Production Supervisor

Paramount Citrus is looking for a full-time Production Supervisor.

Description:
The Production Supervisor will be responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of the production area, which include grading, packing, general floor, equipment, quality assurance and sanitation. Will directly supervise one to five, non-supervisory employees and they will lead approximately 60 hourly employees. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

Responsibilities:
1. Responsible for achieving, sustaining and continuously improving safety, quality, efficiency, and cost results Examines items or tasks produced to determine if they meet specifications.
2. Oversees operation of all equipment used in grading and packing.
3. In conjunction with Safety and Human Resources, will maintain overall safety programs and ensures that basic labor laws are enforced.
4. Fruit Distribution and Grading
5. Responsible for maintaining a safe, orderly and clean facility at all times.
6. Ability to manage multiple schedules and coordinating multiple pieces of manufacturing/packing equipment.
7. Familiar with automated finished goods conveyance system and automatic palletizing process
8. Establishes or adjusts work procedures to meet production schedules.
9. Confers with other supervisors to coordinate activities of individual departments.

Continuous Improvement:
1. Identify and analyze non-value added (waste) activities.
2. Lead the development and implementation of Lean CI plans to create continuous flow and reduce waste.
3. Work across department boundaries to improve the overall production process
4. Implement and sustain 5s
5. Manage results through visual factory
6. Build CI knowledge in self and others via implementation and coaching
7. Communicate business direction and results. Advocate continuous improvement process through word and action
8. Provide challenges and support team members to continuously improve results.
9. Utilize Plan-Do-Check-Act, root cause analysis, and process standardization to systemically solve problems.

Qualifications:
Bachelors degree in Engineering, Business Administration, Supply Chain or related field and 2 years experience in production management or equivalent combination education and experience.
* Produce/Citrus experience preferred but not required.
* Must have good communicate skills (verbally and in writing). Conversational Spanish is highly desired but not required.
* Must be comfortable doing analytical work with production projections/run schedules.
* Must be able to troubleshoot equipment/process problems and propose solutions. Problem-solving skills are essential to this position.
* Experience with Oracle program preferred but not needed.

Work Requirements
• Must be available to work holidays and weekends and overtime as the business requires.
• Able to work Day, Swing, or Night Shift.

To apply please visit www.paramountcitrus.com/careers

EHS Manager

Paramount Citrus is looking for an Environmental Health and Safety Manager.

Description:
To serve as the operations specialist in safety by developing and carrying out procedures in line with the organization that effectively control accident and health exposures in the company and minimize work related accidents.

Responsibilities:
Essential Duties and Responsibilities included but not limited to the following:

• Accountable and responsible for ensuring the Environmental, Health, and Safety activities are performed within external regulatory requirements and internal management guidelines.
• Responsible for the development, implementation, and documentation of EHS programs in accordance with Local, State, and Federal EPA and OSHA requirements.
• Responsible and accountable for the preparation, submission, and documentation of all EPA and OSHA Reporting Requirements, up to but not limited to OSHA 300 Log, MS Hazardous Waste Generators Annual Report, and MS Air Emissions Annual Inventory Report
• Responsible for accurate submission and completion of all incident reporting to the Management team.
• Supervise and directs the daily EHS functions for Plant 1 and the EHS department
• Develops, conducts/oversees and supervises EHS Training, including external regulatory and internal management programs
• Responsible for the approval and procurement of EHS for Waste Characterization and Disposal, PPE, Noise Testing, Training Resources, and any other Environmental, Health, and Safety vendors as required.
• Conduct monthly “safety workarounds” observing PPE and safe work practices
• Actively participate in the Safety and Health committee
• Design and perform audits every two weeks to ensure quality of supervisory performance
• Participate in all OSHA-recordable and environmental incident investigations for their area of responsibility
• Ensure required regulatory training is conducted, documented and attendance records maintained for all employees

Qualifications:
Bachelor of Science degree –in Environmental, Health and Safety/Engineering and Five years professional experience in Safety, Environmental in a manufacturing setting or equivalent combination experience and education.

• Proficient computer skills in Microsoft software
• Self-motivated individual with excellent interpersonal and leadership skills
• Ability to motivate others and implement change
• Work well in a team environment
• Ability to manage multiple tasks
• Possess strong written and verbal communication skills

To apply, please visit www.paramountcitrus.com/careers

Farm Accounts Manager

Paramount Citrus is looking for a full-time Farm Accounts Manager.

Description:

Supports the Farming Vice-President and Directors in all the finance and accounting related activities for all owned, leased and managed plantings, with special emphasis on financial analysis and reporting, direct and overhead cost tracking and estimation, identifying cost-containment and investment opportunities.

Also works with the farming financial planning & analysis team, directors and managers to facilitate the budgeting and quarterly outlook process. Coordinates with the farm accounting group at month end to ensure accounting activities are executed timely and accurately.

Candidate must be willing to work as part of the farming team as well as establish strong working relationship with the accounting group. Candidate must be willing to travel to the different farming districts on a regular basis throughout the year.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

1. Conduct financial and operational analyses in support of the farming group.
2. Oversees monthly close activities to ensure the financial results for the farming division are accurate.
3. Sets up the monthly accruals for relevant direct materials (e.g. water and fertilizers) to allow for the comparison between actual and budgeted expenses.
4. Monitor the equipment and vehicle job costing system.
5. Ensure accuracy of payroll of hourly farming and equipment maintenance employees.
6. Responsible for preparing monthly Income Statements and variance reports.
7. Usage of Oracle in order to facilitate financial reports.
8. Prepare various governmental and agricultural reports.

Qualifications:
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

1. Must have a B.S. in, Finance, Accounting, or related field. Master’s degree a plus.
2. Working knowledge and understanding of balance sheet, income statement and computer accounting systems.
3. Ability to meet monthly deadlines and to analyze accounting reports.
4. Financial, operational analysis, agricultural accounting experience a plus.
5. Energetic, team player and goal orientated.

Other Requirements
1. Valid California Driver’s License; acceptable driving record.
2. Successful completion of substance abuse screening required upon offer of employment.

Accounting Clerk I

Taft Correctional Institution is looking for a full-time accounting clerk.

Summary of Duties:

  • Reports to the Accountant. Responsible for performing a variety of routine accounting duties in compliance with Management & Training Corporation (MTC) and Federal Bureau of Prisons (FBOP) directives.
  • Post routine transactions to individual inmates’ accounts.
  • Perform any combination routines, banking type calculations, posting and verifying duties to obtain primary financial data. Responsible for maintenance of general inmate accounting records and reports in accordance with established procedures such as accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, inventory control or general accounting records.
  • Perform cash management and cash control functions.
  • Perform miscellaneous clerical duties involving typing, filling, accumulating data and preparation of repetitive reports.
  • Promote the development of positive social skills through modeling appropriate behaviors and intervening when inappropriate behaviors are observed.
  • Maintain accountability of staff, inmates and property; adhere to safety practices.
  • It is expected that the incumbent shall perform other duties as assigned within his/her capabilities as determined by management.

Job Requirements: High school diploma or equivalent, experience in with automated accounting systems and computer proficiency required. One (1) year varied and responsible accounting or bookkeeping experience required. Academic training in bookkeeping or accounting preferred. A valid California driver’s license with an acceptable driving record is required.

Contact Information:

Michael Meadors, Human Resources                                           (661)765-3023 – Phone                                                                   (661)765-3037 – Fax

MTC Website:    www.mtctrains.com

Job Requisition # 2528BR

Management & Training Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran.

Fiancial Representative

Northwestern Mutual-The Congdon Fiancial Group is rapidly expanding and they are looking for Financial Representatives.

If you value and have the following qualities, a career with Northwestern Mutual Financial Network may be right for you:

  • The freedom of being your own boss/ entrepreneurial spirit
  • Impact people’s lives, positively each and every day
  • Would like to be financially rewarded for your work
  • Have strong interpersonal and networking skills
  • Strive to succeed
  • Enjoy a fast paced, value driven environment

Our Representatives grow their business by building trusted relationships with their clients supported by expert guidance and comprehensive solutions. The combination of these efforts helps build a long-term relationship with clients as they work towards their financial goals and objectives, together. Exclusive to our Representatives is access to insurance products from the Northwestern Mutual, and an array of quality investment choices. Supported by comprehensive training programs and mentoring opportunities, they have access to the resources, products and assistance they need to help their clients.

  • Representatives are also supported by a network of specialists who together provide guidance on:
  • Asset and Income Protection
  • Personal Needs Analysis
  • Investment and Advisory Services
  • Comprehensive Financial Planning
  • Estate Analysis
  • Trust Services
  • Education Funding
  • Retirement Solutions
  • Business Needs Analysis
  • Employee and Executive Benefits

To apply: E-mail your resume and preferred office location to edith.jara@nm.com

For more information, visit our website

Paid Internship with Northwestern Financial

Northwestern Mutual is looking for students for a paid internship located in Bakersfield.

Description:

The responsibilities of an “intern” or College Financial Representative mirror those of a Career Financial Representative.  In most ways, our College Reps follow the same process for establishing their careers as our full-time Financial Representatives.

As College Reps build their business, they will:

  • Meet With Clients – Set up appointments to discuss their clients’ financial goals and current financial situation.
  • Analyze the Client’s Situation – After extensive fact-finding, they will uncover long term goals that they will use to help determine their clients’ needs.
  • Make Recommendations – After evaluating their client’s current situation and goals, they will determine what products can help fill their needs and present appropriate solutions to their clients.
  • Provide Ongoing Service – Continue to work with their clients beyond the close of the sale. Most Financial Representatives contact their clients twice per year to determine whether their needs have changed, and keep them aware of the resources available to them.

Click HERE to view the full internship description

For more information, please contact
Edith Jara, Associate Financial Representative
At edith.jara@nm.com

Or stop by their information booth Thursday Oct. 9 from 10-2. Located between the Science III building and BDC. Learn more about their internship program and enjoy FREE pizza.

Click HERE for more info: Pizza Day Flyer

 

Office Professional

Dewey Pest Control has an  immediate opening for a full-time clerical position.

Must have good phone etiquette and extended computer skills, including data entry, accounts receivable and checking balances.

Bilingual Preferred.

Good pay & benefits.

Apply in Person at 2138 Q St. Bakersfield, CA 93301

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