The Receiver is in the Company’s headquarters in Castroville, California. The position reports to and supports the Castroville Receiving Supervisor/Manager. This position is responsible for receiving all incoming product, in good conditions and proper traceability to Ocean Mist Farms facility.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Opening and closing procedures and corrections;
  • Input data into Famous system from field tickets & purchased product Bill of Ladings (BOL);
  • Communicate daily with quality assurance inspectors to coordinate any hold action report and purchased product to be inspected
  • Daily operate forklift and complete the forklift daily checklist;
  • Communicate and coordinate totals with Field Supervisors and Shipping Office;
  • Rectify discrepancies between physical and paper inventory;
  • Communicate daily with Sales, Grower Accounting and Shipping;
  • Report daily estimates;
  • Coordinate field trucks;
  • Check in: field trucks & inspectors;
  • Operate scale and cash register for line trucks;
  • Daily rectify cash and credit cards charged with scale tickets and sing the weight scale summary of daily activity report;
  • Use of hand held scan guns to consolidate partials of product in receiving A and B ;
  • Use food link network to print traceability stickers and place on the product from lake side organics;
  • Send daily field pack out reports via email to the affiliated companies;
  • Report daily via email to the designated group when day is finished and all commodities has been recount;
  • Help in both receiving A and B based on where help is needed;
  • Help to stack partials to complete full pallets of all commodities;
  • Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements and Qualifications

  • Working knowledge of computers & software as utilized in the Cooler environment such as: Microsoft operating system, Famous software, alligator tech and food link software
  • Bi-lingual English and Spanish preferred;
  • Previous Agricultural experience preferred;
  • Able to correctly use radio frequency hand held devices.
  • 2 years minimum experience in Agriculture Cooling, Receiving and Shipping;
  • Must be available to work weekends and different schedule hours every week;
  • Basic math and reading skills;
  • Previous forklift driving experience desired
  • Ability to learn new duties with minimal repetition
  • Strong interpersonal skills including; ability to maintain effective working relationships with Employees, Peers, Supervisors vendors and customers;
  • Ability to work in ever –changing, fast – paced environment;
  • Strong knowledge of good manufacturing practices;
  • High school graduate / GED preferred.