Based in Orosi, CA, Valley Packing Inc., is a newly established packer of Pomegranates, Persimmon and Steam Leaf.
We have an immediate opening for a Grower to join our team.
The Grower will be responsible for the achievement of strategic plan goals and overall management and oversight of our operation. We seek an experienced production leader with outstanding experience in management and production. The successful candidate will have the enthusiasm, credibility, openness, and maturity to engage and collaborate with growers, suppliers, research and management team colleagues.
The ideal candidate will have:
- A Bachelor’s Degree in Agronomy or equivalent preferred
- 3-5 years of experience growing plants in a diverse climate
- 1-3 years of managerial experience in a production agricultural environment
- Knowledge of plant propagation methods
- General comfort level with computer systems (climate control, irrigation, MS Office)
- Creative and innovative thinker that is results focused
- Approaches responsibility with a strong sense of ownership, leadership and commitment to excellence.
- Ability to use sound judgement to solve complex problems and carry out responsibilities with little or no supervision
- Detail-oriented, yet need able to see the "big picture"
- Ability to prioritize and deal with competing demands; multi-tasking capacity critical
- Communicate effectively and professionally in both oral and written communication
- Must have strong organizational, interpersonal, and time management skills
- Ability to foster positive relationships with vendors, clients, and company employees
- Ability to handle rapidly changing situations in a dynamic industry
Our company is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other basis protected by local, state or federal law.
This policy applies with regard to all aspects of one’s employment, including hiring, transfer, promotion, compensation, eligibility for benefits and termination.