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Agriculture Maintenance Intern
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Seneca Foods | Blue Earth, MN
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Job Description

Seneca Foods is North America's leading provider of packaged fruits and vegetables, with facilities located throughout the United States. Its high quality products are primarily sourced from over 2,000 American farms.

Qualifications: Background in Ag Business, Farm Management or related experience.

Training/Internship Plan Outline:

* Skills building in maintenance of pea and corn harvest equipment. Trouble shooting mechanical issues, organizational skills and production planning through the ability to maintain a constant flow of high quality product to the plant
* Supervision of seasonal crew of 3 to 5 employees
* Assist the Mechanic with day to day management of harvesting to meet plant production needs
* Mechanical skills, motor repair and troubleshooting electrical components

Any training certificates a plus, i.e. Welding, LEAN Manufacturing, and Good Manufacturing Practice's.

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Time Frame: May - September 2018

About Seneca Foods

Seneca Foods Corporation is principally engaged in food processing operations. The Company manages its business on the basis of two reportable segments-the primary segment is the processing and sale of fruits and vegetables and secondarily the processing and sale of fruit chip products. These two segments constitute the food operation. The food operation constitutes 99% of total sales, of which approximately 80% is vegetable processing, 19% is fruit processing and 1% is fruit chip processing. The non-food operation is mostly trade sales of cans and ends, which represents 1% of the Company's total sales. The Company's principal branded products are its Libby's canned fruit and vegetable products. The principal products include canned fruits and vegetables, frozen vegetables and other food products. The products are sold to retail and institutional markets. (Source: 10-K)