Calavo Growers

Conley, GA


Responsible for routine preparation, production, assembly line and packing tasks.  Assists with the overall efficiency of the factory which may include setup, startup, staging raw materials, assembly, production, loading, labeling, stacking, sorting, preparing for shipping, and other miscellaneous routine tasks.  Duties include: 


Job Description:

  • At this level, tasks are often routine and repetitive within any of the food production or warehouse departments. 
  • Follows specification and instructions to cut, slice, dice, peal, assemble, prep, stock, assemble and process fresh products, raw materials, and snacks in all operational areas. 
  • May be required to debox materials, assemble food products, sandwiches and snacks, rack finished goods, break down boxes and containers. 
  • Will participate in change overs, washing down lines, sanitizing work spaces, assisting with monthly inventory counts, sorting, staging,

·       Follows all GMP’s required of employees, understands USDA requirements, and ensures safe food practices are always followed. 

·       Responsible for working safely, lifting items properly, wearing the required Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), and notifying a manager of employees that may need to be reminded of proper ways of working.

·       Ensure quality and safety of food products by periodic inspection and review of finished products for uniformity to specifications, label integrity, presentation.

·       Ensure proper cleaning and sanitation between product runs and/ or shifts, as required.

·       Attach identifying tags to containers or mark them with identifying information.

  • Performs other duties as needed.



·       Must have a high school diploma or equivalent education.

·       Previous experience working in a chilled manufacturing environment is helpful

·       Ability to stand for prolonged periods while working in a chilled environment

·       Good knowledge and understanding of Safe work practices common to food manufacturing

·       Bilingual (Spanish / English) helpful

·       Basic computer skills (Word and Excel) preferred. 





·       Ability to follow general instructions and meet daily deadlines

·       Ability to apply safe work practices, GMP’s, and best practices in a food manufacturing environment

  • Ability to read, comprehend and speak professionally with team members


WORK DEMANDS / PHYSICAL DEMANDS: While performing the duties of this Job work is primarily performed in a chilled environment. Regularly required to stand, walk, squat, stoop, bend, reach, talk or hear. Required to use hands and fingers finger, handle, lift, feel, push, or pull objects. Exerts up to 50 lbs. of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 lbs. of force frequently.  Often required to lift and carry 10 lbs. force constantly to move objects. Exposed to chilled or warm temperatures within the operation.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice. By the employee signature below it constitutes employee's understanding of the requirements, essential functions and duties of the position.


Calavo Growers is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of Any Kind: Calavo is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at Calavo are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Calavo will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics.


Compensation: $15.50