Supervisor Farm Job in McCain Foods (Canada)

McCain Foods (Canada), Florenceville-Bristol, NB, Openings : 1, Experience : Not Specified
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Job Description :

Position Title: Supervisor Farm

Position Type: Regular – Full-Time

Position Location: Florenceville Main

Requisition ID: 18549


For over 100 years, McCain Produce Inc., a private family owned company and an industry leader in quality, has delivered top-quality potatoes across the globe satisfying cravings for one of the world’s most popular vegetables. This foundation plus its association with its parent company – McCain Foods Limited – provides McCain Produce with an unrivalled global reach. The end result: McCain Produce customers enjoy ”best practice” benefits unmatched by few others in the industry. From selling table potatoes to providing top quality inputs to our grower partners, McCain Produce is truly an agricultural leader in the potato industry.


McCain Farms
, a division of McCain Produce Inc. is currently seeking a Farm Supervisor at our Monquart, NB location. This fulltime salaried position reports directly to the Farm Manager.


JOB PURPOSE:

Reporting to the Farm Manager, the Farm Supervisor will assist in the overseeing and management of successfully growing field crops. This includes directing daily activities from planting, growing, harvesting and storing in a manner that produces the highest possible yields and profitability from the farm operation. The successful candidate will be a self-starter with strong work ethic, “can do” attitude and the ability to adapt to a fast paced, dynamic work environment.


JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Co-ordinate, assist and supervise the day to day work activities of general farm workers and harvesting labourers.
  • Supervise and oversee growing, crop maintenance, harvesting and other crop-related operations.
  • Inspect crops and fields to determine maturity, yield, work requirements, such as cultivating, weeding, or harvesting.
  • Spring commercial farm seed cutting and rock picking oversight.
  • Evaluate weather and soil conditions.
  • Assist Farm Manager with Agronomic decisions.
  • Proactively create and implement safe work procedures in conjunction with the McCain Produce Health & Safety Coordinator. Be an active member of the Joint Health & Safety Committee.
  • Ensure all health and safety procedures are being followed by all workers and visitors at all times.
  • Maintain quality control, production, and safety records.
  • Direct and assist in repair and proper working of machines and equipment used on the farm.
  • Assess, suggest, and assist in the implementation of work procedures which are beneficial for the business.
  • Oversee sorting & overall handling of produce to ensure highest possible quality of products.
  • Potato storage management, including summer washdowns and repairs.
  • Create work schedules and train employees on work site.
  • Provide backup/vacation support for overseeing the Fresh Potato Packing Shed and Glassville Seed Farm Operations. (Cross functional training will be provided.)
  • Perform other duties as instructed by the management.
  • May perform general farm duties.


REQUIRED EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Post secondary education in Agriculture preferred.
  • Minimum of 3-5 years’ experience in agriculture, potato experience preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability to supervise and manage an efficient team.
  • Ability to delegate effectively and timely.
  • Experience using and operating farm machinery relating to the planting and harvesting of potato crops or other similar crops.
  • Proven problem solving skills.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment.
  • Experienced with Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook.
  • Willing to work flexible hours is a requirement and extended hours around planting and harvesting.
  • Sprayer Application License required or willing to become licensed upon hire.
  • Class 1 or Class 3 licensed considered an asset.
  • Experience operating farm equipment also considered an asset.
  • Ability to safely lift up to 50 lbs.


The above information indicates the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.


The health and safety of McCain employees and their families has been our number one priority since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. Supported by science, and in line with our culture and values, we believe that being vaccinated is the most effective way to protect each other, our families, our customers, and our communities. It is therefore a requirement that the successful candidate for this role be fully vaccinated and have completed the mandatory incubation period prior to the candidate’s start date with McCain, subject to reasonable accommodations if you are unable to be vaccinated for protected grounds under applicable human rights legislation (e.g. medical or religious reasons).


McCain Foods is an equal opportunity employer. We see value in ensuring we have a diverse, antiracist, inclusive, merit-based, and equitable workplace. As a global family-owned company we are proud to reflect the diverse communities around the world in which we live and work. We recognize that diversity drives our creativity, resilience, and success and makes our business stronger.


McCain is an accessible employer. If you require an accommodation throughout the recruitment process (including alternate formats of materials or accessible meeting rooms), please let us know and we will work with you to meet your needs.

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Job Family:
Agriculture
Division: McCain Produce & Fertilizer
Department: McCain Farms Potato Farm
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Company: McCain Foods (Canada)

Last Date For Apply: 21/Feb/2023 09:02:06 Job Type : Full Time, Employment Type : PermanentApply Here