Index Fresh, Inc.

Job Info
  1. Job Title: Fruit Ripening/Pre-Conditioning Technician
  2. Location: Bloomington, CA
  3. Number: 9996
  4. Post Date: 12/12/2017
Job description

The Pre-Conditioning Lead position is responsible for ensuring pre-conditioned fruit is shipped at the customer required stage of ripeness and monitors fruit inventory required to fulfill orders.

Essential Functions

  • Demonstrates an unwavering commitment to the Index Fresh values.
  • Based on forecasted needs, plan, execute and monitor the ripening process. 
  • Establish and maintain ripening schedules.
  • Operates forklift to move fruit in and out of ripening rooms.
  • Ensures the quality of ripening and that proper color stage specifications are obtained. 
  • Tests and assesses fruit.
  • Controls inventory levels on a daily basis.
  • Communicates with warehouse management on all issues that directly affect the ripening process (inventory levels, color stage of fruit, fruit availability, product shrink, and other quality related issues).
  • Maintains accurate and up to date records of fruit testing and related results.
  • Identify customer orders that require fruit to be pre-conditioned
  • Program ripening rooms  
  • Check the progress for the ripening process daily and make the necessary adjustment to the schedule.
  • Enter repacks in to the system daily.
  • Performs other related duties as required or assigned, including work in other areas to cover absences or relief to equalize peak work periods or otherwise balance the workload.

Position Requirements

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Two years ripening experience, preferably avocados
  • Solid product knowledge
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to use inspection instruments.
  • Ability to work independently on routine and non-routine assignments.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines
  • Detail oriented and organized.
  • basic keyboard and computer skills and familiarity with Excel
  • Willing and able to work with changing deadlines and shifting priorities
  • Strong attention to detail, flexible and reliable

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

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