Food Packaging Associate in Bloomfield, CT at CoWorx Staffing Services

Date Posted: 2/23/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

CoWorx Staffing, in partnership with Pepperidge Farm, is seeking Food Packaging Associates for their Bloomfield facility.


Ideal candidates should be able to work a minimum of 6 days a week and must have a flexible schedule to adjust to changing shift times. Overtime hours are available every week so you can earn even more leading up to the holidays!


These are exciting roles with a fantastic, inclusive company focused on fairness and maintaining a positive work environment. Position will work in a beautiful, state of the art facility that is temperature controlled and bus line accessible. These are long term, temp to hire positions that offer a significant pay rate increase upon permanent hire. 


Pepperidge Farm employees have exclusive access to discounted Pepperidge Farm products and receive free loaves of bread every week.

Job Requirements

Job Functions:

  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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

Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Prior food-related experience preferred
  • Ability to read, write & understand English
  • Ability to stand, walk, reach, and bend for full shift
  • Steel toed boots required
  • Must be able to work a minimum of 6 days a week as well as overtime

Shifts Available:

  • Monday-Saturday, 10pm-6am

Benefits Include:

  • Health, Dental, and Vision
  • 401(k)
  • Life Insurance
  • Patient Care Programs
  • Employee Referral Programs
  • Direct Deposit and Payroll Debit Card options

At this time we are happy to offer video or telephone interviews to qualified candidates - or you can come in person to our recruiting office! We are taking steps to ensure that all of our facilities are held to high standards of cleanliness and sanitation. In-person interviews will require an appointment which we will schedule ahead of time.


Questions? Contact us at 860-461-7746!