Foster Farms has been serving families since 1939. Since the founding days, Foster Farms has always been committed to providing consumers with the highest-quality, best-tasting poultry products available. Our commitment to excellence, honesty, quality, service, and our valued TEAM Members will shine through in everything we do.
Foster Farms is always looking for talented individuals to join the Foster Farms TEAM. We offer the experience of a large organization, but operate like a family business. More than half of our job openings are filled by internal promotion, and we encourage TEAM Members to gain a variety of experiences across different functional groups.
Pay rates between $21.70-41.00 (DOE)with Attendance Premium of $0.25 and Shift Premiums of $1.50 and $1.00 for hours worked during 2nd and 3rd shifts. Longevity premium of $0.25 after one year of service.
We offer our TEAM Members the following benefits:
Medical, dental, and vision health insurance for themselves and their eligible dependents.
Voluntary benefits such as Group Hospital Indemnity Insurance, Group Accident Coverage, Group Critical Illness Coverage, Individual Short-Term Disability Insurance, and Whole Life Insurance.
Flexible Spending Accounts (Health Care FSA and Dependent Daycare FSA).
Employee Assistance Program (EAP).
College tuition reimbursement (100% tuition, 80% books, and 100% parking).
401(k) Retirement Plan with a Company-contribution of up to 4%.
Vacation, sick, holiday, funeral, and jury duty pay.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Maintain, repair and operate the packaging equipment of the plant, to include various types of automated wrapping, boxing and packaging equipment (e.g., film wrappers, box formers, box sealers, cut up machines, scales, conveyor systems, computerized weigh and pricing systems and various other systems and equipment.)
Troubleshooting equipment problems and breakdowns. Welding and fabrication as needed for equipment repair, maintenance and equipment installation/removal.
To ensure that all systems receive proper lubrication and perform preventative maintenance as required to all equipment for plant reliability. Will also maintain plant records as required.
Will assist other plant personnel in various areas of the plant as needed. Will perform all jobs and tasks in a safe, productive and professional manor, and ensure that good housekeeping.
Maintain, repair, troubleshoot, operate and perform preventative maintenance on all equipment (e.g., film wrappers, box formers, box sealers, cut up machines, scales, conveyor systems, computerized weigh units, pricing systems and various other systems and equipment).
Welding, fabrication and installation/removal of equipment.
other duties as assigned by a Maintenance Supervisor.
Enter appropriate log entries, assisting in other areas of the plant as required. Maintain safety, housekeeping, sanitation and disease control requirements while performing job duties. Assist with ordering materials and supplies.
Must have three years of related mechanical experience and or training in drives, conveyors, gearboxes, automated packaging systems, material handling and or other similar equipment.
Must have two years of basic electrical and electronics experience and or training.
Must have two years of experience with various types of welding, cutting and fabrication processes.
Must be self- motivated and able to work in a wet, cool and sometimes unpleasant environment with a minimum of supervision.
Must be able to read and write in English and have good math skills.
Must have a demonstrated history of dependability, particularly with regard to safety and attendance.
Must be able to lift containers weighing 50 lbs.
Must be able to work from ladders and elevated platforms.
Must be able to work in confined places.
Must be willing and able to work various shifts, over time and non-standard work times.
Must have own tools.
Submit resume for consideration
All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.
Foster Farms participates in E-Verify during the hire process at all locations for all new TEAM Members.
Foster Farms is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities, Females, Veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.