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Production Associate

Company: Performance Foodservice Careers
Location: La Crosse
Posted on: June 4, 2024

Job Description:

Company Description

Performance Foodservice, PFG's broadline distributor, maintains a unique relationship with a variety of local customers, including independent restaurants and hotels, healthcare facilities, schools, and quick-service eateries. A team of sales reps, chefs, consultants, and other experts builds close relationships with customers - providing advice on improving operations, menu development, product selection, and operational strategies. The Performance team delivers delicious food but also goes above and beyond to help independent restaurant owners achieve their dreams.

Job Description

Position Details: Production Associate (Meat Wrapper)

  • Starting Rate: $18 to $19 per hour based on experience
  • Mon - Fri / 1st Shift / No Weekends.
  • Start Time: 8am until finish
  • Growing facility with a new building under construction.

    We Deliver the Goods:
    • Competitive pay and benefits, including Day 1 Health & Wellness Benefits, Employee Stock Purchase Plan, 401K Employer Matching, Education Assistance, Paid Time Off, and much more
    • Growth opportunities performing essential work to support America's food distribution system
    • Safe and inclusive working environment, including culture of rewards, recognition, and respectPosition Summary:

      Production Associate (Meat Wrapper) - Pack meat in boxes, seal, label and stack finished product on pallets according to work order specifications and customer preferences, as well as assemble boxes, clean packaging area and equipment ensuring all Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) and quality standards are met and to maintain the efficient flow of product through the production process. Functions as a team member within the department and organization, as required, and perform any duty assigned to best serve the company.

      Position Responsibilities:
      • Review work schedule, perform safety check on equipment, obtain supplies required to perform the work and prepare for operations; At the end of the shift secure all equipment and complete all necessary paperwork.
      • Check cutting list and obtain appropriate packaging materials (boxes, labels, tape, bags, wrap) from storage with pallet jack.
      • Manually assemble boxes-cases, make labels and fill Cryovac sealer with appropriate wrap as required.
      • Load finished cuts of meat from tubs into Cryovac sealer, raise and lower doors as required and place sealed meat on work table.
      • Manually pack meat into cases, label and seal cases with tape gun / or strapping machine and stack finished cases on pallets.
      • Perform general housekeeping duties, clean packaging work area and equipment, maintain and abide safety and quality regulations and standards as required.
      • Performs other related duties as assigned.

        Required Qualifications

        High School Diploma/GED or Equivalent Experience

        Lift Requirements: 10-35 pounds continuous and generally up to 60-90 pounds

        Temperatures: Willing to work with cold temperatures

        0-6 months meat wrapper experience or

        warehouse/production experience

        EEO Statement

        Performance Food Group and/or its subsidiaries (individually or collectively, the "Company") provides equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all applicants and employees, regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state and federal laws and regulations. Please click on the following links to review: (1) our ; (2) the "EEO is the Law" and ; and (3) the .

Keywords: Performance Foodservice Careers, La Crosse , Production Associate, Professions , La Crosse, Wisconsin

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