Innovation Foods

Downline Operator

Job Title
Downline Operator
Job ID
Millville,  NJ 08332
Other Location
What IF you started your career with a company set on excellence through building relationships and delivering results? Joining Innovation Foods is just that! A career here means you are joining a rapidly growing organization, known for its community outreach, diversity, inclusivity, and premier production facilities.
In addition to being a great place to work, Innovation Foods strives to offer its employees a holistic career experience that incorporates learning and development, wellness, and exceptional benefits.  

Our benefits include:
  • Competitive Pay Rates  
  • Medical, dental, vision and prescription plans with wellness incentives 
  • Flexible Spending Account or Health Savings Account (on applicable plans)  
  • 401k Plan – with a company match 
  • Company funded Long Term and Short-Term Disability  
  • Company funded Life Insurance Policy  
  • Paid Vacation and Sick Days  ​​​​​​
Job Description – Downline Operator 
Location: Millville, NJ
Shift: 12 hour shift - 2,2,3 Schedule 
Reports to: Operations Supervisor
Job Summary:
Operate and constantly monitor the packaging machines and palletizer to achieve production goals, and to identify and alert maintenance and management of mechanical and operational issues.  ​​​​​
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Ensure the equipment is stocked with packaging materials such as corrugated wraps and glue for cases and stretch wrap at palletizer   
  • Operate automatic palletizer and wrapper   
  • Monitor the manual palletizing during shift to ensure steady production   
  • Set-up and monitor barcode scanners and printers  
  • Operate forklift when needed    
  • Perform all quality checks such as monitoring the temperature, weight of the product, verifying gable codes, and case codes  
  • Accurately document and report operator quality inspections, take line samples per guidelines, and monitor case packing equipment to ensure it is functioning correctly  
  • Clear jams and spills and manually operate equipment as necessary  
  • Picking and staging outbound orders  
  • Effectively maintain product storage and rotation   
  • Unload, sort, and stack pallets keeping the palletizer always loaded  
  • Provide break and lunch relief to co-workers in the area   
  • Attend and participate in daily shift meetings   
  • Uphold visual management of the work area   
  • Follows and supports continuous improvement methodologies  
  • Strict adherence to all safety, health, and environmental policies  
  • Strict adherence to all GMP and food safety policies   
  • Perform necessary preventive maintenance on equipment as needed  
  • Report all equipment malfunctions and abnormalities to Maintenance Technicians for follow-up and repairs  
  • Create and follow-up on work orders for area as needed   
  • Completes all required training on time   
  • Other duties as assigned  ​​​​​​ 
Minimum Requirements:  ​​​​​​
  • High School Diploma or equivalent  
  • Ability to perform mathematical calculations related to weights, measures and record keeping 
  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions 
  • Ability to read, speak, and write in English 
  • Required to regularly lift up to 50lbs 
  • Flexibility to work overtime and additional shifts based on business needs 
Desired Qualities:  
  • Collaborator - able to work with other members of the processing team 
  • Adaptive - adjusts to changing priorities and conditions 
  • Motivated - self-starter with the ability to work in a team and independently to achieve team objectives 
  • Safety conscious - abide by all safety measures put in place at Innovation Foods 
  • Customer focused - understands the need for the highest standard of food quality in production
Innovation Foods is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Underrepresented Ethnic Minority Groups/Women/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity and other protected classes. In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for protected individuals, applicants that require accommodation in the job application process may contact for assistance. 
Pay Range
$18.00   None to $0.00   None

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