Packhouse Lead


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Job Description: 

Apricot Lane Farms is a 214-acre organic and biodynamic farm looking for someone who wants to work hard and is dedicated towards growing Apricot Lane Farms’ presence in the community. We are looking for a highly efficient, organized and energetic person to oversee our packhouse. This position would be responsible for overseeing all product that comes in from the orchards and gardens, sorting it, processing it as needed, packing it and fulfilling orders while communicating with other departments on the farm. This person would be in charge of a multi person team to ensure that orders are completed, quality is checked, inventory is kept and accurate records are kept. We grow over 250 varietals of fruits and vegetables.

Responsibilities & Duties: 
  • Tracking and recording amounts that are harvested
  • Creating Lot Numbers
  • Quality Assurance
  • Lead a team to complete all orders and prep for Farmers Markets
  • Keep inventory of all product and supplies
  • Order supplies as necessary
  • Sorting produce
  • Washing of produce
  • Grading of produce/product lines/merchandise
  • Packing Produce
  • Oversee All customer orders throughout the week
  • Picking of produce/product lines/merchandise/meat/eggs
  • Ensure that work area and tools are kept clean and organized
  • Communicate with Director of Sales and Market team to push product out
  • Aid with harvesting of product when necessary 
Requirements: 
  • Stand, walk, balance, climb, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl
  • Must regularly lift and / or move up to 50 pounds and sometimes up to 75 pounds
  • This is a physically demanding position
Qualifications: 
  • Ability to maintain clear communication with others
  • Ability to delegate and lead
  • Problem solving skills
  • Experience with produce
  • Detail oriented
  • Organized
  • Willingness to work outside in varying weather conditions
  • Focused on quality


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