Sanitation Utility (1st and 2nd shift)

This position is based at our Severin Peanut Company located in Severn, NC.

The Company

Severn Peanut Company along with Hampton Farms is the leading In-Shell Peanut Company in the US. We are also a leading producer of other types of nuts and nut butters for the retail and commercial markets. You can find our product in most grocery stores and major league baseball stadiums. We distribute under the Hampton Farms brand and are also a leading private label manufacturer.

Base pay – $13.00 per hour

Job Purpose

Primary responsibilities are to ensure a sanitary food production environment. This responsibility includes food safety, pest control, and sanitation policy/procedure adherence. Expected to Promote and Live into our Mission of Being the Best NUT Company Today! This position will report to the Sanitation and Safety Manager.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Attend pre-shift meetings.
  • Perform duties according to master sanitation schedules.
  • Employee is responsible for completion of recordkeeping requirements.
  • Responsible to maintain a neat and orderly work area at all times.
  • Must function and interact on a daily basis with plant personnel and comply with plant policy/procedure requirements.
  • Expected to be punctual and abide by attendance policies.
  • Employee will be responsible for attending and satisfactory completion of all required safety training topics.
  • Expected to be able to work extended hours which may include weekends or holidays.
  • The position is not limited to Sanitation/Pest application operations and may on occasion require performance and responsibilities in other areas.

Base pay of $13.00 per hour depending on experience

Education and/or Experience

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Food Plant Sanitation and Hygiene experience and/or training
  • Good Manufacturing Practices experience and/or training
  • Pest Control Awareness experience and/or training
  • Work well independently and with others
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Team Player

Work Environment

Combination of manufacturing environment along with duties that will require employee to work in a production/plant environment where physical hazards such as industrial equipment and forklifts may be present.

Physical Demand

  • Be able to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Be able to work in dusty/noisy environments with the proper PPE.
  • Frequently climb sets of stairs and ladders in excess of 10-15 ft.
  • Work in various weather conditions.
  • Ability to operate basic hand tools, compressed air wands, and vacuums.
  • Capable of wearing respirators and protective clothing.
  • Capable of walking & standing on concrete for shifts in excess of 8 hours.

Competencies

  • Analytical
  • Continuous Learning
  • Job Knowledge
  • Use of Technology
  • Problem Solving
  • Project Management
  • Adaptability
  • Dependability
  • Quality
  • Communications
  • Reasoning Ability
  • Exceptional Interpersonal skills
  • Team player
  • Treats everyone with respect and dignity

Benefits

  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Disability
  • Vision
  • Dental
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Employee Assistance (EAP)
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Tuition Assistance (TAP)
  • Teladoc
  • 401K Match
  • Paid Vacation and Personal Days
  • Paid Holidays
  • Bereavement Leave
  • Military Leave
  • School Leave
  • Jury Duty Leave

Core Values “Equip”

  • Environment
  • Quality
  • Understanding
  • Integrity
  • People

Application Process

  • This job is contingent upon satisfactory completion of reference checks, education verification, pre-employment drug screening, and a criminal history check.

EOE – Equal Opportunity Employer

For Additional Information Visit: www.hamptonfarms.com OR www.meherrinag.com

Production Utility (1st & 2nd shift)

This position is based at our Severn Peanut Company located in Severn, NC.

The Company

Severn Peanut Company along with Hampton Farms is the leading In-Shell Peanut Company in the US. We are also a leading producer of other types of nuts and nut butters for the retail and commercial markets. You can find our product in most grocery stores and major league baseball stadiums. We distribute under the Hampton Farms brand and are also a leading private label manufacturer.

Base pay at $14.00 per hour depending on experience

Job Purpose

Production Utility Level 3: Primary responsibilities are to ensure safe packaging and storage of finished product. This responsibility includes both Regulatory Agency and Severn Peanut Company policy/procedure adherence. Expected to Promote and Live into our Mission of Being the Best NUT Company Today! This position will report to Supervisor.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Attend pre-shift meetings.
  • Communicate with manager and perform duties according to manager’s instruction.
  • Capable of packaging product in a safe and orderly manner.
  • Responsible to maintain a neat and orderly work area at all times.
  • Must function and interact on a daily basis with plant personnel and comply with plant policy/procedure requirements.
  • Employee is responsible for completion of recordkeeping requirements.
  • Expected to be punctual and abide by attendance policies.
  • Employee will be responsible for attending and satisfactory completion of all required safety training topics.
  • Expected to be able to work extended hours, which may include weekends or holidays.

Education and/or Experience

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Good Manufacturing Practices experience and/or training
  • Food Plant industrial experience and/or training
  • Work well independently and with others
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Team Player

Physical Demand

  • Be able to work in various weather conditions, both ambient and cold storage areas.
  • Ability to work in an industrial setting which includes machinery/process noise and exposure to peanuts and dust.
  • Ability to work in a production/assembly line atmosphere.
  • Capable of wearing protective clothing, and other necessary PPE.
  • Ability to read, write, and comprehend English in association with instructions and recordkeeping.
  • Ability to perform basic math in reference to load orders and inventory.
  • Ability to operate basic machine controls and pedals. This requires frequent use of hands and feet.
  • Ability to operate forklift in an industrial setting. Must meet training requirements.
  • Frequent standing
  • Frequent reaching overhead (Minimum76 inches)
  • Frequent lifting of up to 50 lbs.
  • Ability to climb stairs/steps

Work Environment

Combination of manufacturing environment along with duties that will require employee to work in a production/plant environment where physical hazards such as industrial equipment and forklifts may be present.

Competencies

  • Analytical
  • Continuous Learning
  • Job Knowledge
  • Use of Technology
  • Problem Solving
  • Project Management
  • Adaptability
  • Dependability
  • Quality
  • Communications
  • Reasoning Ability
  • Exceptional Interpersonal skills
  • Team player
  • Treats everyone with respect and dignity

Benefits

  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Disability
  • Vision
  • Dental
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Employee Assistance (EAP)
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Tuition Assistance (TAP)
  • Teladoc
  • 401K Match
  • Paid Vacation and Personal Days
  • Paid Holidays
  • Bereavement Leave
  • Military Leave
  • School Leave
  • Jury Duty Leave

Core Values “Equip”

  • Environment
  • Quality
  • Understanding
  • Integrity
  • People

Application Process

  • This job is contingent upon satisfactory completion of reference checks, education verification, pre-employment drug screening, and a criminal history check.

EOE – Equal Opportunity Employer

For Additional Information Visit: www.hamptonfarms.com OR www.meherrinag.com

Machine Operator

This position is based at our Hampton Farms location in Springfield, MA.

The Company

Hampton Farms is the leading In-Shell Peanut Company in the US. We are also a leading producer of other types of nuts and nut butters for the retail and commercial markets. You can find our product in most grocery stores and major league baseball stadiums. We distribute under the Hampton Farms brand and are also a leading private label manufacturer.

Job Responsibilities

  • Safely operate multiple machines in the Stone Creek production room
  • Work with minimal oversight and willing to follow directions closely
  • Operate designated machinery in the facility according to training provided, trouble shoot equipment and changeover if equipment requires
  • Paperwork Documentation
  • Lift bags and or boxes weighing as much as 50lbs
  • Stand on their feet for multiple hours
  • Travel up and down stairs and crossovers
  • Perform any other duties that is asked of them by the supervisors/managers (Even if the task does not pertain to their position)
  • Maintain a sanitary work environment that promotes employee cleanliness and meets all regulatory requirements
  • may work in all areas of the plant(s) to maintain areas in accordance with Master Sanitation Schedules
  • Clean and sanitize using verified chemicals within the plant
  • May be asked to conduct visual inspections verifying that all production, picking, processing, sorting, packaging, warehousing, and areas are ready for the next production shift/day.
  • Open and flexible to occasional fluctuating/flexing hours based on business need and customer order shipment scheduling
  • Committed to delivering the best possible experience to our customers and employees in support of our mission, vision, and values.

Experience and Education Requirements

  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Ability to appropriately handle confidential material.
  • 1-3 year’s production manufacturing experience.
  • Experience with food manufacturing Principles and implementation.
  • Must be able to work well both independently and collaboratively.
  • Must be willing to work in production and manufacturing environments.

Competencies

  • Analytical
  • Continuous Learning
  • Job Knowledge
  • Use of Technology
  • Problem Solving
  • Project Management –
  • Adaptability
  • Dependability
  • Quality
  • Communications
  • Reasoning Ability
  • Exceptional Interpersonal skills
  • Team player
  • Treats everyone with respect and dignity

Benefits

  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Disability
  • Vision
  • Dental
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Employee Assistance (EAP)
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Teladoc
  • 401K Match
  • Paid Vacation and Personal Days
  • Paid Holidays
  • Bereavement Leave
  • Military Leave
  • Jury Duty Leave

Core Values “Equip”

  • Environment
  • Quality
  • Understanding
  • Integrity
  • People

Application Process

  • This job is contingent upon satisfactory completion of reference checks, education verification, pre-employment drug screening, and a criminal history check.

EOE – Equal Opportunity Employer

For Additional Information Visit: www.hamptonfarms.com

Packer (2nd shift)

This position is based at our Hampton Farms location in Severn, NC.

The Company

Hampton Farms is the leading In-Shell Peanut Company in the US. We are also a leading producer of other types of nuts and nut butters for the retail and commercial markets. You can find our product in most grocery stores and major league baseball stadiums. We distribute under the Hampton Farms brand and are also a leading private label manufacturer.

Pay Range: $12.25 – $13.25 per hour

Job Purpose

Each production line will have one designated machine operator and at least one designated packer. The machine operator is ultimately responsible for all activities at the production line they are assigned to. Person(s) in the packer position work under the direction of the machine operator for that station.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Always work in a safe manor.
  • Assist with set up as instructed by the machine operator. This may include any of the following:
  • Restock cartons
  • Set up carton printer
  • Sweep production area
  • Check that all surfaces and work area are clean and sanitized per GMP guidelines
  • When running, keep cartons supplied to yourself and the operator
  • Check weight and date print on bags against weight and date on production sheet.
  • Be sure weight on weight sheet is the same as listed weight on the production sheet.
  • Check weights on bags first run when starting up and tell the operator what they are.
  • Check weights on 3 bags every 30 minutes, tell the operator and record the weights on the daily weight sheets.
  • Scan bags for proper placement of top hole, weight and date stamp, print quality. Tell the operator of any issues.
  • Pack bags in cartons keeping up with production
  • Stack finished cases on pallet
  • Remove finished pallet to assigned area
  • Count finished cases to confirm operator’s count
  • Replace full pallet with empty pallet. Place cardboard on pallet when needed.

Education and/or Experience

  • High School diploma or equivalent (GED)
  • 0-2 years’ production manufacturing experience.
  • Must be able to work well both independently and collaboratively.
  • Team Player

Work Environment

  • Combination of manufacturing environment along with duties that will require employee to work in a production/plant environment where physical hazards such as industrial equipment and forklifts may be present
  • Having to work with high & low PH chemicals such as alpet, proclean degreaser, Alkaline cleaner, and Steam cleaners on a regular basis.

Physical Demand

  • Climbing: ladders, stairs, etc. –using feet and legs or hands and arms 1/3 of the time & continuous Standing
  • Lifting: Intermediate lifting up to 55 lbs for up to half your shift (up to 4 hours)
  • Stooping: Bending body downward and forward by bending spine at the waist
  • Crouching: Bending the body downward and forward by bending legs and spine
  • Reaching: Extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction
  • Handling: Seizing, holding, grasping, turning, or otherwise working with hand or hands
  • Hearing: Perceiving the nature of sounds by ears
  • Depth Perception: Three dimensional vision. Ability to judge distances
  • Color Vision: Ability to identify and distinguish colors

Competencies

  • Analytical
  • Continuous Learning
  • Job Knowledge
  • Use of Technology
  • Problem Solving
  • Project Management
  • Adaptability
  • Dependability
  • Quality
  • Communications
  • Reasoning Ability
  • Exceptional Interpersonal skills
  • Team player
  • Treats everyone with respect and dignity

Benefits

  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Disability
  • Vision
  • Dental
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Employee Assistance (EAP)
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Tuition Assistance (TAP)
  • Teladoc
  • 401K Match
  • Paid Vacation and Personal Days
  • Paid Holidays
  • Bereavement Leave
  • Military Leave
  • School Leave
  • Jury Duty Leave

Core Values “Equip”

  • Environment
  • Quality
  • Understanding
  • Integrity
  • People

Application Process

  • This job is contingent upon satisfactory completion of reference checks, education verification, pre-employment drug screening, and a criminal history check.

EOE – Equal Opportunity Employer

For Additional Information Visit: www.hamptonfarms.com