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Packaging Warehouse Manager

Location: Dalhart Texas

 

Job Summary: The Packaging Warehouse Manager is responsible for overseeing and supporting the daily duties of the potato packaging warehouse composed of 150 employees. This includes assuring potatoes are washed, sorted and packaged in accordance to company standards from a personal and food safety aspect.

Reports to: Senior Management

Job Qualifications:

  • Bi-lingual skills (Spanish) – Must be able to speak, read, and write.
  • Computer skills- Must be proficient in word, excel, and able to navigate a user interface.
  • Leadership skills – Must be able and willing to coach, mentor, and develop team members.
  • Time management – Must be able to project and execute tasks with the ability to efficiently multi-task in a fast-      paced environment.
  • Communication skills- Must have strong communication skills verbal, written, and listening.
  • Problem solving – Must demonstrate ability to identify problems and troubleshoot for resolutions.
  • HACCP / Food Safety skills – Preferred 2 years
  • Production / Manufacturing skills – Preferred 2 years

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Compose daily report of work completed and barriers with resolutions.
  • Create and publish projected work schedules in a daily, weekly and monthly range.
  • Assure work preparations are completed in advance to operate efficiently and reduce down time.
  • Promote and practice company quality standards.
  • Identify opportunities and contribute to continuous improvement projects.
  • Assure preventative maintenance on equipment is being completed.
  • Understand machine and equipment manuals and user guides.
  • Understand, teach and follow company Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Communicate Standard Operating Procedure revisions to team members and assure they follow them.
  • Will learn and teach new equipment technologies.
  • All duties assigned by Senior Manager in accordance to company standards.
  • Conduct reviews and salary adjustments of direct reporting employees.
  • Coach, mentor, and develop direct reporting employees.  
  • Meet customer order requirements and deadlines.

 

 

 

 

 Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; use hands and fingers, handle, or feel; and talk or hear.  The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

 

 

Contact: 

 

If interested please email HR@Larsenfarms.com

 

Job Location: Dalhart Texas

Job Location: Dalhart Texas

Quality Control Lead Technician

Location: Dalhart Texas

Job Title: Farm Quality Control Lead

Job Summary: A Farm Quality Control Lead is responsible for overseeing and supporting the daily duties of up to 3 Quality Control Techs. This includes assuring quality control tasks are completed on time according to the production plan and in accordance with company quality standards. A Farm QC Lead completes in field verifications of the Quality Control monitoring program and supports QC Techs as an advisor, trainer and overall support to assure crop quality specifications are upheld.

Reports to: Area Manager

Job Qualifications and competencies:

  • Bilingual skills- (English & Spanish) Must be able to speak, read, and write.
  • Handwriting skills- Must be legible.
  • Computer skills- Must be proficient in word, excel, and able to navigate a user interface.
  • Leadership skills – Must be able and willing to coach, mentor, and develop team members.
  • Time management – Must be able to project and execute tasks with the ability to efficiently multi-task in a fast-paced environment.
  • Communication skills- Must have strong communication skills verbal, written, and listening.
  • Assertive skills – Must demonstrate decisive clear directions, and follow through on tasks and deadlines.
  • Ensures accountability – Must demonstrate holding one’s self and others accountable to meet commitments.
  • Agricultural Background – Pre-ferried 2+ years’ experience in compost spreading, planting, cultivating, irrigation and harvesting of various conventional and organic crops.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Conduct daily pre-shift meeting with crew to communicate work agenda.
  • Compose daily report of work completed and barriers with resolutions.  
  • Assure work preparations are completed in advance to operate efficiently and reduce down time.
  • Effectively uphold the company quality standards.  
  • Understand, teach and follow company Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Communicate Standard Operating Procedure revisions to team members and assure they follow them.
  • Monitor that crop production tasks are with in company specifications.
  • Report to manager immediately when crop production specifications are not met.
  • Fill in for QC Techs as needed.
  • Conduct routine inspections of assigned area and identify correction needs.
  • Communicate Standard Operating Procedure revision needs or suggestions to area manager.
  • Will learn and teach new equipment technologies.
  • All duties assigned by Supervisor in accordance to company standards.

Contact: 

If interested please email HR@Larsenfarms.com

 

Job Location: Dalhart Texas

Bilingual Human Resources Manager


DEPARTMENT: Human Resources

 

JOB TYPE: Full-time

JOB SUMMARY: Plans, organizes and directs the Human Resources programs and systems for Larsen Farms policies, procedures, and departmental objectives. Supervises departmental personnel for Human Resources and personnel functions including recruiting, selection, employment, orientation and training, safety, workers compensation program, health benefits, salary and compensation, coaching and counseling, evaluations, discipline, and terminations.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS:
A. Education: Associate degree in business, management, or a related field preferred.

B. Personal Job-Related Skills: Leadership and management abilities and effective oral and written communication skills.

C. Communication Skills: Must be fluent in Spanish

D. Experience:
1. Prior Work Experience: Minimum of three years of Human Resources experience.

2. Technical Training: HRIS systems experience. Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

E. Physical and Mental Requirements: Duties of the position require intermittent walking, sitting, and standing. Some bending, stooping, and reaching is required with the lifting of items up to a weight of 40 pounds.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Staffs the farm with required personnel.
  • Meets with department managers to determine staffing needs.
  • Conducts recruiting programs and screening, interview and selection processes.
  • Processes new employees into the work force.
  • Develops and maintains personnel policies.
  • Recommends policies to be approved by leadership team and establishes procedures to support approved policies.
  • Reviews personnel practices to assure they comply with established policies.
  • Revises existing policies or recommends new policies when necessary.
  • Serves as the custodian of the official personnel records of employees.
  • Determines employment categories of employees and manages the compensation plan and pay policies.
  • Provides systems for evaluating employee’s performance of their job duties.
  • Establishes employee development programs including in-service and continuing education opportunities.
  • Maintains programs to further employee relations. Administers the established Corrective Action (disciplinary system).
  • Administers the employee benefits programs including the financial payments for programs as directed.   
  • Provides and monitors the procedures for an employee’s termination of employment.
  • Organizes and monitors the Annual Open Enrollment.
  • Administers COBRA benefits to exiting employees as necessary.
  • Serves as the human resources advisor to supervisors, department managers, and leadership team.
  • Updates the leadership team, and supervisors advised of new laws and changes in personnel policies and practice.
  • Counsels with supervisors at all levels concerning personnel problems or employee relations matters.
  • Provides interpretation of personnel policies and supportive procedures and practices.
  • Serves as member of the Senior Management team.
  • Answers inquiries, screens applicants and arranges interviews.
  • Handles inquiries concerning present and past employment.
  • Answers inquiries concerning employment opportunities.
  • Screens and interviews applicants.
  • Arranges interviews with department heads and checks references when requested by the leadership team.
  • Assists all new hires with the completion of new hire paperwork and pre-employment requirements.
  • Informs new employees of insurance and other benefits.
  • Processes necessary forms for the data system, insurance company, and payroll deductions.
  • Conducts New Employee Orientation, as necessary.
  • Supervises general office duties for the human resources function.
  • Develops job descriptions and job postings as needed for employment advertising.
  • Prepares reports and surveys for the Human Resources Department and the leadership team.
  • Supervises the maintenance of an accurate up-to-date filing system for personnel records, insurance files, and inactive files.
  • Supervises tracking of required licensures and certifications and required personnel in-services.
  • Processes workers compensation claims.
  • Completes annual OSHA reports.

 


OTHER SIGNIFICANT REQUIREMENTS:
A. Maintains confidentiality while working with confidential matters on a daily basis.

B. Works with leadership teams and department heads, and outside agencies to assist with staffing needs.

C. Serves as an employee advocate.

D. Maintains consistency in personnel actions and assures equal employment treatment for all applicants and employees.

E. Verifies payroll data and benefit deductions.

F. Works with Employee Health to Administer the employee job-related injury and illness program.

G. Follows safety and infection control guidelines, food safety guidelines and OSHA.

 

Please email your Resume here or to HR@larsenfarms.com

Job Location: Dalhart Texas

Forage Crop Manager

Essential Job Functions:

-Monitor Alfalfa Irrigation

-Oversee Hay Harvesting Operation

-Issue fertilizer plans and instructions

-Manage and enter in Alfalfa production data

-Follow up on Alfalfa quality and customer satisfaction

-Deal with Alfalfa sales and distribution

-Manage Alfalfa shipping process in winter months

-Oversee tractors and sprinkler system in the Alfalfa production department.

Client Services:

Deals with customer needs in a timely manor

 

QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS

 

General:

-Excellent organizational, communication (verbal and written), problem solving, listening and inter-personal skills

-Attention to detail

-Ability to work well under stressful circumstances

-Ability to empathize, encourage and guide

 

Qualifications: 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactory and meet minimum performance standards.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

Education:

-B.S. degree in Ag related feild preferred           

Experience:                            

-5 years of alfalfa production experience preferred

-3 years of corn production experience preferred

-Excellent interpersonal skills

 

Language Skills: 

-Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental/funding entity regulations.  Ability to write reports regarding business correspondence and case notes.

-Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.

-Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

 

Physical Demands: 

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; use hands and fingers, handle, or feel; and talk or hear.  The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.
  • Possesses a means of reliable transportation, with current required Texas liability, and has the ability to travel throughout Collin County to multiple location sites.

 

 If you are interested in the position or have any questions, please contact Bridger @ 806-333-9452 or email @ btalbot@larsenfarms.com

Water Distribution Manager

Water Distribution Manager

 

 

Larsen Farms is currently looking for a qualified individual to manage our water distribution throughout a 45,000 acre irrigated farm. We have a large, privately owned farm with over 400 employees and can’t wait to add one more. Basic job duties would include communicating with other departments about daily water needs, monitoring water usage and operation, and making sure we stay compliant with state/ federal water regulations.

Applicant will need to be comfortable using a computer and basic Microsoft programs, have good communications skills, and have previous experience with underground water distribution. Must be fluent in English but bilingual in Spanish is preferred.

Daily work would consist of:
• Communicating with other departments about daily water needs
• Collecting information and preparing daily/weekly/monthly reports 
• Monitor water usage and operations to ensure water application and wells are in compliance with all applicable state and federal regulations and permits 
• Plan and coordinate the activities of the water distribution while effectively motivating employees and meeting the goals of the department
• Evaluate the performance of Pivot Trac and operating systems to make recommendations for improvements
• Attend all water district meetings and stay up-to-date on all state/county water regulations to insure we are compliant 
• Review and analyze pooling unit allocation with consulting firm for any possible changes to pooling units to optimize irrigation water resources

This is a full time, year round position located in Dalhart, TX so applicant must be from the area or willing to relocate. 

Offering a competitive wage it but will depend on experience, skill level, and character. Possibly a salaried position including benefits  

If you are interested in the position or have any questions, please contact Bridger @ 806-333-9452 

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