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Plant Electrician
Business Intelligence Analyst
Sales Accounting Analyst
Farm Labor Contractor Auditor
Graphic Designer JD
Director of Corporate Communications
Refrigeration Technician

Plant Electrician

We need a motivated, self-driven Plant Electrician to work in Reedley. This position is responsible for preventative maintenance and trouble shooting of an industrial electrical system as well as all other physical systems associated with a packing facility such as electrical, water, and general building maintenance and repair.

Expectations

  • Execute daily electric system maintenance to meet or exceed Company standards
  • Work with staff to evaluate data and coordinate process control changes
  • Does maintenance of process equipment and facilities infrastructure
  • Performs regulatory and process control testing and inspections and review procedures and quality control to insure compliance with all applicable standards and regulations
  • Prepare for and respond to electric system emergencies
  • Collaborates in maintenance and construction projects
  • Identifies equipment repair and improvement needs
  • Request equipment replacement parts and supplies
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • 5+ years of experience as a journeyman electrician in an industrial setting
  • In evaluating candidates for this position, the Company may consider a combination of education, training and experience which provides the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the duties of the position.

Skills

  • Basic knowledge and experience trouble-shooting zone accumulation conveyor, wells, and pumps.
  • Have welding and fabricating experience.
  • Proficiency with PLC’s and other industrial controls
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints and schematics, logic diagrams
  • Ability to troubleshoot and repair electrical/electronic components and industrial components
  • Proficiency with industrial wiring, installation of conduit, starters, motors (single and multiphase)
  • Knowledge of National Electric Code (NEC) and OSHA regulations
  • Knowledge of feeders, power circuits, limit switches, proximity switches, pressure switches, flow switches, pushbuttons, solenoids, encoders and lockout/tagout
  • Conversational Spanish is a plus.

Working Conditions

  • This position reports to our Engineering Manager.
  • You may have to work 12-14 hours a day and sometimes 6-days a week during our busy season (May-October). Being available 24X7 to react to emergencies during busy season is also expected.
  • Local travel is required

Application Process

Submit your résumé with salary history and requirements to: o.garcia@gerawan.com



Business Intelligence Analyst

We need a Business Intelligence Analyst to work closely with decision makers and owners to identify, recommend, develop, implement, and support cost-effective sales and marketing solutions for all produce lines.

Expectations

  • Analyze and report historical sales data, product performance, harvest projections, inventory age, projected shipment requests, and other critical supporting data for decision making.
  • Support the sales team in building forecasts to optimize revenue and profitability through proper pricing, order management, product selection, allocation, and sales promotional tactics.
  • Proactively provide accurate and timely insight to sales and take ownership for delivering volume and profit targets.
  • Review, map, and analyze core business processes of the customer service and order fulfillment teams. Consistently improve processes and work with our IT team and providers to integrate systems. Support the sales team with training and guidance on the planning model. Other activities as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in business, accounting, or similar is required; MBA is a plus.
  • Prefer two years of experience in the agricultural industry.

Skills

  • Excellent analytical, communication, and presentations skills.
  • Leadership, business vision, and strategic thinking.
  • Advanced Excel skills, VBA programming and a firm understanding of computer programming languages.
  • Advanced knowledge of Famous, iTrade Network, Foodlink, QuickBase, FaceForward, and MS-Outlook.
  • High levels of personal energy and drive.
  • An entrepreneurial attitude facilitated by continuous learning and application of appropriate best practices.
  • Ability to focus and follow through on priorities and deliver quality results.
  • High standard of integrity with a passion for the brand and commitment to Prima¨ values.

Working Conditions

  • Full-time from Monday to Saturday is required in season. Sporadic traveling is needed.

Application Process



Sales Accounting Analyst

We need a motivated, self-driven Sales Accounting Analyst to work in Fresno, California to perform accounting duties in support of the sales cycle from orders to cash receipts.

Expectations

  • Recalculate and perform audits of sales orders
  • Generate, print and mail invoices
  • Maintain customer records in Famous (the sales system of record) and supporting files in Sales Office
  • Research and resolve any billing adjustments, ensuring that the proper approvals and procedures are followed
  • Assist in writing up minor short pays and sales adjustments  Investigate and resolve customer and Sales Department queries
  • Process accounts payable related to sales activities, primarily purchased produce, which includes issuing purchase orders, obtaining approvals, reconciling activity and coordinating payment with A/P
  • Assist AP staff with processing general accounts payable, document matching, scanning and filing
  • Other duties as required

Qualifications

  • AA or equivalent experience preferred
  • 2+ years Accounting, A/R or Sales support experience required
  • Agricultural experience desired

Skills

  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Excellent analytical, verbal and written communication skills required
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Intermediate PC skills required
  • Intermediate MS Excel skills required
  • Famous or other ERP experience a plus

Working Conditions

  • This position reports to the AR Manager
  • Seasonality: May 5 through November 1
  • Required Travel: As needed to Sanger

Application Process

Submit your résumé with salary history and requirements to: o.garcia@gerawan.com



Farm Labor Contractor Auditor

We need a motivated, self-driven Farm Labor Contractor (“FLC”) Auditor to work in Fresno, California to verify the accuracy of FLC time sheets, inputs from a variety of systems and processes, and communicate audit results to the G/L Accountant.

Expectations

  • Audit FLC time sheets and invoices – incomplete or inaccurate time sheets and/or invoices are returned to FLC for revision
  • Maintain database of audit results of time sheets
  • Compare time sheets to the daily schedules to ensure completeness
  • Code and approve time sheets
  • Enter time sheet data into an Excel spreadsheet
  • Compare time sheets to the corresponding invoice from FLC
  • Reconcile FLC payroll registers to amounts paid
  • Maintain source data files
  • Other duties as required

Qualifications

  • Bilingual (English and Spanish) required
  • AA or equivalent experience preferred
  • 2+ years Accounting, P/R experience desired
  • Agricultural experience desired

Skills

  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Excellent analytical, verbal and written communication skills required
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Intermediate PC skills required
  • Intermediate MS Excel skills required

Working Conditions

  • This position reports to the A/R Manager
  • Seasonality: May 5 through November 1

Application Process

Submit your résumé with salary history and requirements to: o.garcia@gerawan.com



Graphic Designer JD

We need a self-employed graphic designer to create solutions that have a high visual impact. This position is responsible for creating and editing company forms, pamphlets, signage, and other related material.

Expectations

  • Collaborate on projects with internal and external communications teams to develop and edit recruiting postcards, training material, paycheck handouts, timeclock postings, community outreach flyers, photographs, banners, posters, etc.
  • Illustrate concepts by designing rough layouts of art and copy to present to internal clients for review
  • Work through internal client revisions and requests in a positive and flexible manner
  • Proofread to produce accurate and high quality work
  • Obtain approval of proposed concepts and finalize project materials for distribution
  • Keep abreast of emerging technologies in new media,Êparticularly design programs such as CorelDRAW, QuarkXPress, FreeHand, Illustrator, Photoshop, 3ds Max, Acrobat, Director, Dreamweaver, and Flash
  • Meet proposal deadlines by establishing priorities and target dates for information gathering, design, review, and approval
  • Perform other duties as assigned by management

Qualifications

  • 5 - 7 years professional experience in design agency or in-house creative department
  • Exceptional typography, composition, color theory, and design skills
  • Strong understanding of brand and advertising as evidenced in your book
  • Experience designing for email, online display ads, social spaces, and print pieces
  • Proven competence in design and image processing software

Skills

  • Exceptional creative flair and design
  • An understanding of the latest trends and their role within a manufacturing environment
  • Strong organizational skills that demonstrates a high level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Ability to work under strict deadline pressure and handle multiple work assignments

Working Conditions

Works remotely and independently under no direct supervision

Application Process

Submit your résumé, pricing and fee structure, and at least three samples of work you've done previously to: o.garcia@gerawan.com



Director of Corporate Communications

We need a Director of Corporate Communications to develop and execute internal communications strategies and provide day-to-day support for functional internal communications needs.

Significant growth opportunities. Within three years we plan for this position to encompass our marketing communications as well.

Flexible work arrangements. If you are not ready to relocate, then we would be receptive to you working half the week locally and half from your home area (not further than 250 miles from Fresno).

Generous vacation. Because our business is seasonal (busiest in summer), we can offer a generous vacation package.

Expectations

  • Oversee internal communications for key corporate initiatives by developing, implementing, and maintaining an employee communications strategy and program.
  • Prioritize messaging based on business needs for integration into overall internal communications calendar.
  • Provide day-to-day communications support to functional groups throughout the company, including HR.
  • Counsel other company managers on the best approach for the delivery of information to employees.
  • Identify, leverage, and integrate technology that will increase the effectiveness and timeliness of internal communications.
  • Stay abreast of communications industry trends to determine new methods for improving internal communications.
  • Develop and coordinate visual identity policies and procedures related to publications management, particularly branding, graphics standards, and application of company logos.
  • Develop talking points, internal FAQs, leadership presentations, and other business-related announcements.
  • Develop communication standards, guidelines, templates, and tools.
  • Lead social media efforts as effective tools to enhance internal communications.
  • Oversee the development of all printed materials.
  • Provide editorial direction as well as oversee design, production, and distribution of all Gerawan internal publications.

Hands-On Responsibilities

  • Write, edit, and proofread employee communications before dissemination to ensure accuracy, clarity, appropriateness, and consistency with our corporate tone and voice.
  • Make sure that writing is accurate, clear, and complete, and that spelling, grammar, and punctuation are perfect.
  • Edit, proofread, fact-check, and coordinate production of corporate communications.
  • Coordinate the appearance of all Gerawan internal print and electronic materials such as letterhead, use of logo, brochures, etc.
  • Ensure that layout, design and production of websites and other publications are done in a consistent and quality format, and are always up-to-date and easily accessible.
  • Oversee print production through vendors of varying capabilities to ensure that all projects are completed within desired timeframes and budgets, achieving cost savings while maintaining standards of excellence.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in communications, marketing, or similar field required. Master's degree is preferred.
  • Minimum of five years of experience in communications in a marketing and corporate communications setting with at least three years of experience in employee communications is desired.
  • Proven ability to develop communication strategies with a diverse team.
  • Extensive experience planning, writing, editing, and production of communications materials.

Skills

  • Exceptional computer skills. (This is not a job for someone who is more comfortable with paper and pen. The Director of Corporate Communications is an energetic multi-tasking professional who is comfortable with intense use of email, texting, and applications such as Office, Evernote, Box, QuickBase, social media, etc.)
  • Excellent project management skills with a focus on meeting aggressive deadlines.
  • Knowledge of the latest advances in effective use of digital and social media for effective corporate communication, including online communities, search engine optimization, and other digital marketing tools.
  • Familiarity with tools for measuring the effectiveness of communications programs including surveys and focus groups.
  • Research expertise using Internet search engines such as Google and desktop search tools such as X1.
  • Professional maturity with ability to handle sensitive information with discretion.

Working Conditions

Willingness to work evenings and weekends when necessary. There will be urgent, last-minute projects.

Application Process

Submit your résumé with salary history and requirements to: o.garcia@gerawan.com



Refrigeration Technician

We need a motivated, self-driven Refrigeration Technician to work in Reedley. This position is responsible for preventative maintenance and trouble shooting of an industrial ammonia refrigeration system (3,000 TR, twelve compressors totaling 3,475 HP and 300,000 square feet) as well as all other physical systems associated with a cold storage facility such as electrical, water and general building maintenance and repair.

Expectations

  • Execute daily refrigeration system maintenance to meet or exceed Company standards for storing fresh produce.
  • Work with staff to evaluate data and coordinate process control changes.
  • Does maintenance of process equipment and facilities infrastructure.
  • Performs regulatory and process control testing and inspections and review procedures and quality control to insure compliance with all applicable standards and regulations.
  • Prepare for and respond to ammonia refrigeration system emergencies.
  • Collaborates in maintenance and construction projects.
  • Identifies equipment repair and improvement needs.
  • Request equipment replacement parts, chemicals and supplies.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • 5 years of related experience required
  • RETA or IIAR Certificates or technical school training desired
  • In evaluating candidates for this position, the Company may consider a combination of education, training and experience which provides the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the duties of the position.

Skills

  • Thorough knowledge of industrial ammonia refrigeration system design, maintenance, and operation.
  • Ability to utilize consultation and advisory data and information such as plant operations reports and policies, engineering reports, State and Local regulations and standards, purchase orders, non-routine email correspondence, OSHA regulations, computer software, operating manuals and organizational analysis.
  • Skilled at performing basic algebra, addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division; and to calculate percentages and decimals.
  • Ability to exercise the judgment, decisiveness, and creativity required in situations involving the direction, control and planning of an entire project, multiple projects or unexpected situations.
  • Ability to recognize and identify similarities or differences between characteristics of colors, shapes and sounds associated with job-related objects, materials and tasks.
  • Ability to work under generally safe cold storage conditions where exposure to environmental factors such as toxic agents, noise, electrical currents and temperature may cause some discomfort and pose some risk of injury.
  • Ability to communicate concisely, tactfully and courteously orally and in writing in English with Company personnel.
  • Conversational Spanish is a plus.

Working Conditions

  • Available 24X7 during storage season in order to insure that product is always handled and stored under optimum conditions.
  • You may have to work 12-14 hours a day and sometimes 6-days a week during our busy season (May-October).
  • This position reports to our Cold Storage Superintendent.

Application Process

Submit your résumé with salary history and requirements to: o.garcia@gerawan.com

All résumés are kept strictly confidential and will be seen only by the hiring manager for this position and the HR department.


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