Strawberry production Specialist

  • Location: US - Watsonville, California
  • Job Family: Operations
  • Time Type: Full time
  • Job Requisition ID: R0004661
  • Experience Years:
  • Employee Type: Regular

About the Opportunity

This position functions as Driscoll’s field representative with strawberry growers in the Northern District. Heavily focused in grower extension. Employee will collaborate with strawberry production team to collect and compile valuable production data to share with growers and any Driscoll's stakeholders. Employee will work on creating and updating Best Management Practice reports (BMP's) for new commercial varieties. Will help build and manage Atlas GPS database with variety acre information. Will take on other tasks as assigned by the strawberry production manager.

Responsibilities

Candidate Profile

This position functions as Driscoll’s field representative with strawberry growers in the Northern District. Works with growers and ranch managers to collect, compile, analyze and present information on acreage, variety performance, farming practices, quality assurance and grower economics.  Implements quality management plans for the district including watch lists and grower corrective action.  Develop deep crop expertise to be able to provide the growers and Driscoll’s with updates on recommended production practices, variety performance and plant allocations for new plantings.  Facilitates communication between the growers, ranch managers and other Driscoll’s departments such as Quality Assurance, Product Business Management, Food Safety, Breeding, Applied Research and Global Research.  Advises on and coordinates with applied research and new variety deployment trials.  The job requires occasional travel to other production districts and offsite production meetings. 

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.