Cold Storage Order Picker

Coral Beach Farms - Kelowna, BC (4 months ago)

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Company Description

Local cherries, desired worldwide

Coral Beach Farms is the leader in the British Columbian export cherry industry, and our namesake brand is the foremost Canadian cherry brand worldwide.

Superb quality is at the heart of our global success. Nature gives us a leading edge as British Columbia’s Okanagan Valley has a perfect moderate climate for growing large, flavourful, sweet cherries.

We diligently nurture our orchards to further enhance our geographical advantage. Our cherry orchards are managed to achieve optimum yields of highly sugared, firm fleshed cherries, with a strong shelf life. Further, our northerly latitude puts us in a unique market window after the bulk of the US harvest is complete.

Job Description

Ensure any faults, quality or maintenance issues are reported to your supervisor immediately
Take part in Health and Safety training upon employment
Careful handling of boxed cherries within a cold room environment
Palletizing correctly and in a safe and timely manner
Maintaining our quality driven processes
No damage to oneself, others, or packaged goods
Ability to work well with others

Qualifications

Fluent / reasonable English
MUST HAVE Valid Work Visa, Canadian Citizen or Permanent Resident
Reasonable level of basic math is a requirement
Good eye for detail and quality assurance
Able to take direction from supervisors and management when required
Able to work for extended periods of time in a cold room environment while maintaining a focused, safe and professional manner
Must be in good general health and able to carry out physically demanding work for extended periods of time
Must be a flexible team player who works well in a busy and demanding environment

Additional Information

Our working environment is extremely demanding over a short time period. Applicants should be aware that:

This is a farming environment and days off may be extremely limited during our picking season
Be aware of working area at all times, as machinery and pallet jacks will be in operation around you
Environment is cold. Workers must dress warmly in layered clothing
Work hours are generally at least 60 hours per week and can be longer
As agricultural employment that overtime provisions do not apply for these positions
Applicants must be available from early July until early to mid-September

Salary: $17.00/Hour