Mastronardi Products Greenhouse Labour Supervisor in Coldwater, Michigan

Description Primary Role: The essential function of this position is responsible to maintain the operation of the Green House within the organization. Must maintain food safety and monitor all required compliances. The Green House Labor Manager must maintain all of the organizations essential Green House documentation for daily, monthly and annual operation and auditing purposes. Must demonstrate leadership, mentoring skills in order to lead all crop supervisors and ensure that crop work tasks are performed to meet minimum standard and minimum quality requirements.

Non Negotiable Traits:

To perform the job successfully, the incumbent’s behavior must be consistent with the five Non-Negotiable Traits expected of all Mastronardi Produce employees: Be passionate; have absolute integrity; be self-motivated and determined; be a team player and behave as a professional.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Keep workers motivated by supervision and working along with them as well.

  • Responsible for all aspects of the Green House.

  • Work directly with the Pack House Manager to ensure an efficient operation work flow.

  • Ensure that crop work tasks are done correctly and performing at a rate meeting minimum standards and quality.

  • Be able to clearly convey instructions and expectations of standards and quality to the crop supervisors and crop workers.

  • Ensure that crop work progress is reported into HortiMax.

  • Regular worker evaluation based on quality and performance with the crop supervisors.

  • Ensure that pest, disease and equipment issues are reported by workers and conveyed to appropriate authorities.

  • Make sure that all hygiene and cleanliness procedures are followed. Keep the area clean and tidy.

  • Make sure that all workers adhere to company policies, rules, regulation and protocols.

  • Perform corrective (disciplinary) measures with the assistance of Human Resources, if required, to achieve work targets and ensure adherence to all company rules.

  • Be able to maintain a pleasant, positive work atmosphere and team spirit, while achieving excellent efficiency and quality. Both with workers, management and colleagues.

  • Communicate progress and concerns to the General Manager.

Requirements Job Requirements:

  • Manager level experience, preferable in greenhouse vegetable growing

  • Must be fluent in Spanish and English.

  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Ability to work with computer programs, or willingness to learn. Such as excel/word and HortiMax.

  • Be able and willing to work flexible hours and long days, with minimal notice. During some periods, week hours of 60 – 70 hours are not exceptional.

  • Be able to fit in our company culture: fast paced, hands on, flexible, hard working, no nonsense and getting work done.

  • Be able to cope with stress. At times targets seems almost not achievable.

  • Positive and open attitude.

  • Ability to follow and convey instructions. Dealing with different languages.

  • Work in variable climate condition, high temperatures and humidity.

  • Ability to lift, bend, twist and carry up to 30 lbs

  • Stand and walk for prolonged periods of time

Requisition Number: 16-0024

Post Date: 2/2/2016

Title: Greenhouse Labour Supervisor

City: Coldwater

State: MI