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Location: Birmingham, AL 

Exemption: Nonexempt 

Shift: Third 



Ventura Foods is a leading global manufacturer of branded and custom food products that proudly helps food providers in the U.S., Canada and more than 60 other countries earn a special place on consumers’ tables.  We do this by continually crafting custom dressings, sauces, mayonnaises, and other food solutions that exceed peoples’ expectations for great-tasting flavors and high-quality ingredients.

Headquartered in Brea, California, Ventura Foods operates 14 manufacturing facilities, 3 culinary centers, and numerous distribution centers across North America. When you work in our manufacturing and distribution facilities, you get a strong foundation of training, a manager who cares about you and celebrates your success, a safe environment, and challenging work.  As part of our team, your future is limited only by how much you’re willing to push yourself to get there. We invest in your growth, because you invest in ours.

Position Summary:

Reprocess edible product for reuse.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Reprocess edible product by deboxing  and melting the product. Operate the Baader machine and product-saver to remvove the product from the packaging.
  • Maintain a Safe work area.
  • Ensure that products are melted into the correct formula at the correct level to avoid food safetyand quality  problems by introducing allergens to non-allegenic products.
  • Ensure that product for reporcessing is handled in accordance with GMP's and Kosher regulations
  • Heat treat product for reprocessing, as required to achieve HACCP CCP's.
  • Ensure that all containers of product for remelt in the area are labeled properly with the date, line #, formula, and quantity. Maintian records of usage so that product is trace-able

Education and Experience:

  • High school diploma or GED.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Complete knowledge of re-melting and mixing processes.   
  • Must be able to identify and report any food safety and food security concerns.


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.  May be exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals and vibration.  Must be willing and able to wear personal protective equipment as required by established Company Safety standards.  May require work in confined and dark spaces, and at heights in excess of 18 feet for prolonged periods of time.


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 is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Nearest Major Market: Birmingham

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