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Production Worker II - AM and PM shift

Company: Primal Pet Foods, Inc.
Location: Fairfield
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionCompany OverviewThe 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! We are looking for reliable and motivated people to join our fast-paced, growing Primal Team in our Packaging/ Production Department!Come see what Primal's all about! https://primalpetfoods.com/pages/our-storyWe'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.Pay rate$18.00-$19.50 an hourAfter 90 days $18.50 an hourPlus shift differential $1.00 per hour for 2nd shift ScheduleMonday through Sunday 5 day work week. 1st shift starts at 4am2nd shift starts at 2:30pmCandidates must be flexible to work daily overtime and 6th day overtime as needed.Job SummaryThis position is responsible for performing production work in the facility. Starts operates, tends, stops, and cleans machines. Assembles finished product. Inspects product 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. This role requires regular heavy lift/carry/push/pull of raw materials and boxes of products. Responsibilities and Duties

  • Able to lift 50-75lbs without assistance
  • 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 RequiredQualifications 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, the employee is regularly required to stand for long periods of time. The employee frequently is required to walk or stand and must regularly lift up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 75 pounds without assistance. Additionally, you must be able to lift and or move more than 75 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 perksPaid vacation and sick hoursPaid company holidays, 7 per yearLow-cost medical insurance, including options with Kaiser, Sutter, UHC, and AnthemCompetitive dental, vision, and supplemental insurance. Plus, discounted pet insurance!401k with company match up to 4%Free Primal products for your petCareer growth opportunities, training, and much more!Primal Pet Group 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.Powered by JazzHRqDY4gWuiyW

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