Leprino Foods Company, a global leader in the dairy food and ingredient industry, is seeking entry-level Production Workers to join our Processing General Labor team in Roswell, NM. Leprino Foods is the world’s largest supplier of mozzarella cheese and one of the largest suppliers of premium dairy nutrition ingredients. Our customers and business partners span the globe and include many of the world’s largest food companies, restaurant chains and distributors.
Processing General Labor is expected to maintain a clean environment, adhere to all the Good Manufacturing Practices, wear Proper Protective Equipment, Understand Standard Operating Procedures and know Critical Control Points pertaining to Food Safety and USDA regulations. This position includes monitoring product flow to assure food is properly packaged. This position is critical since this is the last person to inspect the product before it is packaged, labeled, palletized and stored in the warehouse.
If you like to work in a fast-paced environment this may be the opportunity you have been waiting for. We offer a comprehensive total compensation package which includes competitive wages, full benefits, bonus program, 401k employer match and profit sharing.
At Leprino Foods, starting compensation for this role is $18.63 with step increase at 6 months. In addition, a night shift premium of $.85 per hour is added for hours worked between 6 PM and 6 AM.
In addition, as a reminder, the law states we must provide a general description of any bonuses, commissions, or other forms of compensation that are being offered for the job; and a general description of all employment benefits the employer is offering for the position, including health care benefits, retirement benefits, any benefits permitting paid days off (including sick leave, parental leave, and paid time off or vacation benefits), and any other benefits that must be reported for federal tax purposes, but not benefits in the form of minor perks.
We Ask of You To:
Monitor product flow on production line assuring product is processed, cut, inspected and packaged correctly.
Communicate effectively for product transitions.
Complies with all product handling and food safety regulations.
Maintain good housekeeping at all times, including cleaning empty tubs and weighing scrap.
Observe proper safety policies and procedures at all times.
Understands customer specifications and knows where to find customer information.
Follow instructions and direction.
Can demonstrate Lockout/Tagout procedures for all equipment.
Knows, understands, and performs all job duties per established SOP’s.
Communication as required with Supervisors, Forepersons, other departments and coworkers.
Maintain Good Manufacturing Practices at all times.
Ability to troubleshoot minor mechanical problems.
We Offer You in Return: A chance to be part of a global team of individuals passionate about producing and delivering high-quality products that help feed and nourish families around the world. Leprino Foods could not be where it is today without our incredible employees. That is why we share in our success together by rewarding you for your hard work. Hiring great people who are in it for the long run is our goal. Through competitive salaries, tuition assistance, vacation, holiday, dedicated sick time, matching 401(k), annual merit increases and bonuses, as well as our annual Profit-Sharing plan. Your impact will be noticed and rewarded, as you seek to further our company, our customers, and one another.
Ability to perform essential job functions safely.
Must be a minimum of 18 years old.
Must be able to work Sunday – Saturday, off-shifts, weekends, holidays, and required overtime to support a 24-hour/7-day operation.
Must be able to work a minimum of 8.5 hours.
Demonstrated ability to complete work assignments with a high degree of accuracy
Must be willing and able to work any shift, day, or night
Must have a strong work history
The ability to work safely in a fast-paced, continuously operating environment.
Must possess good communication skills.
Language and Technical Skills
Good communication skills
Able to read, write, and speak the English language
Able to read, write, and perform intermediate mathematical calculations
Must be able to maintain accurate records
Good time management skills
Ability to work independently without direct supervision
Able to interpret data and make necessary decisions
Physical Demands and Work Environment
This position will be exposed inside ambient temperatures and may include a wet / slippery environment with loud noise in varying degrees of temperature
Specific vision may be required for this position, including close vision, distance vision, color and depth perception, and the ability to read computer screens for extended time periods
Must be able to lift and carry up to 40 pounds
Bending, squatting, reaching, and climbing upstairs/ladders are required throughout the shift.
Standing and walking are required throughout the shift.
Leprino Foods Company is an equal opportunity employer who supports a drug-free workplace. EOE/AA
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