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3rd Shift Packaging Technician

Manufacturing

 

Location: Fort Worth 

Exemption: Nonexempt 

Shift: Third 

 

OUR COMPANY:

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:

Perform packaging tasks including program case coders, program bottle coders, set up and change over cases labelers, set up change over bar code print and apply labelers, and hand pack product. Work in a manufacturing environment following appropriate policies and procedures to ensure successful execution of position responsibilities.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Inspect and hand pack products properly at a production line's rate of operation
  • Program case coders during line set up and changeovers as instructed by production schedules and/or customer standards
  • Program bottle coders during line set up and changeovers as instructed by production schedules and/or customer standards
  • Set up case labelers properly during line start up and changeovers as instructed by production schedules and/or customer standards
  • Set up bar code print and apply labelers properly during line start up and changeovers as instructed by production and/or customer standards
  • 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 preferred

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Ability to comprehend production schedules
  • Ability to understand and operate case coders, bottle coders, case labelers, and bar code print and apply labelers 
  • Ability to maintain hand packing bottles at the filler's rate of operation
  • Understanding of Ventura Foods' safety and Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) rules

 

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: Fort Worth
Nearest Secondary Market: Dallas

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