Quality Control Assistant

CSS Farms
Minden, NE 68959
United States
Job Description

CSS Farms is a multi-state agricultural business with a mission of Growing Great Together.  We achieve this by leading the way in stewardship and solutions for every field, every load, every day.  

At CSS Farms we take great pride in doing the job right and believe our best work is achieved when we work together.  Farming is our way of life, we have a deep passion for the land, our families, and our communities.  We have a legacy rooted in solving hard problems and tackling new business ventures.


This position is responsible for assisting in the collection and inspection of potato samples to ensure their quality meets acceptable standards. 


In this position you will:

  • Collect plant samples from the fields and storage bins.

  • Grade raw and finished product samples according to our standards.

  • Enter quality data into database.

  • Other duties as assigned.


Desired Qualifications

  • Prior experience working in quality control, sampling, and lab procedures.

  • Experience working with vegetables, potatoes, or similar crops.

  • Ability to understand and operate a computer and general computer software.

  • Prior experience grading potatoes.

  • Possess high attention to detail, are organized, and have a strong reliable work ethic.

  • Possess a valid operator’s license.


Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to stand for extended periods of time.

  • Bend, walk, and work in all elements.

  • Lift up to 40 lbs. frequently.

  • Ability to work extended hours as needed during seasonal surges of harvest, planting, and shipping.


Work Authorization

  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.


Compensation and Benefits

  • Market competitive salary.

  • Healthcare, Dental and Vision coverage as outlined in the company benefits overview.

  • Flex spending account for out-of-pocket medical expenses.

  • 401(k) plan options.

  • Short Term Disability Insurance, Long Term Disability Insurance, and Life Insurance.

  • A paid time off package.


CSS Farms is an EOE.

CSS Farms expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status.