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Harvest Scheduler

Location: Hanford, CA, United States

Job Function: Farming

Req Number: 420

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We are a global leader in food & beverage ingredients. Pioneers at heart, we operate at the forefront of consumer trends to provide food & beverage manufacturers with products and ingredients that will delight their consumers. Making a positive impact on people and planet is all part of the delight. With a deep-rooted presence in the countries where our ingredients are grown, we are closer to farmers, enabling better quality, and more reliable, traceable and transparent supply. Supplying products and ingredients at scale is just the start. We add value through our unique, complementary portfolio of natural, delicious and nutritious products. With our fresh thinking, we help our customers unleash the sensory and functional attributes of cocoa, coffee, dairy, nuts and spices so they can create naturally good food & beverage products that meet consumer expectations. And whoever we’re with, whatever we’re doing, we always make it real.
Position Summary
Reporting to the Harvest Operations Manager, the scheduler will work closely with harvest supervisors to meet the daily staffing needs. The Harvest scheduler is responsible for the accurate and timely daily scheduling of employees. The ideal candidate for this position will have strong attention to detail and will be able to manage multiple competing priorities. They will enjoy working in a fast-paced environment and can proactively work to solve unprecedented operational changes.
Position Responsibilities
  • Lead the daily communication with Harvest Supervisors to meet staffing needs.
  • Perform daily scheduling of Harvest employees.
  • Import and export schedule in ADP and Attendance on Demand.
  • Communicate with HR department on employee time of requests.
  • Receive and review employee complaints and ensure accurate and timely documentation of concerns or issues. Facilitate actions to document and resolve employee issues, escalating to HR and management team.
  • Support HR department with the weekly payroll process for Harvest employees. Identify, process, and resolve discrepancies.
  • Ensure all payroll practices are in accordance with the state and federal labor laws, including company policies.
  • Work with HR and Harvest Departments on event planning.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
Position Requirements 
  • High school diploma is required. Some college is preferred.
  • One (1) year of related experience in scheduling or payroll is required. Candidates with a bachelors’ degree may substitute their degree for the one (1) year of required experience.
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish (speak, read and write) is required.
  • Excellent presentation, communication and interpersonal skills are required.
  • Proven ability to work in a team setting as well as independently is required.
  • Intermediate skill level with Outlook Email, Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and Word is required.
  • Effective organizational and time management skills
  • High level of integrity and trust, with strong ethics and values is required.
  • Ability and willingness to travel is required.
  • Ability to work long days/ hours as required by the business during peak season, weekends and holidays as needed by the business is required.
The pay for this role in the state of CA is $18/hr and is based on the position responsibilities and geographic location.
Note: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.
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