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Material Handler II

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Date: Jun 26, 2022

Location: Jackson, GA, US, GA 30233

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!

 

Who We Are:  Home of the original Bistro Bowl(R) complete meal salad, Southern California-based Ready Pac Foods, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Bonduelle (BOND.PA), has been giving people the freedom to eat healthier for nearly 50 years. As a premier producer of convenience fresh foods and fresh cut produce and with processing facilities throughout the United States, Ready Pac Foods manufactures a complete range of products featuring fresh produce and protein under the company's Bistro(R), Ready Snax(R), Cool Cuts(R), elevĀte(tm) and Fresh Prep'd(tm) brands. Offerings include fresh-cut salads, soup kits, wrap kits, fruits, vegetables and fresh snacking options available where consumers buy groceries and in restaurant chains across North America For more information, visit www.readypac.com or follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
Position Summary:
The Material Handler 2 in Receiving is responsible for picking and unloading product rapidly, verify order accuracy, and ensure proper storage and rotation.  The Material Handler 2 in Receiving is also responsible for all line feeder and finished good rotator responsibilities. This position is exposed to multiple refrigerated areas within production.  

What you will Do:
Ensure compliance with and maintain all GMP/PPE/Safety, HACCP & Sanitation guidelines and processes.
Rotate product by date in the storage cooler while staying in rotation and picking correct product based on age. Maintain accurate inventory and perform routine cycle counts. 
Transfer materials to the production room while ensuring production lines have all materials needed. 
Ensure all orders are picked on correct pallets (iGPS, Chep, White wood) and wrap pallets. Separate pallets and store in appropriate designated areas. 
Unload product in a timely manner and ensure all pertinent information is accurate for each BOL. Verify paperwork and system transactions are all accurate. 
Move finished goods from production to the cooler and ensure proper product temperature. 
Perform other duties as assigned.

What you will Need:    
GED/High School Diploma.
2 years of forklift experience (some positions require stand-up forklift experience). 
Ability to read, write and speak English; comprehension of basic math. 
Ability to multi-task and lift up to 50 lbs.  
Willingness and flexibility to work in a cold, wet, fast-paced, 24 hour plant environment.
Ability to work independently and in a team environment.

Related Success Metrics:
Performance efficiencies (fill rate, labor & yield), rework, OEE, production specification compliance, downtime communication. 
FO, KPI, Quality Response, Consumer Complaints
TCIR, LWCR
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: 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 requires its employees to provide proof of vaccination against COVID-19, where allowable under the law, unless they are approved for a reasonable accommodation. If you are unable to provide proof of vaccination, you will be required to provide proof of a COVID test on a weekly basis

 

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.