Irrigation Supervisor

Category:  Seneca Foods
Date:  Nov 17, 2023

Hancock, WI, US, 54943

Custom Field 1:  2586

Seneca Foods is one of North America's leading providers of packaged fruits and vegetables with facilities located throughout the United States.  Our high quality products are primarily sourced from over 2,000 American farms. Seneca holds the largest share of the retail private label, food service, and export canned vegetable markets, distributing to over 90 countries. Products are also sold under the brands of Libby’s®, Aunt Nellie’s®, READ®, Seneca Farms®, Green Valley®, CherryMan®, Paradise®, Pennant®, and Seneca labels, including Seneca snack chips. Seneca also provides vegetable products to other companies under various co-pack arrangements.



Irrigation Supervisor

The Irrigation Supervisor will monitor and help in day-to-day activities, delegate work to seasonal helpers, report to Farm Manager through out day to report progress, concerns, and or upcoming tasks that need to be performed.


Essential Job Functions

  • Responsible for daily repair & maintenance of irrigation and related equipment
  • Responsible for irrigation operations to make daily irrigations tasks timely and efficient.
  • Work with Farm Managers to maintain a high quality of watering throughout the growing season and timely fertigation applications.
  • Maintain cost controls over equipment for budget purposes.
  • Strong electrical/mechanical trouble shooting skills in irrigation.
  • Three (3) to Five (5) years experience in the irrigation field
  • Repair and maintenance of irrigation equipment and related equipment
  • Maintenance in other areas when needed.
  • Responsible for troubleshooting equipment during growing season to ensure timely application of water and fertigation.
  • The supervisor will help train new employees in irrigation and stay up to date with new changing technologies in irrigation.
  • Employee relations
  • Ensure that GMP’s (Good Manufacturing Practices), safety rules and regulations along with company policies are being followed.
  •  Work in conjunction with managers and other farm employees to maintain efficient day to day operations.
  • Other duties as assigned.



  • Two-year college degree and/ or equivalent electrical/mechanical irrigation experience preferred.
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Leadership skills a must
  • Electrical/mechanical trouble shooting skills.
  • Willingness and ability to work in a team environment and educate/train new employees.
  • Strong communication skills





Seneca Foods Corporation is committed to providing equal opportunity for all, through a positive and continuing affirmative action program. No employee or applicant will be discriminated against because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, military and/or veteran status or any other Federal or State legally protected classes. Seneca Foods Corporation will make reasonable accommodations for known physical or mental limitations of otherwise qualified employees and applicants with disabilities unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. If you are interested in applying for an employment opportunity and feel you need a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), please contact us at or call 585-495-4100.

Nearest Major Market: Appleton
Nearest Secondary Market: Oshkosh