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Harvester

Company: BrightFarms Inc
Location: Rochelle
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description

  • Proof of vaccination - all new hires must be willing to get fully vaccinated against Covid-19 before their start date Job purpose / summary / objective

    Harvest hydroponic leafy greens safely and in accordance with the highest quality and food safety standards.

    Duties / Responsibilities
    • Remove boards from ponds and place on conveyor to be put through a cutting machine.
    • Ensure clean, sanitary machines and equipment throughout the process.
    • Learn and follow the best food safety standards consistent with our SOP's, procedures, inspections, and quality requirements.
    • Contribute to high quality by communicating with supervisor when irregularities with product or equipment occur.
    • Help fulfill daily harvest plan to satisfy our consumers and customers.
    • Take credit for your team's accomplishments by accurately recording charts related to performed labor, inspection and results as required.
    • Work safely and maintain a safe, clean, organized work area and uniform.
    • Operate Hand Pallet Jack safely to help add efficiency as needed.Required Qualifications
      • No experience needed! Just a BRIGHT attitude!
      • Some food or agriculture industry experience preferred
      • On-going training in Food Safety and Sanitation is a bonus!
      • Ability to fulfill routine logs related to food safety and inspection reports, either in paperwork or digital formKey Values & Characteristics of Candidates:
        • Authentically Green. Candidates must sincerely care about leading the movement to improve the environmental impact of the food supply chain. Candidates must be passionate about creating a healthier planet, environment, and food supply. The background and experience of candidates should reflect a true passion for improving the way we feed Americans.
        • Drive to Succeed. Candidates must have hunger and ambition and must get out of bed and want to strongly perform every day, internally motivated. Candidates must demand excellence and strive to achieve greatness. Candidates should have a high clock speed and imbue energy in those around them.
        • Humility & Integrity. Candidates must have personal humility and must want the organization to succeed (not focusing solely on personal success). Candidates must care about people and clients and be strong team players. Candidates must possess the highest degree of integrity and must project the proper image of BrightFarms.
        • Productive. Colleagues and clients should be quick to describe candidates as famous for getting things done.Working conditions / Environment / Travel / Schedule required

          Working in a Greenhouse is generally a warm and sunny place to be! Occasionally Harvesters may be asked assist in the coolers where the produce is packed and those coolers are kept at around 40 degrees (coats are provided). Also Harvester are often working near moving mechanical parts. There will be exposure to cleaning chemicals. The noise level of machines and cooling units can be loud. All safety gear will be provided, and expected to be used, for conditions involving extreme weather, noise, and chemical exposure.

          Physical requirements

          While performing the duties of this job, employees are expected to constantly use hands to finger, handle or feel, as well as talk and hear. There is frequent standing, walking, reaching with hands and arms, as well as stooping, kneeling, crouching, and climbing. The lifting requirements are to occasionally lift up to 50 pounds, often lift up to 25 pounds, and constantly lift up to 10 pounds. In addition, the operator will have to pull dumpsters filled with material using the pallet jack, this will be done together with other operators. The employee should have clear correctable vision at close and distance range, as well as peripheral vision to notice safety hazards.Equal Employment OpportunityBrightFarms, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, pregnancy or pregnancy related condition, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.If you have a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act or similar law and you wish to discuss potential accommodations related to applying for employment at BrightFarms, please contact HR@brightfarms.com.4:00am - 12:30pm

Keywords: BrightFarms Inc, Rockford , Harvester, Other , Rochelle, Illinois

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