Job Description

Requisition ID
2020-8481
Category
Farms
Location : City
Lodi
Location : State/Province
CA
Location : Postal Code
95240

Summary and Essential Duties

The Vineyard Manager manages every aspect of the vineyard operation, including grape production, organizing and supervising staff, and assuring compliance with all regulations related to grape production. The chosen candidate will oversee the day-to-day operations of a 1,000-acre vineyard and participating in all aspects of vineyard operations from the ground up. To be successful, the vineyard manager must be a hard-working, multi-tasking, and skilled at supervising other vineyard workers.

Essential Duties

  • Cultivating, thinning, pruning, tying, suckering, canopy management, planting and replanting, irrigating, and harvesting
  • Pest, fungicide, and herbicide management
  • Irrigating, monitoring, and making recommendations related to vineyard and fruit quality
  • Erosion control, trellis Installation, irrigation installation, frost protection, vineyard installation, fence installation, and R&M
  • Provide and acquire proper tools for all jobs; make sure that workers use the necessary equipment; keep areas clean and orderly; comply with county, state and federal regulations
  • Enforce company policy; ensure that every job or task is safe for the employees; supervise to make sure all work is carried out correctly; assist the workers and treat them with respect
  • Understand and train employees in Policy, Procedures and Safety
  • Effectively communicate and work cooperatively with support staff
  • Estimate harvest equipment needed; provide accurate harvest estimates; work within assigned budgets
  • Increase/improve fruit and wine quality
  • Ensure that all necessary equipment is on site and in good operating condition prior to work
  • Search out and evaluate vineyard problems and make recommendations that provide effective, timely and economic solutions and deliver quality fruit

Qualifications:

  • Minimum 5 years of farming experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture or a related discipline
  • Understanding of vineyard/farm management practices and procedures
  • Willingness to perform any and all functions required to operate the vineyard
  • Demonstrated leadership and decision-making skills
  • Must have strong computer skills and the ability to multi-task
  • A strong and proven work ethic
  • Strong interpersonal and oral communication skills
  • Functional Spanish a plus, but not required

Qualifications

  • Minimum 5 years of farming experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture or a related discipline
  • Understanding of vineyard/farm management practices and procedures
  • Willingness to perform any and all functions required to operate the vineyard
  • Demonstrated leadership and decision-making skills
  • Must have strong computer skills and the ability to multi-task
  • A strong and proven work ethic
  • Strong interpersonal and oral communication skills
  • Functional Spanish a plus, but not required

Corporate Summary

At Shamrock Foods Company, people come first – our associates, our customers, and the families we serve across the nation. A privately-held, family-owned and -operated Forbes 500 company, Shamrock is an innovator in the food industry and has been since being founded in Arizona in 1922.

Our Mission

At Shamrock Foods Company, we live by our founding family’s motto to “treat associates like family and customers like friends.”

Why work for us?

Benefits are a major part of your overall compensation, and we believe offering them at an affordable cost is not only the right thing to do, but it helps keep you and your family healthy. That’s why Shamrock Foods pays for the majority of your health insurance, allowing you to take home more of your paycheck. And it doesn’t stop there - our associates also enjoy additional benefits such as 401(k) Savings Plan, Profit Sharing, Paid Time Off, as well as our incredible growth opportunities, continued education, wellness programs, and much more!

Equal Opportunity Employer

Shamrock Foods Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other basis protected by applicable law.

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