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Hawaiian Macadamia Nut Services, LLC

Orchard Manager - Macadamia Nut

Hawaiian Macadamia Nut Services, LLC - Pahala, HI

The Orchard Manager directs and coordinates, through subordinate supervisory personnel, activities for union, non-union, full-time, part-time, and seasonal workers working in orchards located in Pahala, Hawaii.



Core Position Duties:





  • Management



    • Oversees, coordinates, and directs activities of supervisors and managers of several operational departments, including irrigation, cultivation, and harvesting to ensure that company production, budget, and quality goals are met.


    • Evaluates oral and written reports and observes operations to monitor progress of work and to detect and resolve problems.


    • Adapts plans to facilitate variables, such as adverse weather conditions, irrigation needs, variation in nut drop or crop progression, and new legislation.


    • Coordinates operational activities with those of the processing operations, the garage, other orchard locations, orchard development team, finance, and other related departments.


    • Initiate personnel actions when necessary, interpret company policy, and enforce safety regulations.


    • Utilize and encourage the usage of orchard management software and other software/tools to document activity and improve operational decision making.






  • Plan development and execution



    • Works with orchard staff to develop budgets, staffing, and capital expenditure plans.


    • Sets performance goals for each department and ensures plans include such benchmarks.


    • Tracks results of operations and provides regular updates to senior management of performance vs. plans.


    • Ensures supervisors and managers are accountable to meet performance goals.






  • Staffing and scheduling



    • Ensures adequate and efficient utilization of available talent.


    • Based on operational needs, defines staffing requirements in each department.


    • Delivers staffing plans to Human Resources to define recruitment needs.








The ideal candidate for this position will:





  • Thrive in a fast-paced environment and handle pressure while managing multiple tasks.


  • Have experience with communicating with all levels of management and operations personnel.


  • Have proven people and task management skills.


  • Be open to a flexible schedule, as workload requires.


  • Enjoy and thrive in diverse working conditions, including outdoors and around machinery.


  • Be results-driven and strive for quality and efficiency.


  • Be open to learning and utilizing new technologies for orchard management.




Minimum Requirements:





  • 5 years of experience managing 20 or more people, 10 years of progressive work experience


  • Proven experience in developing and implementing plans


  • Orchard and operations management experience


  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, etc.)


  • Experience with precision ag technology preferred


  • Will require occasional travel


  • Experience with irrigation


  • Must possess a valid driver’s license and a clean record




Compensation package includes:





  • Competitive Salary


  • Housing


  • Health & Group Life Insurance Benefits


  • FSA


  • 401(k) Retirement Plan with Employer Match


  • PTO


  • Relocation Subsidy




About the company: Royal Hawaiian Orchards, L.P. is one of the world’s largest growers of macadamia nuts, owning or leasing over 5,000 acres of orchards on the island of Hawaii. The Company processes nuts-in-shell into macadamia kernel and markets the nuts in both bulk form and branded products including fruit and macadamia crunches and seasoned macadamias. The branded products are marketed for sale to health and nutrition stores as well as traditional grocery outlets. These better for you, great tasting macadamia products connect consumers to the fit, active and attractive Hawaiian lifestyle.



15 days

Hawaiian Macadamia Nut Services, LLC

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Location: Pahala, HI

Company Profile:
Royal Hawaiian Orchards, L.P. is one of the world’s largest growers of macadamia nuts, owning or leasing over 5,000 acres of orchards on the island of Hawaii. The Company processes nuts-in-shell into macadamia kernel and markets the nuts in both bulk form and branded products including fruit and macadamia crunches and seasoned macadamias. The branded products are marketed for sale to health and nutrition stores as well as traditional grocery outlets. These better for you, great tasting macadamia products connect consumers to the fit, active and attractive Hawaiian lifestyle.