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SunOpta Production Worker I in Edwardsville Facility, Kansas


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform diversified duties to ensure efficient performance of production packaging line

  • Provide quality assurance by maintaining a close eye on product during production runs, while working in tandem with other members of the Production and Maintenance teams to maintain efficiency

  • Perform housekeeping and sanitation duties while maintaining full compliance with food safety and quality standards

  • Ensure quality product by discarding inferior or defective product and communicating continuing issues to the appropriate staff member and in a timely manner

  • Ensure timely loading of fruit onto our production lines to maintain optimal machine performance

  • Hand-pack finished goods into corrugated cases to maintain optimal machine performance

  • Hand stack pallets per customer specification and operate stretch-wrapper or hand wrap finished pallets

  • Complete production and quality control duties with acute attention to detail

  • Ensures cleanliness of work area by removing recyclable materials and dumping waste in a timely manner

  • Effectively communicate with members of staff at all levels in a professional manner

  • Actively participate in company safety meetings and be a proponent of employee safety

  • Follow all GMPs and all other company quality and food safety programs as they relate to the production department

  • All other duties as assigned


  • Time Management

  • Communication skills

  • Team-work orientation

  • Results-driven

  • Initiative

Position Type:

This is a full-time position. Hours of work are:

Monday—Thursday: 4:45a.m.—3p.m. and Friday work as needed, subject to business needs


Monday—Thursday: 2:45p.m.—1:15a.m. and Friday work as needed subject to business needs

Supervisory Responsibilities:

This position has no supervisory responsibilities

Travel Requirements:

This position will require minimal travel, if any

Education and Experience:

  • High school diploma or G.E.D. preferred

  • Food manufacturing and packaging line experience preferred, but not required



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Knowledge and Skills:

Outstanding written and verbal communications skills, bi-lingual English/Spanish a plus, but not essential. Must be able to understand basic instructions and communicate

Work Environment and Physical Demands:

Approximately 98% of work is performed in a refrigerated and humid environment with loud, vibratory, and fast-moving equipment. While performing the duties of this job, the employee will be required to talk and hear. This position is very active and requires standing, walking, bending, stooping, twisting, feeling, fingering, crouching, and climbing during the entirety of shift. The employee must frequently lift and/or move items over 50 lbs. Vision abilities require close vision, distance vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus with or without corrective lenses.

TheEmployerisanEqualOpportunityEmployer.TheEmployerdoesnotdiscriminateinemploymentandno questiononthisapplicationisusedforthepurposeoflimitingorexcusinganyapplicant’sconsideration foremploymentonabasisprohibitedbylocal,state,orfederallaw.

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An Equal Opportunity Employer


Primary Location: US-KS-Edwardsville Facility

Work Locations: Edwardsville Facility (4064) 1103 Blake St. Edwardsville, 66111

Job: Operations

Organization: CPG

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Evening Job

Employee Status: Regular

Job Type: Standard

Travel: No

Job Posting: Sep 1, 2020, 4:08:03 PM

Req ID: 200000BC