Packing House Supervisor

Supervise the workers in receiving and shipping fruits and vegetables.
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Salary Range
$32,000 – $86,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Packing House Supervisors do?

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in receiving, grading, storing, and shipping fruits and vegetables: Trains workers in grading and packing procedures in accordance with customers’ specifications. Inspects storage area to determine freshness of produce and indicates produce to be packed and removed. Inspects packaged produce for conformance to customers’ specifications. Directs workers engaged in icing loaded railroad cars or trucks. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR Master Title. May repair packing equipment and machinery. May supervise workers engaged in constructing packing crates and boxes. May specialize in packing specific produce, such as apples, citrus fruit, or potatoes, or be designated according to produce packed as Banana-Ripening-Room Supervisor.

Should I be a Packing House Supervisor?

You should have a certificate degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.

  • How to become a Packing House Supervisor

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