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Woodland, CA

Date Posted: May 16, 2018
Job Type: Temporary to Hire
Job ID: 310794

Job Description


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.