Posting ID : A1068546323
Date Posted : 2015-08-19
Category : Technical Support
Provides technical support for the application of Pace's post harvest fruit treatments to Pace's customers in the US South region, based out of Pace's office in Visalia, CA.
Directly support Packers by monitoring fruit processing and conditioning lines
Monitor and optimize fungicide, cleaner and coatings applications in packing houses
Perform routine verification of packing house sanitation practices for prevention of postharvest decay
Implement trials for development of emerging Pace products as well as current products
Write reports on packing house monitoring programs
Review current and proposed industry practices
Maintain positive relationships with Pace employees, customers and other contacts
Occasional overnight travel and early morning or late evening hours.
Ability to drive 30,000-40,000 miles per year in a company vehicle.
In addition to other duties as assigned by Technical Service Manager
TYPICAL EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION GUIDELINES:
Minimum BS degree in horticulture, botany, plant science, biology, plant pathology or related field.
Must possess or obtain a Pest Controllers License.
Experience with tree fruit production, postharvest quality control and /or field agriculture desirable
Computer literate including Microsoft Word and Excel
Outstanding people skills, you will have significant interaction with customers
Mechanical aptitude for light application equipment
Clean driving record mandatory
Good writing skills
Spanish language skills are a plus