B & W Quality Growers, LLC
H2A Available Job
Number of Workers Requested: 20
Full Time: Yes
Packing House Labor: Watercress, Arugula, Kale, and Spinach products are transported to the packinghouse on trucks. The product is unloaded, packed, and stored in the cooler by the packinghouse employees. Prior to work, all Packing House employees must wash and sanitize their hands for food safety reasons. Proper protective gear must be put on, hair net, beard net, gloves, sleeves, and white smocks. All according to company GMPs. Dumpers – Once dumper has product, dumper has to check produce quality and report to the manager if there are any problems. – Dumper removes totes from pallets, places on dumping platform, dumps according to timed dumping speed measured by dumping light. – The Dumper dumps the product down the shaker, which will feed into the sorter. – The Dumper must maintain sufficient product flow to keep production flowing. Graders – Once product has passed through sorter, graders inspect product on conveyor belt. – Grader removes foreign material or product that does not meet B&W standards. – Grader inspects the product prior to entering wash tanks and cooling tunnel. Scale/Bag Operator – Once product exits cooling tunnel and escalator, product falls onto scale. – Operators disperse product into buckets, buckets should weight approx. 700 grams each. – Product is then bagged and passes through metal detector. – Operator must verify weight is correct and bags are sealed and printed properly. Packers – If metal detector signals, packer must return bag through detector. If detector continues to signal, Packer must notify supervisor. – Packers are responsible for assembling their cases. – Packers must inspect and place finished bagged product into cases. The basic function is to remove questionable, improperly sealed, or improperly coded bags from the inspection table, packing only product that meets standards. – Packers makes certain that each box is properly closed and place on conveyor belt. Stackers – Stackers then stack each box in the applicable manner on the pallet that will then be shrink wrapped and loaded into the cooler. – Stacker must stack 130 cases on each pallet. – Stacker is responsible for tagging pallets, and timing start and finish time of each pallet. – Stacker wraps pallets with shrink-wrap and loads into cooler. General Packing House Labor – Workers are responsible for following the recommendations of supervisors in performing these tasks. – Workers may be asked to operate pallet jackets to move product. – Workers will be responsible to maintain their work to ensure the area clean and free of debris. – Workers may need to sweep floors and clean work areas as needed. – Dispose of boxes or packaging straps. – At the end of operation, workers will help clean the packing house according to the established procedures, pick up trash around buildings, clean restrooms, and clean lunchroom as needed. – Blow down and pick up of gross materials remaining on the processing equipment. – Rinse equipment with potable water rinse to remove fine particulates, followed by foam down either using a cleaning agent, soap rinse using potable water, and sanitizer application. – Nightly drain cleaning, by applying dry quat to floors. – Floor scrubbing, de-cobwebbing, washing walls, washing doorways including forklift and man doors. – Sanitizing cooler decks in cooler and dock bays. Equipment and tools The following items will be provided to the employee as necessary to do work assigned. There will be no charge for items given to the employee the first time. Any worn out or damaged items must be returned to the farm manager and they will be replaced at no charge to the employee (all replacements are limited). – Smocks – Badge – Knee Boots – Rubber Gloves – Sleeves – Hair / Beard nets – Apron Any items lost or abused will be charged to the employee at the actual purchase cost to the company. Any items charged to the employee will be deducted from employees paycheck.
Experience Required: Yes
Months of Experience Required: 3
Special Requirements: Criminal background check and drug testing: B & W Quality Growers may conduct a criminal background check/drug test post-employment at the employer’s expense on all new applicants. Failure to pass the criminal background check and/or drug screening is grounds for termination.
Number of Hours Per Week: 40
Work Schedule (Start/End time): 6:00 A.M. – 2:00 P.M.
Company Name: B & W Quality Growers, LLC. – FL #6
Location: Fellsmere, FL 32948
Telephone Number: +17725711135
B & W Quality Growers, LLC. 7798 County Road 512, Fellsmere, FL 32948