General Production Laborer (Assembly Line Packaging) -
Company: Leprino Foods
Posted on: September 16, 2023
Leprino Foods Company, a global leader in the dairy food and
ingredient industry, is seeking a dedicated General Production
(Packaging/Sanitation) employee to join our team located in
Waverly, NY. Leprino Foods is the world's largest supplier of
mozzarella cheese and one of the largest suppliers of premium dairy
nutrition ingredients. Our customers and business partners span the
globe and include many of the world's largest food companies,
restaurant chains and distributors. The General Production
(Packaging/Sanitation) role performs a variety of duties to
include: packaging the cheese, ensuring packaging quality, rework,
and sanitation. This is an entry level position and individuals
must be willing and able to learn various operator rolls in the
Waverly facility for career advancement.
In addition to working our packaging line, this position plays a
key role in our sanitary procedures. This includes donning
full-body protective equipment (PPE) and spraying machinery and
equipment with a hot sanitizer. Employees in this role must be
capable of withstanding high heat and humidity.
Leprino Foods is a 24/7 operating facility and the employee must be
willing and able to work days or nights. The current vacancy is on
night shift, from 6:00pm-6:30am. Our schedules run 12 hours on a
2-2-3 rotation that allows for every other weekend off.
After training is complete, new hires will be assigned a regular
schedule on the next available shift.
$21.15 per hour, G2
$0.75 Evening Pay Differential for every evening hour worked
$0.50 Weekend Pay Differential for every hour worked Saturday &
Inspect final cheese ribbon for product quality and report issues
to team lead, supervisor, or manager as applicable.
Package the cheese ribbon into a Bulk Tote and operate a sealer
machine to seal the bags.
Properly clean and sanitize all equipment following good
manufacturing practices as required by company policies and
procedures, while maintain good housekeeping within the Bulk
Utilize Manufacturing Execution System (MES) on the computer to
generate labels and track product.
Document all lot numbers and pallets, numbers of bags, boxes, and
liners, utilized during the Shift and consolidate at the end of the
Add slip sheets/inter-leaver sheets in-between layers of cheese in
Fold bags into boxes so none is exposed when the box is closed.
Maintain a stock of boxes on the packaging line and inspect
packaging materials for defects and report issues to the team lead,
supervisors, or manager as applicable.
Observe proper safety policies and procedures at all times.
Perform the duties of this position per established Standard
Operating Procedures (SOP's).
Other duties as assigned
Must be a minimum of 18 years old.
Must be able to work Sunday - Saturday, off-shifts, weekends,
holidays, and required overtime to support a 24 hour/7 day
Must be willing and able to work in hot, humid environments.
Must have a demonstrated ability to complete work assignments with
high degree of accuracy.
Must be willing and able to learn other operator positions in the
Prior food industry experience is preferred.
Language & Technical Skills:
Able to read, write, and communicate effectively with co-workers
Proficient computer knowledge, including Microsoft Office
Familiarity or ability to learn SAP, or similar integrated
Physical Demands & Environment:
This position will be exposed to working in a wet/slippery
environment with loud noise in varying degrees of temperature.
Must be able to withstand high heat and humidity.
Specific vision may be required for this position, including close
vision, distance vision, color and depth perception, and the
ability to read computer screens for extended time periods.
Must be able to lift and carry moderate weights repeatedly
throughout the shift.
Ability to pass a physical abilities lift test, including lifting
up to 30 lbs, and climbing stairs.
Frequent walking and standing.
Climbing upstairs/ladders, bending and reaching required.
Why work for Leprino Foods in Waverly?
A career with Leprino Foods means you'll be part of a worldwide
family of individuals dedicated to producing high-quality products
that help feed and nourish families around the world. Your
contributions will be noticed and rewarded as you work to further
our company, our customers and one another.
What we Offer:
Monthly Safety/Quality Incentive Bonus
Matched Retirement Savings
Paid Vacation (40 hours vacation every 6 months which increases
9 Paid Holidays
56 hours of Paid Sick Time, annually
Healthcare Benefits starting the first of the month following your
hire date (includes wellness incentive program)
Discounts on Leprino Foods products
Leprino Foods Company supports a drug-free workplace and is an EEO
/ Affirmative Action Employer M / F / Disability / Veteran Leprino
Foods Company utilizes the services of Psychemedics to perform our
Hair Follicle Drug Testing.
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Leprino Foods requires all individuals to wear the appropriate
Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) as required by the role and
Leprino Foods Company supports a drug-free workplace and is an
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Major Market: Binghamton
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