• Processing Operator (Batching) 2nd, 3rd shift

    Job Locations US-NJ-Bridgeport
    Posted Date 1 month ago(1 month ago)
    # of Openings
  • Overview

    Chelten House – The Business 
    Chelten House Products, Inc. is a fourth-generation, family-owned, food industry manufacturer, with facilities in New Jersey and Nevada, that is an industry leader known to be the total solution for food companies requiring private label, value-added quality sauces and dressings.  Chelten House is widely recognized for its all natural and organic expertise and our commitment to creating and manufacturing the finest tasting pasta sauces, salad dressings, salsas, ketchups, mustards and host of other sauces and blends.  We continually use the highest standards of Quality and Safety with the sole purpose of serving our customers with products that provide a value.

    Chelten House – The People
    The Chelten House Team radiates our commitment to our customers, demonstrated in our dedication to high-quality service and to high-level team work.  Every team member contributes to our success with their “can-do" attitude, positive demeanor and their untiring work ethic to get the job done and get the job done well.  We have a passion to be the best and actively demonstrating a genuine consideration for the work that we do, the customers we serve and the co-workers we work with every day.  Our ultimate goal is to be the best business partner for everyone we come in contact with.


    • Prep area for production (startup).
    • Gain knowledge of each ingredient, its specifications and allergen status.
    • Stage and organize ingredients on deck.
    • Check that batch sheets are available for each item for the day.
    • Verify each ingredient is properly weighed and staged for each item.
    • Scale partials of perishable/liquid ingredients.
    • Prep carts with ingredients.
    • Stage spice & bulk ingredient containers in kitchen.
    • Pull and send Quality samples.
    • Test metal detector (HACCP).
    • Perform washouts.
    • Seal, clean, and label partial return containers.
    • Clean up production area, maintain housekeeping standards
    • Assure all staged are covered to avoid contamination.
    • Operate touch screen computer
    • Operate air powered drum pump
    • Return perishable items immediately after use.
    • Cleanse kettles & floor and remove trash necessary.
    • Maintain assigned equipment/PPE
    • Assist in other areas of department as needed.


    • High School Diploma or GED equivalent.
    • 6 months of continuous manufacturing experience preferred
    • Ability to identify Allergens
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills
    • Professionalism, problem solving, attention to detail
    • High energy, self-motivated, dedicated, and hardworking in fast paced working environment
    • Basic computer skills
    • Ability be able to lift up to 55 lbs.
    • Ability to push or pull 50 to 100 lbs.
    • Ability to stand for extended periods of time
    • Ability to work 12 hours shifts in a non-temperature controlled environment
    • Must be able to handle milk, egg, mustard, peanuts, fish, sulfites, sesame, soy, tree nuts, and wheat allergens


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