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Label Fabricator -2nd Shift

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Date: Nov 27, 2022

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:

This role 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 position operates and maintains the label applicator equipment and owns the quality of the label application process.  


What you will Do:

  • Follow good manufacturing practices (GMPs), Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), SQF, and Safety guidelines.

  • Verify date, lot code, plant code, are printed correctly on labels/cases every time labels are changed

  • Follow and maintain of HACCP, cleaning and Sanitation guidelines and processes.

  • Test run labels

  • Ability to communicate (verbally & in writing) to complete required documentation.

  • Adjust equipment settings (position, speed of label, start position of labels) during startup and throughout the run

  • Completes product change over tasks on the label and case applicator.  

  • Ensure oriented /guide is setup correctly

  • Ability to be crossed trained and multitask in multiple positions

  • Verify correct bowl labels with QA (each order and roll changes)

  • Follow daily pre-flight inspections

  • Conduct changeovers

  • Confirm correct labels are being applied to product/case

  • Clean Herma applicator

  • Thread labels into equipment

  • Confirm correct labels are being applied to product case

  • Program information into equipment

  • Setup label applicator

  • Follow and enforce the 5S Methodology including maintaining tools and equipment as defined by the 5S marking

  • Perform preventive maintenance (PMs) on the label applicator, case applicator, case formers, and the tape machine.  

  • Autonomous Maintenance activities including

Four Equipment related skills for operators:

  • Ability to detect abnormalities

  • Ability to correct and restore functioning

  • Ability to set optimum equipment conditions

  • Ability to maintain optimal equipment conditions

  • Perform equipment adjustments (position, speed of label, start position of label) and equipment center lining

  • Ability to maintain Bistro Bowl efficiency (Production Rates and bowls per minute (BPM).

  • Machine trouble shooting as needed.

  • Verifies product meets quality standards for size and color without having foreign objects or defects

  • Follow shut down procedure

  • Perform other duties as assigned.


What you will Need:

  • Strong attention to detail.

  • Ability to read, write and speak English; comprehension of basic math.

  • Basic computer skills and ability to multi-task.

  • Willingness and flexibility to work in a cold, wet, fast-paced, 24 hour plant environment.

  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds, ability to climb stairs numerous times a day.

  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment.

  • GED/High School Diploma.


Related Success Metrics:

  • Performance efficiency, Rework, OEE, Changeover Time, Label Quality, Production Specification compliance 

  • FO, KPI, Quality Response, 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: 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 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