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Purfoods Line Worker - CCRTE in Grinnell, Iowa

The Continuous Cook Ready to Eat (CCRTE) line cooks and packages bulk vegetables that will be used to complete meals in Plating & Packaging. It is comprised of three areas: the Lyco (blancher) room, the freeze tunnel room, and the CCRTE boxing room. Equipment is highly automated. Line Workers help set up or close down the rooms, monitor process, and operate the weighing, bagging, sealing, and boxing equipment. Maintains communication across rooms and may assist Machine Operator and Supervisor when adjusting settings or resolving problems.

  • Assembly line work with repetitive/continuous lifting of 20-50 pounds with focus on meeting production requirements

  • Requires safe operation of equipment and ability to handle product quickly, ensure measurements/weights are accurate, bags and boxes properly sealed, boxed, and labeled

  • Ensure all activities follow GMPs and food safety guidelines, ensuring USDA & FDA standards are met

  • Often works independently on tasks but also must maintain communication across the group

  • May assist Machine Operator or Supervisor when adjusting settings for resolving problems

  • As needed, help with making boxes, stacking, wrapping pallets, and other packaging or product movement activities

  • Develop understanding of sanitation requirements and if needed, may help with tearing down, cleaning, sanitizing, and reassembly of machine parts

  • May help in other areas of the plant as needed

  • High School Diploma or GED

  • Previous manufacturing experience

  • Excellent performance and attendance record

  • Motivated team player

  • Able to work independently

  • Good communication skills

  • Close attention of machine processing details

  • Good housekeeping habits

  • Demonstrated commitment to Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs) and other food safety rules

  • Demonstrated behaviors consistent with our Core Values: Teamwork, Relentlessly Dependable, Appreciationg & Respect, Innovation & Constant Improvement, and Nourishing our Customers

  • Assembly line experience preferred

  • Knowledge of food sanitation processes

  • Experience working with warehouse equipment such as pallet jacks

  • Able to work quickly and handle repetitive lifting of 20-50 lbs a must

  • Must be able to withstand working in cold temperatures (35 degrees)

  • Able to walk/stand for 8-10 hours on concrete

  • Able to reach, grasp, bend, and twist when handling equipment

  • Occasionally may use a ladder to check hoppers or other equipment

  • Safety equipment required includes safety glasses and non-slip shoes

Mom's Meals, a Purfoods Company, is a home-delivered meal service providing fully prepared, refrigerated meal solutions direct to homes nationwide for over 20 years. We provide seniors, patients recovering post-discharge, and those managing a chronic condition with tailored nutrition solutions to manage their specific needs. If you are passionate about the well-being of others and have a strong sense of community, Mom's Meals could be the place for you! We are a family operated business looking for fun, compassionate, and friendly people who want to make a difference in the lives of others.

Mom's Meals complies with all applicable federal and state non-discrimination laws. All qualified applicants shall receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, national origin, ancestry, color, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, or military status.

ID: 2021-2607

External Company Name: Mom's Meals, a PurFoods Company

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Street: 810 Blakely Circle