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Frontline Coordinator 2

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Date: May 13, 2022

Location: US

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, 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!


Position Summary:
The Frontline Coordinator 2 is a key position within our agricultural operations and supports the highest safety, quality, and efficiency standards by fully embracing the Company’s philosophy.  This role is a position that requires work exposure in multiple areas including our refrigerated environment.  The Frontline Coordinator 2 supports the coaching and training of team members on safety, quality and production standards. This position is also responsible for the tracking of production metrics and communicating back to the team to support the achievement of key performance indicators.


What you will Do:

  • Follows and enforces GMP/PPE and Safety guidelines.
  • Follows and maintains HACCP & Sanitation guidelines and processes.
  • Complete and communicate (verbally & in writing), downtime reporting, performance efficiency, rework, and hourly reports.
  • Able to understand and explain to associates the Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE).
  • Able to understand and explain to associates how to use the Efficiency Tracking System.
  • Oversee and maintain good housekeeping practices, sanitation, and SQF Regulatory Requirements.
  • Complete and maintain yield standards, daily schedule, quality verification, and product change.
  • Verifies products to meet quality standards without having foreign objects or defects.
  • Four equipment-related skills for operators: Ability to detect abnormalities. Ability to correct abnormalities and restore functioning. Ability to set optimum equipment conditions. Ability to maintain optimal equipment conditions.
  • Facilitate basic machine troubleshooting/inspections for equipment.
  • Oversee machine set-up and operation.
  • Oversee product rotation,  availability, and calculation/specification.
  • Lead, coach, train, and delegate tasks to team members.
  • Coordination of staffing, breaks, lunches, and communication to supervisor.
  • Communicate and educate line associates on good products, quality, and safety.
  • Exhibit and lead good people skills and Bonduelle's core values.
  • Support additional projects of limited complexity.
  • Perform other duties as assigned. 


What you will Need:    

  • GED/High School Diploma
  • Entry-level requires 2-4 years of related experience.
  • Ability to read, write and speak English; comprehension of basic math.
  • Willingness and flexibility to work in a cold, wet, fast-paced, 24-hour plant environment.
  • Knowledge of HACCP & Sanitation guidelines and processes. 
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment.
  • Fully understands department/function/line from start to finish; has prior exposure/experience in department/function/line and/or ability to learn quickly (i.e. if from outside)
  • Ability to be cross-trained and efficiently run 4 or more lines.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs


Related Success Metrics:

  • Follow all GMP/PPE, Safety Guidelines
  • Knowledge of HACCP & Sanitation guidelines & processes
  • Comply with SQF/USDA Regulatory Programs


Desired Traits:

  • Excellence- ability to deliver consistent quality results through a 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.  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.

Bonduelle Fresh Americas does not require employees to be COVID-19 vaccinated and/or boostered at this time, but does require disclosure of vaccination status and supporting documents. Bonduelle Fresh Americas reserves the right to modify any internal policies, including safety policies, as needed and in compliance with all applicable laws.


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.