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Weekend Processing Foreman

Category:  Gray & Company
Date:  Aug 1, 2022

Hart, MI, US, 49420

Custom Field 1:  1711

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.



Position Summary

Perform in accordance with all company standards, policies and procedures. Must possess excellent communication skills; direct production activities; provide appropriate feedback to employees; develop a work environment that promotes trust, teamwork quality and safety; ensure production of a quality product in compliance with Federal and State guidelines; and ensure regulatory compliance as appropriate (OSHA, EPA, FDA, USDA, HACCP, Etc.).


Essential Functions

  • Provide leadership and direction to assigned crew.
  • Accept responsibility for the work performed under your direction.
  • Ensure that assigned work is completed in a timely manner.
  • Ensure production is within acceptable levels of quality, costs, and efficiency.
  • Represent the company through words and actions.
  • Motivate employees to complete tasks while ensuring that the productivity and quality standards are met.
  • Monitor and approve employee times/punches for payroll; ensure proper labor codes are assigned to time worked.
  • Promote a team environment and assist employees in reaching full potential.
  • Ensure employees receive proper training and instruction on assigned tasks.
  • Provide discipline as needed, including desired corrective action.
  • Ensure that employees follow proper safety procedures.
    • Provide weekly safety talks.
  • Ensure that work areas are free of hazards and that corrective action is taken.
  • Promptly report problems or concerns to Supervisor.
  • Other tasks as assigned.


Competencies and Certifications Required

  • Excellent mathematical skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good Computer Skills
  • Any leadership experience


Physical Demands of Job

  • Constant walking
  • Frequent standing
  • Minimal sitting
  • Occasional lifting up to 50 pounds
  • Exposure to chemicals (sanitation, brine, and/or bleach) – wear respiratory protection



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 315-926-8100.

Nearest Major Market: Grand Rapids