Packaging Team Member - Rice Production in Woodland, CA at Pridestaff

Date Posted: 6/13/2018

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Job Description

Great Opportunity with an amazing company! Full time/Long term position located here in Woodland.  Multiple shifts Available


The Packer/ General Labor employee will work under the direction of the Production Manager.

The Packer will be responsible for keeping production lines moving efficiently.


• Food Manufacturing experience and knowledge of basic GMPs a must.

• Follow InHarvest Safety and Accident Prevention Rules & help remind other co-workers of Safety Rules when needed.

• Perform visual and physical product inspections, assuring quality products.

• Washing and drying of packaging containers and utensil.

• Rework product as needed.

• Assemble assortment packs or repacks.

• Complete Production paperwork as required.

• Label application

• Taping or folding of cartons, chipboards or packaging related materials or items.

• Stacking finished products on pallets, etc.

• Hand filling equipment or machines with products as needed.

• Assisting in setup of line equipment etc.

• Keep area clean at all times. Sweeping, dusting, mopping, washing of machinery in the packaging area and warehouse area.

• Isolate any product which will not meet InHarvest quality standards or may cause a food safety hazard. Notify Production Manager.

• Able to identify safety hazards and notify production supervisor/ line leader.

• “Clean as you go”: Following GMP’s & sweep spilled product from floors immediately

• Perform all work in accordance with company standards and established safety procedures.

• Demonstrates positive and a can-do attitude, confidence, endurance and constructively handle conflicts.

• Work alongside others or independently to complete projects

• Any production improvements from this crew to be presented to the Production Supervisor.

• Other duties as assigned.


This position requires a person experienced and/or ability in the following:

• Good communication skills relating to employees

• Basic knowledge of GMP’s, Organic Handling Procedures, Allergen Control Program, Food Plant Security, Glass and Hard Plastic, and Safety programs.

• Dependable and flexible to rotate shifts/ availability to work overtime when needed.

• Disciplined work style towards tasks; a flexible style towards people

• Able to stand for extended periods of timed as required

• Able to work in fluctuating working temperatures depending on the season

• Current FLT certificate is preferred, but not required

• Ability to follow instructions


Character is important. We value the following in our employees:

• Integrity

• Strong work ethic

• Self-motivated

• Problem solving and Critical thinking skills

• Detail Oriented and Organized

• Ability to handle stressful situations with a positive attitude

• Good people skills/ Team Player


For a candidate to successfully fill the role above, we have determined the minimum requirements of education, language skills, mathematical skills, reasoning ability, physical demands, and work environment to be as follows:

  • High school diploma or GED (general education degree); or minimum three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Basic language skills: ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to other employees of organization.
  • Minimum mathematic skills: ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide.
  • Intermediate reasoning skills: ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram from. Ability to deal with problem involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
  • Physical demands: the job will require
    • Standing: over 2/3 of the shift
    • Walking: over 1/3 of shift
    • Sitting: under 1/3 of shift
    • Use of arms, hands and fingers to reach, handle and feel: over 2/3 of shift
    • Ability to climb, balance, stoop, knee, crouch, crawl: under 1/3 of shift
    • Talk and hear: over 2/3 of shift
    • Lifting from 10-25 pounds: over 2/3 of shift
    • Lifting up to 50 pounds: over 2/3 of shift
    • Vision: close, distance, peripheral, depth perception, ability to adjust focus
    • Environment: Work near moving mechanical parts, and airborne particles (dust): over 2/3 of shift
    • Work in high places: under 1/3 of shift
    • Loud noise

Position Type and Expected Hours of Work
This is a full-time position, working during normal business hours. Additional OT hours may be required as directed by Manager.