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Seasonal Harvester Operator (Mid June - Mid October)

Department:  Field

Plainview, MN, US, 55964

Lakeside Foods is a family-owned company providing wholesome foods to enrich people’s lives through food.  We are a culture that pursues our vision of growth and innovation with passion, confidence and commitment. We are strongest together – valuing collaborative contribution, transparency and new ideas to enable change and growth. We are committed to an inclusive and respectful environment that promotes a healthy work-life balance. And there’s a seat at the table for you. 

Do you enjoy working outdoors?  Then our Harvester Operator position is the job for you.  Our Harvester Operators are responsible driving equipment from field to field, and harvesting fresh product as instructed by Leads or Supervisors. Responsible for the maintenance of the equipment that is assigned such as checking oil, fuel, coolant, tires, lights, guards, windows and mirrors- may also be asked to assist with minor repairs as needed. Be alert to; rocks, weeds, debris, obstacles, or any unusual conditions. Keep harvester cabs, mirrors and windows clean.


Willing to train, no experience necessary!  Must be able to safely perform all job duties and adhere to company safety rules & policies.


As a seasonal employee at Lakeside, we offer the following benefits:

  • ​A strong commitment to your safety & quality products
  • Low-cost migrant housing
  • Competitive wages with overtime pay
  • Various bonus opportunities
  • 401(k) option (self-contribution)
  • Scholarship opportunities for your qualifying children
  • Employee assistance program
  • Safety suggestion programs


Additional Benefits at the Plainview locations include:

  • Migrant Schooling for Children
  • Travel Reimbursement

Lakeside Foods welcomes people of all backgrounds and the varied ideas they bring to the workplace. Being an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer is part of our heritage and culture. We recruit, hire and promote employees based on qualifications and merit, without regard to race, religion, age, gender, disability, marital or veteran status. 


Nearest Major Market: Rochester MN