Planting Manager


Bakersfield, CA

5 - 7 years

Posted 163 days ago

  by    Andrew Benfatti

This job is no longer available.

We are seeking a Planting Manager to join our growing team!!

Planting Manager Responsibilities

  • Coordinate all planting logistics for numerous farms located on the west coast
  • Manage maintenance and repairs for planting equipment
  • Manage planting operators and crew
  • 75% travel through out California, Nevada, and Washington
  • Primary responsibility will center on daily planting operations
  • Schedule planting based on communication with Variety Development Manager and Farm Managers
  • Coordinate equipment and hauling logistics, including communication with the trucking company, truck drivers, and the potato packing facility
  • Manage planting crew of operators (planter operators, tractor operators, forklift operators)
  • Keep accurate records of potato varieties, seed sources, and fields
  • Communicate all updates and/or issues to Senior Management in a timely manner
  • Keep accurate time and attendance records for crew members

Planting Manager Qualifications

  • 3+ years Planting Manager experience
  • Bilingual preferred
  • Degree in related field
  • 5+ years row crops (preferably root vegetables)
$80K - $90K