2nd Shift Production Associate

Garden Spot Foods is searching for a Second Shift Production Associate to join our New Holland, PA team.

Second Shift: Monday to Friday 2:30p – 11p.

The Production Associate will participate in all tasks involved in the packaging of In-House Brands. This team member is responsible to follow standard work methods production processes and safe work habits to ensure production is as efficient, sanitary and safe as possible.

Company Overview

Garden Spot Foods, founded in 1984, supplies the northeast/mid-Atlantic region with quality organic and gluten-free foods. Garden Spot Foods is a member of the River Valley Holdings family of companies, a food distribution company based in Syracuse, NY, which serves retail customers across the northeastern United States.

Garden Spot Foods offers a full suite of benefits including health and dental insurance through Blue Cross/Blue Shield, short-term and long-term disability insurance, life insurance and other voluntary benefits, vacation and PTO, and a 401k plan with matching.

Essential Functions

· Promote a positive work atmosphere by behaving and communicating in a manner that enhances relationships with team members, managers and customers

· Foster a safe working environment by adhering to the company’s belief that safety is of paramount importance

· Support Garden Spot Foods’ and our In-House Brand’s vision, goals and strategies

· Maintain a sanitary work area by performing assigned duties according to the approved cleaning schedule

· Demonstrate correct methods for handling and packaging food products

· Attach appropriate labels and tags to products and packages

· Participate in the advance preparation of packaging, labels and boxes for each production run as required

· As assigned, fill, weigh and seal packages, pack in cases and skid finished orders

· Follow standard procedures to ensure that In House Brand products are packaged, sealed and labeled to guarantee total customer satisfaction

· Follow supervisor instructions for work orders to be prepared in a timely fashion

· Notify supervisor of any mechanical or material issues

· Throughout the day, follows strict sanitation schedule and completes end of day assigned sanitation duties to ensure a sanitary food production environment

· Understand how to read priority reports

  • Other duties may be assigned as business needs require

Experience and Qualifications

  • Regularly work scheduled hours
  • Support team environment by verbal communication of understanding of work requirements
  • Requires stooping, bending body downward and forward by bending spine at the waist. Requires crouching and reaching
  • Also requires pushing, pulling and exerting force with upper extremities
  • Fine motor movements of hands to pick, pinch and grasping in repetitive motions of wrists, hands and or fingers
  • Requires standing and walking for most of the day
  • Positions self to move up to 50-pound boxes/bags of product
  • Handles products to fill an order
  • Identifies products requested on work orders by reading labels and moves to prepare
  • Maintain a clean work environment by following the sanitation schedule

Garden Spot Foods is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).


Full time
Salary Range
$30,000.00 - 56,000.00
per Year
Salary range estimated by
New Holland, PA 17557-9114, US