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PRODUCTION OPERATOR - Soli Organic

Soli Organic

Soli Organic

San Antonio, TX, USA
Posted on Wednesday, February 21, 2024
Job Type
Full-time
Description

At Soli Organic, we want to change the way people access organic, sustainable, and affordable food by revolutionizing what nature does best: growing healthy, flavorful plants. We take what we know about the biology of growing the best produce, and then use technology to optimize nature’s processes. We do all of this in our proprietary, USDA-certified organic, soil-based, indoor system. For us, everything begins with soil; it is the foundational building blocks that enable us to provide an ecosystem in which plants can thrive.

Over the past 30 years, we've seen this mission spread beyond our wildest dreams. Today, we are an integrated food solutions group with a nation-wide presence, and an ambitious drive to continue to have a positive impact for consumers. So how did we reach this far? We are constantly learning from nature, and we are taking those lessons in innovative ways and creative solutions that will serve the community of consumers who are looking for flavorful, healthy, and sustainable produce options.

JOB SUMMARY: The Production Supervisor must have experience working with short life perishables and manufacturing. The Production Supervisor position exists to ensure a safe and unadulterated product is produced, process controls are in place, and cost-effective production is met. This position requires an energetic, metrics motivated, and self-actualized individual that demonstrates leadership within the area. This position reports to the Operations Manager and will have the opportunity to lead projects and actively participate in strategic operations initiatives.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Plans work schedules, assigns responsibilities, and evaluates work to ensure expectations are met
  • Responsible for interviewing, selecting, and training of direct reports
  • Conducts performance teammates’ evaluations and administers corrective actions as necessary
  • Manages all teammates within the Fresh Cut (“FCH”), Living Organic Herbs (“LOH”), shipping and receiving, and quality control (“QC”) departments
  • Engages in short and long-term planning
  • Manages ongoing projects, and aids in the development of future projects Ensures an adequate inventory of packing supplies is maintained
  • Monitors and improves operational KPIs. Aids in the development of SOPs and process controls
  • Interfaces with Corporate Safety & Compliance department to ensure a safe work environment is maintained
  • Interfaces with QA and Food Safety teammates to provide a high quality and safe product is shipped to customers
  • Ensures that all product is adequately selected accordingly for Company customers
  • Interacts with Human Resources personnel as needed to ensure proper staffing and all teammates adhere to Company policies
  • Plans, motivates, and holds Leads accountable for their department’s performance
  • Adheres to all requirements of sanitation, GMP, HACCP standards, and other hygiene policies
  • Observes and practices housekeeping procedures
  • Be a role model for the Shenandoah Growers Core Values–Honesty, Humility, Mutual Respect, Discipline, Passion/Enthusiasm/Determination
  • Supervise, train monitor, and discipline department personnel. Handle conflict effectively.
  • Work with the Production Manager and General Manager to ensure production orders/sales orders are completed on a timely basis while maintaining quality.
  • Promote cross-training of teammates wherever possible to grow the workforce and increase coverage of all jobs.
  • Adheres to all Company policies and procedures
  • Can work under little supervision
  • Performs other assignments as management may direct
Requirements

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Education: Associate Degree or equivalent work experience
  • Experience: 5+ Years Food Processing experience and 3+ Years of Supervisory experience
  • Language Fluency: No specific language requirements; bi-lingual English/Spanish fluency preferred.

About Soli Organic:

We believe that accessing organic, sustainable, flavorful foods provides an opportunity for people of all identities, backgrounds, and cultures to enjoy high quality produce. We celebrate all dimensions of diversity in the workplace equally and ensure that everyone feels a sense of inclusion, participation and belonging. We also aim to extend this commitment to the partners we work with and the communities we serve. We are constantly listening, learning, and evolving to deliver on these principles. We are proud of our collaborative culture. Our diverse employee population shares our fundamental core values of Respect for All Individuals, Customer Obsession and Winning as One Team, which creates a culture that attracts top talent, forming the foundation for a great place to work!

At Soli Organic, we embrace diversity and inclusion. We are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on the basis of an individual's race, national origin, color, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability, marital status or any other protected characteristic under applicable law, whether actual or perceived. As part of the Company’s commitment to equal employment opportunity, we provide reasonable accommodations, up to the point of undue hardship, to candidates at any stage, including to individuals with disabilities.

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