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General information

All posting locations: Holland, Michigan, United States of America

Job Function: 06 - Manufacturing

Department: 06 - 00 Manufacturing

Date Published: 23-Feb-2021

Job Type: Temporary

Description & Requirements

This position will consist of stacking cases of product to feed the production line- feeding the conveyor empty vinegar bottles- helping unwrap pallets- combine picnic packs and making boxes. A successful candidate in this role is a fast learner- likes to observe and recommend changes to improve their jobs. Feels comfortable working with mechanical equipment. Candidates in this role will have plenty of opportunities to work overtime- and opportunities to be trained on different jobs and earn higher wages. This is an ideal job for somebody looking for long term career with a stable- reputable company.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Must have steel toe shoes/boots
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds
  • Ability to stand for 12 hours
  • Prior manufacturing experience is preferred

Benefits & Compensation Overview:

  • Medical- Dental- Vision
  • Additional perks:  Pet Insurance- (EAP) Employee Assistance Program- Company paid Life Insurance- Company paid Short-term disability
  • Health Reimbursement Account (HRA) or Health Savings Account (HAS) with Company contribution
  • Wellness Program
  • Starting Pay Rate $15.00 an hour
  • New Hire Bonus Program

·$300 – Upon Conversion (after working 3-5 months)

·$400 – After 6 months from conversion

·$800 – After 1 year from conversion

Work Schedule:

Monday-Friday- including some weekends                                2:00pm-10:30pm; 10:00pm-6:30am

Required to work 6:00pm-6:00am for a 12-hour shift                                        

Plant & Community Overview:

Plant Overview:

  • Approximately 300 employees
  • 1st- 2nd and 3rd shift opportunities- assigned based on business needs and seniority
  • Union Plant- represented by UFCW Local 705
  • Products: Vinegar- BBQ Sauces- Relish- Pickles- Mustard
  • The Holland plant is one of the oldest plants in the company and has been operating since 1897. Although- locally known as the “pickle factory”- currently pickles only make up 5% of the total production. In 2016 the factory installed grey poupon mills to allow the production of its iconic mustard.

Responsibilities & Duties:

  • Must learn the safe and proper operation of the packaging filling equipment.
  • Perform set-up- start-up and changeover procedures for the equipment as needed.
  • Assist in troubleshooting issues with line performance as it relates to equipment operation.
  • Responsible for clean-up of the equipment after smash-ups or misfeeds.
  • Required to change rolls of foil and supply lids.
  • Responsible for monitoring and communicating any process or product abnormalities to your Supervisor- Team Leader- or Line Technician.
  • Performing Good Sanitation Practices (GSP’s) when handling equipment.
  • Must follow Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP’s).
  • Perform all required observations and training timely and as scheduled.
  • Operators could be used on other lines and CMF operations for business needs.
  • Perform all other duties as assigned by the Supervisor or Team Leader.

Equal Opportunity Employer–minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity