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Cold Storage Manager

Posted on: April 5th, 2018 | Agriculture | Arvin, CA.

This individual will have proven success in managing cold storage operations and will oversee day-to-day activities involving cold storage inventory.

Relationships The Cold Storage Manager will report directly to our Plant Manager, will be a member of our Operations Management Team, and will work closely with Harvest Load-in and Production team members.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

·       Responsible for all cold storage organization, documentation, and inventory

·       Maintain inventory processes to ensure FIFO (first in, first out) usage

·       Lead potato storage operations and storage cleaning throughout the year

·       Read, understand, and plan accordingly per facility production schedule

·       Responsible for making sure all daily paperwork is completed without error and submitted to the appropriate department in a timely manner

·       Responsible for raw product inventory

·       Manage storage filling operations and systems, using 1000 lbs macro bins

·       Monitor produce quality and implement quality control standards

·       Monitor crop storages during each seasonal rotation

·       Lead storage filling operations

·       Maintain storage facilities in order to obtain highest possible quality and lowest amount of shrink on crop production

·       Monitor all aspects of mechanical and computer control panels, including temperature controls

·       Analyze storage control data and make recommendations to maximize crop quantity and quality


Experience and Skills:

Required Skills & Qualifications

·       Experience with cold storage environments

·       Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain & Logistics, Quality Control, Agriculture Sciences, or related field of study

·       Strong computer skills

·       Ability to work in temperature controlled cold storage area, up to 75% of work day

·       Experience managing crop storage

·       Working knowledge of Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs)

·       High attention to detail

·       Analytical and reporting skills

·       Proficient in Excel and other Microsoft Office programs

Preferred Skills & Qualifications

·       Refrigeration troubleshooting skills

·       Bilingual in English/Spanish




Salary will be commensurate with experience and skills.  Company has a complete benefits package, including health, dental, vision and life insurance, company matched 401(k) and

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