Wonderful Citrus

Farming Manager

US-CA-Madera
2 weeks ago
Job ID
2040
# Positions
1

Overview

Wonderful Citrus is seeking a Farming Manager for its Kingman, AZ location. Successful candidate will supervise, plan, purchase materials, assist in budgeting process, and responsible for all aspects of the day to day cultural operations of Pistachios and Almonds. Will be responsible of overseeing up to 8000 of total acres. Will work with other departments and outside contractors to optimize efficiency of farming operations.

 

A company vehicle, cell phone, and gas card will be provided to this employee. Employees will be permitted to commute to work from as far as 75 miles away from work site.

 

Wonderful Citrus is America’s largest integrated grower, shipper and packer of fresh citrus. Our citrus varieties can be found in the produce department of grocery stores across the country under the flagship consumer brands of Wonderful Halos mandarins and Wonderful Sweet Scarletts Texas Red grapefruit.

To learn more about Wonderful Citrus Company, visit www.wonderfulcitrus.com.

Responsibilities

Responsibilities include but are not limited to: 

  • Plan, organize, and coordinate activities pertaining to the production of citrus in assigned geographic areas.
  • Supervise day to day operations, including: fertility, pest control, weed control, irrigation, pruning, frost protection, and other related ranch projects.
  • Give direction, display leadership, provide training and guidance, and promote teamwork within the labor force and other departments within Wonderful Citrus for a productive and harmonious work atmosphere.
  • Schedule, coordinate, supervise and monitor all irrigation functions by implementing irrigation schedules.
  • Will supervise up to 9 full-time employees year-round, and up to 30 seasonal employees.

Qualifications

  • B.S. degree highly desired, but not required. Preferably in Agricultural related studies.
  • At least 5 years of agricultural operations experience.
  • Experience with Pistachio, Almond, and Alfalfa.
  • Proficiency using Microsoft Office, primarily with Excel, Outlook, Word, and PowerPoint.
  • Must have strong analytical skills.
  • Must have a valid and active driver’s license.
  • Minimal travel requirement to California (once a quarter at most).

Wonderful Citrus is part of The Wonderful Company, a successful, fast-growing privately held $4 billion company with 8,500 employees worldwide. We’ve made Wonderful Pistachios one of America’s top-selling salty snacks. We’ve turned pomegranates and POM Wonderful into a worldwide phenomenon. Wonderful Halos is the No. 1 mandarin orange in America. FIJI Water is the No. 1 premium bottled water in America. JUSTIN Wine produces California’s top-selling, high-end Cabernet Sauvignon. And Teleflora is the world’s largest flower delivery service.

The Wonderful Company has a long-standing commitment to corporate social responsibility, including more than $120 million invested in environmental technologies and sustainability research, $45 million in charitable giving and education initiatives every year, $30 million toward the construction of a new charter school campus in California’s Central Valley, and innovative health and wellness programs, including two new, free primary care clinics for employees and their dependents.

To learn more about The Wonderful Company, visit www.wonderful.com, or follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

 

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