Rousseau Farming Company®

Job Info
  1. Job Title: Facility Manager
  2. Location: West Valley of Phoenix, AZ
  3. Number: 10109
  4. Post Date: 2/13/2018
Job description

Rousseau Farming Company®, founded in 1985, is a grower, packer and shipper of fresh produce.  The company farms in the Phoenix metro area and ships approximately several million units a year of fresh produce across North America and internationally.

Rousseau Farming Company® is seeking a Facility Manager for its cooling facility in the West Valley of Phoenix, Arizona.  The Facility Manager is in charge of managing the receiving, processing and shipping of fresh produce.  They are responsible for overseeing the facility, associated cooling equipment, and shipping office operations, along with the coordination of local delivery drivers.  This position is responsible for the supervision of up to 75 employees during peak season, and coordinating with harvest and sales operations.  A successful candidate will have employee management experience and the ability to work long hours, up to 7 days a week during peak season.  A college degree and the ability to speak Spanish is preferred but not required.  Strong computer skills are a must.  

Key Duties Include

  • Managing the receiving, processing and shipping of fresh produce

  • Managing an inventory of fresh perishable produce

  • Responsible for supervision of up to 75 employees

  • Maintaining a packaging material inventory

  • Working with the sales department to coordinate order shipments

  • Managing and maintaining cooling equipment, including, but not limited to a Hydrovac, Ice Injector and Ice Maker

  • Liaison with harvest operations and the sales department

  • Manage local trucking deliveries


  • Employee management experience

  • 2-5 years of facility management experience a plus

  • Mechanical ability and strong math skills

  • Ability to work long hours and 7 days a week when necessary

  • Strong computer skills

  • Mastery of the English language required, Spanish language ability a plus

  • Experience with Famous software is a plus

Compensation is competitive and includes paid vacation, health and dental insurance

This job is located in the West Valley of Phoenix, AZ (Phoenix Metro)

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

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