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HERB PACKER - Soli Organic - 1st Shift Full-Time

Soli Organic

Soli Organic

Jefferson, GA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, January 9, 2024
Job Type
Full-time
Description

At Soli Organic, we want to change the way people access organic, sustainable, and affordable food by revolutionizing what nature does best: growing healthy, flavorful plants. We take what we know about the biology of growing the best produce, and then use technology to optimize nature’s processes. We do all of this in our proprietary, USDA-certified organic, soil-based, indoor system. For us, everything begins with soil; it is the foundational building blocks that enable us to provide an ecosystem in which plants can thrive.

Over the past 30 years, we've seen this mission spread beyond our wildest dreams. Today, we are an integrated food solutions group with a nation-wide presence, and an ambitious drive to continue to have a positive impact for consumers. So how did we reach this far? We are constantly learning from nature, and we are taking those lessons in innovative ways and creative solutions that will serve the community of consumers who are looking for flavorful, healthy, and sustainable produce options.

SUMMARY: The Herb Packer is responsible for cleaning, trimming, cutting & packaging assigned herbs at the packaging line. This position requires the Herb Packer to work with his/her hands and may use scissors to cut & clean the herbs when necessary.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Identifies, herbs, size & weights for packaging containers.
  • Utilizes Company’s product effectively to maximize yields while maintaining high quality standards.
  • Meets work site’s hourly quota after completing two weeks of training in packing the Company’s herbs.
  • Communicates with the Line Coordinator to meet production goals.
  • Embraces diversity well and can work close with others as needed.
  • Communicates effectively with all personnel.
  • Supports Food Safety programs and adheres to Company’s procedures and policies.
  • Follows department training guidelines, best practices and operating procedures.
  • Maintains an organized working area.
  • Wears personal protective equipment when it is necessary to ensure the Company’s compliance.
  • Adapts well to changes within the assigned department and follows directions from management.
  • Reports any observed safety hazards to the immediate Supervisor.
  • Other duties may be assigned by management.
Requirements

REQUIRED EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:

  • Basic math
  • Good attendance

PREFERRED EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:

  • Knowledge and understanding of GMPs, HACCP & Quality/Hold procedures.
  • Knowledge and understanding of Management Commitment
  • Knowledge and understanding of Food Safety Policy Statement
  • Knowledge and understanding of Organizational Chart
  • Knowledge and understanding to report any Food Safety issues.

ADDITIONAL ELIGIBILITY QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Positive attitude
  • Strong work ethic
  • Teamwork and flexibility to get the job done.
  • Ability to work in a supervised setting.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to work in a cold packaging warehouse (30 to 55 Degrees Fahrenheit)

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • Ability to work flexible hours (8-10+ Hrs.)
  • Must be able to stand for periods of 8 - 10+ hours during a regular workday.
  • May involve some repetitive motions.
  • Must be able to lift 40 pounds – More than 40 pounds requires a team lift.
  • May also engage in frequent bending, stooping, squatting, pushing and pulling of parts and parts containers.
  • Constant handling/grasping and frequent fine finger manipulation

TRAVEL: N/A

COGNITIVE/SENSORY REQUIREMENTS:

  • Ability to observe and identify surroundings.
  • Ability to communicate with Supervisors, Line Coordinators, and coworkers.
  • Ability to examine and inspect containers, and products to ensure that packing specifications are met.
  • Ability to measure, weigh, and count products and materials.

About Soli Organic:

We believe that accessing organic, sustainable, flavorful foods provides an opportunity for people of all identities, backgrounds, and cultures to enjoy high quality produce. We celebrate all dimensions of diversity in the workplace equally and ensure that everyone feels a sense of inclusion, participation and belonging. We also aim to extend this commitment to the partners we work with and the communities we serve. We are constantly listening, learning, and evolving to deliver on these principles. We are proud of our collaborative culture. Our diverse employee population shares our fundamental core values of Respect for All Individuals, Customer Obsession and Winning as One Team, which creates a culture that attracts top talent, forming the foundation for a great place to work!

At Soli Organic, we embrace diversity and inclusion. We are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on the basis of an individual's race, national origin, color, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability, marital status or any other protected characteristic under applicable law, whether actual or perceived. As part of the Company’s commitment to equal employment opportunity, we provide reasonable accommodations, up to the point of undue hardship, to candidates at any stage, including to individuals with disabilities.

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