Lamb Weston is a leading supplier of frozen potato, sweet potato, appetizer and vegetable products to restaurants and retailers around the world. For more than 60 years, we've produced innovative, inventive products that make life better for our customers and their customers.
Job Description Summary
Assist the packing of product into the primary container and inspection product for visible blemishes, foreign material, misshapen units, and the insurance of a sound quality product.
Maintain safe work practices at all times and participates in safety programs.
Build cardboard cases by hand and place on case conveyer to be filled
Hand pack finished bagged product weighing between 10 ounces and 5 pounds into each primary container and ensure the proper count of product is in each primary container
Ensure the primary container has a legible code and is fit for use
Monitor conditions of both the primary and secondary containers when necessary
Monitor the line to ensure it is operating smoothly and help where necessary
Add crude trays to the tray maker when necessary
Unplug tray maker when necessary
Ensure product is trayed and cased correctly and efficiently with minimal amount of waste
Ensure the shrink wrap, drop bags and overall condition of the pack wrap is in good condition prior to casing
Ensure the secondary containers have the appropriate case amount in accordance with customer and case specifications
Strip out product to garbage when necessary
Aid in maintaining sanitation of the assigned work area which includes sweeping and other housekeeping tasks.
Inform the Supervisor immediately of any finished product change, excessive waste, and/or any unusual condition
Report any personnel problems, safety violations or hazards, infractions of plant rules, etc. to the Supervisor
Help train new personnel in the position of hand packing
Rework damaged or restricted cases and bags of product
Inspect cooked frozen products at the frozen inspection stations in the coldroom
Maintain a neat and clean work area at all times and exhibit good personal hygiene
Perform other duties as assigned.
Basic & Preferred Qualifications
SKILLS & EXPERIENCE
Ability to effectively speak and listen to information in one on one and in small group situations with other employees of the organization.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out oral instructions.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out simple one or two step instructions.
Properly use Lockouts, safety procedures and be constantly aware of your safety and team members safety.
Ability to wear and use appropriate PPE like ear plugs, hair net, safety glasses and hard hat.
Must be able to stand for long periods and must be able to move quickly
The surface the employee must walk on is a level, non-slip concrete surface
Must be able to climb up two (2) to twenty (20) steps, to get to the trim/inspection areas
Use hands to finger, handle, or feel
Reach with hands and arms and talk or hear
Must have good eye-hand coordination
Must be able to push and pull up to 35 pounds on occasion.
Must occasionally lift and/or move up to 35 pounds; frequently lift 10 ounces to 5 pounds
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus
Moderate physical labor
Good vision and good reflexes
Must be able to bend the body at waist level on a continuous basis.
Knowledge of safe lifting techniques
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to a cold environment.
Will regularly be exposed to moving mechanical parts
May be occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles and toxic or caustic chemicals
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to very loud
Will regularly work around forklift traffic
Coupled with our compensation and bonus incentive programs, our benefits deliver rewards that are market competitive. Some of the most attractive elements of our benefit programs include:
Health Insurance Benefits - Medical, Dental, Vision
Flexible Spending Accounts for Health and Dependent Care, and Health Reimbursement Accounts
Well-being programs including companywide events and a wellness incentive program
Paid Time Off
Financial Wellness - Industry leading 401(k) plan with generous company contributions, Financial Planning Services, Employee Stock purchase program, and Health Savings Accounts, Life and Accident insurance
Family-Friendly Employee events
Employee Assistance Program services - mental health and other concierge type services
Benefits may vary based on location, job role/level, job status, and/or the terms of any applicable collective bargaining agreements.
Job Requisition ID: Req-230707
Time Type: Full time
In compliance with applicable state and local laws, Lamb Weston has opted to include a reasonable estimate of the compensation for this role. This compensation is specific to this position and takes into account a number of variables. Actual compensation may be higher or lower in the range based on various factors, including, but not limited to a candidate's work location, job duties, experience and expertise. A reasonable hourly estimate of the range for this role based on the variables previously mentioned is: $14.96
Lamb Weston is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law