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Purfoods Production Line Runner in Grinnell, Iowa

The Package Line Runner serves as an expediter in Plating & Packaging. The position is repsonsible for helping to set up for the shift, monitor usage of food and other materials, and ensure line always has food ready to plate so that production does not come to a standstill.

  • Review meal packing instructions and work with Machine Operators to set up lines and have product ready to plate at beginning of the shift

  • Interact with RTE personnel to retrieve items needed. Review comps & sub-comps and look of the food to ensure proper items have been pulled as many items look alike

  • Monitor usage and ensure line always has food ready to plate so that production does not come to a standstill

  • Keep unifillers and v-meg machines filled but to in a way to minimize splattering. Requires some overhead work and use of step ladders

  • Follow GMP’s and food safety rules including maneuvering through assembly lines in a way that does not cause cross-contamination

  • Ensure open food is covered when line is on break or at lunch

  • During clean down and change over process ensure all food is covered, returned to RTE, and RTE personnel told what is in each tote

  • Ensure trays, totes, etc. are empty and deliver to the dish room

  • High school diploma or GED

  • Ability to pay close attention to detail and numbers

  • Good organization skills

  • Ablilty to multi-task in fast paced environment

  • Good communication skills

  • Willingness to follow and help reinforce Food Defense & Good Manufacturing Practices

  • Work quickly but safely

  • Demonstrated commitment to Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs) and other food safety rules

  • Demonstrated behaviors consistent with our core values: Teamwork, Relentlessly Dependable, Appreciation & Respect, Innovation & Constant Improvement, and Nourishing our Customers

  • Previous food production or assembly line experience

  • Regularly required to use hands to feel, grab, or operate objects, tools, and controls while reaching with hands and arms

  • Frequently is required to stand, communicate, and listen

  • Occasionally required to walk, stoop, kneel or crouch

  • Occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds

  • Visual perception to perform job including peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus

Mom’s Meals is a home-delivered meal service providing fully prepared, refrigerated meal solutions direct to homes nationwide for over 20 years. We provide seniors, patients recovering post-discharge and those managing a chronic condition with tailored nutrition solutions to manage their specific needs. If you are passionate about the well-being of others and have a strong sense of community, Purfoods/Mom’s Meals could be the place for you! We are a family operated business looking for fun, compassionate, and friendly people who want to make a difference in the lives of others.

Mom's Meals complies with all applicable federal and state non-discrimination laws. All qualified applicants shall receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, national origin, ancestry, color, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, or military status.

ID: 2020-2024

External Company Name: Mom's Meals, a PurFoods Company

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Street: 810 Blakely Circle