Production Management Intern

  • Location: US – Regional Office, Santa Maria
  • Job Family: Administration
  • Time Type: Full time
  • Job Requisition ID: R0003264
  • Experience Years: 0-3 Years of Experience
  • Employee Type: Intern

About the Opportunity

The focus of this internship will be to assist the District Production team across all berries. Activities including, management of the Spotted Wing Drosophila (SWD) program, mapping of ranches using Driscoll’s GIS program, crop forecasting, field data collection and special projects. You will obtain insight into production management responsibilities and the mixed berry category. Local Candidates Preferred.

Responsibilities

  • Manage district SWD trapping program (monitor traps, log data, create weekly SWD severity reports and communicate findings to key stake holders)
  • Assist with ranch mapping and GIS data management
  • Crop forecast data collection
  • Assist District Production team with field inspections
  • Attend production meetings
  • Other duties as assigned

Candidate Profile

  • Have a passion for pursuing a degree (A.S./B.S.)/career in agriculture.
  • Course studies in agriculture, horticulture, and pest science or agriculture business.
  • Experience in Biology or Applied Sciences programs is a plus.
  • Basic competency level with Microsoft Office.
  • Can work independently and manage his/her own time.
  • Detail oriented, able to maintain focus on tedious detailed work, curiosity, investigative.
  • Have great communication skills.
  • Be flexible and has the ability to work in various conditions (both indoors and outdoors).
  • A California driver’s license and the ability to be covered under company-sponsored vehicle insurance program are also required.

Leadership Competencies:

  • Plans & Aligns: Establishes priorities and desired outcomes, and creates plans to achieve them.
  • Collaborates: Works with a variety of colleagues, inside and/or outside of Driscoll’s, seeking win-wins solutions.
  • Develops Talent: Actively seeks opportunities to develop one’s self and others.
  • Courage: Tackles difficult issues timely with optimism and transparency.
  • Capacity to be adaptable and flexible in a fast-paced changing environment.
  • Eager and open to learn!

About Driscolls

Driscoll's is the global market leader for fresh strawberries, blueberries, raspberries and blackberries. With more than 100 years of farming heritage and hundreds of independent growers around the world, Driscoll's is passionate about growing fresh, beautiful and delicious berries. Our values of humility, passion and trustworthiness have guided our mission to delight consumers around the world.

Driscoll's exclusive patented berry varieties are developed through years of research using only natural breeding methods – meaning, no GMOs. From farm-to-table, we focus on delivering a high quality, premium berry experience with our many supply chain partners.

Driscoll's is the trusted brand for Only the Finest Berries™.


Driscoll's es el proveedor líder en la comercialización de Fresas, Frambuesas, Zarzamoras y Arándanos Azules en el mundo. Con más de 100 años de herencia en agricultura y cientos de productores independiente alrededor del mundo, Driscoll's es una compañía apasionada por cultivar Berries frescas, hermosas y deliciosas. Nuestros valores de humildad, pasión y confianza han guiado nuestra misión de deleitar a los consumidores en el mundo.

Las variedades exclusivas de Driscoll's han sido desarrolladas a través de años de investigación usando sólo métodos de mejoramiento natural. De la granja a la mesa, nos enfocamos en ofrecer una experiencia de alta calidad con apoyo de nuestros socios de la cadena de suministro.

Driscoll's es la marca de confianza de sólo las mejores Berries.