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Production Material Handler (Onion Dehy)

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Location: Firebaugh, CA, United States

Job Function: Operations

Req Number: 83

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We are a global leader in food & beverage ingredients. Pioneers at heart, we operate at the forefront of consumer trends to provide food & beverage manufacturers with products and ingredients that will delight their consumers. Making a positive impact on people and planet is all part of the delight. With a deep-rooted presence in the countries where our ingredients are grown, we are closer to farmers, enabling better quality, and more reliable, traceable and transparent supply. Supplying products and ingredients at scale is just the start. We add value through our unique, complementary portfolio of natural, delicious and nutritious products. With our fresh thinking, we help our customers unleash the sensory and functional attributes of cocoa, coffee, dairy, nuts and spices so they can create naturally good food & beverage products that meet consumer expectations. And whoever were with, whatever were doing, we always make it real.

Position Summary

Reporting to the Production Supervisor, the Material Handler will frequently stand, lift between 25 to 50 pounds, clean, palletize, and label drums. The material handler will need to be able to work in wet, dusty, noisy, and hot environments. Will need to be available to rotate and able to work all shifts, weekends and overtime as needed depending on production needs.

Position Responsibilities

  • Notify supervisors and other personnel of production problems and assist in identifying and correcting these problems.
  • Ability to identify foreign material on productionline.
  • Maintain a clean work area.
  • Ensure compliance with all Company policies and procedures.
  • Ensure a safe, healthy work environment by following all safety, health and environmental policies, procedures and regulations per the Company's IIPP, GMP's, job safety practices and other related programs.
  • Ability to comply with PPE: bump cap, safety glasses, face shield, boots, rubber boots, gloves, etc.
  • Perform other duties as assigned per job responsibilities.

Position Requirements

  • Entry level position no specific qualifications or education required.
  • Any Production or Manufacturing experiences is a plus.
  • Work overtime and weekends as needed
  • Work and rotate all shifts
  • Ability to work alone with minimal supervision.
  • Work and rotate all work areas in specific department.
  • Must have good attendance and work record (Existing Employees)

Essential Job Functions:

  • Dehydration
  • Be able to maintain Onion Basket levels to not cause a gap in Production Dryer
  • Be able to use a caliper tool to measure and document slice thickness.
  • Onion Milling
  • Be able to roll, fill, and dump productiondrums rangingin weight from 125 300 lbs.
  • Be able to build and breakdown productiontotes.
  • Parsley
  • Be able to build and breakdown Boxes and Totes
  • Blending and Toasting
  • Be able to roll, fill, and dump productiondrums rangingin weight from 125 300 lbs.

The pay for this role in the state of CA is $16.91/hr. and is based on the position responsibilities and geographic location.

Note: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

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