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Estimated Pay $16 per hour
Hours Full-time, Part-time
Location Harrisonburg, Virginia

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About this job

SUMMARY: The Herb Packer is responsible for cleaning, trimming, cutting & packaging assigned herbs at the packaging line. This position requires the Herb Packer to work with his/her hands and may use scissors to cut & clean the herbs when necessary.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
  • Identifies; herbs, size & weights for packaging containers
  • Utilizes Company's product effectively to maximize yields while maintaining high quality standards
  • Meets work site's hourly quota after completing two weeks of training in packing the Company's herbs
  • Communicates with the Line Coordinator to meet production goals
  • Embraces diversity well and can work close with others as needed
  • Communicates effectively with all personnel
  • Supports Food Safety programs and adheres to Company's procedures and policies
  • Follows department training guidelines, best practices and operating procedures
  • Maintains an organized working area
  • Wears personal protective equipment when it is necessary to ensure the Company's compliance
  • Adapts well to changes within the assigned department and follows directions from management
  • Reports any observed safety hazards to the immediate Supervisor
  • Other duties may be assigned by management


Requirements

REQUIRED EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:
  • Basic math
  • Good attendance


PREFERRED EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:
  • Knowledge and understanding of GMPs, HACCP & Quality/Hold procedures
  • Knowledge and understanding of Management Commitment
  • Knowledge and understanding of Food Safety Policy Statement
  • Knowledge and understanding of Organizational Chart
  • Knowledge and understanding to report any Food Safety issues


ADDITIONAL ELIGIBILITY QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Positive attitude
  • Strong work ethic
  • Teamwork and flexibility to get the job done
  • Ability to work in a supervised setting


WORK ENVIRONMENT:
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work in a cold packaging warehouse (30 to 55 Degrees Fahrenheit)


PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
  • Ability to work flexible hours (8-10+ Hrs.)
  • Must be able to stand for periods of 8 - 10+ hours during a regular work day
  • May involve some repetitive motions
  • Must be able to lift 40 pounds - More than 40 pounds requires a team lift
  • May also engage in frequent bending, stooping, squatting, pushing and pulling of parts and part containers
  • Constant handling/grasping and frequent fine finger manipulation


TRAVEL: N/A

COGNITIVE/SENSORY REQUIREMENTS:
  • Ability to observe and identify surroundings
  • Ability to communicate with Supervisors, Line Coordinators, and coworkers
  • Ability to examine and inspect containers, and products to ensure that packing specifications are met
  • Ability to measure, weigh, and count products and materials