Agricultural Field Representative Intern
Hancock, WI 
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Agricultural Field Representative Intern
Category: Seneca Foods
Date: Oct 21, 2021
Location:

Hancock, WI, US, 54943

Custom Field 1: 1026
Description:

Seneca Foods is one of North America's leading providers of packaged fruits and vegetables with facilities located throughout the United States. Our high quality products are primarily sourced from over 2,000 American farms. Seneca holds the largest share of of the retail private label, food service, and export canned vegetable markets, distributing to over 90 countries. Products are also sold under the brands of Libby's, Aunt Nellie's, READ, Seneca Farms, Green Valley, CherryMan, Paradise, Pennant, and Seneca labels, including Seneca snack chips. Seneca also provides vegetable products to other companies under various co-pack arrangements.

Consults with and advises growers in all phases of farming and harvest operations to products under contract. Supervises receiving and handling of raw product at assigned receiving stations, including preparation of product for shipment to the processing plants.

Time frame: May 2022- September/October 2022

Essential Job Functions:

  • Negotiates for raw product purchases as delegated by Management.
  • Monitors planting operation to assure proper seed beds are maintained.
  • Maintains all applicable records related to contracting and consulting.
  • Assists in training of the seasonal work force to ensure the production operating objectives are met.
  • Executes the departments safety program and ensure's all seasonal employees.
  • Monitors growers' fields for crop production, weed growth & pest infestation.
  • Develops a relationship with owners of leased land, equipment dealers, material suppliers, growers, and community to ensure the best interests are realized.

Time frame: May 2022- September/October 2022

Seneca Foods Corporation is committed to providing equal opportunity for all, through a positive and continuing affirmative action program. No employee or applicant will be discriminated against because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, military and/or veteran status or any other Federal or State legally protected classes. Seneca Foods Corporation will make reasonable accommodations for known physical or mental limitations of otherwise qualified employees and applicants with disabilities unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. If you are interested in applying for an employment opportunity and feel you need a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), please contact us at or call 315-926-8100.


Nearest Major Market: Appleton
Nearest Secondary Market: Oshkosh


Seneca Foods Corporation is committed to equal opportunity for all, without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other protected characteristic. Seneca Foods Corporation will make reasonable accommodations for known physical or mental limitations of otherwise qualified employees and applicants with disabilities unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. If you are interested in applying for an employment opportunity and feel you need a reasonable accommodation pursuant to the ADA, please contact us at acastleberry@senecafoods.com.

 

Position Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Type
Full Time
Period of Employment
Open
Type of Compensation
Paid
College Credits Earned
No
Tuition Assistance
No
Required Student Status
Open
Preferred Majors
Other
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