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  • Packaging Handler - West

    Posted: 09/10/2023


    The Packaging Handler position is responsible for tote room, addback, functions. These duties include controlling tote room, addback, activity, reworking cased product, and re-case and strip out activities.


    Job Description 

    Tote room:
    • Running of addback equipment (adding bulk product back to lines). 
    • Must be able to work in cold conditions and also work safely amid constant hyster traffic. 
    • Must ensure correct bulk is blended to lines and must record pertinent information on addback activity sheets. 
    • Must rake product out of totes into addback hopper, if necessary. 
    • Must also help with overflow totes and waste totes (raking and/or changing). 
    • Communicate needs to hyster drivers with elevated noise levels present.
    • Communicate with team leaders, leads, manifestor and other employees. 
    • Tools and equipment used:  product rakes, shovels, squeegees, white carts, waste carts, electric pallet jack, broom and dust pan. 
    • Rework (strip out) of cased product into totes for adding back to lines. 
    • Correct marking of totes with pertinent information so as to be correctly manifested. 
    • Filling out of rework log (record of product reworked). 
    • Handling of re-case activities, case damage, bag rework, and cleanup when necessary. 
    Other Job Functions:
    • Must be available to break other packaging laborer positions.  
    • Cleanup of packaging area: sweeping, shoveling, general sanitation. 
    • Handling of case damage (case and bag rework).
    • Handling product accumulated in packaging carts.
    • Stripout of bags in overflow and waste totes or on addback inspection shakers.  

    Basic & Preferred Qualifications

    • High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
    • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively communicate to co-workers and supervisors. 
    • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percentages. 
    • Ability to apply commonsense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.
    • Tools and equipment used are as follows:  computer terminal, calculator, telephone, and forklift.?


    In compliance with applicable state and local laws, Lamb Weston has opted to include a reasonable estimate of the compensation for this role. This compensation is specific to this position and takes into account a number of variables. Actual compensation may be higher or lower in the range based on various factors, including, but not limited to a candidate’s work location, job duties, experience and expertise. A reasonable hourly estimate of the range for this role based on the variables previously mentioned is: $18.60

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