Career Opportunities

ACCOUNTS PAYABLE SPECIALIST - OCEAN MIST FARMS, CASTROVILLE, CA

The Accounts Payable Specialist assists and works under the direction of the Accounting Manager and is responsible for the timely and accurate payment of all Ocean Mist Farms vendors. Attention to detail in all activities is imperative. A strong work ethic and job dedication is essential to be successful in this position. 

HYDRO-VAC OPERATOR - OCEAN MIST FARMS, COACHELLA, CA

The Hydro-Vac Operator is responsible of operating a Hydro Vacuum Tube, Drive a 12-pallet and 4-pallet forklift. Unload field trucks, Cool of product, Maintain Hydrovac, maintain water sanitation and ability to work unsupervised.

SALES REPRESENTATIVE - OCEAN MIST FARMS, CASTROVILLE, CA

The Sales Representative is responsible for selling to an assigned customer base and/or region of North America and providing excellent customer service while fulfilling customers specific orders.

ICE INJECTOR OPERATOR - OCEAN MIST FARMS, COACHELLA, CA

The Ice Injector Operator reports to the Cooling / Inventory Control Supervisor and is responsible for icing produce for the day's orders and taking care of sanitation system.

QUALITY ASSURANCE INSPECTOR - OCEAN MIST FARMS, CASTROVILLE, CA

This position is located in Castroville, California and reports directly to the Food Safety & Quality Assurance Manager under general supervision. The Quality Assurance Inspector will perform inspections on all commodities. Work schedule will be Monday – Saturday, with variable hours as needed to fulfill job responsibility; Sunday and holidays as required. Travel and seasonal relocation will be required to our remote facilities and surrounding areas.

CORPORATE RECEPTIONIST - OCEAN MIST FARMS, CASTROVILLE, CA

The Corporate Receptionist manages the company’s main lobby reception area demonstrating superior customer service and as a member of the HR team will assist with any administrative support as requested.

APPOINTMENT LOADING COORDINATOR - OCEAN MIST FARMS, CASTROVILLE, CA

The Appointment Loading Coordinator plays both a critical and dynamic role which provides a high level of customer service support to our sales team and external logistics partners. This position will assist in growing and maintaining customer accounts by ensuring data integrity, accurate and timely communication, setting appointments and monitoring customer shipments by performing the following duties. 

SAFETY MANAGER - OCEAN MIST FARMS, CASTROVILLE, CA

The Occupational Health & Safety Manager is responsible for the successful management of all duties associated with Occupational Safety and Workers' Compensation Programs of Ocean Mist Farms for the following entities: Desert Mist Farms, Laguna Mist Farms, Ocean Mist Harvesting, Sea Mist Farms and Ocean Mist Foods. This position will also work with Valley Pride, Inc. on certain consolidated insurance and safety programs.

TWELVE PALLET OPERATOR - OCEAN MIST FARMS, CASTROVILLE, CA

The Twelve Pallet Operator is responsible for loading and unloading field truckloads and tube shuttles on a timely manner

EMPLOYEE COMMUNICATIONS AND ENGAGEMENT MANAGER - OCEAN MIST FARMS, CASTROVILLE, CA

This newly formed role manages the execution of employee communication and engagement programs that inform, inspire and connect employees to Ocean Mist Farms. This position plays a key role in reinvigorating our culture and communications across Ocean Mist Farms and its Subsidiaries with a goal of creating an organization that is collaborative and focused on shared success.

PROCUREMENT MANAGER - OCEAN MIST FOODS, CASTROVILLE, CA

The Procurement Manager is responsible for coordinating the purchase and delivery of all needed raw materials on a just-in-time basis to satisfy the daily/weekly demand schedules of the value-added processing plant. This includes ensured that the established raw sourcing plan is optimized to deliver the highest quality and best economics to the facility.

OPERATIONS MANAGER - OCEAN MIST FOODS, CASTROVILLE, CA

The Operations Manager effectively manages all aspects of the processing plant from materials and raw product to working with sales on daily production runs.

ASSISTANT PLANT BREEDER - OCEAN MIST FOODS, COACHELLA, CA

The Assistant Plant Breeder is responsible for the research and development programs. In addition, they will also be responsible for the Seed Production Programs which includes artichoke, rapini, celery, lettuce and cardone.

DIRECTOR OF VALUE ADDED SALES - OCEAN MIST FOODS, CASTROVILLE, CA

The Director of Value Added Sales is responsible for developing, implementing, and maintaining a sales strategy to aggressively grow the value added business. The individual will be responsible for developing strategies that support customer goals while achieving company sales targets and financial expectations. In addition, this position will lead the key account planning cycle and ensure customer expectations are achieved or exceeded.

MECHANIC - TECHNICIAN I - SEA MIST FARMS, CASTROVILLE, CA

The Mechanic - Technician I, cleans, services, diagnoses, adjusts, orders parts and repairs farm machinery such as, but not limited to wheel tractors, harvesters, crawler tractors, trucks, buses, tillage equipment, pumps, tillage equipment and trailers. Additionally, does extensive configuration, installation, diagnoses faults and repairs equipment including but not limited to engines, drive components, hydraulic systems, and electrical systems.

GROWER ACCOUNTING CLERK - OCEAN MIST FARMS, CASTROVILLE, CA

The Grower Accounting Clerk is responsible for assisting the Finance Department with accounting for grower proceeds. This professional entry level position will ensure accurate and timely payments to growers as well as perform proper accounting of all grower-related costs, crop investment activities through grower settlement, and accurate and timely account reconciliations.

SANITATION LEAD - VALLEY PRIDE, SALINAS, CA

The Sanitation Lead is responsible for ensuring proper sanitation of the harvesting equipment and equipment by overseeing sanitation employees, cleaning and inspecting equipment according to established policies and procedures, and training employees. Oversees and directs crews of sanitation employees.

LOADER (FORKLIFT OPERATOR) – OCEAN MIST FARMS, CASTROVILLE, CA

The Loader is responsible for loading and offloading cooled products. Candidates must have current or prior a minimum of 2 years of forklift experience and certification. Bilingual skills in English and Spanish are always highly desired.