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Date: Sep 3, 2021

Location: Irwindale, CA, US, CA 91706

Company: Bonduelle

By joining Bonduelle, you will commit to our mission: inspire transition toward a plant-based diet to contribute to people’s well-being and planet health. With a long term vision, our family-run company feeds more than 100 countries thanks to our 14,600 associates around the world.


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 and make a positive and sustainable impact on yourself, on others and the planet!


Position Summary:

The Team Member 2 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.

  • Ability to understand Production Schedules and key production data (i.e: lot numbers, SKU’s, etc.) and understand current production flow and product specifications.

  • Ability to recognize inconsistencies per product specifications (i.e: Foreign objects, miss-labeling, etc.),  to recognize damaged or poor quality raw product and ensure the product is free of foreign material.

  • Knowledge & understanding of how to maintain a safe work environment, maintain a clean work area, responsible for the proper and safe handling and care of the equipment and works safely around moving equipment & conveyors in a wet environment.

  • The Runner is responsible for stocking the production line with required ingredients. The Runner will ensure the correct product is supplied to the line. They are also responsible for refilling ingredients as needed.

  • The Dumper is responsible for supplying the line with the main ingredients needed. The Dumper works closely with the Kitchen and Frontline Coordinator to verify the correct ingredients are being supplied. 

  • The Decanter is responsible for providing proper ingredients to the Kitchen based on priority and/or production schedule. The Decanter works closely with the IM Clerks and Kitchen staff to confirm the proper products are being used. 

  • The Kitchen TM2 is responsible for opening the ingredients provided by the Decanter and supplying the correct ingredients to the line based on schedule and communication with the Frontline Coordinator. The Kitchen associates work closely with the Runner and Dumper to ensure the correct ingredients are being opened at the correct time. 

  • Communicate verbally & in writing to complete required documentation.

  • Performs other duties as assigned. 


What you will Need:

  • Knowledge of GMP’s , Safety Guidelines and HACCP & Sanitation guidelines & processes

  • 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, Product Specification compliance.

  • FO, KPI,  Consumer Complaints


  • Fill Rate and labor and yield efficiencies

  • Engagement Survey and RCE Phase Assessment results


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 / Demands: 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 noise level in the work environment is usually loud.  

  • Ability to stand for extended periods.

  • Ability to move about within a fast paced environment inside the facility.

  • Ability to ascend/descend on stairs/ladder 

  •  Ability to position self to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl

  • Must be able to frequently move, push, or carry items up to 50lbs

  • Exposed to a cold & wet environment, 34 degrees. 

  • 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.