Line Inspector-1st Shift

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Date: May 20, 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:

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 is exposed to multiple refrigerated areas within production.  Position responsible for performing finished goods checks.


What you will Do:

  • Ensure compliance with and maintain all GMP/PPE/Safety guidelines and processes and SQF Regulatory Programs. 

  • Follow & maintain HACCP & Sanitation guidelines & processes

  • Scheduling Adherence

  • Ability to be crossed trained & multitask in multiple positions

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

  • Maintain a safe work environment

  • Understands yield standards

  • Conducts the following checks (bowl label, code dates, lot verification, composition, gas, seal, temperature)

  • Works safely around moving equipment & conveyors in wet environment

  • Completes product change over tasks

  • Maintains a clean work area

  • Weigh bowls using scales

  • Machine set-up and operation (computer, gas machine, fish tanks)

  • Case label verification (top & bottom of labels) (IRW/JAC only)

  • Basic machine trouble shooting

  • Conduct metal detector verifications

  • Audits production lines for USDA compliance

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

  • Follow & enforce the 5S Methodology

  • Perform equipment adjustments, equipment center lining, and pre-flight start up inspections.

  • Maintain tools & equipment as delimited by the 5S marking


What you will Need:

  • GED/High School Diploma.

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

  • Basic computer skills and the ability to multi-task.

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

  • Ability to work in a team environment. 

  • Ability to be cross trained & multitask in multiple positions. 


Related Success Metrics:

  • Performance efficiencies (fill rate, labor & yield), rework, OEE, product specification compliance

  • FO, KPI, Quality Response, Consumer Complaints


  • Knowledge of company GMP’s, Safety Guidelines, and KPI’s. 

  • 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 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