Job Opportunities within Our Portfolio

Lewis & Clark AgriFood
Lewis & Clark AgriFood

Production Technician



Middlesex, NC, USA
Posted on Thursday, June 27, 2024

Job Summary:

Packers are responsible for packing finished goods into cases, recording paperwork, changeovers and code checks. Responsibilities include keeping up with the pace of production, packing quality products, labeling boxes, and placing boxes on a conveyor as required.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • None.


  • Removes packaged product from conveyor line and places packaged product into casing neatly and correctly.
  • Monitors packaged product for quality standards
  • Verifies that the date packaged is correct
  • Straightens product progressing along a conveyor line
  • Operates palletizing equipment
  • Conduct required periodic packaging integrity testing and weight checks, and metal detection using established validation methods
  • Ensure that the correct packaging materials are being used for the product being produced. Track and document machine/equipment down-time
  • Maintains counts of finished product
  • Assemble flat cardboard into box shape for shipping products
  • Tape boxes and manually transfer product to stacking area
  • Understanding/Performing different packaging configurations
  • Maintain ingredients and material in a First in First Out basis (FIFO)
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize; strong time management skills with the ability to work without extensive supervision
  • Operate filler machine as needed
  • Assist with batching productions
  • Must follow and understand all employee safety guidelines, food safety and quality procedures and GMPs (Good Manufacturing Practices)
  • CIP, COP, and SIP before and after production
  • Assist in allergen monitoring programs
  • Sanitation/Housekeeping
  • QA monitoring and recording assistance
  • Troubleshooting
  • Batching & Processing assistance
  • Uphold SQF requirements including promotion of a strong & positive food safety culture
  • Active involvement in implementation, upkeep and continuous improvement of food safety as part of an interdisciplinary team
  • Stewardship for our B-Corp mission to promote worldwide health and wellness by fostering the delivery of high quality, healthy foods through sustainable methods.

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Thorough working knowledge of all current OSHA and Safety Standards
  • Attention to detail
  • Must work well in teams and demonstrate behavior conducive to promoting strong teamwork
  • Must possess a positive attitude in a fast-paced production environment
  • Must be punctual, on site and ready for work at scheduled hours

Education and Experience:

  • High School degree or equivalent
  • Forklift and Aerial platform certification within 3 months of hire
  • The ability to complete better processing control school & Acidified Foods course in first 6 months of hire

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to stand and walk for 8-hour shifts
  • Perform repetitive or continue behavior including lifting 20-30 pounds
  • Occasionally lift up to 50 pounds at times
  • Frequent bending, crouching, or twisting
  • Work in various adverse conditions such as tight or enclosed spaces, heights, and temperature extremes to complete work assignments

Ability to work in fast-paced production environment

Monday-Friday (7:00am-3:30pm) 1st Shift
Monday-Friday (2:00pm-10:30pm) 2nd Shift
Monday-Friday (9am-5:30pm) Mid/Morning Shift