Employment

Part of the Family

Lundberg Family Farms® utilizes, and is continuously recruiting talented individuals to help fulfill its mission of being a leader in producing and marketing high quality Eco-Farmed and Organic rice products in a sustainable and beneficial manner. Lundberg Family Farms® provides a fun, family oriented work environment.

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A few of our great benefits

Insurance and Retirement

Medical, Dental, Vision, Flexible and Dependent Care Spending Accounts

Company-provided life insurance Voluntary life, disability and critical illness plans

401k and Profit Sharing Programs

Professional Benefits

Paid Time Off

Paid Holidays

Competitive Salaries

Performance Incentive Plans

Personal & Family Benefits

Wellness Programs and Employee Assistance Programs

Two Lundberg Family Farms® products each week

“Rice Rewards” twice a year to use in the Company store

A great place to live

Chico, California

Chico has Won Many Accolades Such as

“Best Towns” Outside Magazine (2011)

“Best Places to Live in America” in Men’s Journal (2010)

#10 Best Small Art Town in America – Ranked By Author John Villani (2004)

#1 Best Places in America in Forbes magazine (2000)

#1 Cycling Community in America by Bicycling magazine (1997)

Chico & Surrounding Area Amenities

Home of Chico State University and Butte Community College

Family friendly community & affordable living

Located within 3 hours of Napa Valley, Lake Tahoe and the Oregon border

Great snow skiing within 2 hours

Water sports within a 30 minute drive, including fishing, kayaking, water skiing and sailing

Interested?

Submit a cover letter, a resume, and a completed Employment Application to Human Resources through one of the many options listed to the right.

employment application

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Email
hr@lundberg.com
Fax
(530) 538-8863
Mail
Lundberg Family Farms
PO Box 369, Richvale, CA 95974
In Person
5311 Midway, Richvale, CA 95974

Current Opportunities

Human Resources Director

If you are an aspiring HR professional looking to apply your administrative skills and detail-oriented strengths in a growing company, this is your opportunity to join Lundberg Family Farms and make an impact in a dynamic organization. In this leadership role, you will play a key part, directing every aspect of HR from payroll to benefits. If you are looking for a place to utilize your experience, this position will offer you the opportunity to delve into a variety of work and interact with other departments within the organization on an intimate level. Bring your love for the field of HR and work with a team that shares your passion.

Human Resources Position Summary:

The Human Resources Director is a strategic partner, employee advocate, administrator and champion for change. The director develops, implements and maintains human resources polices, practices and objectives surrounding compliance, staffing, compensation, employee relations, benefits, and development to support the achievement of the Company’s business and strategic goals and to develop and support a positive, employee-oriented, superior workforce.

Human Resources Director Major Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Legal compliance
  • Employee relations
  • Recruiting, onboarding and position descriptions
  • People development and training
  • Company-wide communication
  • Policies and procedures
  • Compensation
  • Performance management
  • Budget and planning
  • Benefit program administration
  • Human resources information systems

Human Resources Director Minimum Qualifications and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources Management or equivalent combination of education and experience in related areas is required
  • A minimum of 7 years Human Resources experience is required.
  • PHR or SPHR certification required.

Note: Supplemental questions must be answered as part of this application process. Please click here to download the supplemental questions. Applicants who do not submit all of the required materials will not be considered.

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Dryer/Storage Manager

Lundberg Family Farms is seeking an individual to perform as a Dryer/Storage Manager on a full-time basis. This position will be responsible for managing all
Drying/Storage operations, with assistance from the Dryer/Storage Supervisor, ensuring the highest quality of rice product. This position will communicate with
the Senior Manager on department issues. Additional responsibilities include communicating daily with supervisor(s) and crew members regarding goals,
safety, problem solving, analyzing systems and training.

The successful candidate will have 5 or more years of supervisory experience and have related drying and storage of food or grain experience; a degree in Business, Engineering or related field is preferred. Candidates must have knowledge of rice drying, milling and storage and have proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office computer systems. The successful candidate will understand the use of Natural Pest Control techniques, possess excellent communication skills, and have the ability to multitask and work well under pressure. Candidates with understanding of Identity Preservation and Organic Certification rules and regulations are
preferred.

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Controls and Process Engineer

Lundberg Family Farms is seeking an experienced individual to perform as a Controls and Process Engineer on a full-time basis. This position will be responsible for providing electrical, CIS, and process improvement support for Lundberg Family Farms through the optimization of the current electrical/controls systems, integration of new equipment into the overall controls strategy and training of the technical and operations staff on system sequence of operation. The Controls and Process Engineer will execute assigned capital projects and provide technical development for the electricians and controls technicians. Responsibilities for assigned projects include, but are not limited to: job scope development, competitive bidding process, cost/plan variances, budget tracking and adherence, and project financial closure when complete.

The successful candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering from ABETaccredited program; Electrical Engineering preferred. Candidates must have at least three years of related manufacturing experience, have experience in electrical/controls technology in packaging and processing environment, and proven track record of hands on experience working with employees at multiple levels to deliver projects. The successful candidate will have a strong AutoCad background with P&ID familiarity, have a background in Wonderware and Rockwell communications software, possess working knowledge of Electrical NEC and NFPA 70E (Arc Flash), and have a strong background in control networks including Ethernet/IP, RIO, DH+, DeviceNet, and ControlNet. Candidates must have demonstrated knowledge in PLC hardware and software, strong problem solving and analytical skills in areas of Control Software and Programming, and have a background in PID process control utilizing instrumentation for flow, pressure, temperature, level, and weighing.

Closing date: July 1, 2015

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Nursery Assistant

Lundberg Family Farms is seeking an individual to perform as a Nursery Assistant. This is a seasonal position that will last for about 5 months. This position is responsible for assisting the Nursery staff in preparing for and executing the nursery plan for selecting, developing, and growing of varieties of rice, beans, and
quinoa that support the company’s sale of rice and new grain products. The Nursery Assistant will assist in seed preparations, planting, maintenance and harvest, help maintain greenhouses, and take and record field notes.

The successful candidate will minimally possess a high school diploma or GED equivalent, have the ability to lift 40 pounds, have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, and possess methodical and thorough working habits. Individuals must have experience with rice culture or the ability to learn and be able to operate the equipment used in this operation safely and with minimal training.

Closing Date: July 3, 2015 or until filled

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Human Resources Generalist

Lundberg Family Farms is currently seeking a motivated individual who enjoys working in a people-oriented culture, to serve as a Human Resources Generalist. The Generalist will assist in the development and implementation of HR policies and procedures to promote a positive working environment throughout the organization.

Primary areas of responsibility include all aspects of benefits administration; worker’s compensation administration; human resources information management system administration; performance assessments, and coordination of employee events and wellness programs.

The Generalist will maintain records and logs; update reports, handbooks and procedure manuals; coordinate company meetings; prepare presentations and assist in all areas of human resources administration.

The ideal candidate should enjoy working with people; have previous experience administering benefits programs; a thorough understanding of human resources laws and requirements; have the ability to keep confidential information and be detail oriented with excellent problem solving skills. Applicants must have intermediate level experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook. Previous experience with human resources information systems is required.

Candidates must have a Bachelor’s in Human Resources Administration, Business, Communications or a closely related field, a minimum of three years of experience in the human resources field and must possess an in-depth understanding of the HR body of knowledge. PHR certification and/or SHRM-CP is highly desirable.

Closing Date: July 3, 2015 or until filled

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Regional Farm Coordinator

Lundberg Family Farms is seeking an individual to serve as a Regional Farm Coordinator on a full-time basis. The Regional Farm Coordinator will oversee day-to-day farm operations and staff on Lundberg Family Farms owned and operated Farms as directed by the Farm Manager and VP of Farm Operations. This position performs manual and skilled work in the area of rice and row crop production including planting, growing, irrigating and harvesting of various crops. The Regional Farm Coordinator will operate equipment as needed.

The successful candidate must have previous farm experience related to rice and row crop production; organic farming experience preferred. Candidates must possess a high school diploma or GED and have a valid California Driver’s License; Class A License preferred. The successful candidate will possess excellent knowledge of farm equipment operation and maintenance, supervisory and communication skills, work well under pressure, and have familiarity with irrigation systems, both surface water and wells.

Closing date: July 13, 2015

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Enrobed Rice Cake Production Supervisor

Swing Shift: 2:00pm-11:30pm

Lundberg Family Farms is seeking an experienced individual to perform as an Enrobed Rice Cake Production Supervisor on Swing Shift. This position is responsible for producing enrobed rice cakes that meet Lundberg’s standards and communicating with Sales, Mill, Technical Services, and Drying and Storage Department on needs and concerns. The Enrobed Rice Cake Production Supervisor will oversee Rice Cake personnel’s safety, security, morale and direction; maintain mix records/logs; maintain a thorough working knowledge of all processes and equipment; and maintain accuracy of the inventory system. Additional responsibilities include overseeing accounting for production of all products each day, providing training and guidance to employees, and assisting with performance evaluations of staff.

The successful candidate must have at least two years of previous experience in supervision, production experience related to food, possess excellent supervisory and communication skills, and have experience in Microsoft Office. Candidates must maintain a good working relationship with fellow employees and possess excellent leadership skills including the ability to motivate teams, facilitate meetings, and supervise and evaluate staff.

Applicants for this position must be willing and able to work any shift, any day of the week. This position will work weekends.

Closing Date: July 9, 2015

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Enrobed Rice Cake Mixer/Operator

Swing Shift: 2:00pm – 10:30pm

Lundberg Family Farms is seeking an individual to perform as an Enrobed Mixer/Operator on the Swing Shift. Job duties include monitoring rice moisture, filling and adjusting popping machines, monitoring product quality, utilizing the computer inventory system, maintaining logs for rice usage and mixes, and other duties as required.

The successful candidate will have basic reading, writing, math and computer skills, work well under pressure, and have the ability to communicate appropriately and demonstrate cooperative behavior with co-workers and others.

Current or previous experience in a Mixer/Operator position is highly desired. This position requires the ability to lift, carry and hold up to 40 lbs. and the ability to perform tasks requiring repetitive motion.

Closing date: July 9, 2015 or until filled

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Enrobed Rice Cake Packer

Swing Shift: 3:00pm- 11:30pm

Lundberg Family Farms is seeking individuals to perform as Enrobed Rice Cake Packers on a full-time basis on Swing Shift. Job duties include monitoring and controlling product quality, ensuring that correct packaging and coding are used on the product being produced, and other duties as required.

Applicants must possess basic reading, writing, math, and computer skills; work well under pressure; have the ability to communicate appropriately and demonstrate cooperative behavior with co-workers and others. The position requires the ability to lift, carry and hold up to 30 lbs. and the ability to perform tasks requiring repetitive motion.

Closing date: July 9, 2015

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