Dallas, TX, United States
Production Worker (Operations)
At FreshPoint, we’re all about People. Passion. Produce! FreshPoint is North America’s largest exclusively owned produce distributor. We purchase unique and seasonal products that support local farms and growers. But we’re much more than just produce. As a Sysco owned company, we provide the benefits and resources of a fortune 100 enterprise with a real family feel.
Opportunity is knocking! At FreshPoint we understand that building a great company is just like creating a great meal - you must have all the right ingredients. For us, those ingredients are the cultures, backgrounds, ideas, and experiences behind our diverse workforce that embodies FreshPoint. FreshPoint is a leader in selling, marketing and distributing produce, dairy and other food products to restaurants, healthcare and educational facilities, lodging establishments and other customers who prepare meals away from the home.
Are you passionate?
If so, apply now for your fresh start with FreshPoint
: The Production Worker is responsible for efficiently boxing and labeling of finished product for shipment to clients.
PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES, DUTIES & TASKS
Responsible for the Box Out area associate duties.
Assists to ensure that all finished product is received and quality is checked.
Assists to ensure that product is staged according to customers’ specifications.
Assists to ensure that packages are labeled correctly.
Maintains a clean and safe work area.
Minimizes the possibility of an accident to self and others.
Reports any incidents or accidents immediately to the department manager.
Should possess ability to function as one of a team, as well as to complete duties safely.
Must be certified by the Safety Manager to operate Industrial equipment.
Follow all SQF principles pertinent to your position as specified by the SQF Practitioner
Perform other tasks, as assigned by Packaging Lead or designee
: The minimum qualifications listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, abilities, and experience needed to perform this job successfully.
EDUCATION AND WORK EXPERIENCE
High School Diploma or G.E.D. preferred
Ability to understand verbal instructions in English
Previous experience in a repack facility or warehouse a plus
Proven ability to communicate and perform simple arithmetic
Knowledge of produce a plus
Frequent lifting of product up to 50 lbs. during the shift, infrequent lifting up to 80 lbs.
Frequent bending, squatting, pushing, and pulling.
Must be able to stand in one place for long period of time
Must be able to work in a cold (below 35 degrees), wet environment for long periods of time
Exciting promotions and opportunities to increase your income
Personal and career growth
Friendly and supportive work environment
A stable growing company
Medical, dental, vision, prescription plans
Life and Disability insurance coverage
401(k), Employee Stock Purchase, Employee Assistance programs
Pre-tax savings opportunities
Discounts and other perks that come with being a Sysco associate
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NOTICE: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature of the environment and level of work being performed by this job. This job description in no way states or implies that the duties and responsibilities listed are the only tasks to be performed by the associate in this job. The associate will be required to follow any other instructions and to perform any other job related duties requested by his or her supervisor.
Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. This job description supersedes prior job descriptions and is subject to changes of business necessity.
Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States.
FreshPoint is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, and considers qualified applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.
Website : http://www.freshpoint.com
FreshPoint is North America’s largest exclusively owned produce distributor. We have the line authority to hold our companies accountable to a high level of customer service. With unmatched fresh produce, knowledge and experience, FreshPoint provides today’s chefs with the ingredients to create tomorrow’s culinary success. about-us-team-1Over the last few decades, we have seen revolutionary changes in the produce industry—from refrigerated trucks and fresh-cut produce to submitting and processing orders online. With these innovations, our passion for produce and commitment to helping our customers succeed remains unchanged. FreshPoint is more than just fresh produce, it is a community dedicated to our customers. With our passion and enthusiasm, FreshPoint will continue to lead the industry as the prominent distributor of fruits and vegetables in North America. FreshPoint’s ability to customize a marketing program and promote your operation and the consumption of fresh fruits and vegetables helps your business succeed during these dynamic market transformations. As the produce experts, our goal is to assist you by providing the necessary tools that we’ve developed over the years and through the collective experience and knowledge of our many companies. Promotions Field and Facility Tours Produce Handling Classes Speakers for your Conventions and Meetings