Position: General Labor-Wenatchee
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
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
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
Spread products on belt to facilitate greater visibility of
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
Communicate with Co-workers and Management Regarding Defects and
Inform Process Operator or Packaging Operator and/or Quality
Technician of foreign material
Inform Process Operator or Packaging Operator of poor quality
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
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
Follow all Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point
Wear required and appropriate Personal Protective Equipment at
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
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
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
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.
PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT REQUIREMENTS:
Required during production duties:
Respiratory protection (as required)
Additional PPE required during sanitation duties:
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
Reach with hands and arms
Talk or hear
The employee frequently is required to walk, sit, stoop, kneel
The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance
The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50
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
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.
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