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FIELD REPRESENTATIVE 

 

Cavendish Farms is a leading producer of frozen food products for retail and foodservice markets throughout Canada, the United States, and around the world. We have state-of-the-art potato processing plants in Prince Edward Island, Lethbridge, Alberta, and Jamestown, North Dakota, and an appetizer plant in Wheatley, Ontario. Our Head office is in Dieppe, New Brunswick and has sales office locations in Toronto, Montreal, and Boston.

 

At Cavendish Farms, you are part of an energetic team of professionals who lead with integrity and are passionate about achieving results. With a culture that nurtures talent and creates an inclusive workplace, you can grow your career here.

 

Reporting to the Raw Procurement Manager, the successful incumbent will be a results-driven, self-starter who is always looking for opportunities for improvement, and has the ability to adapt to a fast paced, dynamic work environment.

The successful candidate will possess a combination of the following:

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Agriculture or technical diploma in an agriculture discipline.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Minimum of 1 year of relevant work experience required.
  • Exposure to a food operating plant environment would be an asset.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to manage conflict and build teams.
  • A proven track record of being pro-active and taking initiative; 
  • CCA (Certified Crop Advisor) or eligible for the certification and pesticide application license would be considered an asset.
  • Must have a valid driving license.

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Visit growers to maintain strong business relationships, monitor fields during the growing season and potato storages for quality.
  • Work with Agronomist to organize field trials, pest monitoring efforts as well as participate in field and bin sampling. 
  • Work closely with Field Superintendent to assess grower issues, determine potato requirements with input from production staff and organize potato deliveries.
  • Maintain and enhance industry relationships.  
  • Provide timely data on potato disposition to Cavendish Farms Raw Procurement team.
  • Commitment to Quality System Policy
  • Other duties as assigned

How to Apply:

 

Please Apply Online by August 26, 2019

 

What to Expect:

 

All applications will be reviewed by one of our recruiters. If the recruiter sees a potential opportunity (current or future) that matches your skills and experience, you will be contacted to discuss your qualifications. Only those candidates who have the necessary qualifications will be contacted.

 

We appreciate your interest in our company!  To learn more about our products and services, click here.

 

  

 

Cavendish Farms Corporation is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in its employment practices and to providing an environment free from discrimination and harassment for all employees.

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