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Assembly 1st shift

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Location: Oxnard, CA, United States

Job Function: Operations

Req Number: 269

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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 we’re with, whatever we’re doing, we always make it real.     
Position Summary      
Reporting to the Line Lead and/or Production Supervisor, the Assembly position will work with production team on both the packaging line and raw material processing to achieve plant safety, quality, and production goals. This position is required to work safely, efficiently and with great attention to detail.      
Position Responsibilities     
  • Model and support a safety and food safety culture for the facility     
  • Ensure tasks are completed safely, timely, following the Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) and to quality specifications      
  • Participate in master sanitation scheduling      
  • Regularly and timely attend daily meetings and provide status updates in shift handoff as needed     
  • Regularly and timely complete all required training including, but not limited to safety, compliance, food safety, and quality     
  • Support a culture of inclusion and employee engagement      
  • Perform adjustments to processing equipment where appropriate     
  • Provides support to all plant functions including quality and warehouse daily as needed     
  • Assist and rotate to other lines as scheduled or needed      
  • Perform Critical Control Points (CCP) and Redzone checks throughout production facility     
  • Monitor packaging lines to temporarily backfill for other assembly employees     
  • Stage and prepare raw materials for production use      
  • Timely report any hazardous conditions and/or acts to plant leadership      
  • Attend and participate in company committees such as safety committee     
  • Maintain satisfactory attendance, to include timeliness      
  • Maintain the company's commitment to providing quality products and services with an emphasis on Food Safety, legality, and integrity     
  • Responsible for understanding and complying with applicable safety, quality and environmental regulations     
  • Demonstrate teamwork      
  • Perform other duties as assigned      
Position Requirements      
  • High school diploma or State-issued equivalency certificate      
  • Bilingual English/Spanish is preferred     
  • Ability to work any flexible schedules, overtime and weekends is required     
  • Self-motivated with excellent attention to detail     
  • Knowledge and/or understanding of the following programs and regulations pertaining to a food processing plant:  
  • Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP’s)
  • Food Safety
  • HACCP 
    Must possess basic reading, writing and mathematical skills     
    • Required to wear proper personal protective equipment (PPE) at all times     
    • Required to comply with Company Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP)     
    • Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment     
    • Ability to work well with others     
    • Required to stand and/or walk up to 100% of the workday     
    • Ability to climb stairs and work on elevated areas to perform clean-up duties     
    • Ability to perform repetitive hand movement and work under industrial conditions     
    • Ability to properly lift and carry up to thirty (30) lbs. in a repetitive motion     
    • Ability to work well under pressure with competing demands in a team environment is required     
    • Able to work in a fast-paced environment.     
    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.     
    ofi provides equality of opportunity for all persons with respect to hiring without discrimination on the grounds of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, pregnancy, age, disability, veteran status, or sexual orientation. All employment will be decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us for support at: [email protected]     
    At ofi, we celebrate our diversity. Olam Americas Inc. is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.      
    The pay for this role in the state of CA is $18.20/hr and is based on the position responsibilities and geographic location.