Production Employee in Cedar Rapids, IA at TreeHouse Foods

Date Posted: 8/12/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Employee Type:

Full time


IA Cedar Rapids

Job Type:

Production Operations

Job Posting Title:

Production Employee

Job Description:

Position Overview:

Entry level production position starting wage $16.54/Hr.  Likely to work Afternoon Shift.  Operate equipment and machines, and support Operators, to produce product in a safe and efficient manner.  Provide preventive maintenance as needed. 

Responsibilities and Essential Job Functions:

  • Operate fork truck.  Collect discarded material and dispose of properly.
  • Use electric / hydraulic compactor / bailer. Empty and clear jams as needed.
  • Sweep, vacuum, and use pressure spryer as needed.
  • Top capper.  Lift cases of top caps off pallets.  Clean glue roll / wheel as needed.
  • Case packer.  Load flat cases on infeed conveyor.  Monitor labeler, replace labels as needed.
  • Pack, hand stack and inspect / insert for missing pouches
  • Run product through taper. Hand stretch wrap.  Verify date codes for accuracy and legibility.  Clear jams from case packer.
  • Use proper LOTO procedures and follow all safety and sanitation procedures and PPE requirements.
  • Detect, isolate and document defective material according to quality requirements.
  • Perform Helper duties on all production lines.
  • Load cartons on infeed conveyor, monitor and clear jams as needed.
  • Use computer, scanner, copier, and other related office equipment as needed.
  • Clean up and relief duties
  • Relieve others for breaks and lunch
  • Must be able to access information from computer and provide computer data entry
  • Provides back-up for others as needed.
  • Other duties as may be assigned.
  • In event of this person’s absence, coverage will be provided by other production Group Members.


  • This position does not have direct reports.


  • High School or equivalent.
  • Food, industrial, manufacturing, mechanical ability

Physical Demands:

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disability to perform the essential functions.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear.  The employee frequently is required to sit and walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, keyboards; and reach with hands and arms.
  • The employee must frequently lift up to 40 pounds and/or move up to 100 pounds.  Specific visions abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
  • The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this job.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of the responsibilities, duties and skills required of individuals so classified.

The specific statements shown in each section of this description are not intended to be all-inclusive.  They represent typical elements and criteria considered necessary to perform the job successfully.  The Company recognizes that an individual with a disability may require an accommodation to enable him/her to successfully perform a job function.  Consideration will be given to reasonable accommodations.

Disability Assistance
TreeHouse Foods is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers, including those with disabilities.  If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, please contact us by sending an email to In your email please include a description of the specific accommodation you are requesting and a description of the position for which you are applying.

EEO Considerations

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.


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