Farm Direct Supply

Job Info
  1. Job Title: Operations Assistant
  2. Location: Miramar, FL
  3. Number: 10107
  4. Post Date: 2/13/2018
Job description


Founded in 2013, Farm Direct Supply (a vertically-integrated grower and shipper of asparagus and other fruits and vegetables) has quickly become a leading year-round distributor of fresh Peruvian and Mexican asparagus. Come join our team! We are a fast growing, dynamic young company looking for hardworking individuals who share our passion to exceed our customers’ expectations every day.

As an equal opportunity employer, FDS is focused on the diversity, safety, and training of all our employees. And given that we put our team members first, we offer competitive salaries and excellent benefits such as 100% covered health (including family), 401K, PTO and a safe and enjoyable work environment in which you can grow and advance.

The ideal candidate needs to be a team player with strong character and the desire to grow.



Jon Title: Operations Assistant

Location: Miramar, FL

Post Date: February 2018



The Operations Assistant will provide daily backup to the Operations department. The ideal candidate will be team player with the ability to multitask. Sense of urgency and prior experience in the produce industry, preferred.

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Assist the Operation Department in planning and managing logistics, transportation and customer service.

  • Keep track of quality, quantity, stock levels, delivery times and transport costs.

  • Assist in long-term planning, including an initiative geared toward Operational excellence.

  • Assist in account management including major retailers nationwide.

  • Day to day coordination with all warehouses and trucking.

  • Work with imports and purchasing to provide updates on projections for upcoming orders.

  • Manage Inventory to ensure proper rotation of product.

  • Manage product rejections gathering all information and communication flow.

  • Enter all logistics related charges in the accounting system assuring all charges are accounted for prior liquidations.


Skills and Qualifications

  • 1-3 years of experience within the produce or transportation industries.

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience.

  • Detail oriented with strong people and communication skills.

  • Strong planning and communication skills.

  • Position requires intermittent monitoring of emails and phone calls on nights and weekends.

  • Self-started; ability to work independently as well as with growers, team members and management to accomplish company objectives.

  • Proficient with Microsoft office

  • Bilingual in Spanish and English desired.


Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. M/F/D/V.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. M/F/D/V.

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