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Material Handler 2-Receiving 1st Shift 1

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Date: Sep 10, 2021

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 Material Handler 3 is responsible for unloading all product that comes in and reporting of the quality. This position is exposed to multiple refrigerated areas within production and operates a forklift or motorized lifting devices to move raw product, finished product, materials, and supplies as directed inside and outside of production.

 

What you will Do:

  • Ensure compliance with and maintain all GMP/PPE/Safety, HACCP & Sanitation guidelines and processes.

  • Unload raw product, affixing assigned lot numbers to each bin or box that comes in. Record all items received in appropriate receiving form and upon completion, compare with bill of lading for accuracy. Record any discrepancies. 

  • Weigh all bins of lettuce from each load, recording weight on lettuce receiving form. 

  • Minimize downtime by providing production with materials needed for each day. Responsible for communicating with gatekeeper and coordinator regarding inventory issues and ensuring efficient changeovers. 

  • Maintain proper rotation (FIFO). 

  • Be cross-trained and able to perform line feeding, rotating, and picking responsibilities. 

  • 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 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.