Inca+Bananas
Job Title: Fresh Produce Warehouse Manager
Industry Sector: Natural/Organic Food & Beverage
Job Categories: Warehouse

 Contact Information
 
Company Name: Inca Bananas
  Address: 3140 W 84th St. Unit 9
Hialeah, FL 33172
United States
  Company Phone: (786) 973-4816
Web Site: http://www.incabananas.com


Job Description
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The Position: Fresh Produce Warehouse Manager

Fresh Produce Warehouse Manager

A leading Banana grower, based in Miami Florida, Inca Bananas is looking for a strong and motivated manager for the operation of a Fresh Produce Warehouse. Someone with a passion for produce and agriculture, an entrepreneurial spirit that will enjoy building relationships with both growers and retailers.

Responsibilities & Duties: 

·         Understand the fresh produce organization to support the company’s mission and core values

·         Supervise warehouse and distribution food safety and quality assurance for organic best practices in the whole supply chain

·         Build the ripening facility to control a advance pressurized system for fruit quality and uniformity in the fruit box

·         Partner with Sales leadership to drive and support overall market growth

·         Ensure full compliance with organic certification storage and handling practices and good manufacturing practices

·         Ensure robust facility safety, security and training are in place and that operations are in compliance with all required regulations

·         Motivate and lead a high-performance operational team through recruitment, training and development

·         Negotiate leases, service and material contracts

·         Provide technical expertise in the areas of food process engineering

·         Represent the company with customers, employees, the community and business partner

·         Post harvest specialist in logistics of "after harvest" produce handling and "cold chain" handling for the optimum storage/shelf life and flavor

 

Requirements and skills:

·         College degree in Bachelor of Applied Science (Agriculture and Business), food science  or related.

·         3 years+ experience in fresh produce

·         Will consider start up distribution center with a ripening facility 

·         Good communication skills both verbal and written in English and Spanish

·         Ability to work collaboratively in teams  

·         Preferably had experience with organic produce in leading food retailers in the US and Canada (i.e. Wholefood, Costco, Kroger..)  



Job Location: Miami, FL
Country: United States
Position Type: Full Time
Employee May Telecommute: No
Job seekers must live within: No preference
Required to Relocate: Yes
Required to Travel: Yes
Minimum Experience Required: 3-5 years


 



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