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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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Immediate Openings

Purchasing Assistant

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This entry level, clerical position in the Purchasing Department will be responsible for contacting all suppliers to obtain updated nutritional information to comply with new governmental regulations in the Nutrition Facts Panel Requirements.

Specific responsibilities include the following:

  • Obtain appropriate contacts for suppliers.
  • Input information into the Request Foods JD Edwards system.
  • Work closely with Request Foods Labeling and Regulatory department to evaluate nutritional information received.
  • Scan and code documents to the Purchased Items Filing System.

 
Required qualifications include the following:

  • A two year degree in an administrative field, or equivalent professional experience.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent people skills.
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office software such as Outlook, Word and Excel.
  • Detail oriented, self-motivated, and persistent.

Human Resources Assistant – Part Time

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This entry level, part-time position in the Human Resources Department will be responsible for performing a variety of established clerical duties related to the administration of the Human Resources department.

Specific responsibilities include the following:

  • Part-time position Monday through Friday 11:00am to 4:00pm.
  • Provides responsive, customer service approach to meeting employee needs.
  • Acts as the primary point of contact for all Human Resources visitors, greeting in a professional and courteous manner.
  • Maintains employee personnel files.
  • Maintains tracking systems for attendance.
  • Must demonstrate the professional discipline to maintain confidential information.

 
Required qualifications include the following:

  • High school diploma and some college coursework preferred.
  • Excellent people skills and strong communication skills.
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office software such as Outlook, Word and Excel.
  • Ability to accomplish multiple tasks while working in a busy environment.

Maintenance Mechanic – 3rd Shift (11:00pm – shift end)

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As a Maintenance Mechanic at Request Foods, 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 startup 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:

  • High School diploma or general education degree (GED).
  • A minimum of 3 years of industrial maintenance experience, preferably in food manufacturing.
  • 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 – 2nd Shift (3:00pm – shift end)

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As a Machine Operator at Request Foods, you will operate food processing machinery to safely and efficiently produce frozen food entrees.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Operate machines, including troubleshooting, cleanup, setup, basic quality control, and waste control.
  • Prepare machine/ filler.
  • Perform data sheet checks and ensures completion of production paperwork.
  • Perform accurate placement of slip tickets, W.I.P. tickets on finished pallets of product.
  • Perform code date set ups.
  • Perform weight and waste tracking.
  • Organize and maintain all tools and relevant equipment.

 
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.

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:
 Purchasing Assistant Human Resources Assistant Maintenance Mechanic – 3rd Shift Machine Operators - 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

Immediate Openings

Purchasing Assistant

APPLY NOW ›

This entry level, clerical position in the Purchasing Department will be responsible for contacting all suppliers to obtain updated nutritional information to comply with new governmental regulations in the Nutrition Facts Panel Requirements.

Specific responsibilities include the following:

  • Obtain appropriate contacts for suppliers.
  • Input information into the Request Foods JD Edwards system.
  • Work closely with Request Foods Labeling and Regulatory department to evaluate nutritional information received.
  • Scan and code documents to the Purchased Items Filing System.

 
Required qualifications include the following:

  • A two year degree in an administrative field, or equivalent professional experience.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent people skills.
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office software such as Outlook, Word and Excel.
  • Detail oriented, self-motivated, and persistent.

Human Resources Assistant – Part Time

APPLY NOW ›

This entry level, part-time position in the Human Resources Department will be responsible for performing a variety of established clerical duties related to the administration of the Human Resources department.

Specific responsibilities include the following:

  • Part-time position Monday through Friday 11:00am to 4:00pm.
  • Provides responsive, customer service approach to meeting employee needs.
  • Acts as the primary point of contact for all Human Resources visitors, greeting in a professional and courteous manner.
  • Maintains employee personnel files.
  • Maintains tracking systems for attendance.
  • Must demonstrate the professional discipline to maintain confidential information.

 
Required qualifications include the following:

  • High school diploma and some college coursework preferred.
  • Excellent people skills and strong communication skills.
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office software such as Outlook, Word and Excel.
  • Ability to accomplish multiple tasks while working in a busy environment.

Maintenance Mechanic – 3rd Shift (11:00pm – shift end)

APPLY NOW ›

As a Maintenance Mechanic at Request Foods, 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 startup 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:

  • High School diploma or general education degree (GED).
  • A minimum of 3 years of industrial maintenance experience, preferably in food manufacturing.
  • 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 – 2nd Shift (3:00pm – shift end)

APPLY NOW ›

As a Machine Operator at Request Foods, you will operate food processing machinery to safely and efficiently produce frozen food entrees.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Operate machines, including troubleshooting, cleanup, setup, basic quality control, and waste control.
  • Prepare machine/ filler.
  • Perform data sheet checks and ensures completion of production paperwork.
  • Perform accurate placement of slip tickets, W.I.P. tickets on finished pallets of product.
  • Perform code date set ups.
  • Perform weight and waste tracking.
  • Organize and maintain all tools and relevant equipment.

 
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.

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:
 Purchasing Assistant Human Resources Assistant Maintenance Mechanic – 3rd Shift Machine Operators - 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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