General Production


Close Date
23 Mar 2019

Title:  General Production

Department: Production

Reports to: Production Supervisor

Non Exempt   


Major Responsibilities/Activities:

  • Ability to follow written and verbal work instructions with limited oversight required
    • Load and unload items from machines, conveyors, and conveyances.
    • Operate machinery used in the production process, or assist machine operators.
    • Place products in equipment or on work surfaces for further processing, inspecting, or wrapping.
    • Stock and sort product for packaging or filling machine operation, and replenish packaging supplies, such as wrapping paper, plastic sheet, boxes, cartons, glue, ink, or labels.
    • Examine products to verify conformance to quality standards.
    • Start machines or equipment to begin production processes
    • Able to work with chemicals for purpose of sanitation in production and other areas of the warehouse and building
    • Willingness to train and learn various operating stations Routine maintenance, performance checks, and daily sanitation responsibility on operating machinery
    • Routine maintenance, performance checks, and daily sanitation responsibility on operating machinery
    • Follows all Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs) and good housekeeping practices
  • Follows all safety procedures and participates in safety training. Maintains safe and efficient use of equipment, tools, and PPE. Reports any injury, accident or unsafe condition immediately to supervisor.

Skill Requirements:

  • Ability to control the operations of equipment or systems
  • Proper lifting technique
  • Lock out tag out
  • Do’s and Don’ts of working around manufacturing equipment
  • Production and Processing — Knowledge of Allergen Matrix, raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of finished goods.


Minimum Requirements:

  • Positive attitude
  • Ability to speak English and Spanish highly desirable
  • Able to stand, twist and lift up to 40 lbs for 8-hour shift
  • Able to work wearing food protection gear including hairnet, lab coat, beard net if required
  • Strong ability to follow verbal instructions
  • Outstanding work ethic
  • Excellent attendance


Note: Nothing in this job description restricts managements right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.