Tennessee Greenhouse - General Labor

Our Company:

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 Role:

General Labor in the following areas of Hydroponic Operations:

      • Greenhouse Seeding
      • Transplant 1
      • Transplant 2
      • Packing

Location: Livingston, TN

Areas of Responsibility:

Seeding –

      • Seed the lettuce plants using vacuum seeding tools or by hand, inspect seed (remove any damaged seed or cracked coating)
      • Place the seeds into the growing media trays

Transplant 1 –

      • Push racks of plants to transplant area
      • Use pallet jack to move rafts to Transplant 1 area

Transplant 2 –

      • Move pallet of 18 count rafts to Transplant 2 area
      • Move the plants that have been transplanted into the 72 count rafts from the nursery pool to the water conveyor
      • Push rafts on the conveyor to transplant station

Preferred Qualifications: 

      • Lifting requirement of up to 35-75 lbs [66 lbs. for our harvest operations]
      • Exposure to extreme temperatures
      • Extensive pushing or pulling
      • Extensive standing and walking
      • Frequent stooping or bending over
      • Repetitive movements

Ideal Attributes: 

      • GED/High School Diploma preferred

      • 6 months – 1 year of experience in a production/plant environment preferred.

      • Regular, Predictable, and reliable attendance is a must. 

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