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Packhouse Manager – Somerset, KY 114 views

About the Role:

As a Packhouse Manager at AppHarvest, you will be joining a team at the forefront of reinventing sustainable agriculture by ensuring all Packhouse Team Members have the necessary tools to succeed, and lead the management of the packing operations in our state-of-the-art packing facility at Somerset, KY.

What You’ll Do

  • Ensure that Pack House team members have the necessary tools for their success
  • Lead all aspects of the packing operations process including but not limited to team members safety, productivity, training labor scheduling, product food safety, yield, and quality
  • Drive all actions to ensure team members safety, including but not limited to safety tailgate meetings, workplace Safety Hazard evaluations
  • Oversee all team members productivity through monitoring of our KPI’s during the work shift, providing meaningful feedback to supervisors and leads to improve the overall results
  • Conduct training program implementation, supporting supervisors and leads with the execution of the program sharing best practices with the rest of the team.
  • Ensure that Finished Good product meets customer, company, and regulatory requirements
  • Maximize product yield through constant collaboration with supervisors, leads and team members in the implementation of industry best practices

What We're Looking For

  • Bachelor’s in Business Administration, Industrial Engineer preferred or 7 years’ experience managing operations of 75 + team members packing fresh produce
  • Hands on attitude required
  • Team building skills
  • MS Office suite intermediate level proficiency
  • Customer focus, problem solving and analytical skills highly preferred
  • Food Safety, HACCP knowledge a must
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work different shifts, nights and/or weekends

Working Conditions:

  • Hours are determined by the needs of a controlled-environment agriculture system
  • Conditions typically found in a greenhouse with high humidity and varying temperatures  (50oF to 99oF) and background noise approaching 70 decibels
  • Must have manual dexterity to perform computer skills and operate equipment
  • Visual and audio sensory are needed regularly
  • Exerting force of up to 50 lbs. occasionally, 20 lbs. frequently, and 10 lbs. constantly as part of lifting and moving product and equipment
  • Bending, stretching, twisting, crouching, grasping, reaching, and lifting above shoulders
  • Standing, sitting, and walking for prolonged periods of time may be required

 

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  • Active Jobs 42 Jobs
  • Company Address 401 West Main Street, Lexington, KY 40507, United States
  • City Lexington
  • Location Kentucky
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