Job Details Description

We always look for talented, hardworking people to join the E.A. Sween family.
We are a family-oriented company that understands the significance of our employees and we are successful because of our incredibly committed team. We are a growing company and hiring to start up a new line of production. We have a great opportunity for a Packager on the 1st shift.

Hours of operation are

Monday-Thursday 6:00 am-4:30 pm with overtime on Fridays.

Starting pay is 19.00 per hour!

Currently have a $1000.00 sign-on bonus which we pay out $250.00 at 30 days, $250.00 at 60 days, and $500.00 at 120 days. Join the Team today!
E.A. Sween is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Minority/Female/Veteran/Disability
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The Packager is responsible for completing all daily paperwork correctly and turning it into the Pack Lead on a timely basis. Label boxes/trays and pack sandwiches in bun trays and corrugated boxes at designated line speeds. This position plays an active role in the Company’s Lean initiative.
Essential Functions and Duties:
Execute assigned food safety, quality, and continuous improvement activities to support SQF 2000, regulatory, and customer requirements.
Team player promotes a friendly and positive work environment.
Assist in maintaining a clean, safe, and organized work area.


Box Maker:
Place the label on the box in the correct position.
Open the box and fold the flaps to prepare for boxers to place the product in the box.

Monitor the print on the sandwiches for the correct price and day code according to standard work for each sandwich.
Verify face and ingredient labels are correct for the sandwich being produced.
Place product in the box/bun tray in the correct designated format.

Place the completed bun trays into metal racks or finished cases on pallets according to the standard work for each product.
Monitor the printing on each case/tray to ensure data and codes are correct and legible.
Complete all paperwork and turn it in after each period to Pack off Lead.

Pack Off Runner
Work with Production and Pack-off Lead to supply the correct amount of materials for all lines.
Adequate racking and good-quality pallets should be available to production lines at all times in specified locations.
Ensure that pallets, racks, and dollies are stored and transported with safety in mind to help facilitate a Zero Safety Incidents Policy.
Must be able to read a production schedule to determine the correct supplies and product specifications required on a daily basis. (Such as case labels, cell labels, corrugated, etc.)

Occasionally perform hourly metal detector tests or line changes when Pack-off Lead is not available.
Help ensure labeled packing materials are properly addressed before returning to stock (ie: give to pack off lead to remove labels)
Set up workstations for each line, including floor mats.
Remove garbage, plastic, and waste cardboard from all pack-off areas.
Communicate any packaging shortages, problems, or issues immediately to the Pack off Lead.
When the main scanner is on break or falls behind this position may assist in scanning products into the JDE Edwards system.
Downtime may be used to clean areas of the pack-off, work with line employees to increase their speed and accuracy, or help other pack-off support positions such as Pack-off Scanner/Product Mover, Corrugate Supply, and Shipping person.
Help Pack-off Lead ensure that all rejects are reworked in RTE, this includes monitoring volumes of rejects on each line, communication with RTE and pack-off lead about rejects, cleaning product that has fallen on the floor, and helping bring rejects around to the bread area to be reworked in RTE.
Rotate all positions on a 30-minute basis
Follow all GMPs, standard work, and safety practices. Report any incidents where such procedures are not being followed to the Pack-off Lead or Support Supervisor.

Maintain a good attendance record.
Follow all standard work.
Wear all required safety gear. ie: Hard-Hat, gloves, ear plugs.
Must be flexible as it relates to the basic work schedule.

Follow all GMPs.
Successfully complete the mandatory E.A. Sween quarterly safety training sessions for the purpose of complying with both OSHA regulations and E.A. Sween policy.
Perform all activities in accordance with current Good Manufacturing Practices and company policies.
Other duties as assigned by your Supervisor.


Must be 18 years of age or older
Must be able to speak and understand basic English
Must be able to work with all kinds of meats, including pork, and cheeses
Previous assembly or food experience preferred
Ability to stand and work in temperatures of 30-40 degrees for the duration of the shift
COVID-19 considerations:
To keep our employees and guests safe, we have implemented temperature/visual screening upon entry, have face masks available upon request, and are sanitizing workstations daily.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)


  • Storage (Warehousing)
  • Packing
  • Order Picking
  • Material Handling
  • Lifting
  • Packaging And Labeling

Location: E. A. Sween Company Hopkins, MN

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