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We are currently harvesting organic and conventional romaine lettuce and romaine hearts in Coachella Valley, CA in Riverside County, which is NOT the growing region associated with the current Romaine Alert.

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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.

 SCOPE OF ROLE

  • Load trucks in a timely manner; check load count and commodity against order sheet and aging report; Discuss load configuration with driver; check trailers for cleanliness, cold temperatures, condition of chute and check floor stability;
  • Ensure that boxes and pallets are in good condition, stacked correctly and stable, apply corner-boards & shrink wrap when required;
  • Remove pallet stickers for shipping office personnel when required; correctly mark left over pallets (Pallet Tag info) when building partial loads;
  • Help maintain cold room rotation; keep the facility clean and organized;
  • Fill out daily equipment check list; receive product from transfer loads; other duties as assigned.
SKILLS, ABILITIES AND REQUIREMENTS

The qualified candidate will be an effective advocate and, at all times, maintain a professional image that supports Ocean Mist Farms values, image and goals. A strong work ethic, unsurpassed integrity, confidentiality, punctuality, and job dedication is essential to be successful in this position. 

  • Two years minimum experience in agriculture cooling, receiving and shipping is required; basic math and reading skills.
  • Forklift certified and experienced; valid California driver’s license is required.
  • Able to correctly use radio frequency hand held devices.
  • Often standing, walking, turning, sitting, reaching, climbing stairs for long periods of time.
  • Ability to work in an office and cooler environment with an average range between 33 and 110 degrees; lift 70 pounds without undue physical exertion.
  • Ability to communicate verbally and comprehend verbal instructions; requires sufficient sight and hearing to perform all job functions.
  • Good interpersonal skills and customer-service mentality with the ability to maintain effective working relationships with employees, peers, supervisors, vendors and customers.

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Email: careers@oceanmist.com