Assumes responsibility for producing and packaging attractive, correctly portioned food in an atmosphere of cleanliness, efficiency, cooperation, friendliness, and maintains food safety and sanitation requirements. Practices food safety standards by adherence to uniform, head covering, face mask requirements, and practices standards of good grooming. Performs assigned tasks in a minimum of two of the three following categories of duties as well as other related duties assigned by Food Center supervisory staff.
FOOD PREPARATION DUTIES
BULK FOOD ASSEMBLY AND DISTRIBUTION DUTIES
GENERAL HOUSEKEEPING DUTIES
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to satisfactorily perform tasks from a minimum of two of the three categories of essential duties as evaluated in a performance review. 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.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required; or one to three years related experience and/or training in repetitive task or light manufacturing environment; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Reads and comprehends simple instructions, short correspondence, and product labels in English. Must be able to write simple correspondence and to speak effectively to supervisors and other employees of the organization.
Performs simple, three-digit mathematical calculations using addition, subtraction, multiplication, or division. Performs these calculations related to units of weight and volume and basic counting from one to fifty items.
Ability to quickly and accurately count food items in baskets. Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written and oral instructions. Deals with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.
Food safety training preferred.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, an individual must be able to perform the following activities without restrictions: handle food; handle detergents and other cleaning solutions; place hands in water of varying temperatures using approved protective measures; regularly lift and position materials weighing up to 50 pounds; move and position loaded transport dollies (400 – 500 pounds), sustain walking and standing on hard and sometimes slippery or uneven surfaces; sustain repetitious motions of fingers, hands, wrists, and arms; and frequently push, pull, stoop, and/or bend.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, an individual is regularly exposed to conditions that are typical in a food packaging environment. These conditions include a chilled environment of 42°F to 50°F, refrigerator and freezer temperatures; noise produced from equipment and from large groups of employees; aromas from chemical characteristics of cleaning solutions; and risks of cuts, burns, contusions, electrical shock and other injuries from failure to follow safety procedures in the operation and cleaning of foodservice preparation and food packaging equipment.