Palletizer (1st Shift) in Bridgeport NJ

Chelten House Products
Palletizer (1st Shift)
Job ID: 
Bridgeport NJ
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Job Types:
Packaging Technician, Production Worker, Warehouse Worker
Palletizer Operator

Who We Are:

  • Chelten House Products, Inc. is a fourth-generation, family-owned, food industry manufacturer, with facilities in Swedesboro, New Jersey. We are an essential business, and an industry leader, who prioritizes putting food on the table for the communities we serve. While we are widely recognized for our commitment to creating the finest tasting pasta sauces, salad dressings, salsas, ketchups, and other sauces and blends, we are contributing to something more, providing security and comfort in putting food on your family's table.

What We Have:

  • Competitive pay with many positions starting at $18.35/hour and up
  • Benefits such as medical, vision and dental
  • Company-wide perks, including, (7) paid holidays, employee appreciation events, and celebratory outings
  • Supplemental benefits including life insurance and 401k contributions
  • Safe work environments to reduce the transmission of COVID-19
  • Philanthropic endeavors and community involvement
  • Incentive-based Refer-a-Friend Program
  • Team training sessions and advancement opportunities
  • A diversified workforce committed to excellence and innovation
  • Transparent and accessible leadership team, including, monthly lunches with ownership
  • Convenient location for travel and commute

What We Need:

  • We need a Palletizer Operator responsible for forming each layer of finished good pallets in accordance to the pallet patterns specified in the Packaging Slip at a pace in which the production line does not back up

What You Will Do:

  • You will maintain workstation cleanliness - includes but is not limited to work table, conveyors, floor
  • You will complete Weekly Safety One Point Lessons
  • You will uphold a high standard of quality through inspection of raw materials and finished goods
  • You will perform Quality Checks in accordance to Standard Operating Procedure (SOP)
  • You will inspect bottle codes, case codes and WMS pallet tags
  • You will work at a rapid pace to prevent product back-up at the palletizing area; some 6 pack formats can range from 20-30 cases per minute in output
  • You will exhibit strong teamwork skills; palletizing can range up to 2 palletizers per area for some container formats
  • You will navigate the WMS system to generate pallet tags
  • You will escalate pallet tag information discrepancies to lead and/or supervisor
  • You will operate in a flexible manner to support the overall success of the Operation

What You Need:

  • Minimum of a High School Education
  • 1+ years' experience in manufacturing environment
  • Experience with machine or tooling change-overs
  • Comprehension of Preventative Maintenance
  • Experience in performing basic lubrication, greasing and parts inspection
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills; professionalism, problem solving, attention to detail
  • Self-motivated with a strong dedication for success, taking pride in workmanship
  • Participation in employee training as it relates to GMP's, Health and Safety, periodic technical training as it relates to internal development, active participation of Line Improvement and Optimization activities ensuring high performance of Production
  • Computer proficiency, Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook etc.
  • Knowledge of food safety, HACCP, GMP and other quality programs
  • Ability to work in varying climates
  • Willing to work flexible hours and frequent overtime including weekends
  • Ability to safely lift a minimum of 50 pounds in a repetitive nature
  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time
  • Must be able to work in an environment exposed to milk, egg, mustard, peanuts, fish, sulfites, sesame, soy, tree nuts, and wheat allergens
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