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Palletizer - Robot Opr Mult Ln



Location: Ontario 

Exemption: Nonexempt 

Shift: Third 



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:

To ensure proper operation of multiple robots and multiple palletizers, scan production into inventory and maintain accurate tally sheets for inventory control and reconciliation. Provide break relief for forklift operators. 

Major Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Sets up and assembles multiple palletizers for multiple production runs from various lines
  • Sets up and configures multiple robots for multiple production runs from various lines
  • Sets the number and pattern for each pallet and each order
  • Quality inspection of each individual pallet before transfer to shipping
  • Maintains operational sanitation
  • Maintains documentation of production output. Operates RF Smart and JDE
  • Demonstrate good transactional discipline and accurate scanning of production/cases produced
  • Communicates and shifts handoff to oncoming operator
  • 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 experience
  • 1 or more years of experience in a manufacturing environment
Knowledge and Skills:
  • Requires good judgment and ability to work at a fast pace
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills 
  • Capable of being forklift licensed/certified


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: Riverside
Nearest Secondary Market: Los Angeles

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