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General Labor-Wenatchee

Location: Wenatchee
Posted on: June 7, 2021

Job Description:

Position: General Labor-Wenatchee


Wenatchee, WA

Job Id: 1241

# of Openings: 5


To perform all general labor tasks to meet process flow and needs. To perform all custodial duties as required.


Pre-inspect and trim apples; inspect final product; perform custodial duties; ensure incoming fruit is free of foreign materials; spot and remove defects by using trim knife while minimizing yield loss; inspect final product to remove defects and foreign materials; erect boxes and insert liners and bags to meet process needs.


Include the following. Other duties may be assigned. All of the following are to be performed while adhering to Tree Top operational policies, safety rules, procedures and good manufacturing practices.

It is the responsibility of every employee at Tree Top Inc. to report food safety and food quality problems or risks to personnel with the authority to initiate action against these said possible risks. The Organization chart indicated key personnel with the authority to take action.

This is a representative sample--not to imply a complete listing of all responsibilities and tasks.

Visually Inspect Products for Defects and Foreign Materials:

Identify and remove foreign objects and defects from the process

Spread products on belt to facilitate greater visibility of defects, etc.

Break clusters of dry, or compressed apples

Remove Foreign Materials from Raw Product:

Identify and remove foreign materials

Notify the Supervisor or Lab Technician when foreign materials are found

Communicate with Co-workers and Management Regarding Defects and Foreign Materials:

Inform Process Operator or Packaging Operator and/or Quality Technician of foreign material

Inform Process Operator or Packaging Operator of poor quality fruit

Receive information from Process Operator, Packaging Operator or Management regarding what fruit to discard

Receive information on which boxes and liners are to be used

Spot and Remove Defects:

Remove defects using Trim Knife, ensuring minimal apple loss

Identify and remove poor quality or poorly processed fruit

Maintain Adequate Production Supply so Line Flow is not Interrupted:

Erect and line boxes to meet line flow

Advise Operator or Supervisor when supplies are low

Produce boxes/cases required per minute

Stack boxes as needed to maintain production flow

Build totes as needed

Perform Custodial Assignments as Required:

Perform custodial job requirements

Industrial and Food Safety

Follow proper Lock Out/Tag Out procedures/standards.

Follow all Haz-Com and Chemical Safety procedures/standards.

Follow all Good Manufacturing Practice procedures and standards.

Follow all Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point procedure/standards.

Wear required and appropriate Personal Protective Equipment at all times.

Identify and address all unsafe conditions and unsafe acts - Report to Supervisor on shift

Follow all other applicable safety rules and regulations.


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


High school diploma or general education degree (GED); and six months to one-year position-related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


Ability to read, write, and speak and understand in English, in order to interpret documents such as specifications, safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.

Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with co-workers and supervisors.


Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percentages.


Required during production duties:

Hair Net

Bump Cap

Rubber Gloves

Hearing Protection

Respiratory protection (as required)

Additional PPE required during sanitation duties:

Rain/Wet Gear

Safety Glasses

Rubber Boots

Face Shield


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.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to


Use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls

Reach with hands and arms

Talk or hear

The employee frequently is required to walk, sit, stoop, kneel or crouch

The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision for paperwork, driving and reading specifications, distance vision to drive the forklift, color vision to check product color and identify packaging color differences, peripheral vision for driving the forklift and to watch for pedestrians, depth perception for driving the forklift and stacking pallets, and the ability to adjust focus for driving the forklift and identifying the product


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works in proximity to moving mechanical parts and is regularly exposed to risk of electrical shock.

The employee frequently works in high, precarious places

The employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions and extreme heat.

The employee occasionally works in outside extreme weather conditions (heat, cold, wind, etc.)

The employee is occasionally exposed to vibration, toxic or caustic chemicals, and fumes or airborne particles.

The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.


The above job profile does not include all essential and nonessential duties of this job. All employees with disabilities are encouraged to contact the Human Resources Department to review and discuss the essential and nonessential functions of the job. The employee with a disability can evaluate the job in greater detail to determine if she/he can safely perform the essential functions of this job with or without reasonable accommodation.


Job profiles are not intended, nor should they be construed to be, an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, tasks, skills, efforts, working conditions or similar behaviors, attributes or requirements associated with a job. A job profile is not a comprehensive job description. It is intended for the sole purpose of acquainting a person who is unfamiliar with such position with a brief overview of the position's general direction and scope. This position profile is company confidential, is intended for internal use only and may not be copied or reproduced by anyone for any purpose without written permission from the Vice President of Human Resources.

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Keywords: TREE TOP INC, Everett , General Labor-Wenatchee, Other , Wenatchee, Washington

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