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Greencastle, PA – 1st Shift Shipping/Receiving with CDL A

Overall Responsibility   The shipping and receiving crew is responsible for all work related activities in the shipping and receiving cooler. This position will be responsible for moving trailers periodically as well as making local runs for supplies and other needs.  The crew must work independently from communications relating to the days production needs either from the Shipping and receiving Manager, QA Manager, Plant Manager and/or the Production and Operations Manager.

The crew must be prepared to change direction per customer or internal changes and/or requirements to satisfy processing needs.  Any deviations from the requirements checklist must meet approval from authorizing Manager.  Any deviations from any food safety procedure must meet approval from the Quality Assurance Manager.

Key areas of Responsibility

  • On time punctuality and good attendance
  • Move trailers throughout the day as needed
  • Rotate inventory with the older dates in front
  • Fill out pick tickets correctly with the date, time, jack# and initials
  • Fill out daily the incoming materials log for eggs, chemicals or materials
  • Fill out trailer inspection forms completely and correctly for each load
  • Keep coolers swept, clean and organized utilizing downtime
  • Comply with all food safety procedures, regulatory requirements and process efficiency
  • Report any food safety issues to any Manager
  • Follow all workplace safety procedures per safety training
  • End of day housekeeping and remove all finished product, crax and dirt’s from production floor
  • Any and all other duties as assigned

Qualifications & Education Requirements

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Experience in a production environment preferred
  • Ability to obtain Electric Pallet Jack certification.
  • Hold a valid CDL A License

Preferred Skills

  • Attention to detail
  • Organizational skills
  • Strong work ethic
  • Good communication skills

Physical Requirements

  • Able to lift a minimum of 50 pounds
  • Frequent lifting up to 35-50 pounds
  • Extended periods of time standing and walking
  • Frequent repetitive reaching motion with both arms
  • Frequent grasping with hands and fingers
  • Frequent bending and stooping
  • Ability to keep up in fast-paced environment

Monroe, NH – Quality Assurance Manager

The Quality Assurance(QA) Manager ensures that customer expectations for product quality are met or exceeded, by instilling a Culture of Quality. This position is primarily responsible for overseeing the Company quality programs, processes and procedures at all sites, including HACCP, SQF, SOP’s and Good Manufacturing Practices.

  • HACCP Coordinator and responsible for HACCP compliance.
  • SQF Practitioner and oversees the SQF Program.
  • Performs internal audits to ensure ongoing compliance of food safety protocols.
  • Validate performance of Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP’s) and other SQF programs and ensure overall quality expectations and guidelines are met.
  • Provide personnel training on HACCP, SQF and GMP’s and JHA’s.
  • Responsible for annual SQF Audits, and maintains all department records.
  • Responsible for continuous improvement of quality and operational practices.
  • Manages consumer inquiries and complaints.
  • Ensures current certification for all farms and processing facilities.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Science Degree preferred
  • 5+ years related experience (food industry experience preferred)
  • HACCP Certification
  • SQF Practitioner
  • Previous experience building and leading a successful team
  • Proven audit management skills
  • Strong communicator verbally and in writing
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office software
  • Must be willing to travel to multiple plant facilities

Monroe, NH – Category Manager

This position will oversee category planning, data analysis and retail/shopper insights working closely with the leadership team in the development and communication of sales and product strategies consistent with business objectives.  The category manager will work cross functionally to develop retail strategies, new item and new account presentations, sales forecast and account and product overviews.

  • Sales data oversight, analysis and communication. Track and report on key sales metrics.
  • Category analysis and reporting – establish dashboards and insight overviews.
  • Analyze shopper behaviors to develop market and retail strategies.
  • Develop selling support materials and other sales tracking and meeting support tools.
  • Present category insights to internal team and retailers.
  • Participate in key sales account calls.
  • Coordinate development, tracking and analysis of sales forecast and production planning with Sales, Marketing, Supply Chain and Finance.
  • Work with trade planner, sales team and brokers on promotional planning and analysis.
  • Support new item launches and life cycle analysis.
  • Review, vet and help manage customer marketing programs.
  • Facilitate and contribute to sales, marketing and supply chain meetings.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree and 5 year’s related experience in Category Management, Sales Analysis and/or Field Sales in the CPG industry, preferably with food experience
  • Excellent communications, training and presentation skills
  • Strong analytical skills including proficiency with business intelligence tools and software
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office software
  • Strong project management skills
  • Travel up to 25%

Monroe, NH – Accounting Specialist

Pete and Gerry’s Organic Eggs, a market leader in the Northeast of both organic and cage-free eggs, is seeking an Accounting Specialist to join our growing team. Pete and Gerry’s Organics is a certified B-Corp with headquarters located in Monroe, NH.  The Accounting Specialist is responsible for accounts payable and receivable tasks for the Company.  This position requires strong organizational skills, attention to detail and proven accuracy. This is a great position for

Qualifications & Education Requirements

  • Experience in processing all aspects of the Accounts Payable cycle.
  • Ability to research and resolve vendor and customer inquiries and discrepancies.
  • Ability to develop, implement and maintain process improvements.
  • BA in accounting or business with emphasis in accounting required.  A minimum of 2 years’ experience in accounting is required.
  • Strong knowledge of general accounting principles.
  • The ability to multi-task is essential.
  • Detail oriented with a high level of attention to financial accuracy.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; including outstanding telephone etiquette and face-to-face interaction.
  • Proficient with ERP systems, Microsoft Navision Dynamics, Microsoft Outlook, Word & Excel and basic internet research.

Greencastle, PA – Quality Assurance Technician

Overall Responsibility: 

This position is primarily responsible for the hands-on monitoring of processes and product to ensure compliance with the Company quality programs, including HACCP, SQF, SOP’s and Good Manufacturing Practices.

Key areas of Responsibility: 

  • Perform and document plant inspections per Pre-Operative Sanitation Checklist, recording any noted deficiencies
  • Form blending plan for runs based on availability of product and materials
  • Set parameters on machine for optimum quality
  • Maintain and record egg characteristics for organic and cage free runs
  • Obtain and record lay dates as needed by packing personnel
  • Clear lot swaps on grader
  • Monitor sanitation and verify cleans regularly
  • Ensure crack lanes are sprayed down on a continuous basis
  • Ensure that Foam It machines are filled on a daily basis for night crew personnel
  • Take samples routinely throughout the day and adjust settings per flock age and shell quality
  • Assist with Food Safety Training and enforcement of procedures
  • Maintain current knowledge of SQF code and applications
  • Assist with research for reference materials
  • Communicate counts and any changes to different crews
  • Assist with audit expectations and compliance
  • Comply with all food safety procedures, regulatory requirements and process efficiencies
  • Report any food safety issue to Management
  • Adhere to established rules and procedures for workplace health and safety
  • Notify Plant Manager and QA Manager of any quality related matters
  • Thorough and accurate completion of paperwork and reports, ensuring retention of all records
  • Support operations and assist co-workers as needed

Qualifications Preferred Skills & Knowledge:

 

  • 1+ years’ previous food industry experience
  • HACCP Certification
  • SQF Practitioner
  • Proven audit management skills

 

Abilities:

 

  • Must be able to work as team and achieve company goals
  • Must be able to provide clear and concise communication
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs
  • 20/20 vision either corrected or without correction
  • Tasks require standing, walking, bending, stooping, kneeling and climbing
  • Tasks require use of hand and arms, reaching and repetitive motion
  • Must be able to work extended hours and a flexible schedule on short notice
  • Must be willing to travel to multiple plant facilities

Monroe, NH – Shipper/Receiver

Overall Responsibility   The shipping and receiving crew is responsible for all work related activities in the shipping and receiving cooler. The crew is also responsible for communication and support of the loader crew, communication and support of the line workers and box taper crews and all cooler related activities. The crew must work independently from communications relating to the days production needs either from the Shipping and receiving Manager, QA Manager, Plant Manager and/or the Production and Operations Manager.

The crew must be prepared to change direction per customer or internal changes and/or requirements to satisfy processing needs.  Any deviations from the requirements checklist must meet approval from authorizing Manager.  Any deviations from any food safety procedure must meet approval from the Quality Assurance Manager.

Key areas of Responsibility

  • On time punctuality and good attendance
  • Support the loader crew throughout the day with stocking of eggs
  • Support the line workers and box taper crew by pulling finished product
  • Fill partial cases, crax and dirt pallets
  • Rotate inventory with the older dates in front
  • Fill out pick tickets correctly with the date, time, jack# and initials
  • Fill out daily the incoming materials log for eggs, chemicals or materials
  • Fill out trailer inspection forms completely and correctly for each load
  • Maintain 18” along all exterior walls
  • Keep coolers swept, clean and organized utilizing downtime
  • Maintain electric jacks, plugging them in at days end
  • Comply with all food safety procedures, regulatory requirements and process efficiency
  • Report any food safety issues to any Manager
  • Follow all workplace safety procedures per safety training
  • End of day housekeeping and remove all finished product, crax and dirt’s from production floor
  • Any and all other duties as assigned

Qualifications & Education Requirements

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Experience in a production environment preferred
  • Ability to obtain Electric Pallet Jack certification.

Preferred Skills

  • Attention to detail
  • Organizational skills
  • Strong work ethic
  • Good communication skills

Physical Requirements

  • Able to lift a minimum of 50 pounds
  • Frequent lifting up to 35-50 pounds
  • Extended periods of time standing and walking
  • Frequent repetitive reaching motion with both arms
  • Frequent grasping with hands and fingers
  • Frequent bending and stooping
  • Ability to keep up in fast-paced environment

Monroe, NH – Machine Operator

The Machine Operator is responsible for operating the egg processing machine and associated egg packaging equipment. You will manage the daily production plan and efficiently run the machine based on plan and available egg mix. Duties include machine and date code setup, carton inventory management and staging cartons for the day’s run.

Key areas of Responsibility

  • Check the board daily for date codes and accuracy.
  • Daily machine set up and clean up.
  • Ensure cartons are printed with correct date codes.
  • Coordinate production based on daily production plan, adjusting as necessary during the day.
  • Manage flow of eggs via computer touch screen.
  • Keep work area clean at all times. Clean up egg matter, etc. when time allows and always prior to any breaks
  • Assist co-workers as needed – teamwork
  • Attend safety training, use PPE’s as required and put safe practices into place every day
  • Comply with Food Safety and GMP requirements at all times

Qualifications & Education Requirements

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Experience in a production environment preferred
  • Proficient with basic math

Preferred Skills

  • Attention to detail
  • Organizational skills
  • Strong work ethic
  • Good communication skills

Physical Requirements

  • Able to lift a minimum of 50 pounds
  • Stand on your feet for extended periods of time
  • Ability to keep up in fast-paced environment

Job Type: Full-time

Required education:

  • High school or equivalent

Auto Mechanic – Greencastle, PA

We are looking for an experienced auto mechanic to join our maintenance team.  Our egg processing equipment requires experience with precision mechanical abilities.  We’ve found that individuals with strong auto mechanical backgrounds can perform quite well in this role.

In this role you will primarily install, set-up, maintain, inspect, troubleshoot, adjust and repair egg processing machinery and equipment.

All work must comply with local, state, and federal standards for workplace safety and safe food quality as well as conformance to Company policies and procedures.

The ideal candidate will have 5-7 years’ experience as an auto mechanic, machinist, or other precision mechanical role.

Greencastle, PA – Shipper/Receiver – 2nd Shift

Overall Responsibility   The shipping and receiving crew is responsible for all work related activities in the shipping and receiving cooler. The crew is also responsible for communication and support of the loader crew, communication and support of the line workers and box taper crews and all cooler related activities. The crew must work independently from communications relating to the days production needs either from the Shipping and receiving Manager, QA Manager, Plant Manager and/or the Production and Operations Manager.

The crew must be prepared to change direction per customer or internal changes and/or requirements to satisfy processing needs.  Any deviations from the requirements checklist must meet approval from authorizing Manager.  Any deviations from any food safety procedure must meet approval from the Quality Assurance Manager.

Key areas of Responsibility

  • On time punctuality and good attendance
  • Support the loader crew throughout the day with stocking of eggs
  • Support the line workers and box taper crew by pulling finished product
  • Fill partial cases, crax and dirt pallets
  • Rotate inventory with the older dates in front
  • Fill out pick tickets correctly with the date, time, jack# and initials
  • Fill out daily the incoming materials log for eggs, chemicals or materials
  • Fill out trailer inspection forms completely and correctly for each load
  • Maintain 18” along all exterior walls
  • Keep coolers swept, clean and organized utilizing downtime
  • Maintain electric jacks, plugging them in at days end
  • Comply with all food safety procedures, regulatory requirements and process efficiency
  • Report any food safety issues to any Manager
  • Follow all workplace safety procedures per safety training
  • End of day housekeeping and remove all finished product, crax and dirt’s from production floor
  • Any and all other duties as assigned

Qualifications & Education Requirements

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Experience in a production environment preferred
  • Ability to obtain Electric Pallet Jack certification.

Preferred Skills

  • Attention to detail
  • Organizational skills
  • Strong work ethic
  • Good communication skills

Physical Requirements

  • Able to lift a minimum of 50 pounds
  • Frequent lifting up to 35-50 pounds
  • Extended periods of time standing and walking
  • Frequent repetitive reaching motion with both arms
  • Frequent grasping with hands and fingers
  • Frequent bending and stooping
  • Ability to keep up in fast-paced environment

Greencastle, PA – Quality Assurance Supervisor

Overall Responsibility:  The Plant Quality Assurance (QA) Supervisor ensures that customer expectations of product quality are met or exceeded, by instilling a Culture of Quality within the plant. This position is primarily responsible for overseeing the quality programs, processes and procedures at assigned site, including HACCP, SQF, SOP’s and Good Manufacturing Practices.

Key areas of Responsibility: 

  • HACCP Coordinator and responsible for HACCP compliance at facility
  • SQF Practitioner and oversees the SQF Program at plant.
  • Performs internal audits to ensure ongoing compliance of food safety protocols.
  • Validate performance of Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP’s) and other SQF programs and ensure overall quality expectations and guidelines are met.
  • Provide personnel training on HACCP, SQF and GMP’s and JHA’s.
  • Responsible for plant annual SQF Audits, and maintains all department records.
  • Responsible for continuous improvement of quality and operational practices.
  • Manages consumer inquiries and complaints.
  • Establish and maintain positive working relationship with USDA representatives, auditors, suppliers, and other management members.
  • Assists Quality Manager with ensuring current certification for all farms and processing facilities.
  • Supervises local QA team.

 

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Science Degree or equivalent experience preferred

Qualifications Preferred Skills & Knowledge:

  • 3-5 years previous food industry experience.
  • HACCP Certification or ability to become certified.
  • SQF Practitioner or ability to become certified.
  • Attention to detail and uncompromising concern for quality and food safety.
  • Previous Management experience preferred.
  • Proven audit management skills.

Abilities:

  • Must be able to work as team and achieve company goals
  • Must be able to provide clear and concise communication.
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs.
  • 20/20 vision either corrected or without correction.
  • Requires use of standard office equipment such as computers, phones, and scanner/copier.
  • Tasks require standing, walking, bending, stooping, kneeling and climbing.
  • Tasks require use of hand and arms, reaching and repetitive motion.
  • Must be able to work extended hours and a flexible schedule on short notice.
  • Some travel may be required.

Work Environment:

  • Normal Production Plant environment with controlled climate.
  • Exposure to fluorescent lighting.
  • Noise level of normal Production environment (any exposure to noise above 85 dbl requires hearing protection).