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Danone North America is looking for a Production Hand Packer in Springfield, Oregon at their So Delicious Dairy Free manufacturing plant.


  • Excellent benefits package – Medical, Dental, Vision, 401(k), Employee Assistance Program and more!
  • Competitive pay – $17.75 per hour + $.75 differential for Graveyard.
  • $500 SIGN ON BONUS!
  • Graveyard Shift – 10:25pm to 6:30am, Sunday through Thursday.
  • This position is part of a unionized workforce.
  • You get to play an important part in providing plant-based food products to people that need them!
  • We are part of the B Corp movement, and as a company we meet the highest standards of social and environmental performance, transparency, and accountability.

Objectives of the role:

  • Prepares and packages products by hand.
  • Performs basic quality control checks, including accurate packaging, package counts, dates, and weight, and evaluates product or package appearance.
  • Folds and tapes boxes, applies labels, and stacks boxes on pallets according to direction.
  • Moves pallets to finished goods storage.
  • Workers may use bar code readers or computer devices to track production efficiencies.

Education and Experience:

  • Required – High School diploma or GED equivalent.
  • Required – Basic computer skills (keyboarding, email, data entry)
  • Prefer 6 months of successful work experience that involves accuracy, dependability, and teamwork.
  • Experience in food production/manufacturing highly preferred.
  • High mechanical aptitude is preferred, as promotional opportunities typically rely on a strong mechanical aptitude.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Maintains a safe working environment, functioning as a member of a cooperative team and safely performs job duties.
  • Reads, writes, speaks, interprets, and understands English written and verbal instructions, policies, and procedures.
  • Apply basic mathematical skills such as add, subtract, multiply, and divide.
  • Must be quick with hands, packing product into multi-packs at the rate of 140-150 pieces per minute.
  • Must adhere to strict “Good Manufacturing Practices” for work in a food production environment.
  • A high degree of attention to detail and accuracy is required.
  • Works with a sense of urgency in varying temperature environments.
  • Tools used: Cart, pallet jack, taper, shrink wrap

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential function of this job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Stand: Static standing is frequent when hand packing and case making, mixed with walking while palletizing.

Walk: Occasional to freezer over a distance of approximately 50 feet to the freezer and back.

Lifting: 5lbs or less continuously, 6-10 lbs. frequently, 11-40 lbs. occasionally. Each case weighing 7.5 lbs. to 12.5 lbs. can be carried less than 10 feet on an occasional basis. Most product is moved by conveyor, carts and pallet jacks to minimize carrying.

Push/Pull: Cases are moved from the production area to the freezer at a pace of 6 to 12 cases at a time, so a cart will be pushed about every 5 minutes when palletizing over a distance of 20 feet. The carts are easy to push requiring less than 10 lbs. of force, but each time the palletizer enters the freezer, the freezer door needs to be pushed open and closed. The door is large and requires about 30 lbs. of force over a distance of 6 feet.

Reach: Constant forward reach, the conveyor moving product is 41″ tall and product is located approximately 16 inches away from the employee.

Hand/Eye coordination: constant.

Grasp: Constant.

Mental Demands:

Comparing – Judging whether the product meets specifications in a fast-paced environment.

About Us!!

At Danone North America, you’ll work with some of the best-known food and beverage brands in the world like Activia, Silk, Horizon Organic, Two Good, Oikos, evian, and Happy Family. You’ll be part of one of the largest Certified B Corp™ in the world, working together to make sure our brands create real benefits for people, communities, and the planet. We have 6,000+ employees across the U.S. and Canada. Come join our movement for a healthier world One Planet. One Health BY YOU.

Danone North America doesn’t just welcome what makes you unique, we value it. We’re proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All hires to our team are based on qualifications, merit and business needs. We recruit, employ, train and promote regardless of race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, genetic characteristic or any other protected status. Faithful to our values of openness and humanism, all of our employees share in the commitment to engage one another with dignity and respect.

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