Product Carrier Associate

Location(s):

The product carrier Associate brings the product to the lines quickly and accurately.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Bring the product to the lines with speed and accuracy.
  • Use FIFO to rotate products properly.
  • Monitor quality and update product ratings and pounds as needed.
  • Handles herbs with care to avoid damage during the packaging process.
  • Follows Good Manufacturing Practices and Safety requirements of the Company.
  • Follows department training guidelines, best practices and operating procedures.
  • Wears/uses personal protective equipment as required.
  • Maintains a safe and organized working area.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Education: No specific educational requirements; high school diploma or equivalent preferred.

Experience: No specific experience required; prior experience packaging fresh herbs or other produce preferred.

Language Fluency: No specific language requirements; bi-lingual English/Spanish fluency preferred.

Technology: No specific technology requirements; basic computer and keyboarding skills preferred.

Licensure: No specific licensure required.

Credentials: No specific professional credentials required.

REQUIRED PHYSICAL ABILITIES:

Manual Dexterity: Ability to quickly move your hands and arms sufficiently to grasp, hold, finely manipulate and assemble herbs and packaging.

Muscle Strength & Flexibility: Ability to bend, reach, stoop, squat, pivot, turn, balance, walk, push, pull, and lift and carry up to 40lbs.

Trunk Strength: Ability to use your abdominal and lower back muscles to support a standing position for sustained periods over time without ‘giving out.

Withstand Cold: Ability to perform duties, responsibilities, and assigned tasks with maximum efficiency while working in a sustained cold work environment.

Sustained Fast Pace: Ability to work at fast sustained pace without reduction in quality, food safety and workplace safety compliance.

Not Allergic: Ability to breathe, touch and work around fresh herbs and leafy produce safely.

COGNITIVE/SENSORY REQUIREMENTS:

Learning: Ability to understand and follow directions and learn new skills.

Near Vision: Ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).

Speech Recognition: Ability to identify and understand the speech of another person.

Oral Comprehension: Ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.

Oral Expression: Ability to communicate information and ideas speaking so others will understand.

Problem Sensitivity: Ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.

Emergency Response: Ability to understand, respond quickly, and move appropriately according to workplace safety protocols and SOPs

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

Temperature: Performs work in large industrial space kept at sustained temperatures between 30 to 55 Degrees Fahrenheit.

Noise: Moderate – generally, between 80-90 decibels or below.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

Temperature: Performs work in large industrial space kept at sustained temperatures between 30 to 55 Degrees Fahrenheit.

Noise: Moderate – generally, between 80-90 decibels or below.

Fumes, Gases, Dust: Minimal.

REQUIRED COMPETENCIES:

Caring for Others: Job requires leaving egos at home and being sensitive to the needs and feelings of co-workers as well as being understanding and helpful throughout the day.

Dependability: Job requires being reliable, responsible, dependable and fulfilling obligations.

Promptness: Job requires being on time and ready to begin work at the start of shift and following breaks.

Friendliness: Job requires being friendly, welcoming, and helpful to new teammates.

Cooperation: Job requires working with others on the job and displaying a good-natured, cooperative attitude.

Adaptability/Flexibility: Job requires being open to change (positive and negative) and frequent variations in the workplace.

Stress Tolerance: Job requires accepting criticism and dealing calmly and effectively with high-stress situations.

Persistence: Job requires persistence in the face of obstacles.

Respect for Diversity: Job requires working respectfully and with sensitivity alongside individuals from an extensive range of global cultures, languages, orientations, preferences and appearances.

Accountability: Job requires being accountable for our own actions, behaviors, communication and work performance.

Communication: Job requires, and it is the teammates’ responsibility to communicate with their direct supervisor promptly in a timely manner regarding any changes to attendance, arrival and departure times, time off, FMLA, etc.

TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS:

None.

Job Type: Full-time