Ranch Leader

Gallo Vineyards is hiring for a Ranch Leader who will oversee our vineyard management functions by leading a small team of individuals with varying levels of experience and education and developing them to execute quality performance, problem solving, and customer service (internal and external) at an assigned ranch location. Develops and maintains an understanding and adherence to budgets, customer interaction, vineyard safety measures, and other functions relating to growing wine grapes in order to meet wine style targets.
What You Will Do:
Communicates and interprets overall organizational directives and applies them to team and individual objectives.
Represents the team in ranch related matters to the rest of the organization.
Provides input to management regarding direct reports and individual team member performance.
Develops direct reports and individual team members to execute day-to-day operational functions.
Organizes and facilitates team meetings.
Initiates, implements and manages projects with a short-term focus.
Conducts presentations and formal training programs.
Ensures a safe working environment; conduct safety programs.
Ensures GMP, safety, and quality.
Directs and coordinates activities of project personnel to ensure project progresses on schedule and within prescribed budget.
Assigns, monitors and reviews the progress and accuracy of assigned work.
Ensures the consistent application of organization policies.
Estimates personnel needs and ensures adequate staffing in order to meet pre-established completion dates.
Ensures budgetary compliance.
Handles unusual or difficult inquiries/situations through direct personal action or refers to the appropriate individual.
Maintains satisfactory attendance, to include timeliness.
Responsible for understanding and complying with applicable quality, environmental and safety regulatory considerations. If accountable for the work of others, responsible for ensuring their safety, understanding and compliance.
This job description reflects management's assignment of essential functions; it does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned.
Leadership Qualities:
Responsible for training and development of subordinate staff. Conducts performance evaluations; recommends salary adjustments; schedules and approves overtime; takes disciplinary action, as necessary; addresses complaints and resolves issues.
What You Will Need:
High school diploma or GED from an accredited institution.
Bachelor's degree; or 4 years of vineyard management experience reflecting increasing levels of responsibility.
Required to lift and move up to 50 pounds.
Valid driver's license and acceptable DMV record.
What Will Set You Apart:
Bachelor's degree in Agricultural Science plus 2 years of vineyard management experience reflecting increasing levels of responsibility.
Bilingual speaker and writer (English/Spanish).
Skilled in reading, analyzing and interpreting general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures or governmental regulations.
Experience writing reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
Experience presenting information and responding to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
Skilled in the use of MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint MS Access at a basic level.
Experience working with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry.
Experience applying concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios and proportions to practical situations.
Experience defining problems, collecting data, establishing facts, and drawing valid conclusions.
Experience interpreting an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
Experience motivating team members to achieve plan goals.
Experience handling unusual or difficult inquiries/situations through direct personal action or refer to the appropriate individual.
Experience to working with all levels and functions within the Company.
Experience demonstrating team building, leadership and mentoring skills.
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