2017 General Labor -  Day, Swing, Graveyard

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Dallas, OR



We are now hiring seasonal employees to work for a food processing facility located in Dallas Oregon. These are seasonal positions, however, there may be a few year round jobs available for those looking for fulltime permanent work.

We have several openings available for day, swing, and graveyard shifts. We are looking for general labor and fork lift drivers. There are several different general labor positions available in packaging, quality control, palletizing, mixing, dryer attendants, etc.

Working in a production facility handling dry and wet ingredients to create dried fruit products. Working in different areas of the facility, performing different tasks involved in the production process. Tasks include but are not limited to: mixing product, moving product, quality checking and packing product, as needed to create the desired finished goods to fulfill customer orders. Work with other employees to meet production needs. Handle product in accordance with process parameters, quality specifications, good manufacturing practices, plant safety standards and key plant performance measures.


General Duties:

  • Visually inspect product
  • Pack product
  • Mix and stir ingredients as needed
  • Properly handle raw materials
  • Place products in dryers
  • Gather, store, and open inventory items as needed to make new batches
  • Forklift drivers – use company forklift(s) to move production, store production, move pallets, etc.

Essential Skills & Abilities:

  • Must be comfortable wearing work garments, including smock, hard hat (if required), face net (for those with facial hair), booties (if required), and latex gloves (as needed)
  • Able to work in an open area, in hot and/or varying temperatures
  • Must have excellent eye/hand coordination</p>
  • Ability to carefully handle raw material</p>
  • Understand and follow the Standard Operating Procedures
  • Ability to understand verbal and written instructions
  • Ability to learn to read and understand MSDS sheets
  • Understand and follow Safety procedures
  • Ability to communicate effectively
  • Ability to stand all day, other than during meal and rest breaks
  • Ability to make repetitive movements with hands and arms
  • Ability to bend, lift (up to 35 lbs), stoop, and kneel as needed

Previous food processing experience preferred but not required

Work Environment
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts and fumes or airborne particles. The employee is frequently exposed to wet, hot, and/or humid conditions; high, precarious places; and vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment can get loud.

Pay Rate: $10.25 plus a shift differential. Shift differential applies to swing and graveyard shifts.

Job Requirements & Worksite Info

Additional Information

Pay Rate:

Pay determined upon experience.


fulltime, temp to hire
40 Hrs/Week


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