conscious food brands with a lot of openings in the coming years. There is a lot of room for upward movement within this position and looks to develop every employee for future success. Chef Operator has the opportunity to progress into Business Partner with oversight of 3 to 5 restaurants.
If interested in becoming part of this growing group, we are looking forward to your submittal.
- 3-5 years of kitchen management experience
- desire to implement systems and order guidelines
- excelled communication and computer skills
- familiarity with restaurant costing and inventory systems
- skills to motivate and develop an efficient team
- organization within a fast moving environment
- ability to lift 50lbs
- Paid Time Off (10 days)
- medical, dental and vision plan
- Sick days
- commuter benefits
- gym membership
- company trips
- meal benefits
- phone reimbursement
Farmer - Swine Program
Position has responsibility in: participation in implementation of Swine Production Program; development and maintenance of livestock facilities and equipment; participation in activity resulting from emergencies with livestock or grounds These duties may include, but are not limited to: all aspects of livestock care including daily feeding and watering; preventative and corrective health care; and maintenance to livestock facilities and equipment; ordering feed and supplies; performance management of individual swine for breeding and farrowing; and general assistance and support for the department, leadership, and the company as required.
1.High school diploma required. Additional education or training preferred. Must have or be able to obtain an NC Pesticide Applicator's license in Ag Pest Plant and Animal categories.
2.At least one (1) year of related agriculture and equipment operations experience. Equivalent combination of education/experience considered.
3.Demonstrated commitment to delivery of world class internal/external guest service.
4.Excellent interpersonal and communication skills; conveys information clearly, concisely; effectively at all levels; builds/maintain strong relationships within and across the company; good public speaking skills a plus.
5.Strong project/time management, organizational, and planning skills; attention to details with focus on quality, service, and safety; prioritizes work under deadlines, multi-tasks and adapts as needed.
6.Proactive, exercises good judgment; anticipates, addresses, and troubleshoots issues.
7.Works effectively both with a team and independently.
8.Professionally represents department and company values at all times.
1.Ability to work outdoors in all types of weather with exposure to excessive heat, cold, wind, vibration, moving mechanical parts, and other adverse environmental conditions.
2.Ability to perform the following: heavy lifting (50-100 lbs. occasionally; 25-50 lbs. frequently), carrying, pushing, pulling, climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, reaching, handling, shoveling, and raking.
3.Must have or be able to obtain a NC Commercial Driver's License with a Class A endorsement to operate heavy equipment vehicles.
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Senior Scientist- Vegetable Seeds
The primary responsibilities of this role, Senior
Scientist – Vegetable Seeds, are to: Identifies opportunities for innovation, ensure new
key state of the art technologies (through development,
collaboration or in licensing), procedures and products are
available, keep up-to-date with respect to fast changing scientific
developments as well as analyze potential impacts and implement new
technologies and procedures within the research
program; Designs and conducts complex research projects and
contributes to the development of efficient and effective research
methods and techniques, publications, intellectual property or
trade secrets to create added value for R&D, and other
Divisions and enable the sound translation of laboratory to
implementation; Initiate and participate in external research
projects with other companies and universities and monitor
activities of competitors in order to ensure a good competitive
position for Bayer CropScience Vegetable Seeds; Advise, propose, communicate and inform the
Regional Head of Technology Development regarding the long term and
short term research opportunities by means of drawing up proposals,
reports, reviews, research manuals and feedback about the research
program and the achieved process in order to facilitate, advise and
enable divisional and management decision
making; Design, formulate and recommend, in cooperation
with R&D, Operations, and M&S and after approval of the
Regional Head of Technology Development implement and monitor the
research policy in line with the research strategy in order to
ensure realization of the research goals; Propose and formulate research goals in cooperation
with R&D, Operations, and M&S and after approval of the
Regional Head of Technology Development implement, manage, steer
and direct the goals within the research team in line with the long
term and short term research policy in order to control and secure
the realization of the research goals; Aligns activities to broad business
objectives; Design the operational plan for the research team
and prepare, check and control within approved research
budgets; Analyze discrepancies in realization and budget
within the guidelines of research and check the realization of the
budget in order to ensure a correct and optimal realization of the
research team budget and control research costs; Direct, coordinate, support, train, monitor and
advise the research team and research related activities in line
with the research policy, guidelines and procedures and corporate
values and vision within Bayer CropScience Vegetable Seed in order
to ensure an efficient and effective operating research team.
time, this can be extended with H/R management
responsibilities; Identify and propose research projects in
cooperation with R&D, Operations, and M&S to the Regional
Head of Technology Development and after approval formulate
detailed project plans and recommend priorities as well as audit
and troubleshoot as an expert professional, communicate, provide
information and present results and reports and plan direct
accurate action in case of highly important and urgent ad hoc
projects with tight deadlines in order to achieve the agreed
quality standards, time planning and budgets and ensure a
successful research project; Designs strategies to optimize current Cell Biology
methods and lead to technical innovation; Manage stakeholders and ensure company support for
Cell Biology activities; The Sr. Scientist works in a dynamic team and
mentors peers/colleagues in areas of expertise.
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