Great Jobs? Now We’re Cooking!

There has never been a more exciting time to join Request Foods. We’ve been selling products to many of the world’s leading food companies, retailers and restaurants for nearly 25 years. A privately owned and financially sound company, we do our best to run our business based on Christian values. Whether it’s cooking up great tasting food, assisting in customer support, providing quality and production leadership, or supporting administrative or technical activities, a career at Request Foods is a great opportunity. At Request, we’ve achieved success by treating our employees with integrity, trust and respect. If you’re passionate about food, and the people who help produce it, then Request Foods might just be for you.

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Maintenance Mechanic – 2nd Shift (3:00pm – shift end)

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As a Maintenance Mechanic at Request Foods of Holland, MI you will be responsible for troubleshooting, repair, and preventive maintenance assignments to assure on-time production start-up and minimize downtime. The successful candidate will have the ability to safely troubleshoot and repair electrical, mechanical, pneumatic and hydraulic machine systems, preferably with food manufacturing experience.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assure on time start up of assigned lines.
  • Maintain equipment in a safe manner.
  • Responsible for the preventative maintenance of all assigned plant equipment, including service, repair or replacement of gearboxes, bearings, chains, belts, etc.
  • Ensure the mechanical and physical integrity of the production equipment.
  • Reduce the production down time due to mechanical failure.
  • Follow all safety and housekeeping procedures.

 
Required Qualifications:

  • A minimum of 3 years of industrial maintenance experience, preferably in food manufacturing.
  • High School diploma or GED.
  • Good math and reading skills.
  • Knowledge of and ability to troubleshoot and repair:
    • Electrical
    • Mechanical
    • Pneumatic
    • Hydraulic

 
Skills and Qualities:

  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Good decision making skills.
  • Ability take action and achieve results.
  • Ability to work effectively and efficiently with others.

Machine Operator/Line Setup – 2nd Shift
(2:30pm – shift end)

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As a Machine Operator at Request Foods of Holland, MI you will setup and operate food processing machinery to safely and efficiently produce frozen food entrées.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Operate machines, including troubleshooting, cleanup, setup, basic quality control, and waste control.
  • Responsible for setting up assembly and packaging line(s).
  • Responsible for keeping the line supplied with raw materials at all times.
  • Complete paperwork accurately and in a timely manner when necessary.
  • Ensure quality workmanship of product.

 
Required 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.

 
Skills and Qualities:

  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instruction, short correspondence, and memos.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with team members.
  • Lifting up to 50 lbs.
  • Ability to work in cold environment (Cooler, Freezer).
  • Ability to perform intermediate math functions.

Industrial Cook – 2nd Shift (12:30pm – shift end)

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As an Industrial Cook at Request Foods of Holland, MI, you will be responsible for making batches of vegetables or sauces safely and efficiently. This job requires attention to detail and includes physical activities such as heavy lifting and shoveling of ingredients.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Mix, cook, and process various raw materials consistent with daily production needs.
  • Keep prep cooler and other work areas clean and organized.
  • Monitor and maintains proper rotation of raw goods.
  • Handle and stores leftover raw goods according to procedures.
  • Document work accomplished and hazard analysis critical control point requirements according to procedures.

 
Required 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.

 
Skills and Qualities:

  • Strong communication skills; Ability to read, write and communicate effectively.
  • Lifting up to 50 lbs frequently
  • Ability to work in cold environment (Cooler, Freezer)
  • Good organizational skills and detail oriented.
  • Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10s and 100s.

Sanitation – 3rd Shift (10:00pm-shift end)

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As a Sanitor at Request Foods, you will efficiently and effectively clean production equipment and adjacent areas following approved sanitary methods.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensure the efficient and effective cleaning of production equipment and adjacent areas, in addition to other environments, following approved sanitary methods.
  • Responsible for the safe use of appropriate chemical solutions to ensure the cleanest and most highly sanitized equipment.
  • Ensure that all necessary safety precautions are followed in performing your responsibilities (i.e. wearing proper personal protective equipment, not mixing incompatible chemicals, etc.).
  • Responsible for following through on projects assigned.

 
Required 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.

 
Skills and Qualities:

  • Ability to understand the operation of various pieces of production equipment mechanically and regarding the power source.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with team members.
  • Ability to be flexible with the variety of work responsibilities available.
  • Lifting up to 50 lbs.
  • Ability to work in cold environment (Cooler, Freezer).

Our benefit package includes:

  • Excellent Health, Prescription and Dental Insurances
  • Life and Disability Insurances
  • Semi-annual Performance Bonus Program
  • Outstanding Retirement Program, including 401(k)
  • Paid Vacation and Holidays
  • Education Reimbursement Program
  • Fully Equipped Fitness Center

 

Online Application

First Name:

Last Name:

Interested In:
 Maintenance Mechanic – 2nd Shift Machine Operators - 2nd Shift Industrial Cook - 2nd Shift Sanitation - 3rd Shift Other

Level of Education:
 N/A High School Associates Degree Bachelors Degree +

Languages Spoken:

Questions:

Email:

Phone:

Where did you hear about this opening:
 Billboard Newspaper Indeed.com LinkedIn Social Media Friend

Optional Resume Upload:

To apply, please use the form above, or contact us at:
Request Foods®, Inc.
Attn: People Services Department
P.O. Box 2577
Holland, MI 49422-2577
Fax: 616.786.9180
Email: opportunities@requestfoods.com

Request Foods is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and a drug-free organization.

Great Jobs? Now We’re Cooking!

There has never been a more exciting time to join Request Foods. We’ve been selling products to many of the world’s leading food companies, retailers and restaurants for nearly 25 years. A privately owned and financially sound company, we do our best to run our business based on Christian values. Whether it’s cooking up great tasting food, assisting in customer support, providing quality and production leadership, or supporting administrative or technical activities, a career at Request Foods is a great opportunity. At Request, we’ve achieved success by treating our employees with integrity, trust and respect. If you’re passionate about food, and the people who help produce it, then Request Foods might just be for you.

kettle

Maintenance Mechanic – 2nd Shift (3:00pm – shift end)

APPLY NOW ›

As a Maintenance Mechanic at Request Foods of Holland, MI you will be responsible for troubleshooting, repair, and preventive maintenance assignments to assure on-time production start-up and minimize downtime. The successful candidate will have the ability to safely troubleshoot and repair electrical, mechanical, pneumatic and hydraulic machine systems, preferably with food manufacturing experience.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assure on time start up of assigned lines.
  • Maintain equipment in a safe manner.
  • Responsible for the preventative maintenance of all assigned plant equipment, including service, repair or replacement of gearboxes, bearings, chains, belts, etc.
  • Ensure the mechanical and physical integrity of the production equipment.
  • Reduce the production down time due to mechanical failure.
  • Follow all safety and housekeeping procedures.

 
Required Qualifications:

  • A minimum of 3 years of industrial maintenance experience, preferably in food manufacturing.
  • High School diploma or GED.
  • Good math and reading skills.
  • Knowledge of and ability to troubleshoot and repair:
    • Electrical
    • Mechanical
    • Pneumatic
    • Hydraulic

 
Skills and Qualities:

  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Good decision making skills.
  • Ability take action and achieve results.
  • Ability to work effectively and efficiently with others.

Machine Operator/Line Setup – 2nd Shift
(2:30pm – shift end)

APPLY NOW ›

As a Machine Operator at Request Foods of Holland, MI you will setup and operate food processing machinery to safely and efficiently produce frozen food entrées.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Operate machines, including troubleshooting, cleanup, setup, basic quality control, and waste control.
  • Responsible for setting up assembly and packaging line(s).
  • Responsible for keeping the line supplied with raw materials at all times.
  • Complete paperwork accurately and in a timely manner when necessary.
  • Ensure quality workmanship of product.

 
Required 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.

 
Skills and Qualities:

  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instruction, short correspondence, and memos.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with team members.
  • Lifting up to 50 lbs.
  • Ability to work in cold environment (Cooler, Freezer).
  • Ability to perform intermediate math functions.

Industrial Cook – 2nd Shift (12:30pm – shift end)

APPLY NOW ›

As an Industrial Cook at Request Foods of Holland, MI, you will be responsible for making batches of vegetables or sauces safely and efficiently. This job requires attention to detail and includes physical activities such as heavy lifting and shoveling of ingredients.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Mix, cook, and process various raw materials consistent with daily production needs.
  • Keep prep cooler and other work areas clean and organized.
  • Monitor and maintains proper rotation of raw goods.
  • Handle and stores leftover raw goods according to procedures.
  • Document work accomplished and hazard analysis critical control point requirements according to procedures.

 
Required 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.

 
Skills and Qualities:

  • Strong communication skills; Ability to read, write and communicate effectively.
  • Lifting up to 50 lbs frequently
  • Ability to work in cold environment (Cooler, Freezer)
  • Good organizational skills and detail oriented.
  • Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10s and 100s.

Sanitation – 3rd Shift (10:00pm-shift end)

APPLY NOW ›

As a Sanitor at Request Foods, you will efficiently and effectively clean production equipment and adjacent areas following approved sanitary methods.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensure the efficient and effective cleaning of production equipment and adjacent areas, in addition to other environments, following approved sanitary methods.
  • Responsible for the safe use of appropriate chemical solutions to ensure the cleanest and most highly sanitized equipment.
  • Ensure that all necessary safety precautions are followed in performing your responsibilities (i.e. wearing proper personal protective equipment, not mixing incompatible chemicals, etc.).
  • Responsible for following through on projects assigned.

 
Required 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.

 
Skills and Qualities:

  • Ability to understand the operation of various pieces of production equipment mechanically and regarding the power source.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with team members.
  • Ability to be flexible with the variety of work responsibilities available.
  • Lifting up to 50 lbs.
  • Ability to work in cold environment (Cooler, Freezer).

Our benefit package includes:

  • Excellent Health, Prescription and Dental Insurances
  • Life and Disability Insurances
  • Semi-annual Performance Bonus Program
  • Outstanding Retirement Program, including 401(k)
  • Paid Vacation and Holidays
  • Education Reimbursement Program
  • Fully Equipped Fitness Center

 

Online Application

First Name:

Last Name:

Interested In:
 Maintenance Mechanic – 2nd Shift Machine Operators - 2nd Shift Industrial Cook - 2nd Shift Sanitation - 3rd Shift Other

Level of Education:
 N/A High School Associates Degree Bachelors Degree +

Languages Spoken:

Questions:

Email:

Phone:

Where did you hear about this opening:
 Billboard Newspaper Indeed.com LinkedIn Social Media Friend

Optional Resume Upload:

To apply, please use the form above, or contact us at:
Request Foods®, Inc.
Attn: People Services Department
P.O. Box 2577
Holland, MI 49422-2577
Fax: 616.786.9180
Email: opportunities@requestfoods.com

Request Foods is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and a drug-free organization.

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