Career Opportunities

TRUCK DRIVER I, VALLEY PRIDE INC, CASTROVILLE, CA

The Truck Driver I position will require frequent communication with the Commodity Supervisor and the Logistics Team to load, haul and deliver product and materials from one location to another using a company pull-truck in a safe, timely and efficient manner. May require rotational shifts and commodities.

GENERAL ACCOUNTING CLERK, VALLEY PRIDE INC, CASTROVILLE, CA

Responsible for providing accounting support to accounting supervisors and other managers within the department. Keys daily worksheets to the general ledger system, ensures files are complete and maintained as needed, handles accounts receivable duties, and assists accounting personnel.

ACCOUNTING SUPERVISOR, VALLEY PRIDE INC, CASTROVILLE, CA

The Accounting Supervisor will assist and work under the direction of the Business Manager of Valley Pride, Inc. This professional level position will participate and oversee all aspects of the organization’s general accounting functions: AR/AP, general ledger; cost accounting; and inventory processes. Using reporting, scorecards, and metrics, proven ability to analyze trends and explain variances. Have the ability to partner with diverse teams to design and streamline processes and other operational efficiencies. Bilingual/biliterate in Spanish is required. Occasional travel to remote sites required.

 

This position is located in the Company’s headquarters in Castroville, California. An attention to detail in all activities is imperative. At all times maintains a professional image that supports our company image, values and goals. A strong work ethic and job dedication is essential to be successful in this position. Confidentiality in all areas is a must.

FOOD SAFETY SPECIALIST, CASTROVILLE, CA

The Food Safety Specialist is responsible for designing, developing, and implementing the systems for measuring and managing conformity to established regulatory, industry, and proprietary brand standards in all regions.

The ideal candidate is bilingual; with the ability to communicate, read & write in English / Spanish proficiently Bachelors Degree in science preferred; will consider Associates Degree with comparable experience in food safety, microbiology, or quality assurance; requires continuing education in food safety, quality assurance and other job related areas.

MAINTENANCE & FLEET SUPERVISOR, VALLEY PRIDE INC, CASTROVILLE, CA

The Maintenance Supervisor is responsible for the coordination and maintenance of all of the on and off-road equipment and yard facilities for Valley Pride and JTD Leasing companies. Additionally, responsible for the coordination, planning and dispatching activities of the company’s Fleet Management and logistics program. Responsibilities include ensuring compliance with all federal and state agencies, ensuring safety rules & practices are followed at all times, timely deliveries to all our customers, while optimizing efficiencies throughout the department.

SHIPPING COORDINATOR, CASTROVILLE, CA

The Shipping Coordinator position is located in Castroville, California and reports to the Assistant Plant Manager. This position will be responsible for the various shipping office related functions. Engages with and follows safety, procedure and policy compliance.

STAFF ACCOUNTANT, CASTROVILLE, CA

The Staff Accountant assists and works under the direction of the Operations Controller of Ocean Mist Farms. The qualified candidate is responsible for assisting with account reconciliations and general ledger journal entries. This staff level position participates in the month-end close process and will work under general supervision.

CARTON YARD LOADER, CASTROVILLE, CA

SUMMARY

The Carton Yard Loader will work under general supervision and is responsible for loading and receiving supplies from field trucks and vendors. Also maintains inventory with hand-held personal device assistants (PDA’s). 

 SAFETY AND COMPLIANCE SPECIALIST, CASTROVILLE, CA

SUMMARY

This position will support the execution of Ocean Mist Farms and affiliate Safety programs and ensure compliance with programs required by the company and all regulatory agencies.  Coordinates and implements safety, injury and illness prevention programs, conducts related training, investigates accidents and identifies possible causes, recommends corrective action, and provides effective safety compliance support to management. This role requires a strong presence at all our field, cooler and plant operations.

ORGANIC PRODUCTION MANAGER - AGRONOMIST, OCEAN MIST FARMS, CASTROVILLE, CA

SUMMARY

The Organic Production Manager-Agronomist oversees all in-house and outside production of organic crops for Ocean Mist Farms. Successful person will follow crops from planting until harvest and will assist with communication of product quality and volumes to sales during crop harvest.

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

SUMMARY

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.