Atwater, CA 95301
Job Title: Product Handler
Work Hours: Seasonal; Shifts as assigned (day, night, any day of the week) overtime as needed
Job Summary: Facilitates the production process by seeing that raw or frozen product is made ready for production by dumping, moving and stacking cases of fresh or frozen fruit within the plant and by palletizing semi-finished or finished goods for delivery to our warehouses; additionally, may be called upon to perform sundry other tasks, such as clean up, as needed.
Duties and Responsibilities will include (but are not limited to):
Loads, unloads, and moves materials within or near plant, yard, or work site
Loads and unloads materials onto or from pallets, trays, and shelves by hand.
Lifts heavy objects by hand and cleans work area, machines, and equipment, using broom, rags, and cleaning compounds, to assist machine operators.
Push, pull, lift and stack cases of product
May operate fillers, make boxes, insert liners into boxes, product inspection or perform any other tasks required.
Works in a team of two to ten other employees with minimal supervision.
Follow safety procedures
Reliable attendance is an essential function of the job
Work is physically demanding and stressful production lines are high speed, there is considerable ambient noise, and work temperatures can vary from warm in the summer to 40 degrees (depending upon the area where employed).
Must be able to pass job specific Physical Ability Test (PAT)
Must be able to climb stairs up to 20ft daily
Requires climbing, standing, stooping, twisting, lifting and other physical movements to perform job