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Production Line Worker

Schedule: Saturday - Wednesday, 8:55am - 9:00am start time
Location: 5370 S. Cicero Ave., Chicago, IL
Pay: $14.50/hour

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Farmer’s Fridge is on a mission to make it simple for everyone to eat well. We serve healthy, handcrafted meals and snacks from our growing network of 400+ software-enabled vending machines that we refer to as smart Fridges, and a new direct-to-consumer business. We are striving to change the food system from the ground up – one Fridge or delivery at a time. 

We are a team that cares -– about the business, the impact our product makes, and each other. We are data-driven, innovative, and quick to move on a good idea. We are looking for people who want to collaborate in an entrepreneurial, inclusive culture and have a passion to succeed.

About this Job:

Do you love preparing healthy and delicious meals? Farmer’s Fridge is looking to hire enthusiastic, hard-working team members to join our team at our production facility near Midway.

You will prepare and pack fresh meals and snacks that are delivered to our Fridges for customers to purchase. You can work with a fun and passionate group, gain valuable experience with room to move up, and help bring healthy, delicious food to our customers.

To learn more about the role, watch this video: https://vimeo.com/274747969

A flexible schedule is key with this role and Saturdays and Sunday are included as work days. Most days these shifts will be around 8 hours, but an end time isn't guaranteed and on occasion there is the chance for overtime. 

You Will:

  • Prepare (wash, chop, sort) raw ingredients, such as produce.
  • Follow recipes to create menu items such as snacks and dressings.
  • Portion ingredients into jars and packages according to our recipes.
  • Pack the items to prepare them for delivery.
  • Help keep the production facility clean and organized.

Qualifications:

  • Authorized to work in the U.S. with a valid Social Security number and pass a background check.
  • Able to stand and work for long periods of time (8+ hour shifts) in a cold environment (around 40 degrees) and lift at least 40 lbs.
  • Able to stay organized and be flexible in a fast-paced environment.
  • Team player with a positive attitude and plenty of hustle!
  • Basic knowledge of technology including smartphones, iPads, and laptop computers, a plus!
  • Knowledge of basic kitchen etiquette (hand washing techniques, food safety, knife skills) a plus!
  • Food Handler Certification required within your first week (a plus if you already have it)!

Benefits at Farmer's Fridge:

Happier Weekdays - Walking into the facility should fill you with joy, not dread. We're a fun and passionate group, and we don't take ourselves too seriously. Bring your unique self to work, dress comfortably, and always feel free to share your thoughts and opinions. We encourage curiosity and inquiry; there's no hierarchy here when we're all swapping ideas.  

During your break - Never run on empty by enjoying daily Farmer’s Fridge meals, challenge a coworker to a game of ping pong, de-stress by taking a spin on our Nascar arcade game, or spend your break on one of our comfy couches.

Innovate & Elevate - We're all teachers and learners. You'll grow, and help grow the company through cross-functional collaboration, open access to leadership, and regular business updates. You have a direct impact on the company’s bottom line. You can also impact your bottom line participating in our 401(k) plan that includes a company match with immediate vesting.

Farmer’s Fridge is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

View our disclosures related to External Agencies and Applicants below: https://www.farmersfridge.com/careerdisclosures

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