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Production Worker - AM and PM shift available

Company: Primal Pet Foods, Inc.
Location: Fairfield
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

New Rates!!  Primal is growing and adding on a NEW Production line on our 2nd shift!  

$15 @ Hire, $15.75 after 90 Days, $16.50 after 1year!!!!

Plus we pay Shift Differentials:

.50 cents per hour for 2nd shift

.75 cents per hour for 3rd shift

Company Overview

The Primal Pet Group includes manufacturers of fully prepared, human-grade raw foods, treats, and supplements for dogs and cats. The Primal Pet Group was founded with the goal of improving the quality of life and overall health and happiness of pets through wholesome raw foods that mimic the diet of animals in the wild. We are looking for reliable, motivated, pet companions to join our fast paced, growing Primal Pet Team in our Packaging/ Production Department!

Come see what Primal's all about! https://primalpetfoods.com/pages/our-story

We're Essential!

Since the onset of this unfortunate pandemic, Primal remains open as an essential business and continues to produce quality pet food products for cats and dogs nationwide. As we continue to grow as a company, we want to invite you into our family of dedicated employees that are making a difference in the wellbeing of pets. Primal offers consistent and dependable hours to hard-working employees committed to delivering the premium quality our brand is built on.


AM shift schedule typically around 4:30am-6:30am. Daily or 6th Day overtime is required as needed and is mandatory.

PM shift schedule typically around: 2:30pm- 11pm. Daily or 6th Day overtime is required as needed and is mandatory.

Job Summary

This position is responsible for performing production work in our Fairfield, Ca. facility.  Preps, packages, insert products into bags/ boxes, adheres labels, cleans, and inspects products to ensure high quality and compliance with company standards and procedures. Must be able to rotate at least every 2 hours at each of the production machines and locations as needed.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Startup and stop equipment.
  • Assist with production.
  • Cleans production area.
  • Sweep, mop, and remove debris.
  • Load and unload items from machines, carts, and dollies.
  • Feed or place items onto equipment for processing.
  • Measure and pour ingredients.
  • Ensure conformance to specifications.
  • Turn valves to regulate the flow of liquids or gas.
  • Mix ingredients.
  • Mark parts for identification.
  • Place equipment on a conveyor belt for further processing.
  • Scrape waste material from the machine.
  • Record data.
  • Load and unload processing equipment.
  • Package finished products.
  • Pour materials into machine hopper.
  • Take instructions from supervisors.
  • Efficiently and safely move product to the proper area for use following all department and QA procedures.
  • Sorting, wrapping, packing, repacking as needed. Transfer finished goods pallets to the holding freezer.
  • Return raw materials, WIPs, or packaging materials to the respective department or location in accordance with the department's procedures for receiving and returning materials.
  • Proper housekeeping throughout the shift and in all departmental areas.
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Punctual and Regular Attendance Required

Qualifications and Skills

  • Less than high school education; at least 3 months related experience or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Ability to read a limited number of two- and three-syllable words and to recognize similarities and differences between words and between series of numbers.  Ability to print and speak simple sentences.
  • Ability to add and subtract numbers and to multiply and divide and understand percentages.  Ability to perform these operations using units of weight measurement and quantity measurements.
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions.  Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

While performing the duties of this job, you will be required to stand and walk; use hands to feel; and reach with arms. Occasionally required to sit and talk or hear. Required to lift up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds without assistance. Additionally, you must be able to lift and or move more than 50 pounds with assistance.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include peripheral vision. You will be regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts, extreme cold, and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

We offer great benefits and perks

Paid Time off including Vacation and Sick time!

Paid Company Holidays each year

Affordable medical insurance, including options with Kaiser, and more!

Competitive dental, vision, and supplemental insurance. Plus, discounted pet insurance!

401k with company match up to 4%

Free Primal products for your pet

Internal Career opportunities, training, and much more!

Primal Pet Foods is a Drug Free Workplace and an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Please review our Employment Privacy Policy here: https://primalpetfoods.com/pages/employee-privacy-policy. By submitting an application with us, you acknowledge that you have read and understand this policy.

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