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Florida’s Natural Growers
A Division of Citrus World, Inc.
20205 US Highway 27 North
Lake Wales, Florida 33853
(863) 676-1411
Job Title: Foreman/Production
Company Name: Florida's Natural Growers
Reference: 17-108
Job Type: Full Time-4-5 Days per week
Job Status: Nights: 6pm - 6am
Location: Lake Wales, FL
Company Info:

Florida's Natural GrowersAttn: Human Resources Department20205 US Highway 27Lake Wales, FL 33859

Website: http://www.floridasnatural.com

We are a Drug-Free and Alcohol-Free Workplace. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer – M/F/D/V and a VEVRAA Federal Contractor. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

Academic:

Requires High School Diploma or GED requires.  Must have the ability to read, write and speak English and perform basic math.  Must be able to convert units of weights and measures.  Must be able to read, interpret and follow written materials including> Operator Manuals, Safety Procedures, SOPs and SSOPs. 
Must pass the following Basic Skills Assessments and test:
1) Finishing/Utility Operator 3
2) Plant Foreman
3) Mechanical Aptitude
MSSC, CQIA, or Lean Bronze Certification preferred.

Experience:

Requires two years’ experience working in a production/manufacturing environment.  This is a Technical Foreman position and requires a high mechanical aptitude.  2 years’ experience troubleshooting and repairing mechanical fluid process equipment required (valves, pumps, etc.). 
Experience troubleshooting and repairing centrifuges, pasteurizers and mix proof valves desired.  Prior leadership experience desired.

Qualifications:

Proficiency with computer applications such as Word, Excel, Valiant, Reliant and Tribforce required.  Must accurately maintain RFX inventory through proper scanning and follow up when issues arise. Must have, or be able to obtain, an FNG Class B Forklift Operator License.  Must be able to train and certify other employees on the use of forklifts.  Must have good communication skills both oral and written.  Must be able to use the FNG email and calendar system.  Must be able to effectively respond to questions from managers, internal customers, contractors, external customers and employees from other areas of the company.  Must be able to work on several projects at the same time, prioritizing work for self and others to meet business needs.

Job Functions:

Must have the ability to operate maintain and clean all production and support equipment in the Processing Business Unit. Foreman must be able to operate all positions in order to cover for breaks and days and days off as needed. Must be Team oriented by actively promoting and participating in a team-based environment. This position has leadership responsibilities and expectations with teams you are involved with. Must be able to develop staffing plans and maintain the attendance logbook.  Provide training and guidance to team members, operators and maintenance mechanics. Complete HACCP and Safety documents as needed. Regular attendance required. Must interact cordially with co-workers. Perform any other duties assigned.

Additional Duties:

Essential Job Functions Continued: Facilitate change within the business unit.  Support Safety and GMP programs.  Raise the level of awareness and participation in these programs. Explain priorities to team members and build relationships with teams to gain support for goals of the business unit.  Practice the “Walk the Talk” principles by holding yourself accountable by following FNG’s core values and leadership expectations.  Join either or both ERT/MRT teams.
Perform any other duties assigned. 

 

Compensation: $19.31 per hour
How to Apply:

Please visit our Human Resources Department to fill out an application and take required tests. Applications are accepted Monday thru Friday from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm.

Resumes that are emailed for this position will not be considered. It is required that you apply in person.