Field Representative -Internship 2021
Category: Seneca Foods
Date: Feb 10, 2021
Mayville, WI, US, 53050
Custom Field 1: 527
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 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.
The Field Representative Intern will learn the aspects of consulting with and advising growers in all phases of farming and harvest operations to products under contract. Supervises receiving and handling of raw product at assigned receiving station, including preparation of product for shipment to the processing plant.
Essential Job Functions:
Gain understanding to negotiate for raw product purchases as delegated by Management.
Monitors planting operation to assure proper seed beds are maintained.
Follow the departments safety program and ensure's all seasonal employees work safely.
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.
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 ADA@senecafoods.com or call 315-926-8100.
Nearest Major Market: Milwaukee