Summer Work Program: Packaging Labor- 1st Shift (7:30AM- 4:00PM) in Lenox IA

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Summer Work Program: Packaging Labor- 1st Shift (7:30AM- 4:00PM)
Job ID: 
Lenox IA
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Job Types:
Packaging Technician, Production Worker

Job Details



The Summer Work Program runs May - August and offers several perks:

  • Premium Pay
  • $1,000 Tuition Reimbursement
  • $750 Perfect Attendance Bonus at completion of assignment
  • 5 days off unpaid

The purpose of the packer is to pack finished high quality frozen egg products in cases according to customer specifications. The packer fills and folds omelets and prepares them for freezing; monitors and picks off defective egg products that do not meet customer specifications. Customers and the public benefit from the work packers do by the high quality safe product they package.

This position has the responsibility to comply with Safety work rules at all times as well as an obligation to reinforce Safety as a Core Value. Ensures that all policies, procedures and activities, related to Food Safety & Quality, are followed and complied with uniformly, in an effort to reduce product and process variability.


  1. Sort and pack frozen egg products according to customer specifications while keeping pace with machinery and the conveyor system.

  2. Read scales and check case weights according to customer specifications.

  3. Lift and carry up to 50 lbs. safely.

  4. Work in teams ensuring that the conveyor system does not back up and become jammed with product.

  5. Rotate to different positions during shift.

  6. Determine if product meets proper specifications or not and take corrective action as needed.

  7. Assist in the general good housekeeping of the area.

  8. Expected to adhere to safe work practices, follow GMP and HACCP guidelines, maintain sanitary conditions and ensure that product quality is maintained.

  9. Report to management any conditions or practices that may adversely affect food safety, food quality or personnel safety.

  10. Performs other duties as assigned.


  1. The ability to work in a fast paced environment and withstand constant motion.
  2. The ability to repeatedly lift and carry 30 lbs. and occasionally up to 50 lbs. safely.
  3. The ability to work indoors, on hard surfaces, in changing temperatures.
  4. Ability to travel stairs.
  5. Basic math skills.
  6. Basic verbal skills.
  7. Ability to work in a team environment.
  8. Follow all Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP’s) and Safety regulations and wear Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) as required.
  9. Ensures regulatory compliance at all times.


  • Ability to read a limited number of two-and three-syllable words and to recognize similarities and differences between words and between series of numbers.
  • Ability to print and speak simple sentences.


  • Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10’s and 100’s.
  • Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume and distance.


  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in oral form.
  • Ability to deal with problems involving one concrete variable in standardized situations.


  • No prior experience or training.



Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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