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Location: Edenton, NC, United States

Job Function: Operations

Req Number: 582

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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. 


Duties and Responsibilities:

The Production Laborer will be responsible for performing a variety of jobs throughout the production department including but not limited to visually inspect product, box and stack finished product, dump product, prepare packaging, and labeling, removing foreign material from raw and roasted peanuts.

  1. 1. Visually inspect product for foreign material and damaged product
    2. Make, fill, seal and label boxes, bags and other containers for product
    3. Stack and palletize finished product containers with proper documentation for each load.
    4. Dump peanuts in process
    5. Transport raw material and semi-finished product or supplies between departments or buildings to supply machine operators with materials for processing. Support Operator in the area working.
    6. Keep work area supplied with boxes and materials for upcoming load.
    7. Must keep work area and other parts of plant in a clean orderly manner.
    8. While performing these duties, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to fingers to handle/ feel or pull; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk and hear. You will occasionally lift and/or move heavy equipment or parts, 40-50 pounds unassisted, or assist others in moving shifting or positioning heavier objects.
    9. This employee is subject to work in outside environmental conditions and around fumes, odors, dusts and mists. They will be subject to hazards such as working around moving mechanical parts, exposure to chemical and extreme heat and cold and work in small confined spaces or at high levels.
    10. All employees are directly responsible for the Quality of Olam Edible Nuts products. Each employee must perform their job function in accordance to the GMP Rules and the Sanitation, Safety and Food Safety Programs.
    11. Must follow safe work practices and comply with all company, federal and state rules and regulations which apply to job, including but not limited to, right to Know, emergency evacuation, electrical safety, confined space, blood borne pathogens, and lockout/tagout.
    12. Execute special projects and other job-related activities as directed.
    Preferred Qualifications:
    1. High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
    2. Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions. 3. Excellent verbal and written communication skills.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 LLC is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.