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Production Clerk-1st shift

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Date: Sep 13, 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:

The Production Clerk role within our manufacturing plants supports our overall production team as they drive production to the highest safety, quality and efficiency standards.  This position requires work exposure in multiple areas in our refrigerated production environment. Specifically, this role is responsible for the allocation of inventory for raw and finished products, in addition to the continuous supply of product to the production line.


 

What you will Do:  

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

  • Maintain an uninterrupted flow of product,  understand product specifications and adherence to production schedule

  • Calculate yields, and Modified OEE and visual checks of defect, FO’s, size, color, quality, etc. and visual checks of lot numbers, code dates to reflect corresponding work orders.

  • Print identification tag (license plate) and match code dates, lot numbers, etc. 

  • Dispense raw product in bin, feeding the conveyor (20lbs-30lbs).

  • Move 300lbs-1500lbs  of: boxes/ finished goods / raw goods, using a pallet jack

  • Repetitive motions including bending / lifting/ pushing/ pulling of: boxes/ finished goods / raw goods, using a pallet jack (30lbs-35/50lbs)

  • Understand DSI Scanner Functions to allocate inventory to various production work orders.

  • Knowledge & understanding of how to maintain a safe work environment, maintain a clean work area, works safely around moving equipment & conveyors in wet environment and report all accidents and safety concerns to Department Leadership immediately.

  • Communicate verbally & in writing to complete required documentation.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

 

What you will Need:

  • Knowledge of GMP’s &, Safety Guidelines and HACCP & Sanitation guidelines & processes.

  • Comprehension of basic math skills.

  • Understand yield standards and product specifications.

  • Willingness to work in a cold environment.

  • Ability to perform under minimal supervision.

  • Reading, Writing, Speaking English.

  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment.

  • Able to work flexible schedule & ability to work in a fast paced environment..

  • Ability to understand plant KPI’s (production, quality & safety).

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

  • GED/High School Diploma Preferred.

 

Related Success Metrics: 

  • Performance efficiency, Rework, OEE, Product Specification compliance.

  • FO, KPI,  Consumer Complaints

  • TCIR, LWCR

  • 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 and have  the ability to frequently move, push, or carry items up to 50lbs.  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 bfa-info@bonduelle.com.