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Management Trainee

Company: Monterey Mushrooms
Location: Philadelphia
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

" We don't just grow mushrooms; we grow and develop people too!" Shah Kazemi

ABOUT US: Monterey Mushrooms is proud to provide fresh, locally grown mushrooms to your favorite grocery stores, restaurants, food manufacturers, and institutions nationwide. Founded in 1971, Monterey Mushrooms became a family-owned business when the company was purchased by Shah Kazemi, who began as an employee himself. Today, our 4,000 U.S. teammates are proud to grow more than 200 million pounds of fresh mushrooms yearly. Our humble family-owned business has been enhancing people's lives for over 50 years. We have locations across the U.S., Mexico, and parts of Europe.

Why Monterey Mushrooms?

  • Growth The opportunity for upward mobility within the company in an industry with endless possibilities.
  • Culture Family-oriented culture with good work/life balance.
  • Enhance People's Lives Ability to make a difference with a company that is feeding the world!
  • Team Ability to join an evolving opportunity with a company where teammate tenure is on average 11 years.
  • Benefit Excellent benefits
  • An opportunity to make a positive impact and enhance people's lives! Job Title: Management Trainee
    Business Unit: Administration
    Locations: Loudon, TN
    Reports To: General Manager
    Work Schedule: Schedule Varies based on Area of Training
    Travel Time %: Generally None
    Position Type: Full-Time
    FLSA Status: Non - Exempt

    About the role: The Management Trainee will train in all areas of the Monterey Mushrooms business (Growing, Harvesting, Packing, Shipping, Maintenance, Safety, QA, Purchasing) with the long term goal of moving into a higher-level leadership role within the facility and/or company.

    • Learn the essential functions of each area during the assigned time to that area.
    • Assist the Managers and Supervisors in all functions of the area.
    • Manage the areas in regards specifically to individual and organizational development, departmental interfaces, and personal administration.
    • Coordinate with Continues Improvement to develop projects that improve efficiencies while reducing costs.
    • Coordinate the Sales/Operations interface in the plant including customer contact and follow-up.
    • Provide support services to the plant including problem identification and solution, equipment design and modifications.
    • Develop methods of improving customer service through utilizing resources in all departments. SECONDARY RESPONSIBILITIES:
      • Any additional duties as directed by General Manager.
      • Budget preparation, monthly forecasts, and cost tracking for all departments. SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:
        Direct Reports: Depending on the position in training
        In addition to managing current direct reports; this position manages all employees of the department and is responsible for the performance management within that department.
        • Bachelor's degree required in a related field. Desired:
          • Masters degree in related field Equal Opportunity Employer/ Veterans/ Disabled
            For full details, including physical demands, request the full job description.


Keywords: Monterey Mushrooms, Knoxville , Management Trainee, Executive , Philadelphia, Tennessee

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