Greenhouse Packing Associate Element Farms
- Date Posted August 01, 2020
- Location Newton, NJ
- Category Agriculture / Production
- Job type Full-Time
Element Farms is one of the only companies in the world that can grow pesticide-free baby spinach at commercial scale. We also grow other in demand crops like arugula, baby lettuces, beet greens, pea shoots, and more. Job description
Element Farms is looking for enthusiastic Greenhouse Packing Associates who are committed to bringing pesticide-free, safe, sustainable and local greens to more people throughout the tristate area. In our high-tech greenhouse in Lafayette, NJ, we use automation and custom machinery to successfully grow in-demand crops like baby spinach, arugula, pea shoots, and more. We need *your* help to pack them!
The Greenhouse Packing Associate plays a crucial role in greenhouse operations and in serving our customers by helping us grow, harvest, and pack our tasty greens. Duties may include using machinery to harvest greens, hand-packing clamshells, tracking and packing weekly retail orders, operating the autonomous labeling line, keeping food safety records, generating invoices, moving plants around the greenhouse, and more.
While no prior greenhouse experience is necessary, some background in manufacturing, warehouse work, food service, or agriculture may be helpful. Element Farms is committed to on-the-job training for the right candidate.
Most important, you:
- Are a team player / have a good attitude
- Take initiative
- Thrive in a fast-paced environment
- Pay attention to details
- Follow direction well
- Work until the job gets done
- Like stepping up and pitching in
- Value being on time
- Valid driver’s license and a reliable way to get to work
- Must be able to lift at least 30 lbs
- Ability to stand for large portions of the day
Normal operations are 8 am - 6:30 pm, 6 days per week (Monday-Saturday). At least a five day a week commitment preferred.
Looking for part-time work? Consistent morning and afternoon shifts available.
- Opportunity for professional development and additional responsibilities
- Constant supply of fresh produce for home consumption
- Being a part of a growing company
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