Food Production Associate in Bloomfield, CT at CoWorx Staffing Services

Date Posted: 5/24/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Are you ready to get back to work? We have an exciting opportunity for you! CoWorx is hiring a Food Production Associate to work with the Pepperidge Farm Corporation, a well-established, leading company in the Bloomfield, Connecticut area.

These positions are entry-level positions with various basic responsibilities depending on the assigned work area, including rotating to different positions in the work areas at specified intervals. You will be responsible for area housekeeping and other duties as assigned by the area leader.

Dry Area Dept. Specific Job Duties

  • Ensure product flow from the product feed conveyor through the slicers

  • Monitor slicer infeed and exit to prevent jam-ups

  • Pack finished product into cases in accordance with specifications

  • Place cartons on the superior and document lot codes for each variety

  • Remove bags that don’t meet specification from infeed conveyor

Processing Dept. Job Duties

  • Sort raisins

  • Act as a relief as needed

Packaging Area Specific Job Duties

  • Straighten product prior to the slicer

  • Monitor slicer infeed to prevent jam-ups

  • Remove thrift and / or damaged product from the line

  • Rack off product as required

  • Pack product into baskets in accordance with specifications

  • Inspect

Job Requirements


Essential Job Functions:

  • Continuously inspect product to ensure highest levels of quality standards

  • Remove all baskets that are not clean and / or are broken and store in designated area

  • Cross train in any skill-equivalent assignments as deemed necessary by the area lead

  • Review pertinent information with the previous and oncoming shifts such as safety / food safety / mechanical issues, etc.

  • Assist key positions such as Utilities; Operators; Baggers, etc. when possible

  • Clean equipment

  • Remove trash as necessary

  • Maintain a safe neat and clean work area accordance with Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs) and Good House Keeping Practices (GHP’s)

  • Communicate effectively and foster a positive working relationship with all co-workers

  • Follow all JSA guidelines

  • Adhere to plant policies/procedures, safety rules, GMP’s, and Food Safety Policies and Practice


Key Requirements:

  • Education - high school diploma or equivalent

  • Experience – prior food-related experience preferred

  • Ability to read, write & understand English


Shift Details:


  • All shifts - $14/hr for all shifts weekly orientations - 5/26, 6/2, 6/7, 6/14, 6/21 6 day work weeks - Monday-Saturday

  • Candidates should expect to work OT (before and after shift and weekends) Will receive two 15-minute breaks and one 30-minute meal period


Benefits Include:


  • Medical

  • Dental

  • Vision

  • Life insurance

  • 401(k) plan

  • Employee Referral 

We are hosting a Hiring Event on Wednesday, June 12th from 9:00am to 12:00pm! The event will take place on-site at Pepperidge Farm at 1414 Blue Hills Ave in Bloomfield, CT. Stop by anytime on the 12th or give us a call at 860-461-7746 to make an appointment or learn more!

You do not want to miss out on an opportunity to work with driven and hardworking people in a community that cares about your success - apply with us today!