Packaging Support - Night Shift


Essential Functions, Skills:
  • Work dayshift from 7:00AM - 7:30PM
  • Read and follow directions correctly, written and verbal, continuously.
  • Stand and walk on a cement floor, continuously.
  • Bend and lift, using proper lifting techniques, up to 50 lbs., occasionally.
  • Climb and balance on an 18 to 20 ft. ladder, occasionally.
  • Twist at waist and reach at or below shoulder height, frequently.
  • Ability to support production at line standards, continuously (i.e.: bag tucking, packing/stacking, component placing).
  • Ability to operate packaging equipment at standard, occasionally.
  • Ability to work in high and confined spaces, occasionally.
  • Ability to complete product and packaging change overs on equipment, occasionally.
  • Ability to fill and transfer bulk bags up to 50 lbs. to meet standard efficiencies, occasionally.

Responsibilities and Attributes:
  • Work in a safe manner.
  • Proactive in quality and follow GMP's and housekeeping guidelines.
  • Follow procedures to ensure all food quality standards are met or exceeded.
  • Flexible to work other shifts and overtime as business needs require.
  • Committed to internal and external customer expectations.
  • Ability to confront and solve problems.
  • Effective communication skills and ability to provide meaningful feedback.
  • Efficient time management and ability to work unsupervised.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Required to conduct work in a safe and legal manner, according to all GMP food safety standards, as well as following safety protocols. Must be willing to be responsible for your safety and health, along with the safety and health of all employees, vendors, and visitors.

Education and Experience:
  • High School diploma or equivalent required.
  • Accurate reading, math, and organizational skills.
  • Food processing and packaging machinery experience preferred.

We've got the right mix of ingredients for a better career:

(1) Excellent Pay - The pay for this position is pre-determined at $17.58 per hour. Compensation for this role has been determined based on required experience, education, certification, and training. Plus $2.25/hour shift differential for working the night shift.

(2) Pay for Skill Environment - After next level certification, the packaging operator can expect a significant corresponding pay increase, AND there are annual level increases based on market and budget factors. Additional achieved levels pay even more and perform project work and leadership tasks.

(3) Incentive Pay - Quarterly bonus incentives - earn up to 7% per quarter based on safety, quality, and other metrics.

(4) Benefits - We are proud to offer generous benefits including comprehensive medical, dental, and vision insurance (starting at $50/month for employee only coverage on the PPO Plan or starting at $25/month for employee only coverage on the HDHP), 401(K) matching, 3 weeks of paid vacation, 10 paid holidays, company provided life insurance and disability insurance, flexible spending account, healthcare saving account, voluntary accident insurance, voluntary critical illness insurance, and tuition reimbursement.

Before you apply, here's what we want you to know:

(1) You are not assigned to one piece of equipment - we have several different work areas, and you'll be learning a few at a time. The more you learn, the more likely you will achieve the next levels.

(2) This is hard work. You'll need more than physical strength - you'll need fortitude and gumption to handle equipment ownership, solve problems, and maneuver through the unexpected. If you are not suited for a dedicated and fast-paced working environment, this job may not be for you.

We make a difference by enriching the lives of consumers through products we are proud of.

You can THRIVE in a culture built on forward-thinking in a supportive, family atmosphere with outstanding benefits (i.e. just ask any of our current employees)!

The Krusteaz Company products and brands bring people together so we do our part to ensure those experiences are great! Our goal is to be the most innovative, creative, and admired