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Planting Shop Supervisor

Company: Grimmway Farms
Location: Bakersfield
Posted on: September 20, 2023

Job Description:

PURPOSE:To manage Planting Shop employees.JOB QUALIFICATIONS:Must have a minimum of three years
experience working in all aspects of a fabrication, repair, and maintenance shop, preferably Ag related.Knowledge and experience in the safe, effective use of fabrication and maintenance shop machinery, equipment, and tools such as welders, saws, grinders, presses, lathes, and related tooling.Must have basic knowledge of tractors and their various operating systems (electrical, hydraulic, engine, A/C, etc.).Able to read, understand, and interpret blueprints for fabrication requirements.Must be able to create various computer documents and reports in programs such as Excel and Word, along with maintaining accurate database records.Must have ability to communicate and coordinate with all levels of employees.Must have the ability to train and instruct a work force with multiple levels of different skill sets.Remote work not available for this position.Must be able to work various hours, occasional travel out of town and/or out of state, including multiple overnight stays.Must be bi-lingual, English/Spanish, with the ability to speak, read, and write in both.Must have a valid driver s license with a clean DMV driving record.Must pass pre-placement drug/alcohol screen, physical and functional capacity evaluation.ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:Manage the day to day operation of the Planting Shop Division.Ensure all fabrication, repairs and maintenance are done properly, completely, and in a timely manner.Assist personnel involved in fabrication, repairs and maintenance.Track and submit time and timecards.Ensure inventory and stock levels for parts and raw supplies are maintained.Use companies' purchase and/or work order system(s) when purchasing parts or scheduling repairs.Design and upgrade planting equipment as needed and help the department with diagnostics, trouble shooting and emergency repairs, in both shop and field settings.Ensure adequate training, supervision, and performance of all planting shop personnel, including "job specific" safety training, is regularly performed, and that all such training is documented.Maintain a preventative maintenance program for all planting equipment.Perform other duties as assigned by the supervisor.PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:Ability to occasionally move about inside the office, shop and/or farming fields. Ability to operate a computer and other office productivity equipment. Operating hand and power tools, working on equipment that is elevated or low to the ground. Ability to inspect equipment. Ability to work on uneven terrain. Work in a wet and damp environment. Ability to continuously work outdoors and/or outdoors all day in various and sometimes extreme weather conditions. Must be able to work in different temperatures (working temperatures as hot as 100 to 110 F and as cold as 20 F to 32 F). Must be able to move items weighing up to 75 lbs.

Keywords: Grimmway Farms, Bakersfield , Planting Shop Supervisor, Other , Bakersfield, California

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