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Date: Nov 20, 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!

 

Position: Frontline Coordinator I - Operations

Reports To: Team Lead

Location: All Locations

Updated: July 2021

 

Who We Are:  Home of the original Bistro Bowl® 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®, Ready Snax®, Cool Cuts®, elevĀte™ and Fresh Prep’d™ 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 Frontline Coordinator 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 by fully embracing the Company’s philosophy.  This role is a position that requires work exposure in multiple areas in our refrigerated production environment.  The Frontline Coordinator 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 during the course of the production runs and communicating back to the line team to support achievement of manufacturing key performance indicators.

 

What you will Do:

  • Follows and enforces GMP/PPE and Safety guidelines.

  • Follows and maintains HACCP & Sanitation guidelines and processes.

  • Complete, communicate, and analyze (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 of line(s), breaks, lunches and communicates to supervisor.

  • Communicate and educate line associates on good product, quality, and safety.

  • Exhibit and lead good people skills and Bonduelle core values.

  • Support additional projects of limited complexity.

  • Perform other duties as assigned. 

 

What you will Need:

  • GED/High School Diploma

  • Entry level requires 0-2 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 run one or two 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 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.