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Ventura Foods

Ventura Foods

Posted on Tuesday, July 2, 2024

Location: Waukesha
Employment Type: Hourly
Shift: First

Position Summary:

Under general supervision, this position will perform a variety of manual packaging functions such as packaging pouches, tubs, cups, or pails into boxes. Place empty trays onto filling lines. Make boxes and/or label boxes by hand. Perform other operations as required by management.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Feeding trays and containers into fillers. Packaging of trays, cups, and pouches into boxes. Close plastic liners in pails and bulk boxes when filled, lid pails, and stack pails or boxes on pallets
  • Make boxes by hand through use of hand taper, insertion of plastic liners and label cases by hand; prepare pails to be filled by applying labels and inserting plastic liners; prepare drums to be filled by applying labels and inserting plastic liners
  • Process re-work as well as in-process re-work
  • Perform work area housekeeping which includes removing trash and debris, immediate cleaning of spills, cleaning of tools and parts so as not to contaminate the equipment or products
  • Removal of all and any cleaning solutions and return said solutions to proper cabinets after use to prevent contamination
  • Complies with and assures compliance of others with all GMP, safety procedures, company policies, quality policies and procedures, and Hazard Analysis & Critical Control points as they apply to this position
  • Other duties as assigned

Education and Experience:

  • Feeding trays and containers into fillers. Packaging of trays, cups, and pouches into boxes. Close plastic liners in pails and bulk boxes when filled, lid pails, and stack pails or boxes on pallets
  • Make boxes by hand through use of hand taper, insertion of plastic liners and label cases by hand; prepare pails to be filled by applying labels and inserting plastic liners; prepare drums to be filled by applying labels and inserting plastic liners
  • Process re-work as well as in-process re-work
  • Perform work area housekeeping which includes removing trash and debris, immediate cleaning of spills, cleaning of tools and parts so as not to contaminate the equipment or products
  • Removal of all and any cleaning solutions and return said solutions to proper cabinets after use to prevent contamination
  • Complies with and assures compliance of others with all GMP, safety procedures, company policies, quality policies and procedures, and Hazard Analysis & Critical Control points as they apply to this position
  • Other duties as assigned

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Follow verbal instructions from supervisors, line leads, PC operators and co-workers
  • Be able to insert up to 30 trays per minute into filler

Lid pails or stack pails upwards of 12 per minute

Why Join Us:
Ventura Foods offers career growth opportunities as well as competitive compensation and benefits, with coverage beginning on your 1st day of employment.

  • Health, Prescription Drugs, Dental & Vision
  • Out of Country/Emergency Medical Travel
  • Employee Appreciation Events​

Physical Demands:
Regularly requires intermittent sitting, standing, walking, climbing, squatting, kneeling, pushing, and pulling. Physical strength and dexterity sufficient to perform the required task(s). Must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds or more with assistance. Additional demands may be required.

Work Environment:
In addition to normal business hours, work schedules may include after hours and weekends as needed. May work outside and in adverse temperatures which include extreme hot, cold, and humidity. Must be willing and able to wear personal protective equipment as required by established Company Safety standards.

Diversity & Inclusion:
Our commitment to a diverse and inclusive environment in which all employees are treated with respect is evident in our company culture and values. We believe that fostering an environment of inclusion and a focus on diversity across our organization is vital to attracting top talent, driving innovation, and meeting the high expectations of our customers in a rapidly evolving global marketplace.

Ventura Foods Canada is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. Our goal is to attract, develop and retain highly talented employees from diverse backgrounds. We welcome and encourage all qualified applicants to apply. Accommodations for persons with disabilities are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.