Packager

At Kiva Manufacturing Inc., a Packager is responsible for the production and packaging of a variety of edible products. The Packager position supports all areas of manufacturing by ensuring a clean and safe work environment, inspecting all products for quality, helping with de-molding, packing, and the assembly of items for sale.


This job is for you, if...

  • You are at least 21 years of age or older
  • You display a positive attitude and like to work hard
  • You have the desire to assist a rapidly growing operation
  • You have stellar manual dexterity
  • You can move at a steady pace keeping up the overall pace of the team


As a Kiva Packager, you will...

  • Construct cartons by applying labels and date stamps (consistent with the product & batch information) 
  • Complete tasks efficiently to meet or exceed daily quotas for packaging 
  • Inspect packaging and products to guarantee they are free of flaws and assembled correctly 
  • Understand the needs of the company and work with team members to achieve goals 
  • Clean and sanitize work area, practice good food safety handling techniques at all times 
  • Pack, weigh, and label completed items for shipment or storage.
  • Examine and inspect containers, materials, and products in order to ensure that packing specifications are met.
  • Record product, packaging, and order information on specified forms and records


What we're looking for...

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent is required
  • Previous assembly work experience is highly desired
  • Experience in manufacturing or related field is preferred
  • Ability to follow verbal and written instructions in English is required
  • Strong communication skills and desire to work with other team members
  • Perform basic visual quality inspections on products
  • Maintain the production pace of other team members 


Work Environment

  • This position is in a busy warehouse subject to frequent interruptions and loud noises
  • There are three (3) work shifts available, Morning, Afternoon and Overnight
  • Some extended and weekend hours may be required
  • Due to the open environment of the warehouse, must be able to work in cold fluctuating temperature conditions
  • All team members MUST provide and wear their own safety compliant (slip-resistant, toe-protection, fall protection) shoes to each shift
  • COVID Testing is required before starting employment.


Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to work in a stationary position for 75% of the time
  • Must be able to perform repetitive tasks for an extended period of time
  • Must have excellent manual dexterity and personal hygiene
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds at a time
  • The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel.
  • The employee is frequently required to speak or hear; reach with hands and arms and climb or balance


Kiva Confections provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.


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