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Team Member - 1st Shift

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Date: Sep 3, 2021

Location: Florence Township, NJ, US, NJ 08554

Company: Bonduelle

What if your job had a real impact? 

By joining Bonduelle, the world leader in ready-to-use plant-based food, you are deciding to make a positive and sustainable impact on yourself, the others and the planet. You will play an active part in our mission: "inspire the transition toward a plant-based diet to contribute to people's well being and planet health". Bonduelle is a family-run company of 14,600 people which provides over 100 countries with vegetables. 

 

Well established in the United States, our business unit includes 4 production facilities with more than 3,200 associates. We process fresh vegetables, salads and meal solutions with our own brands: Ready Pac Foods®, Bistro®, Ready Snax®, Cool Cuts® and Bonduelle Fresh Picked™.

Join us at Bonduelle to start an adventure where people come first and contribute to a better future through plant-based food!

 

The Team Member role within our manufacturing plants supports our overall production team as they drive production to the highest safety, quality and efficiency standards.
 

What you will Do:

  • Ensure compliance with and maintain all GMP/PPE/Safety, SQF, HACCP & Sanitation guidelines and processes.
  • Understand Production Schedules and key production data (i.e: lot numbers, SKU's, etc.) and Ability to understand current production flow and product specifications
  • Ability to recognize inconsistencies per product specifications (i.e: Foreign objects, miss-labeling, etc.)
  • Remove any defects from the produce that are undesirable in the finished product
  • Must execute de-coring/trimming/chopping/mixing based on product specifications
  • Knowledge & understanding of how to maintain a safe work environment
  • Validate that printed labels accurately reflect production work orders
  • Works safely around moving equipment & conveyors in wet environment
  • Maintain an uninterrupted flow of packaging and sorting finished goods
  • Clean and trim vegetables per Quality Control development specifications
  • Operate shrink wrap machine (manual/automated) and Operate a hand pallet jack, Manual palletization of finished goods and Manually pack finished goods
  • Communicate verbally & in writing
  • Maintain a clean work area
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

 

What you will Need:

  • Knowledge of GMP's & Safety Guidelines
  • Reading, Writing, Speaking English Preferred.
  • Willingness to work in a cold environment.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment.
  • Able to work flexible schedule & Ability to work in a fast paced environment.
  • Ability to understand plant KPI's (production, quality & safety).
  • Ability to be crossed trained & multitask in multiple positions.
  • GED/High School Diploma Preferred.

 

Related Success Metrics:

  • Performance efficiency, Rework, OEE, Changeover Time, Label Quality
  • FO, KPI, Consumer Complaints
  • TCIR, LWCR
  • Fill Rate and labor and yield efficiencies

 

Desired Traits:

  • Excellence- ability to deliver consistent quality results through sense of urgency and taking initiative, while also demonstrating flexibility to meet business needs.
  • People-minded- ability to foster mutual respect and positive relationships with co-workers, demonstrates listening skills and ensures physical safety of self and others.
  • Integrity- honors commitments, acts honestly and with accountability.
  • Fairness- ensures objectivity and sets a good example for others.

 

Physical Work Environment: While performing the duties of this job, the associate will be required to perform repetitive movements and have the ability to frequently move, push, or carry items up to 50lbs. The associate regularly works near moving mechanical parts and is regularly exposed to extreme cold. The associate frequently works in high, precarious places. The associate is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

  • Must be able to lift up to 50lbs.
  • Ability to sit or stand for extended periods.
  • Ability to move about within a fast paced environment in/outside facility, and traverse between maintenance shop & production floor.
  • Ability to ascend/descend on stairs/ladder for repairs
  • Ability to position self to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl
  • Ability to frequently move, push, or carry items up to 50lbs
  • Exposed to cold & wet environment 34 degrees. Ability to work in outdoor weather conditions
  • Must be able to exchange accurate information through frequent communications within all levels of the organization
  • Must be able to detect, identify, inspect, observe, and assess surroundings

Bonduelle Fresh Americas is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We believe in hiring individuals from diverse backgrounds and experiences to create a workforce that truly reflects our communities. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other legally protected status. We are committed to providing reasonable accommodation to veterans and individuals with disabilities or special needs during the application process and employment. If you need assistance, please contact us at (626) 856-8686 or bfa-info@bonduelle.com.