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Senior Grower

Company: Monterey Mushrooms
Location: Tiskilwa
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description:

"We don't just grow mushrooms; we grow and develop people too!" - Shah KazemiABOUT US: Monterey Mushrooms is proud to provide fresh, locally grown mushrooms to your favorite grocery stores, restaurants, food manufacturers, and institutions nationwide. Founded in 1971, Monterey Mushrooms became a family-owned business when the company was purchased by Shah Kazemi, who began as an employee himself. Today, our 4,000 U.S. teammates are proud to grow more than 200 million pounds of fresh mushrooms yearly. Our humble family-owned business has been enhancing people's lives for over 50 years. We have locations across the U.S., Mexico, and parts of Europe.Why Monterey Mushrooms?Growth - The opportunity for upward mobility within the company & a company that plans to double YOY, in an industry with endless possibilities.Culture - Family-oriented culture with good work/life balance.Enhance People's Lives - Ability to make a difference with a company that is feeding the world!Team - Ability to join an evolving opportunity with a company where teammate tenure is on average 11 years.Benefit - Excellent benefits include but are not limited to:Low deductible and out-of-pocket medical, dental, and Vision insurance.Company-paid life insurance, with the option to purchase additional guaranteed coverage at group rates.Paid Time-Off including, Vacation, Sick Time, and Holidays.Matching 401K Retirement plan.Children of MM teammates are eligible for renewable scholarships.Development opportunities (training) and education reimbursement.An opportunity to make a positive impact and enhance people's lives! ABOUT THE ROLE: We are seeking Growing Manager to lead our Production Department. This role is responsible for ensuring the daily functions of the operation are running smoothly, while also ensuring production goals are met.Business Unit: Growing DepartmentLocation: Princeton, ILReports To: General ManagerWork Schedule: Generally Monday to FridayTravel Time %: Less than 5%Position Type: Full-TimeFLSA Status: ExemptCORE RESPONSIBILITIES:Balance quality, productivity, cost, safety, and morale to achieve positive results in all areas of the Production DepartmentMonitor all expenses incurred; plan, develop, and control the annual Growing Department budgetContinually review with Growing and production hallway personnel, their performance requirements and work together to create cost saving measures and/or ideas to improve production and quality and to include accurate record keeping relating to crop parameters, inventory, and raw materials usages and deliveriesStay current with new technologies and trends in the mushroom industryFoster effective and engaging communication with all facility departments and within the company so as to reach safety, production and quality goalsEnforce and comply with all GMP/HACCP and Safety rules and regulations SECONDARY RESPONSIBILITES:Manage Growing and Production Hallway Department hiring, training, counseling, and promotionsAttend and/or conduct meetings as requiredParticipate in training development courses QUALIFICATION AND SKILLS:Good written and verbal communication skillsStrong practical math skillsStrong computer skill, especially pertaining to ExcelStrong financial and business skills Required:At least 10 years of management or supervisory experienceOver 10 years of combined mushroom production experienceDesired:BS in Agricultural Science or related fieldBilingual English/Spanish Equal Opportunity Employer/ Veterans/ DisabledFor full details, including physical demands, request the full job description. ---

Keywords: Monterey Mushrooms, Peoria , Senior Grower, Other , Tiskilwa, Illinois

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