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Date: Sep 3, 2021

Location: Irwindale, CA, US, CA 91706

Company: Bonduelle

Bonduelle, a family-run group established in 1853, is the global market leader
in ready-to-use vegetables.

We have always prioritized innovation and a long-term approach, and we are currently diversifying our businesses and geographical locations.
Our vegetables, grown over an area of more than 128,000 hectares, transformed in our 55 production sites, are sold in 100 countries in all forms, under all types of brands, through all distribution channels and using all available technologies: canned, frozen, pasteurized, dried, fresh/ready-to-use.

Position Summary:

This role is a key position within our manufacturing plants and supports our production team leads as they drive production to the highest safety, quality and efficiency standards.  This position is exposed to multiple refrigerated areas within production.  This role is responsible for the allocation and continuous supply of inventory of raw product to the production line.


What you will Do:

  • Follow GMP/PPE, Safety guidelines
  • Follow & maintain HACCP & Sanitation guidelines & processes
  • Confirm product coming into room is going to the correct line (accuracy is vital to traceability)
  • Understand yield standards
  • Work safely around moving equipment & conveyors in wet environment
  • Visually check (defect, FO’s, size, color, quality)
  • Schedule adherence
  • Ability to be crossed trained & multitask in multiple positions
  • Maintain safe work environment
  • Work in a fast paced environment
  • Runs product from clean kitchen to the line (JAC/IRW only)
  • Comply with SQF Regulatory Programs (USDA)
  • Understand DSI Scanner Functions to allocate inventory to various production work orders for organic and non-organic condiments and Prep.  Produce
  • Obtain and verify Prep release dates and times     
  • Scans all items set by work order prior to the decanting section for condiments and Prep. Produce
  • Perform daily inventory counts and adjustments
  • Perform work order closing activities on a daily basis
  • Provide feedback to supporting groups when adjustments and/or DOM are needed
  • Participate on yield % losses improvements for the plant
  • Responsible for maintaining components on the assembly belt by facilitating product from the kitchen to the bowl line 
  • Report all accidents and safety concerns to Department Leadership immediately
  • Apply work order visual implementation based on accurate condition. 
  • Perform packaging transactions per work order 
  • Manage FIFO inventory and process
  • Report nonconformance ingredients to QA and Procurement 
  • Keeps up with inventory on the assembly line and restocks when product is low                                                                                                                                                                                           
  • Maintains a clean work area at all times
  • Follow and enforce the 5S Methodology including maintaining tools and equipment as defined by the 5S marking.
  • Perform other duties as needed.


What you will Need:     

  • Ability to read, write and speak English preferred
  • Willingness and flexibility to work in a cold, wet, fast-paced, 24 hour plant environment.
  • Comprehension of basic math
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment.
  • Basic computer skills (Microsoft Excel, JDE/DSI/RPDMS)
  • DSI Scanner
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Ability to understand plant KPI’s (production, quality & safety)
  • GED/High School Diploma.


Related Success Metrics:

  • Performance efficiency, rework, OEE, Product Specification compliance
  • FO, KPI, Quality Response, Consumer Complaints
  • Fill Rate, Labor & Yield Efficiencies
  • Condiment and Prep. Produce Yield Fill Rate, Labor & 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 / DemandsWhile performing the duties of this job, the associate will be required to perform repetitive movements (i.e., bending and lifting).  The associate regularly works near moving mechanical parts and is regularly exposed to extreme cold. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud. 

  • Must be able to lift up to 50lbs.
  • Ability to move 300lbs-1500lbs corrugate using a pallet jack
  • 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