Packhouse Production Assistant

More than 6 months ago

Denver, Colorado, United States, Windsor, Colorado, United States

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Packhouse Production Assistant

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**Job Location:** Denver 2 Windsor, CO **Salary Range:** $16.00 Hourly

THE ROLE

Gotham Greens is seeking passionate, driven, and hardworking individuals to fill positions as Production Assistants. Production Assistant positions are hands-on and require individuals who enjoy rolling up their sleeves and are accustomed to manual labor-intensive jobs. Prior experience in the natural and organic food industry is a plus but not required. This is an opportunity for an enthusiastic, self-motivated, and organized individual to assume a position at a rapidly growing, innovative, disruptive company in the 21st-century food system.

WHAT YOU'LL DO

  • Packing Containers of Fresh Produce
  • Sorting and selecting high-quality product to pack
  • Identifying unacceptable quality product to discard
  • Filling containers to an accurate weight using scales
  • Properly handling product and containers to maximize shelf life and appearance to the company's visual expectations
  • Performing repetitive tasks at a consistent pace which meets productivity expectations
  • Assisting Greenhouse Production operations including transplanting seedlings, harvesting plants, and handling growing equipment
  • Handling, organizing, and loading production supplies and equipment
  • Assisting with inventory control and cold storage organization
  • Labelling, boxing, and staging product materials and supplies
  • Other duties as assigned

Food Safety and Sanitation

  • Follow Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs)
  • Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs), company food safety policies, and sanitation standard operating procedures (SSOPs)
  • Assist with daily cleaning of production areas, equipment, and supplies
  • Assist with periodic cleaning of common areas in facility

WHO YOU ARE

  • Be authorized to work in the US
  • Lift 50 pounds
  • Stand for a full 8-hour shift
  • Maintain a steady pace with attention to detail
  • Must have a reliable form of transportation
  • Open availability to work various work schedules, including holidays and weekends
  • Must be able to work in varying temperatures that are anywhere from 55 degrees within the Packhouse to 90 degrees within the Greenhouse

WHO WE ARE

Gotham Greens is an indoor farming company and a fresh food brand on a mission to transform the way we approach our food system, putting people and the planet at the forefront. Gotham Greens produces and delivers long-lasting and delicious leafy greens, herbs, salad dressings, dips, and cooking sauces all year round to retail, restaurant, and foodservice customers.

A Certified B Corporation, Gotham Greens sustainably grows high-quality produce using up to 90% less water and 97% less land than conventional farming through its national network of climate-controlled, high-tech greenhouses across America, including locations in New York, Illinois, Rhode Island, Maryland, Virginia, Colorado, and California. Since its launch in 2011, Gotham Greens has grown from a single urban rooftop greenhouse in Brooklyn, NY, to one of the largest hydroponic leafy green producers in North America.

For more information, visit gothamgreens.com.

Gotham Greens


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Gotham Greens

Gotham Greens

New York, United States

201 - 500

Sector: Food and agriculture

About this company

Founders:Eric Haley, Viraj Puri

Founded date:2009

Revenue:US$ 100 - 500 million

Investors:Ares Management, BMO Capital Markets, Creadev, Kimco Realty, NYSERDA

Stage:Series C Plus

Website:gothamgreens.com

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Gotham Greens designs, builds and operates commercial scale greenhouse facilities in urban areas for fresh vegetable production. Since commencing production in early 2011, Gotham Greens has quickly become a worldwide...read more

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