Position Description

Production Worker (Operations)
Location Texas - Dallas
Job Code 3756
# of openings 8
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JOB TITLE: Production Worker (Operations)

 

THE PASSION: 

At FreshPoint, we’re all about People. Passion. Produce! FreshPoint is North America’s largest exclusively owned produce distributor. We purchase unique and seasonal products that support local farms and growers. But we’re much more than just produce.  As a Sysco owned company, we provide the benefits and resources of a fortune 100 enterprise with a real family feel. 
 

Opportunity is knocking!  At FreshPoint we understand that building a great company is just like creating a great meal - you must have all the right ingredients. For us, those ingredients are the cultures, backgrounds, ideas, and experiences behind our diverse workforce that embodies FreshPoint. FreshPoint is a leader in selling, marketing and distributing produce, dairy and other food products to restaurants, healthcare and educational facilities, lodging establishments and other customers who prepare meals away from the home.​

 

Are you passionate?

If so, apply now for your fresh start with FreshPoint

 

THE POSITION: The Production Worker is responsible for efficiently boxing and labeling of finished product for shipment to clients.  

 

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES, DUTIES & TASKS:

  • Responsible for the Box Out area associate duties.
  • Assists to ensure that all finished product is received and quality is checked.
  • Assists to ensure that product is staged according to customers’ specifications.
  • Assists to ensure that packages are labeled correctly.
  • Maintains a clean and safe work area.
  • Minimizes the possibility of an accident to self and others.
  • Reports any incidents or accidents immediately to the department manager.
  • Should possess ability to function as one of a team, as well as to complete duties safely.
  • Must be certified by the Safety Manager to operate Industrial equipment.
  • Follow all SQF principles pertinent to your position as specified by the SQF Practitioner
  • Perform other tasks, as assigned by Packaging Lead or designee 

 

QUALIFICATIONS: The minimum qualifications listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, abilities, and experience needed to perform this job successfully. 


EDUCATION AND WORK EXPERIENCE

  • High School Diploma or G.E.D. preferred
  • Ability to understand verbal instructions in English
  • Previous experience in a repack facility or warehouse a plus
  • Proven ability to communicate and perform simple arithmetic
  • Knowledge of produce a plus
     

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Frequent lifting of product up to 50 lbs. during the shift, infrequent lifting up to 80 lbs.
  • Frequent bending, squatting, pushing, and pulling.
  • Must be able to stand in one place for long period of time
  • Must be able to work in a cold (below 35 degrees), wet environment for long periods of time


 

THE PERKS:

  • Exciting promotions and opportunities to increase your income
  • Personal and career growth
  • Friendly and supportive work environment
  • A stable growing company
  • Medical, dental, vision, prescription plans
  • Life and Disability insurance coverage
  • 401(k), Employee Stock Purchase, Employee Assistance programs
  • Pre-tax savings opportunities
  • Discounts and other perks that come with being a Sysco associate
  • Check out Syscobenefits.com/careers for more information

 

NOTICE: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature of the environment and level of work being performed by this job. This job description in no way states or implies that the duties and responsibilities listed are the only tasks to be performed by the associate in this job. The associate will be required to follow any other instructions and to perform any other job related duties requested by his or her supervisor.


Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. This job description supersedes prior job descriptions and is subject to changes of business necessity.

 

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States.

 

FreshPoint is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, and considers qualified applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.

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