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Greenhouse Operations Assistant in Kingsville ON

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Mastronardi Produce
Title: 
Greenhouse Operations Assistant
Date: 
07/17/2020
Job ID: 
GREEN03383
Location: 
Kingsville ON
Degree: 
Not Specified
Salary: 
Not Specified
Job Types:
Maintenance Technician, Production Worker
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Description

Mastronardi Produce pioneered the commercial greenhouse industry in North America, and we’re now the leading greenhouse vegetable company on the continent. Our award-winning, flavorful produce is packed under the SUNSET® brand and is available at leading grocery retailers across North America. Family owned for over 65 years, we pride ourselves on having the most flavorful products and the best people in the industry. We are constantly pushing boundaries to be a leader in fresh produce innovation. We seek individuals that demonstrate our PRIDE values (Passion, Respect, Innovation, Drive, Excellence) to help us fulfill our mission to inspire healthy living through WOW flavor experiences.

Our Kingsville Head Office Location is currently seeking a Greenhouse Operations Assistant to join our Greenhouse Operations team. The essential function of this positionis to ensure that projects involving capital investment in technology, automation and new structures are successful.

Non-Negotiable Traits:

To perform the job successfully, the incumbent’s behavior must be consistent with the five Non-Negotiable Traits expected of all Mastronardi Produce employees: Be passionate; have absolute integrity; be self-motivated and determined; be a team player and behave as a professional.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Learn through on the job training all functions and responsibilities within the respective greenhouses
  • Proactively be a part of learning process by documenting what has been learned and questions to be asked
  • Investigate issues/problems to retrieve all of the facts and create concise reporting to Director
  • Follow through with other departments and venders on outstanding issues or information
  • Schedule/setup meetings and potentially arrange travel for others who are attending on and off premise
  • Identify and investigate problems that occur on the projects and propose solutions
  • Arrange and coordinate meetings on behalf of the Director of Greenhouse Operations Prepare and edit correspondence, communications, reports, and presentations
  • Prepare and review expense reports
  • Greet and interact with visitors
  • Form relationships with internal staff on all levels
  • Attend meetings, take dictation and record minutes accurately; follow up on action items as needed
  • Performs miscellaneous projects and clerical work that are assigned
  • Prepare, review and edit diagrams using CAD software
  • Assist in organizing time studies and taking field samples
  • Assist in taking/editing photographs, videos and drone footage.
  • Applying and overseeing applicable incentives for projects at the farms


Qualifications:

  • Background in technical project work, design, or engineering, or a 4-year degree in a related field
  • Must have an expert understanding of Excel and Microsoft Project
  • Must be proficient in using CAD software (ie. AutoCAD, SketchUp, Revit)
  • Must be able to work independently and manage a large number of complex projects
  • Demonstrated experience problem solving technical issues
  • Must be able to effectively communicate technical and complex information to a broad audience
  • Must be willing and able to travel locally and internationally (25%-50% of the time as needed)
  • Must maintain a valid passport (ability to obtain US Visa if needed)


Working Conditions:

  • Combination of office, refrigerated warehouse, and greenhouse environment
  • Must be capable of lifting up to 30 lbs.
  • Position requires sitting, standing, walking and bending on a regular basis
  • Must have manual dexterity to perform computer skills
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Please note: Mastronardi Produce has accommodation processes and policies in place and provides accommodation for employees with disabilities. If you require a specific accommodation because of a disability or documented medical need, please contact the Human Resource office so that arrangements can be made for the appropriate accommodation to be put into place.

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