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Packaging Line Worker - 1st Shift

Pro-Form Laboratories has been a leader in the development and production of nutritional powders for 35 years.  As the "Pros in Powders", we blend experience, quality, innovation and technology to ensure our customers' success in today's ever changing marketplace.

Pro-Form has a immediate openings for Packaging Line Workers at our manufacturing facility in Benicia, CA.

The pay for this position will be $12.00 per hour.

Growth Potential:
There are two paths possible in the Packaging Department:
- Lead in Training, Lead.
- Machine Operator in Training, Machine Operator I and Machine Operator II.
         * Hourly pay rates vary on position but go up to $17 per hour.


Shifts available:
1st  or Day Shift (as early 5:40 am to 3:30 pm, with potential over time) 

Candidates must be able to work overtime. The schedule is usually Monday to Saturday and overtime as required.

This role will require a trial period through an Agency.  
It will be considered "Temp to Hire". 

This position performs assigned work on production line(s) in a safe and efficient manner to produce quality products.

Essential Functions:  

  • Work on production lines to fill, label, and package powders into jugs, bags, and boxes.  Work at scheduled production pace. 
  • Learn and operate production equipment based on training and management approval.
  • Help other line personnel to respond to line bottlenecks.
  • Work with management and team to perform quick changeovers and to limit downtime.
  • Work with management and production team to attain team and company goals.
  • Help production team continuously improve on product quality, cost, delivery and safety.
  • Follow employee training including GMP, job skill, safety, and improvement oriented training.
  • Clean equipment and production area as scheduled and when necessary.
  • Be on time to work and maintain good attendance.
  • May be required to work daily overtime and weekends as business demands necessitate.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Position Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable an individual with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Knowledge/Skills:

  • Be able to listen, understand and respond well to direction.
  • Be able to read production documentation to insure product integrity.
  • Be self-driven and motivated to learn as much as possible. 
  • Work well with others and contribute to a positive environment.
  • Maintain a good work pace based on equipment driven speeds.
  • Be able to work a flexible schedule including daily overtime and weekends.
  • Must be able to walk and stand on a constant basis  (minimum 8 hours per shift).
  • Must be able to lift and carry items weighing up to 50 pounds on a frequent basis (3 to 6 hours per shift).

Physical Requirements:

Sitting - Up to 3 Hours        Walking - 3 – 6 Hours         Standing - 6 – 8 + Hours
Bending (neck) - 6 – 8 + Hours   Bending (waist) - 6 – 8 + Hours

Squatting - Up to 3 Hours    Climbing - Up to 3 Hours    Kneeling - 3 – 6 Hours
Crawling - 0 Hours    Twisting (neck) - 3 – 6 Hours     Twisting (waist) - Up to 3 Hours
Hand Use:  Dominant Hand - Right or Left (both hands)
Is repetitive use of hand required? Yes 6 – 8 + Hours
Simple Grasping (right hand) 6 – 8 + Hours       Simple Grasping (left hand)  6 – 8 + Hours
Power Grasping (right hand) 3 – 6 Hours            Power Grasping (left hand) 3 – 6 Hours
Fine Manipulation (right hand) Up to 3 Hours      Fine Manipulation (left hand) Up to 3 Hours
Pushing & Pulling (right hand) 3 – 6 Hours          Pushing & Pulling (left hand) 3 – 6 Hours
Reaching (above shoulder level) Up to 3 Hours  Reaching (below shoulder level) 6 – 8 + Hours
Keyboarding with both hands - 0 Hours|
Lifting:
0 – 10 lbs. 6 – 8 + Hours up to 5ft       11 – 25 lbs. 3 – 6 Hours under 5ft
26 – 50 lbs. Up to 3 Hours up to 4.5ft    51 – 75 lbs. 0 Hours
76 – 100 lbs. 0 Hours    100+lbs. 0 Hours
Carrying:
0 – 10 lbs. 6 – 8 + Hours 5ft     11 – 25 lbs. 6 – 8 + Hours 5ft
26 – 50 lbs. 6 – 8 + Hours 4.5ft    51 – 75 lbs. 0 Hours
76 – 100 lbs. 0 Hours    100+lbs. 0 Hours

Pro-Form Laboratories offers a generous benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401k, FSA, paid vacation and sick leave.  For consideration, please include your resume and cover letter with your application. 

It is the policy and intent of Pro-Form Laboratories to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, or medical condition as defined in federal and state laws. This policy covers all facets of employment, including but not limited to: recruitment, selection, placement, promotions, transfers, demotions, termination, training, and compensation.

 

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