Product Packaging Team Member - $15.00/hr. Full time. Full benefits @ Whole Foods Market - Aurora, CO

Product Packaging Team Member - $15.00/hr. Full time. Full benefits

As a Packaging Team Member, you will work at the Bakehouse facility and assist in making sure all products that come from the Bakehouse are quality products, packed according to specifications and uphold our standards.
  • Understand and adhere to Bakery procedures and policies
  • Follow all standards and guidelines set forth by the USDA, FDA, and Whole Foods.
  • Abide by all safety regulations set forth by OSHA and region or state.
  • Complete all necessary trainings on all equipment necessary to perform daily responsibilities.
  • Responsible to monitor, clean, and maintain all equipment necessary to perform daily responsibilities.
  • Follow all established job specific set-up, production, and breakdown procedures as outlined in the Bakehouse policies and procedures.
  • Responsible to clean and maintain safe specific job areas (floors, work tables, desks, offices, etc.)
  • Must take a proactive approach towards controlling costs by responsible use of all Bakehouse products, supplies, and equipment.
  • Must maintain open lines of communication with Leadership.
  • Operate a box maker
  • Operate a shrink tunnel.
  • Operate a metal detector.
  • Follow all packaging sheets.
  • Follow all labeling specifications exactly for shelf life, quantity, and product name.
  • Accurately weigh, measure, and count product to ensure effective food cost and maximum food quality.
  • Will be required to understand the use of time and temperature indicator labels.
  • Check all labeling of products and shipping boxes for accuracy and maintain a label log on a daily basis.
  • Clean and maintain all equipment.
  • Pack food in appropriate containers and set samples aside for testing.
  • Maintain food bank by rotation of food following a first-in/first-out inventory (FIFO).
  • Requisition product from other areas of Bakehouse as needed on a daily basis.
  • Requisition packaging supplies as needed on a daily basis.
  • Must maintain the highest standards regarding quality of all kitchen products and materials.
  • Proper use of knives, personal protective equipment, forklift, pallet jacks, hand trucks, six-wheel carts, baler, and all other equipment used during preparation and clean up within department and facility.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Perform basic math calculations
  • Excellent written and verbal communicator
  • Able to work in temperatures from -10 to 100 degrees
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs through the day
  • Ability to push/pull product throughout the day
  • Able to work a flexible schedule based on the needs of the Facility, including nights, weekends and holidays as required
  • Must be 18 years of age

This job posting is intended to describe the general requirements for the performance of this job. It is not a complete statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements. Other duties not listed here may be assigned by leadership.

At Whole Foods Market, we provide a fair and equal employment opportunity for all Team Members and candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, age, marital status, disability, or any other legally protected characteristic. Whole Foods Market hires and promotes individuals solely based on qualifications for the position to be filled and business needs.