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Production Associate - ALL SHIFTS - $1,000.00 Sign-On Bonus


Location: Chambersburg, PA 


Shift: Various Shifts 



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.

Position Summary:

Production Associate – Be a Part of Feeding the World!

Ventura Foods, a global manufacturer of salad dressings, sauces, dips and oils, located in Chambersburg is seeking various different Production Associates on various shifts, we have 8 and 12 hour shifts available (department & position pending), day and night shifts and generous overtime!   

We offer excellent benefits that start day one, including medical and dental! We want you to come be a part of our growing team – and we provide generous pay rates, 401K and profit sharing, growth opportunities, learning and development and $1,000.00 Sign – On Bonus! 

WE ARE WILLING TO TRAIN MOTIVATED WORKERS!!  If you are looking for a career, apply today to chat with our recruiting team tomorrow!

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work at various positions within the plant, report any issue found with equipment, materials, and/or finished products
  • Move product and/or raw materials and ingredients to appropriate areas
  • Responsible for the quality, sanitation, and line performance of each line as well as following safety guidelines
  • Perform all duties required to produce a good quality product included, but not limited to, quality checks, equipment set-up, review batch sheets, maintain operational parameters, and equipment maintenance and performance
  • Maintain good housekeeping and follow all GMP’s (Good Manufacturing Practices) and report safety concerns
  • Report on and track productivity using computers, iPads, or other technology
  • All other duties, as assigned 

Education and Experience:

  • Previous experience in a food manufacturing plant or equivalent preferred
  • Consistent and steady work history for the past 2 years preferred
  • Ability to read and understand written and verbal instructions
  • Some positions will need to have strong math skills
  • Team player and positive attitude

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Effective verbal and written communication skills 
  • Must have the ability to read and understand standard instructions and to work effectively with others
  • Self-starting, self-directing and exercises good judgment and decision making skills


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: Harrisburg

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