Frontline Coordinator- Bistro-2nd Shift

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Date: May 25, 2023

Location: Swedesboro, NJ, US, NJ 08085

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 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 RCE 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 & enforces GMP/PPE, Safety guidelines
  • Follows & maintains HACCP & Sanitation guidelines & processes
  • Communicate (verbally & in writing) to complete downtime reporting and hourly production rates & BPM (bowls per minute)
  • Oversee and maintain good housekeeping practices
  • Complete daily schedule
  • Lead/Coach/Train/Delegate Tasks to team members
  • Maintain yield standards
  • Coordination of staffing of line(s), breaks, lunches and communicates to supervisor
  • Communicate and educate line associates on good product and quality
  • Complete quality verification of bowl and case label (top & bottom of labels)
  • Completes product change over tasks
  • Verifies product meets quality standards for size and color 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
  • Able to understand and explain to associates the definition of the Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE)
  • Comply with SQF Regulatory Requirements
  • Facilitate basic machine troubleshooting/inspections for sealing equipment, case & bowl label applications, case erectors & taping equipment
  • Oversee machine and condiment set-up and operation (sealing equipment & label applicator
  • Oversees product rotation (FIFO) & product availability
  • Able to understand and explain to associates how to use the Vorne Efficiency Tracking System


What you will Need:

  • GED/High School Diploma
  • Reading, Writing, Speaking English
  • Comprehension of basic math
  • 6 Months to 2 Years related experience or 6 Months on the job training
  • Proficient in computer skills/Software knowledge (RPDMS)
  • Proficient in Time Management skills
  • Knowledgeable in rest and meal breaks (State Laws)
  • Willingness to work in a cold environment
  • Able to work flexible schedule
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Team player-able to work on a team
  • Ability to multitask
  • Ability to understand plant KPI's (production, quality & safety)
  • 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.


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 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 does not require employees to be COVID-19 vaccinated and/or boostered at this time, but does require disclosure of vaccination status and supporting documents. Bonduelle Fresh Americas reserves the right to modify any internal policies, including safety policies, as needed and in compliance with all applicable laws.


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