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Line Inspector - 2nd Shift

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Date: Sep 3, 2021

Location: Irwindale, CA, US, CA 91706

Company: Bonduelle


At Bonduelle, home of Ready Pac Foods, we believe nature is our future. When you work for us, you help provide consumers with healthy and delicious salad and snack options. We offer advancement opportunities, competitive pay and full benefits, all in a family environment. 


If you are interested in making a positive impact on your career, on others and on the planet, join us! 

The line inspector 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. Position responsible for performing finished goods checks.


What you will Do:

  • Follows GMP/PPE, Safety guidelines
  • Follow & maintain HACCP & Sanitation guidelines & processes
  • Understands yield standards
  • Works safely around moving equipment & conveyors in wet environment
  • Completes product change over tasks
  • Weigh bowls using scales
  • Scheduling Adherence
  • Maintain a safe work environment
  • Conducts the following checks (bowl label, code dates, lot verification, composition, gas, seal, temperature)
  • Comply with SQF Regulatory Programs
  • Maintains a clean work area
  • Machine set-up and operation (computer, gas machine, fish tanks)
  • Basic machine troubleshooting
  • Conduct metal detector verifications
  • Verifies product meets quality standards for size and color without having foreign objects or defects
  • Perform equipment adjustments, equipment center lining, and pre-flight start up inspections.
  • 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
  • Audits production lines for USDA compliance
  • Follow & enforce the 5S Methodology
  • Maintain tools & equipment as delimited by the 5S marking


What you will Need:

  • 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.
  • Comprehension of basic math
  • Ability to work independently and in a fast paced team environment.
  • GED/High School Diploma.
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Ability to understand plant KPIs (production, quality & safety)


Related Success Metrics:

  • Performance efficiency, rework, OEE, Product Specification compliance
  • FO, KPI, Quality Response, Consumer Complaints
  • Fill Rate, Labor & Yield Efficiencies


Desired Traits:

  • Excellence- Making performance and quality our priorities.
  • People-minded- ability to foster mutual respect and positive relationships with co-workers, and ensures physical safety of self and others.
  • Integrity- honors commitments, acts honestly and with accountability.


Physical Work Environment / Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the associate will be required to perform repetitive movements (i.e., scooping condiments into salad bowls). 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.

  • 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 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


This description should not be construed to contain every responsibility that may be required to be performed by an incumbent in this job. Incumbents are required to perform other related functions assigned.

Bonduelle Fresh Americas is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is looking for diversity in candidates in employment.