Production Associate

Job Number:

00004HF4

Location:

Springfield, OR

Description

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

  • Packages products. Performs basic quality control checks, including accurate packaging, package counts, and weight, and evaluates product or package appearance. Folds and tapes boxes, applies labels, and stacks boxes on pallets according to direction.
  • M-F, with occasional Saturdays. The need is greatest on night shift 10pm - 6:30am, and swing shift, 2pm - 10:30pm. Shift differentials are provided on these shifts.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Prepares for and packages products manually.
  • Performs basic quality control checks, including accurate packaging, package counts, dates, and weight, and evaluates product or package appearance.
  • Folds and tapes boxes, applies labels, and stacks boxes on pallets according to direction.
  • Moves pallets to finished goods storage.
  • Workers may use bar code readers or computer devices to track production efficiencies.

PREFERRED CANDIDATE QUALIFICATIONS:
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • High School diploma or GED equivalent is required, some college preferred.
  • Prefer 6 months of successful work experience that involves accuracy, dependability, and teamwork, ideally in food production.
  • Basic computer skills (Keyboarding, email, data entry)
  • High mechanical aptitude is preferred, as promotional opportunities typically rely on a strong mechanical aptitude.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Maintains a safe working environment, functioning as a member of a cooperative team and safely performs job duties.
  • Reads, writes, speaks, interprets, and understands English written and verbal instructions, policies, and procedures.
  • Apply basic mathematical skills such as add, subtract, multiply, and divide.
  • Must be quick with hands, packing product into multi-packs at the rate of 140-150 pieces per minute.
  • Must adhere to strict “Good Manufacturing Practices” for work in a food production environment.
  • A high degree of attention to detail and accuracy is required.
  • Works with a sense of urgency in varying temperature environments.
  • Tools used: Cart, pallet jack, taper, shrink wrap

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
Stand: Static standing is frequent when hand packing and case making, mixed with walking while palletizing.
Walk: Occasional to freezer over a distance of approximately 50 feet to the freezer and back.
Lifting: 5lbs or less continuously, 6-10 lbs frequently, 11-40 lbs occasionally.
Reach: Constant forward reach, the conveyor moving product is 41” tall and product is located approximately 16 inches away from the employee.
Hand/Eye coordination: constant.
Grasp: Constant.

MENTAL DEMANDS:
Comparing – Judging whether the product meets specifications in a fast paced environment.

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.

Job Requirements & Worksite Info


Additional Information

Pay Rate:

10.50

Schedule:

Monday - Friday - All shifts
40 Hrs/Week

 

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