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Assistant Processor 4PM-4AM



Location: Chambersburg, PA  

Exemption: Non Exempt  

Shift: Overnight 2-2-3 (4PM-4AM) 



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:

The Assistant Processor assists in preparing product according to established formulas. Responsible for assisting in getting prepared batches of product toted off and/or pumped into hold tanks for the production line.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Provide primary deck support by mixing and blending batch alongside processor, i.e., A deck and H deck
  • Provide deck support by setting up, rinsing and filling totes of finished product for PC/cup production
  • Provide mezzanine support by handling totes of finished product to fill hold tanks on mezzanine for cup lines
  • Sets up processing work area, keeps it clean and orderly throughout the work shift, places  product (good or bad) in proper containers securing and properly tagging as applicable and discards any trash generated in work area, i.e., trash hopper, empty rework boxes, emptied ingredient drums, liners, etc.
  • Follow instructions from processor to make necessary adjustments to formulas being made
  • Responsible for following all food safety policies, procedures and regulatory criteria including the current SQF code, Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs), and the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) and associated preventive controls
  • Other duties as assigned
Education and Experience:
  • High School Diploma/GED or equivalent food manufacturing experience
  • 1 or more years of experience in a manufacturing environment preferred
Knowledge and Skills:
  • Ability to read and understand written instructions
  • Ability to work hours assigned by supervisors
  • Ability to follow all GMP standards and expectations and adhere to SQF guidelines


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.