Freshpoint Los Angeles, CA

About the Job

**JOB TITLE**: Packer **FLSA STATUS**: Non-Exempt **DEPARTMENT/LOCATION**: Warehouse/FPSC **REPORTS TO**: Repack Foreman/ Operations Manager **GENERAL PURPOSE OF THE POSITION:** * Assure that produce of the highest quality is packed in appropriate containers at an acceptable productivity level. **ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES**: * Make boxes for use in packing produce. * Adhere to GMP’s, SOP’s, PWM’s and general food safety guidelines. * Package fruits and vegetables in boxes, bags, and other containers, always using quality product. * Wrapping boxes of produce and placing UPC stickers on boxes. * Keep work area clean and neat at all times. * Perform other duties as requested by management. * Responsible for working until relieved by supervisor. This may require working overtime. * Good attendance and adherence to work schedule * Other duties as assigned **QUALIFICATIONS**: The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required to perform the essential duties and responsibilities of this job. * Ability to perform work assignments at an acceptable productivity level. * Team player, self-motivated and able to work in a fast pace environment. * Ability to work independently and in teamwork atmosphere **EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE**: * High school degree or equivalent * Basic reading and writing in English * 1 year experience in a warehouse environment preferred **Physical Requirements**: * Lift and move cases (selecting product and placing on a pallet) ranging in weight from 10 lbs to 30 lbs continuously to and from heights ranging from floor to knee, waist, shoulder, and overhead. May require up to 50 lbs. infrequently * Stand for extended periods of time in excess of eight hours; frequent bending, stooping, reaching, pushing, pulling, squatting, turn body, and walking. * Use hands to sweep and pick up debris. * Handle and feel objects and/or equipment controls; reach with hands and arms. * Must have the ability to talk and hear; must be able to hear warning horns on moving machinery and equipment. * Specific vision abilities required to perform this job include close and distance vision, depth perception, color vision, peripheral vision, and the ability to adjust focus. * Must exhibit a required level of endurance, energy, and strength to successfully perform position. * Must have the ability to work in a cold cooler environment (34-50 degrees) for periods of time in excess of 8 hours. **WORK ENVIRONMENT**: * Refrigerated warehouse *Location:* California - City of Industry / Los Angeles *Job Code:* WHS124 *# of openings:* 1