Packhouse Production Assistant

Gotham Greens

Gotham Greens

Posted on Saturday, January 28, 2023

Job Details

Description

THE ROLE

Gotham Greens is seeking passionate, driven and hardworking individuals to fill positions as Production Assistants. Production Assistant positions are hands-on and require individuals who enjoy rolling up their sleeves and are accustomed to manual labor-intensive jobs. Prior experience in the natural and organic food industry a plus but not required. This is an opportunity for an enthusiastic, self-motivated and organized individual to assume a position at a rapidly growing, innovative, disruptive company in the 21st century food system.

WHAT YOU'LL DO

  • Assisting in the harvesting and packing of leafy vegetables and herbs
  • Inspecting produce, arranging leaves, and preparing produce, for boxing, and proper cleaning & sanitation methods
  • Cleaning and Sanitation of Packhouse, Greenhouse, and Channel Washing
  • Assisting in loading products onto U-boats/pallets and loading them onto our trucks
  • Assisting in in the loading and unloading of Greenhouse and Packhouse supplies and materials
  • Handle leaves , look for bugs, and proper cleaning & sanitation methods
  • Ensure proper hand washing and use of gloves, aprons, and hair nets.
  • Ensure PH Packers maintain clean clothes, personal hygiene and good health (e.g. no coughing, etc.)
  • Packers adherence to the Packhouse dress code and packing regulations, (e.g. no earphones, no hoods, footwear specifications, no food, drinks, etc.)
  • Ensure clean work areas, bins, trays, scales, tables. No mobile phones or food on packing tables.
  • Ensure that soiled or dropped leaves are not packed
  • Ensure coolers are clean and temperatures are stable
  • Inspect and weigh produce; discard leaves as necessary; ensure no bugs, damaged leaves, tip burned leaves or leaved dropped on floor enter package

WHO YOU ARE

Requirements:

  • Ability to lift 50 pounds
  • Ability to stand for a full 8 hour shift
  • Must be comfortable working in summer heat conditions and air-conditioned rooms
  • Must be able to work at a steady pace and must be detailed oriented
  • Must have a reliable form of transportation, train, bus, car, Etc.
  • Open availability to work various work schedules including weekends if needed
  • Must be authorized to work in the US

The ideal candidate:

  • Enjoys working in a fast-paced environment
  • Passionate commitment to the company vision
  • Appreciation for sustainable agriculture and food