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Technical Services Representative

at Fresh Del Monte

Posted: 5/14/2019
Job Status: Full-Time/Regular
Job Reference #: 217926
Keywords: customer, service

Job Description

Tracking Code
20121361
Job Description

Purpose of Position:


This position will service Del Monte customers and internal operations by providing technical expertise related to the post-harvest handling, ripening, distributing, warehousing, and merchandising of Del Monte products. In this role, will also conduct evaluations/reports of Quality Assurance (QA), Research & Development (R&D), Production, and Packaging trials.

Accountabilities:

  • Train and advise North American customer base and company personnel regarding proper receiving, ripening, warehousing, shipping, retailing, and merchandising practices for all products.
  • Coordinate advisory meetings with customers and company personnel, focusing on improving distribution center profitability, quality, and operational efficiency. Follow each meeting with a written report detailing recommendations.
  • Conduct training and informational seminars for internal company divisions and Del Monte Fresh Produce customers.
  • Conduct field level evaluations of QA, R&D, Production, and Packaging trials. Provide detailed written reports and analysis of each trial.
  • Implement Technical Service training programs at the customer level.
  • Assist with QA functions as needed at North American Ports or Distribution Centers.

Minimum Skills Required:

  • 4 year College Degree (Food Science, Agriculture or similar) from an accredited institution.
  • Proficiency with most MS Office software (i.e. Excel, Word and PowerPoint).
  • Strong analytical and communication skills (e.i. written and verbal).
  • Strong math and science skills.
  • Ability to lift 40lb boxes of produce overhead.
  • Approximately 75% travel required.

Preferred but not Essential:

  • Bi-lingual: Spanish and English.
  • Produce, Quality Assurance, and Quality Control related work experience.
  • Knowledge of production, transportation, distribution, and post harvest handling of fruits and vegetables.
  • Experience in tropical product production and QA at the farm or port level.
  • Knowledge of statistics and technical writing.

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DEL MONTE FRESH PRODUCE IS AN EEO/AA/V/H

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Job Location
Dallas, Texas, United States
Position Type
Full-Time/Regular