Family Tree Farms

Job Info
  1. Job Title: Blueberry Liaison Manager
  2. Location: Peru, (Lima District)
  3. Number: 10667
  4. Post Date: 3/7/2019
Job description

Family Tree Farms is a well-established Grower, Packer, and Marketer of the highest quality stone fruit and berries with company owned ranches in California, Mexico, and Peru. Family Tree Farms is headquartered in Reedley California and is a family owned farming business. We believe that great product, hard work, and doing business with integrity are cornerstones of a successful business and successful careers.

Job Description:

We are currently seeking to hire a highly motivated employee who is eager to work for a growing company. This job will be based in Peru at our farm which is located about three hours from the capital city of Peru, which is Lima. We are seeking an individual who is willing to live at our farm and represent our brand from August (2019) till January (2020). This will be a seasonal position with the expectation of each year. This person would work with our team down in Peru and serve as a very important part of our success. In this region, one would be working to manage our blueberries in this unique area of the world. This is an opportunity to not only travel, but gain valuable experience. We are looking for an individual with solid moral integrity and character who will work hard to manage our product that he or she can be proud of.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

Work with Famous Soft

  • Allocate products
  • Print pick pickets

Manage Quality Control

  • Understand what quality is acceptable to send to customers
  • Communicate the quality they are seeing
  • Be able to perform a quality control check on blueberries
  • Able to make the call to ship or not to ship

Manage Blueberry Packing Process

  • Ensure that no soft blueberries are packed
  • Ensure that tag ID’s are correct and that match Famous Software

Required Skills & Qualifications and Experience:

  • College Degree
  • Be willing to travel
  • Computer literate: Word, Outlook & Excel
  • Strong customer service orientation and excellent work ethic
  • Ability to quickly process information and make decisions
  • Highly organized and detail-oriented
  • Quick learner, logical thinker and team oriented
  • Ability to communicate effectively, in English, with all levels of the organization, including ability to comprehend, read, and write
  • Excellent negotiation and problem solving skills
  • Excellent time-management skills with the ability to multi-task
  • Excellent Follow-through skills

Preferred Skills & Qualifications:

  • Previous sales experience and knowledge of produce industry is preferred
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish)
  • Proven track record of strong customer relationships
  • Ability to work independently

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

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