Harvest Supervisor (Bloomfield)

Highline Mushrooms - Bloomfield, ON (10 months ago)

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Highline Core Values include:

We do the right thing, always. We lead the way. We are fanatical about quality. We are transparent in our relationships. We always consider the human element. We embrace diversity and inclusion.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Supervises the general conduct of all non-management harvesting staff
  • Assists the Harvest Manager with day to day operations
  • Ensures mushrooms are harvested and delivered to the packaging room properly, efficiently, and with due care
  • Promotes positive relations and communication between the harvesting employees and supervisors
  • Responsible for the continuous improvement of productivity, quality, safety, and attendance
  • Monitors and assures the proper use of aprons, hairnets, knives, tags, gloves and personal protective equipment
  • Assures the safe operating condition of harvesting equipment and reports unsafe or inadequate equipment to the maintenance department and, if necessary, removes it from service
  • Assists the Farm Manager in maintaining a consistent and high level of cleanliness throughout the farms
  • Ensures that mushrooms are harvested within packing room and customer specifications
  • Set up of the Quality tables, white boards, scales, and required supplies in each room
  • Checks and records on control chart the quality (color, size, stem length, dirt, disease, scaling, veil, etc.) and weight of the mushrooms that each harvester picks and, if the quality or weight is not correct, advises the Harvester of the problem and ensures correction
  • Ensures that quality audits are being performed continuously and responds quickly when control limits are exceeded
  • Adheres to Safety Policies, uses proper Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and other safety equipment
  • As reasonably requested in aid of operations or culture compliance, performs other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Grade 12 level education
  • 3 years’ experience as a Supervisor or equivalent
  • Experience in mushroom, horticultural and/or agricultural field

Earnings & Benefits:

  • Extended Health & Dental and Vision for Associates and their eligible family members
  • Life insurance and Dependent Life Insurance
  • Pension
  • Paid Vacation time
  • Profit Sharing
  • Safety shoe reimbursement
  • Discounts on Gym Membership, Cell Phone, Insurance and mushrooms!

Highline encourages applications from all qualified candidates. When requested Highline will accommodate people with disabilities at all stages of the recruitment, assessment and hiring process.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Experience:

  • Supervising: 3 years (Preferred)