Salinas Production Intern
Tanimura & Antle is an employee-owned family farming business with a four-generation legacy and a passionate commitment to growing premium quality produce. As one of the largest independent vegetable growers in the United States, Tanimura & Antle farms more than 36,000 acres of rich, fertile farmland and ships a full line of premium fresh conventional, organic and greenhouse grown produce products throughout the nation.
We are looking for employees that fit into the Tanimura & Antle culture and want to have an impact on our growth and success. We believe in, and are committed to, creating a sustainable future through innovation throughout our operations.
Our Mission: To “Consistently provide our customers fresh and healthy premium produce with superior customer service that meets and exceeds their quality and value expectations”
Our Vision: To “Operate as a highly innovative company, sustainably growing, while enhancing the lives of all through employee ownership and customer inspired partnerships”
The Internship: In this role you will work with our Production Department to help maintain and track our weekly planting schedules. This will require you to work and collaborate across multiple departments in order to accurately and effectively execute daily responsibilities. You will have direct communication with our farm service department and service providing companies.
Location: Salinas, CA
Areas of Responsibility:
Monitoring field preparation
Assist in gathering and ensuring plantings are planted on schedule
Report field quality issues
Assist with a variety of trials
- Monitoring outside nurseries for inventory and quality
High school diploma and college standing of Sophomore, Junior or Senior standing.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
Must have good computer skills. Experience with MS Excel desirable.
Must have current driver’s license and clean driving record.
Highly independent. Self-motivated to continually improve and add value, even if it is outside of their job description
Hands-on approach to work. Ability to trouble shoot and provide solutions
Effective communication skills, verbally and written