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Harvesters to cut mushrooms of different sizes

Employer : Smithfield Foods
Work Shift: Day Job
Type : Full Time
# Vacancies: 12 Pay
Range : $11.20/hour

Work description:

The harvester removes mushrooms of different sizes and shapes from the mushroom beds to meet customer orders, to provide room for new mushroom growth, and to maintain the highest quality product for sale.

Education and training : None required

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Following the instructions of the Supervisor regarding the houses to collect, the containers to fill, etc.
  • It works safely and efficiently with a minimum of superfluous activity.
  • Ensures mushroom bed surfaces remain in good condition through good harvesting techniques.
  • Maintains all food safety and quality standards following Good Agricultural Practices (GAP).
  • Stores all harvesting equipment in accordance with Company SOPs.
  • Maintains a clean and tidy work area, minimizing falling stumps on floors, falling fungus on beds, and safety hazards in alleyways.
  • Available to work alternating 5-6 working days per week as directed by supervision.
  • Follow all Company policies and procedures.

Skills, abilities and qualifications:


  • You should have the ability to increase your picking speed with the training provided.
  • Must be able to use both hands to grasp product to ensure proper cutting technique

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

He is available to work 5 or 6 days a week as directed by the supervisor.

Essential Skills and Abilities

Follow the directions of supervision to know which houses have to be harvested, which containers have to be filled…etc. .
Work safely and efficiently and doing a minimum of unnecessary work.
The surface of the mushroom bed is ensured to remain in good condition through good harvesting techniques.
Maintains all food safety and quality standards, following Good Agricultural Practices (GAP).
Stores all collection equipment according to the company's SOP.
Keeps work area clean and tidy, reducing stump droppage on floors, fungus blowouts on beds, and safety hazards in hallways.

Job demands:

The job duties below are not the only tasks required for the job.

Other duties and tasks may also be assigned to you. A candidate for this position must be able to meet the minimum demands listed below and sign the affirmation below indicating the same.

Physical demands:

  • Speaking and understanding English, Spanish or both is always required
  • Sitting, standing or walking is always required.
  • It is frequently required to use fine motor coordination in the hands and arms.
  • Lifting up to 10 pounds is frequently required; occasionally lifting up to 20 pounds is required.
  • Occasionally required for balance, crouching, or crouching.
  • Occasionally required to climb stairs.

Work environment:

  • Always required to act professionally

How to apply

Location: West Grove–Landenberg, PA


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