Packhouse Production Assistant

Gotham Greens

Gotham Greens

Windsor, CO, USA · Denver, CO, USA
Posted on Tuesday, March 12, 2024

Job Details

Entry
Denver 2 - Windsor, CO
Full Time
$16.00 - $16.00 Hourly

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 is 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

Packing Containers of Fresh Produce

Sorting and selecting high quality product to pack

Identifying unacceptable quality product to discard

Filling containers to an accurate weight using scales

Properly handling product and containers to maximize shelf life and appearance to the companys visual expectations

Performing repetitive tasks at a consistent pace which meets productivity expectations

Assisting Greenhouse Production operations, including transplanting seedlings, harvesting plants, and handling growing equipment

Handling, organizing, and loading production supplies and equipment

Assisting with inventory control and cold storage organization

Labelling, boxing, and staging product materials and supplies

Other duties as assigned

Food Safety and Sanitation

Follow Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs), Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs), company food safety policies, and sanitation standard operating procedures (SSOPs).

Assist with daily cleaning of production areas, equipment, and supplies

Assist with periodic cleaning of common areas in facility

Qualifications

WHO YOU ARE

Be authorized to work in the US

Lift 50 pounds

Stand for a full 8-hour shift

Maintain a steady pace with attention to detail

Must have a reliable form of transportation

Open availability to work various work schedules including holidays and weekends

Must be able to work in varying temperatures that are anywhere from 55 degrees (within the Packhouse) to 90 degrees (within the Greenhouse).

WHO WE ARE

Gotham Greens is on a mission to transform how and where fresh produce is grown. We are a pioneer in urban indoor agriculture and a leading fresh produce and food company. Through our national network of local high-tech farms, Gotham Greens delivers fresh, long-lasting, and delicious leafy greens, herbs, salad dressings and dips all year round to retail, restaurant, and foodservice customers.

Since its launch in 2011, Gotham Greens has grown from a single urban rooftop greenhouse in Brooklyn, N.Y., to a multi-state greenhouse operator and one of the largest hydroponic leafy green producers in North America.