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Location: Birmingham 

Exemption: Nonexempt 




Ventura Foods is a leading global manufacturer of branded and custom food products that can be found at national and regional restaurants, hospitals and universities, movie theatres and major retailers in the U.S. and in more than 60 countries. At 15 manufacturing sites across North America, Ventura Foods creates dressings and sauces, mayonnaises, margarines, and oils that help our customers create great-tasting flavors with high-quality ingredients. Those same high-quality ingredients go into our own set of branded products, such as: Marie’s® dressings, LouAna® oils, Dean’s® dips and Gold n’ Soft® spreads. Our company is headquartered in Brea, California with operations across the U.S, Canada, Mexico, the Philippines and Singapore. Regardless of your role, function or location, at Ventura Foods, you'll be part of a supportive team dedicated to helping our customers delight their customers.

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.


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

Job Segment: Food Safety, Quality