Roaster Operator Assistant (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: $15.25 – $16.25 per hour

Job Purpose

The Roaster Operator of Hampton Farms is involved in the manufacture of food products intended for the consumer. The operation and operator provide a critical step in Hampton Farms food quality and safety for producing our peanut product. Being a producer of peanuts and peanut products, the roaster operator is aware of the risk involved with regard to proper temperature, speeds, roasting color and other aspects of the facility.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Verify with supervisor correct peanuts are being used, and Roaster log paperwork matches the Roasting Peanuts reports
  • Inspect machines and calibrates as required to ensure consistent operation
  • Ensure that machine is started and stopped to minimize maintenance and downtime
  • Initiate daily start-up procedures per company policies
  • Communicate with production line operators to maintain constant flow and correct peanuts
  • Maintain the correct temperature of the roaster, record the average temperature of the peanuts, belt speed, and bed depth to achieve the correct roast and color required for each customer
  • Record temperature readings each hour on Roasting log.
  • Turn in paperwork into Quality Assurance Department
  • Run a color check every hour on the roasted peanuts to ensure color meets customer requirements
  • Work with Quality Assurance Technician throughout shift to ensure CCP’s are within spec
  • Ensure the right peanuts for the production schedule are selected and roasted in spec.
  • Perform scheduled cleaning of roaster and roasting area
  • Maintaining constant vigilance for possibility of fire, through monitoring of all roasting operations
  • Perform weekly fire drills
  • Assist in control of fire as required and notification of proper authorities, as approved by management personnel
  • Help fellow employees in other work areas as needed
  • Do any other assignments ask of you by your Lead or Supervisor
  • Able to learn how to work with high and low PH chemicals such as alpet, proclean degreaser, Alkaline cleaner, and Steam cleaners for cleaning every other weekend

Education and/or Experience

  • High School diploma or equivalent (GED)
  • Experience with food manufacturing Principles and implementation.
  • 1-3 years’ production manufacturing experience.
  • Must be able to work well both independently and collaboratively.
  • Team Player

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

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.

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

CDL Class A Truck Driver

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

The Company

With more than 40 locations along the eastern seaboard in the United States, Meherrin Agricultural and Chemical Company is a leading provider of seeds, chemicals, and fertilizers to farmers.

The Job

  • Job is located in Severn, NC
  • CDL Class A Endorsement
  • HazMat Endorsement
  • Must be able to pass drug screen and background check
  • Drive tractor trailer or straight truck to make deliveries
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Safety mindset

Physical Demands

  • Must be able to pass DOT Medical Exam
  • Lift 60 pounds on a regular basis

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
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Employee Assistance (EAP)
  • Tuition Assistance 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

Additional Information Visit: www.meherrinag.com

Roaster Operator Assistant (3rd 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: $15.50 – $16.50 per hour

Job Purpose

The Roaster Operator of Hampton Farms is involved in the manufacture of food products intended for the consumer. The operation and operator provide a critical step in Hampton Farms food quality and safety for producing our peanut product. Being a producer of peanuts and peanut products, the roaster operator is aware of the risk involved with regard to proper temperature, speeds, roasting color and other aspects of the facility.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Verify with supervisor correct peanuts are being used, and Roaster log paperwork matches the Roasting Peanuts reports
  • Inspect machines and calibrates as required to ensure consistent operation
  • Ensure that machine is started and stopped to minimize maintenance and downtime
  • Initiate daily start-up procedures per company policies
  • Communicate with production line operators to maintain constant flow and correct peanuts
  • Maintain the correct temperature of the roaster, record the average temperature of the peanuts, belt speed, and bed depth to achieve the correct roast and color required for each customer
  • Record temperature readings each hour on Roasting log.
  • Turn in paperwork into Quality Assurance Department
  • Run a color check every hour on the roasted peanuts to ensure color meets customer requirements
  • Work with Quality Assurance Technician throughout shift to ensure CCP’s are within spec
  • Ensure the right peanuts for the production schedule are selected and roasted in spec.
  • Perform scheduled cleaning of roaster and roasting area
  • Maintaining constant vigilance for possibility of fire, through monitoring of all roasting operations
  • Perform weekly fire drills
  • Assist in control of fire as required and notification of proper authorities, as approved by management personnel
  • Help fellow employees in other work areas as needed
  • Do any other assignments ask of you by your Lead or Supervisor
  • Able to learn how to work with high and low PH chemicals such as alpet, proclean degreaser, Alkaline cleaner, and Steam cleaners for cleaning every other weekend

Education and/or Experience

  • High School diploma or equivalent (GED)
  • Experience with food manufacturing Principles and implementation.
  • 1-3 years’ production manufacturing experience.
  • Must be able to work well both independently and collaboratively.
  • Team Player

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

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.

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

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

Bulk Line Operator (1st 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: $14.50 – $15.50 per hour

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Places finished product on designated pallet as instructed by Line Leader or Plant Manager.
  • Assists in running packaging equipment.
  • Assists in packing finished product.
  • Assist in area and equipment cleanup and sanitation.
  • Works in cooperation with the Line Leader and plant manager produce items to order.
  • Communicating any issues through out the plant or process to management that may compromise Food Quality, Food Safety, or Personal Safety.

Education and/or Experience

  • High School diploma or equivalent (GED)
  • Experience with food manufacturing Principles and implementation.
  • 1-3 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

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