Rich's, also known as Rich Products Corporation, is a family-owned food company dedicated to inspiring possibilities. From cakes and icings to pizza, appetizers and specialty toppings, our products are used in homes, restaurants and bakeries around the world. Beyond great food, our customers also gain insights to help them stay competitive, no matter their size. Our portfolio includes creative solutions geared at helping food industry professionals compete in foodservice, retail, in-store bakery, deli, and prepared foods, among others. Working in 100 locations globally, with annual sales exceeding $4 billion, Rich's is a global leader with a focus on everything that family makes possible. Rich's-Infinite Possibilities. One Family.
PURPOSE STATEMENTA production palletizer/heavy lifter will be responsible for unstacking, stacking, picking up and inspecting multiple items.
KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES/OUTCOMESA Heavy Lifter will be responsible for:
Unstacking pallets of ingredient materials and dumping the contents into washers, grinders, sifters, or other such machinery: these bags or boxes weigh between 10 & 65 pounds for an 8 hour shift.
Unstacking bags of bread or batter mix and dumping contents into blenders, tubs, or other machinery; these bags weigh approximately 50 pounds; some bags must be lifted and dumped at waist level, in other areas at shoulder level for an eight hour shift.
Picking up small amounts of ingredients such as cheese, fish portions, or toast using either a scoop or their hands, and placing these ingredients on a conveyor belt.
Using both hands, and reaching approximately 18-20 inches across the conveyor, arranging or aligning food products on the belt to achieve optimum "loading" for proper breading, frying, or freezing.
Inspecting product at various points on the conveyor, and using knowledge and training about the visual quality guidelines, sorts and picks out unacceptable products and places this in the proper "inedible" container.
Picking up bags of product weighing from 1/2 pound to 10 pounds and placing these into the final box or case, placing it on a conveyor to go through a taping machine or to be hand-taped.
Tape cases using a hand-held application machine.
Stacking of finished product cases in a specific pallet pattern on a pallet.
Wiping down food processing conveyors or tables with cloths.
Sweeping food debris, picking it up with a dustpan, and placing it in the proper waste container.
Disposing of material, pushing carts or carrying tubs of waste materials to proper disposal areas.
Using a low-pressure water hose to wash down the last traces of food debris down the drain, consistent with plant waste water and sanitation policies.
KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/EXPERIENCEBasic business requirements: attendance, punctuality, good work habits, good personal hygiene
High school diploma or GED required.
Some computer knowledge
No previous work experience required; however prior work or volunteer experience is desirable
Willing and able to understand and accept instruction, follow directions, policies and rules
Effectively communicate with peers and superiors
Work in a safe and efficient manner
Work effectively with other people in a work group or team
Ability to lift up to 50 lbs through-out the shift
Rich Products Corporation, its subsidiaries and affiliates ("Rich's"), are committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and will not discriminate against an applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin or ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability, veteran or military status, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status or any other legally recognized protected basis under federal, state, or local law. The information collected by this application is solely to determine suitability for employment, verify identity, and maintain employment statistics on applicants.
Applicants with disabilities may be entitled to reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act and certain state or local laws. A reasonable accommodation is a change in the way things are normally done which will ensure an equal employment opportunity without imposing undue hardship on Rich's. Please contact Rich's Human Resources department at firstname.lastname@example.org you need assistance completing this application or to otherwise participate in the application process.