Careers at Litehouse Foods

Litehouse, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with employees in Sandpoint, Idaho; Lowell, Michigan; Hurricane, Utah; and Sales Representatives throughout the United States. We accept applications for jobs that are currently open.

Our Current Openings at Litehouse:

S16-001 / Line Attendant - Sandpoint, ID:

Purpose and Scope
The Line Attendant packages and stacks product and materials for storage or shipment.
 
Guiding Principles-Culture- Service:

  • Responsible for driving the Litehouse culture through company guiding principles
  • Accountable for outstanding customer service to all internal and external customers
  • Develop and maintain effective relationships through collaboration and consistent timely communication
  • Help uphold a “Team Member” environment supporting others with positive behavior

 
Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Assemble containers to be used for packaging
  • Package product into containers
  • Palletize containers to specifications
  • Inspect product and labels to verify conformance to specifications
  • Requisition containers and other supplies for delivery to work stations
  • Maintain production records
  • Participate in changeovers
  • Participate in housekeeping duties throughout the facility
  • Perform other duties as assigned

 
Minimum Qualifications Required to Perform Work:
Education/Experience/Certifications

  • High School diploma or GED or minimum 3 month experience in a production environment

 
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to read, comprehend instructions and write correspondence
  • Able to present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients and other employees of the organization
  • Ability to perform basic mathematical calculations

 
Physical Demands/Work Environment:
The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Day to day work includes:

  • Average hours per work day: 8-12 hours; 3-6 days per week. Shift: Days & Swing.
  • Total cumulative time required for each activity: 8-12 hours.
  • Lifting requirements: Up to 55 lbs., rarely.
  • In an average work day, the employee may be required to perform: Climbing, occasionally; Bending/Stooping, occasionally to frequently; Kneeling, rarely; Crouching, rarely; Twisting, occasionally to frequently.
  • Use of upper/lower extremities: Reaching (shoulder height or below), frequently; Reaching (above shoulder), occasionally; Grasping/Handling, continuously; Fine Manipulation/Fingering, occasionally; Pushing/Pulling, occasionally to frequently
  • Sensory requirements (speech, vision, smell, touch, hearing): All
  • Employee is able to vary physical position or activity to perform the job
  • Time spent inside: 100%
  • Temperature: Normal Inside Range
  • Humidity: Normal Range to Wet/Humid
  • Atmospheric Conditions and Noise: Mists and Noise
  • Potential Hazards: Mechanical, electrical and chemical
  • Protective clothing or personal devices required: Gloves, eye protection and ear protection
STARTING WAGE
 1st shift; $11.00/hr
2nd shift; $11.50/hr
3rd shift; $12.00/hr

The duties listed in this position posting are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed.  The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.

S16-002 / Formulation Tech - Kitchen / Sandpoint Ella:

Purpose and Scope
The Kitchen worker prepares, measures, weighs and tests ingredients to be utilized in the formulation of products.
 
Guiding Principles-Culture- Service:

  • Responsible for driving the Litehouse culture through company guiding principles
  • Accountable for outstanding customer service to all internal and external customers
  • Develop and maintain effective relationships through collaboration and consistent timely communication
  • Help uphold a “Team Member” environment supporting others with positive behavior.

 
Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and weigh raw ingredients for Mixers
  • Utilize data collection system to maintain inventory accuracy and traceability
  • Maintain clean kitchen area
  • Assist formulation crew in daily formulation of products
  • Check quality of raw ingredients with Quality Assurance to determine if product quality is questionable
  • Takes samples; titrations and viscosity
  • Switch processors, and pump airlines, buttermilk tanks and mill
  • Read daily production reports to determine formulation needs
  • Participate with changeovers
  • Operate an electric pallet jack
  • Ensure correct entries into factory software
  • Ensure products produced are meeting or exceeding customer requirements
  • Perform other duties as assigned

 
Minimum Qualifications Required to Perform Work:
Education/Experience/Certifications

  • 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.

 
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to read and write correspondence basic correspondence. 
  • Ability to present information in one-on-one and small group situations to other employees of the organization.
  • Ability to compute basic mathematical calculations.
  • Ability to get an electric pallet jack license.
  • Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

 
 
Physical Demands/Work Environment:
The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Day to day work includes:

  • Regularly required to stand; walk; and use hands to finger, handle or feel. 
  • Frequently required to reach with hands and arms. 
  • Occasionally required to climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear. 
  • Must be able to regularly lift and/or move up to 55 pounds. 
  • Specific vision abilities required include close vision, distance vision, and ability to adjust focus.
  • Regularly exposed to wet and/or humid conditions. 
  • Occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts and toxic or caustic chemicals. 
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.
 STARTING WAGE
1st shift; $11.85/hr
2nd shift; $12.35/hr
3rd shift; $12.85/hr

The duties listed in this position posting are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed.  The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.

S16-003 / Formulation Tech Spice-Prep / Sandpoint ID:

Purpose and Scope
The Spice Prep worker prepares raw ingredients and spice daily as needed for scheduled production.
 
Guiding Principles-Culture- Service:

  • Responsible for driving the Litehouse culture through company guiding principles
  • Accountable for outstanding customer service to all internal and external customers
  • Develop and maintain effective relationships through collaboration and consistent timely communication
  • Help uphold a “Team Member” environment supporting others with positive behavior

 
Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Weigh ingredients and spice according to recipes
  • Retrieve buckets, barrels or boxes or bags from walk in, dry storage or freezer
  • Label bucket contents, recipe, batch number, number of buckets, date, initials and lot numbers
  • Maintain ingredient and spice code records and usage
  • Pull samples of lotted items
  • Prepare ingredients for Hobart batches and mixes using Hobart; sample and test product integrity to meet specifications
  • Rotate stock and report any ingredient or spice that is getting low
  • Check weekly production report for ingredients to be pulled from freezer
  • Prepare add-ons before doing next day batches
  • Perform other duties as assigned

 
Minimum Qualifications Required to Perform Work:

  • One to three months related experience and/or training

 
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Read and write basic correspondence
  • Present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization
  • Compute basic mathematical calculations
  • Compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs

 
Physical Demands/Work Environment:
The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Day to day work includes:
 
 

  • Regularly required to stand; walk; and use hands to finger, handle or feel. 
  • Frequently required to reach with hands and arms. 
  • Occasionally required to climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear. 
  • Must regularly lift and/or move up to 55 pounds. 
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and ability to adjust focus.
  • Regularly exposed to wet and/or humid conditions. 
  • Occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts and toxic or caustic chemicals. 
  • Noise level in the work environment is usually loud.
  • Personal protective equipment required: Rain suits, gloves, goggles, glasses, face shield, hearing protection, and any other PPE as deemed necessary to perform the job safely.
STARTING WAGE
1st shift; $11.85/hr
2nd shift; $12.35/hr
3rd shift; $12.85/hr

 
The duties listed in this position posting are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed.  The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.

LL15-023 / Operations Supervisor / Lowell, MI:

 
Litehouse, a proud 100% employee owned company, currently has an outstanding opportunity for an Operations Supervisor on our 3rd shift. This strong leadership position partners with management to establish production and quality control standards, assists in developing budgets and cost controls, and obtains data regarding types, quantities, specifications, and delivery dates of product. This position also plans and directs production activities in the Portion Control and Packaging departments.
 
This key position involves a wide spectrum of duties:

  • Responsible for driving the Litehouse culture through company guiding principles
  • Accountable for outstanding customer service to all internal and external customers
  • Develop and maintain effective relationships through collaboration and consistent timely communication
  • Foster a “Team Member” environment and model positive behavior

 
Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate production activities with procurement, maintenance, and quality control in order to obtain optimum production and utilization of human resources, machines, and equipment
  • Ensure compliance with food safety guidelines
  • Review and analyze production, quality control, maintenance, and operational reports to determine causes of nonconformity with product specifications, and operating or production problems
  • Develop and implement operating methods and procedures designed to eliminate operating problems and improve product quality
  • Interview, hire, and train employees
  • Manage safety programs including adherence to food safety guidelines and OSHA safety regulations.
  • Revise production schedules and priorities as result of equipment failure or customer orders.
  • Consult with engineering personnel relative to modification of machines and equipment in order to improve production and quality of products
  • Implement cost control programs
  • Supervise production department shift coordinators and team members
  • Inspect products to verify conformance to specifications and food safety guidelines and direct setup and adjustments of machines
  • Interpret company policies to workers and enforce safety regulations
  • Establish or adjust work procedures to meet production schedules
  • Recommend measures to improve production methods, equipment performance, and quality of product
  • Suggest changes in working conditions and use of equipment to increase efficiency  
  • Analyze and resolve work problems, or assist workers in solving work problems
  • Initiate or suggest plans to motivate workers to achieve work goals
  • Maintain time and production records
  • Confer with other supervisors to coordinate activities of individual departments
  • Analyze and resolve personnel and disciplinary issues with employees
  • Keep written documentation regarding all personnel and disciplinary issues
  • Conduct performance evaluations for all employees a minimum of once annually
  • Perform activities of workers supervised
  • Perform other duties as assigned

 
Minimum Qualifications Required to Perform Work:

  • Bachelor’s degree and two to five years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

 
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals
  • Write routine reports and correspondence 
  • Speak effectively before groups of customers or team members
  • Compute basic mathematical calculations, rate, ratio, and percent and draw and interpret bar graphs
  • Solid decision making, critical thinking and communication skills
  • Strong computer skills

 
Physical Demands/Work Environment:
The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Day to day work includes:

  • Regularly required to stand, walk, and talk or hear
  • Frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and taste or smell 
  • Occasionally required to sit, lift and/or move up to 55 pounds 
  • Specific vision abilities require close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus
  • Frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions and moving mechanical parts 
  • Occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, risk of electrical shock, and vibration
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually very loud

 
We invite all interested parties with the qualifications for this position to complete our online application and upload a resume and cover letter. Scroll down to the bottom of the page and click on the application link.  Thank you!
 

S15-050 / Machine Technician I - All shifts / Sandpoint, ID:

PURPOSE and SCOPE:
The Machine Technician operates and leads the operation of one production line in an area or department and performs basic preventative machine maintenance and troubleshooting.
 
Guiding Principles-Culture- Service:

  • Responsible for driving the Litehouse culture through company guiding principles
  • Accountable for outstanding customer service to all internal and external customers
  • Develop and maintain effective relationships through collaboration and consistent timely communication
  • Help uphold a “Team Member” environment supporting others with positive behavior

 
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Operate and lead the operation of one line in an area or department
  • Maintain required throughputs; set up, operate and make adjustments
  • Perform changeovers and washes
  • Perform basic maintenance/controls, preventive maintenance and troubleshooting
  • Other duties may be assigned

 
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED TO PERFORM WORK:
            Education/Experience/Certifications

  • Fully trained and experienced in the operation of the designated production line machine

 
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSA):

  • Ability to read, comprehend instructions and write correspondence.
  • Capable of presenting information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization
  • Knowledge and experience in the operations and mechanics of the designated production line machine
  • Ability to perform basic mathematical calculations

 
PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORK ENVIRONMENT: The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Day to day work includes:

  • Total cumulative time required for each activity: Combined standing/walking 6-7 hours. Maximum consecutive time required for each activity 2-3 hours
  • Lifting requirements: 0-10 lbs frequently; 11-35 lbs occasionally; 35-55 lbs rarely
  • In an average work day, the employee may be required to perform: Climbing occasionally; Bending/Stooping occasionally to frequently; kneeling rarely; crouching rarely; twisting occasionally to frequently
  • Use of upper/lower extremities: Reaching (shoulder height or below) frequently; Reaching (above shoulder) occasionally; Grasping/Handling continuously; Fine Manipulation/Fingering occasionally; Pushing/Pulling occasionally to frequently
  • Potential Hazards: Mechanical
  • Protective clothing or personal devices required: Gloves, eye protection and ear protection

 
The duties listed in this position posting are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed.  The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.

LL15-043 Dairy Mixer Lowell MI:

Position Title: Dairy mixer Pay Classification: Non-exempt Reports to: Formulation Supervisor Pay grade: E Location: Lowell MI Shift: 1st

Litehouse, Proud to be a 100% employee owned company, currently has an outstanding opportunity for a Dairy Mixer on 1st shift. The Dairy Mixer coordinates efforts with the Formulation Supervisor to assure scheduling needs are met mixes ingredients to create finished goods.
Guiding Principles-Culture- Service:
• Responsible for driving the Litehouse culture through company guiding principles
• Accountable for outstanding customer service to all internal and external customers
• Develop and maintain effective relationships through collaboration and consistent timely communication
• Help uphold a “Team Member” environment supporting others with positive behavior
Essential Functions and Responsibilities:
• Coordinates efforts with formulation supervisor to assure scheduling needs are met.
• Cleans & sanitizes equipment.
• Maintains QC & process records.
• Performs operations in a safe manner following OSHA regulations including lock-out/tag-out.
• Weekend work required as needed.
• Hours may vary based on system needs.
• Operate mixing machine blending ingredients into compounds for processing.
• Load ingredients into mixing machine manually using pumping and metering systems or direct other workers in performing this task.
• Start machine and adjust to control speed and cooling fluids to jacket or devices in mixing chamber to aid in blending and densifying mixture.
• Operate machine until mixture reaches desired consistency.
• Sample and test product integrity to meet specifications.
Requisition supplies.
• Follow all food safety guidelines.
• Participate with changeovers.
• Follows job ticket, work instructions, SOP’s, SSOP’s and any other written or verbal instructions.
• Other duties may be assigned.
Minimum Qualifications Required to Perform Work:
• Three to six months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals.
• Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
• Ability to present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, auditors and other employees of the organization.
• Ability to compute basic mathematical calculations.
• Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
• A basic understanding of the job duties are essential.
• Experience and/or education in the food manufacturing industry a plus.
Physical Demands/Work Environment:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
  Regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms.

• Frequently required to climb or balance, talk or hear, and taste or smell.
• Occasionally required to walk and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
• Regularly lift and/or move up to 55 pounds.
• Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth  perception, and ability to adjust focus.
• Occasionally must work in confined space.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  The duties listed in this position description are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Litehouse, Inc. is a 100% Employee Owned Company. EOE/AA We invite all interested parties with the qualifications for this position to complete our online application. Scroll down to the bottom of the career list page and click on the application link. Thank you!

LL16-003 Line Attendant Lowell, MI:

LL16-003  LINE ATTENDANT
Litehouse Foods, a 100% employee owned company, is experiencing record growth and are seeking energetic, hands on learners. Our entry level Line Attendant position is ideal for people who work well on their feet, enjoy physically activity, and can use good critical thinking skills to ensure only the freshest, highest quality product leaves our facility. As an employee owner, your hard work directly contributes to the growth of your stock account. In addition to stock ownership, Litehouse has a 401k savings program with company match, health, dental, vision, life insurance, short and long term disability, fitness membership and shoe reimbursements, and more.

Daily Responsibilities:

  • Assemble containers to be used for packaging.
  • Observe operation to detect malfunctions of machine. 
  • Able to start and stop machines as needed. 
  • Palletize containers to specifications.. 
  • Properly uses personal protection equipment.
  • Abide by Kosher, Allergens and Organics standards.  
  • Follow safety guidelines at all times.
  • Inspect product and labels to verify conformance to specifications. 
  • Maintain production records. 
  • Uphold a positive team environment.
  • Follow safety guidelines at all times.
  • Ensure food safety guidelines are being followed.
  • Follow Litehouse guiding principles.
  • Weekend work required as needed.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or GED or minimum 3 month experience in a production environment.
  • Ability to read, comprehend instructions, and write correspondence.
  • Excellent prioritization, organization and time management skills.
  • Ability to work well with individuals and teams across all areas of the company.
  • Ability and desire to follow through on tasks from start to finish.
  • Previous machine operation experience is desireable.

Day to day work includes:
 

  • Regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms.
  • Frequently required to climb or balance, and talk or hear.
  • Occasionally required to walk and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
  • Regularly lift and/or move up to 55 pounds.
  • Ability to work well with individuals and teams across all areas of the company.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
  • Experience and/or education in the food processing industry a plus.

Litehouse, Inc. is a 100% Employee Owned Company. EOE/AA. 

The duties listed in this job description are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position. A basic understanding of the job duties are essential.

We invite all interested parties with the qualifications for this position to complete our online application. Scroll down to the bottom of the career list page and click on the application link.

Thank you!

LL15-035 / Maintenance Electrician / Lowell, MI:

 

Maintenance Electrician

This position installs and repairs electrical systems, electrical and electronic components for industrial machinery and equipment. It is responsible to maintain and ensure compliance with all Litehouse, OSHA, MIOSHA, SQF, allergen and food safety standards at all times.

Guiding Principles-Culture- Service:
• Responsible for driving the Litehouse culture through company guiding principles
• Accountable for outstanding customer service to all internal and external customers
• Develop and maintain effective relationships through collaboration and consistent timely communication
• Help uphold a “Team Member” environment supporting others with positive behavior
Essential Functions and Responsibilities:
• Installs power supply wiring and conduit for newly installed machines and equipment such as robots, conveyors, and programmable controllers.
• Connects power supply wires to machines and equipment, and connects cables and wires between machines and equipment.
• Diagnoses malfunctioning apparatus such as transformers, motors, and lighting fixtures and replaces damaged or broken wires and cables.
• Tests malfunctioning machinery and discusses findings with other maintenance workers to diagnose malfunction.
• Replaces faulty electrical components of machines such as relays, switches, and motors.
• Diagnoses and repairs or replaces faulty electronic components, such as printed circuit boards.
• Replaces electric motor bearings and rewires motors.
• Pushes buttons and presses keys on programmable controller, to program automated machinery, to operate automated machinery, to test for malfunctions, and to verify repairs.
• Plans layout of wiring and installs wiring, conduit, and electrical equipment in building.
• Diagnoses and replaces faulty mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic components of machines and equipment
• Work with MP2 system on a daily basis.
Minimum Qualifications Required to Perform Work:
• Must have a valid Journey Level Electrician’s license.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
• Must have the ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
• Must have the ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent.
• Must have the ability to apply common sense and understanding to carry out detailed written or oral instructions.
• Must have the ability to deal with problem solving.
Physical Demands/Work Environment:
The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Day to day work includes:
• While performing the duties of this job, the employee is also required to stand, walk, sit, use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, stoop, bend, twist, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
• The employee must occasionally lift and or move up to 55 pounds.
Work Environment:
• While performing the duties of this job, the employees are frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, outside weather conditions, and extreme cold. The employee is occasionally exposed to extreme heat. The noise level in the work environment is moderately loud.

The duties listed in this job description are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.

Litehouse, Inc. is a 100% Employee Owned Company. EOE/AA

We invite all interested parties with the qualifications for this position to complete our online application and Scroll down to the bottom of the page and click on the application link. Thank you!


LL15-052 / Over the Road Truck Driver / Lowell, MI:

Pay is based on experience and drivers are paid by mile driven.

Guiding Principles-Culture- Service:
• Responsible for driving the Litehouse culture through company guiding principles
• Accountable for outstanding customer service to all internal and external customers
• Develop and maintain effective relationships through collaboration and consistent timely communication
• Help uphold a “Team Member” environment supporting others with positive behavior

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:
• Drivers must be experienced with a good driving record
• Refrigerated commodity experience desired, but not required

Education/Experience/Certifications:
• Class A CDL with Tanker endorsement required
• Entry to Canada required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
• Must have excellent logbook and record keeping skills
• Must be able to complete required paperwork accurately and on time
• Must be able to load and unload freight
Physical Demands/Work Environment:
The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 
• Regularly required to lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, sit and use hands to finger, handle or feel
• Frequently required to lift and or move up to 25 pounds, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, talk or hear, and taste or smell
• Occasionally required to lift and or move up to 70 pounds, and stand, walk, stoop, kneel crouch or crawl
• Specific vision abilities include close, distance, color and peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus
• Frequently exposed to vibration
• Occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions
The duties listed in this position posting are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.

Litehouse, Inc. is a 100% Employee Owned Company. EOE/AA
We invite all interested parties with the qualifications for this position to complete our online application. Scroll down to the bottom of the career list page and click on the application link.
Thank you!

Food Process Engineer, Plant Commercialization:

Job S14-080

POSITION POSTING

 

Position Title:            Food Process Engineer, Plant Commercialization Pay Classification:      Exempt
Department:              Operations Location:                      Lowell, Michigan
Title of Supervisor:   VP Operations Starting wage:             DOE
Closing Date:              Until filled  

 
Purpose and Scope
The role of the process engineer is to evaluate existing processes and identify systems that improve production, reliability, and sustainability, reduce cost, and develop best practices. The process engineer works as part of a diverse team to evaluate and implement solutions that safely and efficiently meet production goals while maintaining high ethical and compliance standards. They will provide plant engineering technical support in the day-to-day operations of LH manufacturing plants.

Lead or support technology transfer of products and processes from development to commercial production, administer trial manufacturing protocol and change control programs and provide technical support for product, ingredient and process improvements. Participate and provide support for product development activities, which may include pilot plant scale up trials.

  • Lead or support technology transfer activities of food product and processes (for four manufacturing facilities and 3rd party vendors) from development to commercial production.
  • Responsible for preparing and approving manufacturing forms and related technical documentation needed to manufacture product.
  • Evaluates processes and procedures that drive continuous improvement. Ensure effective communication.
  • Works closely with and is an integral part of the product development and planning process
  • Demonstrated knowledge working with emulsion systems and there components, including natural and synthetic emulsion stabilizers in food applications.
  • Documented history effectively using mechanical processes to generate stable emulsions and a working knowledge with the mechanisms of emulsification – surface tension theory, repulsion theory, and viscosity modification.   
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience of product and process development flow from conception to product launch, specifically for shelf stable salad dressing or other oil in water emulsion systems.
  • Must be a good problem solver; must be able to identify, interpret and analyze the correct data, and provide detailed directions to development projects.
  • Maintains active knowledge and understanding in areas beyond Product Development, including Operations, QA, Packaging, and a thorough understanding of Marketing needs and financial hurdles.
  • Proven ability to troubleshoot and solve technical project hurdles through the use of effective technical solutions and sound scientific principles.
  • Requires the ability to interact and communicate effectively with Senior R&D Management, Engineering, QA, Plant Management and Line Operators.
  • Sustains a high level of competence and professionalism in a dynamic business environment (i.e., proficiency in driving team alignment on technical solutions and strategies).
  • Collaborate with internal Litehouse departments, such as Purchasing, Quality Assurance, Plant Operations, Customer Service, to align and streamline execution of activities required to maintain or secure new customer or customer projects.
  • Works with technology & product development and manufacturing staff to develop process or equipment to reach attainment goals of new or existing production line.
  • Develops, presents, and communicates proposals of new processing technology equipment or cost reduction opportunities, including determination of ROI and other benefits, process, or equipment specifications and estimated capital investment and production capacity and attainment.

Guiding Principles-Culture- Service:

  • Responsible for driving the Litehouse culture through company guiding principles
  • Accountable for outstanding customer service to all internal and external customers
  • Develop and maintain effective relationships through collaboration and consistent timely communication
  • Help uphold a “Team Member” environment supporting others with positive behavior

 
Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Perform other duties as assigned

 
Minimum Qualifications Required to Perform Work:

  • Master of Science (M.S.) preferred, but Bachelors of Science (B.S.) in Food Science, Food Engineering, Chemistry, or similar scientific discipline with 6 years related experience in food industry required.
  • Experience with shelf stable dressing/sauce technologies.
  • Demonstrated proficiency of Microsoft Office with specific emphasis on advanced Excel and Word utilization.
  • Demonstrated proficiency using statistical processes to extract underlying cause and effect relationships. 
  • Experience using Ross computer systems or other mainframe based computer systems preferred but not required.
  • Experience using analytical quality computer systems preferred but not required.
  • Selection, acquisition, installation, commissioning, start-up, and troubleshooting of new and existing process equipment and systems
  • Process optimization during startup and early production
  • Training of line supervisors, operators and maintenance personnel
  • Lead / Support of multifunctional teams:
  • Development and scale-up of processes requiring complex mathematical and engineering analyses of data collected from multiple sources 
  • Prepares manufacturing feasibility assessments and capital cost estimates for various process-related projects 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to read and write correspondence using basic technical/scientific terminology. 
  • Ability to present information in one-on-one and small group situations to other employees of the organization.
  • Sound understanding of basic and advanced mathematics, with some basic statistical knowledge preferred.  Must have the ability to use and manipulate mathematical computations containing fractions in both percent and decimal equivalent forms.
  • Demonstrate proficiency of univariate polynomial equations with real and decimal equivalent variables.
  • Mathematical knowledge will be assessed through proficiently testing.

Travel Requirements

  • Ability to travel up to 40% of time should be expected, including overnight travel
  • Travel may be required with little or no prior warning.

 
 
 
Physical Demands/Work Environment:
The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Day to day work includes:
                                                                                                                                                             
The duties listed in this position description are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed.  The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.
 
Apply for this position by submitting a Litehouse Internal Application and Personal Resume to Mary Mahoney, Director-Human Resources or
Zualita Magana-Human Resources – Sandpoint, ID

LL16-004 Mixer Lowell, MI:

The Mixer position focus is on both the measurement and blending of high quality ingredients following exact recipe instructions.    Essential Duties:
  • Operate blender to blending ingredients.
  • Load ingredients into blender manually and using pumping and metering systems.
  • Start machine and adjust to control speed and cooling fluids to jacket or devices in mixing chamber to aid in blending and densifying mixture.
  • Operate machine until mixture reaches desired consistency.
  • Sample and test product integrity to meet specifications.
  • Requisition supplies.
  • Maintain production records.
  • Follow all food safety guidelines.
  • Participate with changeovers.
  • Utilize data collection system to maintain inventory accuracy and traceability.
  • Utilize scanner to use oldest ingredients first (FIFO.)
  • Ensure products produced are meeting or exceeding customer requirements.
  • Uphold a positive team environment.
  • Provide an environment of high morale and positive team work.
  • Provide a safe work environment at all times.
  • Ensure food safety guidelines are being followed.
  • Follow Litehouse guiding principles.
  • Weekend work required as needed.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  Minimum Qualifications Required to Perform Work: Education/Experience/Certifications
  • 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.
  Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals. 
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. 
  • Ability to present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients and other employees of the organization.
  • Ability to compute basic mathematical calculations.
  • Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
    Physical Demands/Work Environment: The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Day to day work includes:
  • Regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms. 
  • Frequently required to climb or balance, talk or hear, and taste or smell. 
  • Occasionally required to walk and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. 
  • Regularly lift and/or move up to 55 pounds. 
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
  • Occasionally must work in confined space.
To apply for this postion, or any other of our positions, please scroll down to the bottom of this page and click on the apply link. Thank you!

Formulation Coordinator-Hurricane, UT:

Job Post #H15-030

POSITION POSTING

 

Position Title:            Formulation Coordinator Pay Classification:     Non-exempt
Department:              Formulation Location:                     Hurricane, UT
Title of Supervisor:   Shift Supervisor Date Opened:            Until Filled
  Closing Date:             Until Filled

                                                                                                                                                             
Purpose and Scope
The Formulation Coordinator coordinates activities of the formulation area to obtain optimum efficiency, through-puts and quality.
 
Guiding Principles-Culture- Service:

  • Responsible for driving the Litehouse culture through company guiding principles
  • Accountable for outstanding customer service to all internal and external customers
  • Develop and maintain effective relationships through collaboration and consistent timely communication
  • Help uphold a “Team Member” environment supporting others with positive behavior

 
Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Requisition material required to meet production goals
  • Responsible for dealing with personnel issues and scheduling in the absence of the Shift Supervisor
  • Participate in performance reviews and written documentation on all personnel
  • Assist in training employees in job procedures
  • Report product quality problems and ensures proper measures are taken with products on "hold"
  • Deal with equipment and material issues as they arise
  • Examine items produced to determine if items meet specifications 
  • Analyze and resolves work problems, or assists workers in solving work problems
  • Recommend measures to improve production methods, equipment performance, and quality of product
  • Initiate or suggest plans to motivate workers to achieve work goals
  • Set up machines and equipment
  • Participate with changeovers
  • Perform activities of workers supervised
  • Ensure food safety guidelines are being followed
  • Weekend work required as needed
  • Perform other duties as assigned

 
Minimum Qualifications Required to Perform Work:
            Education/Experience/Certifications

  • 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.

 
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to follow schedules and plan out work
  • Ability to use computer software to assist for manufacturing and labor tracking
  • Superior communication skills
  • Understanding of processing equipment and manufacturing flows
  • Consumer & Customer focused
  • Ability to energize others
  • Creative at finding solutions to obstacles
  • Superior relationship building skills
  • Self-starter
  • Ability to read and interpret safety items, operating instructions and procedure manuals
  • Ability to coordinate a production work schedule
  • Ability to bring closure to items by completing tasks fully and within timeframes
  • Uncompromising integrity
  • Ability to hold yourself and others accountable

 
Physical Demands/Work Environment:
The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Day to day work includes:

  • Regularly required to stand, walk, and talk or hear 
  • Frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel: reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; and taste or smell
  • Occasionally required to sit
  • Occasionally lift and/or move up to 55 pounds 
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus
  • Frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions and moving mechanical parts 
  • Occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, risk of electrical shock, and vibration 
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually very loud

 
The duties listed in this job description are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed.  The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.
 
To apply for this position, please complete a Litehouse External Application online or stop by the facility.

S15-029 Truck Driver Team - Sandpoint, ID:

Purpose and Scope
The Truck Driver Team will work as a team sharing the responsibility of over-the-road transport of Litehouse products to assigned destinations and pickup and delivery of other products.
 
Guiding Principles-Culture- Service:

  • Responsible for driving the Litehouse culture through company guiding principles
  • Accountable for outstanding customer service to all internal and external customers
  • Develop and maintain effective relationships through collaboration and consistent timely communication
  • Help uphold a “Team Member” environment supporting others with positive behavior

 
Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Drivers must be experienced with a good driving record
  • Refrigerated commodity experience desired, but not required

 
Minimum Qualifications Required to Perform Work:
Education/Experience/Certifications

  • Class A CDL with Tanker endorsement required
  • Entry to Canada required

 
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Must have excellent logbook and record keeping skills
  • Must be able to complete required paperwork accurately and on time
  • Must be able to load and unload freight

 
Physical Demands/Work Environment: The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Day to day work includes:

  • Regularly required to lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, sit and use hands to finger, handle or feel
  • Frequently required to lift and or move up to 25 pounds, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, talk or hear, and taste or smell
  • Occasionally required to lift and or move up to 70 pounds, and stand, walk, stoop, kneel crouch or crawl
  • Specific vision abilities include close, distance, color and peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus
  • Frequently exposed to vibration
  • Occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions

 
The duties listed in this position posting are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed.  The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.

H15-020 Machine Technician I - Hurricane, UT:

Job Post H15-020


 

POSITION POSTING

 

Position Title:     Machine Technician I Pay Classification:     Non-exempt
Department:       Portion Control Location:                           Hurricane, UT
Reports to:          Operations Supervisor Shift:                             Swing
Opening Date:    08/14/2015 Closing Date:              Until Filled

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
PURPOSE and SCOPE:
The Machine Technician operates and leads the operation of one production line in an area or department and performs basic preventative machine maintenance and troubleshooting.
 
Guiding Principles-Culture- Service:

  • Responsible for driving the Litehouse culture through company guiding principles
  • Accountable for outstanding customer service to all internal and external customers
  • Develop and maintain effective relationships through collaboration and consistent timely communication
  • Help uphold a “Team Member” environment supporting others with positive behavior

 
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Operate and lead the operation of one line in an area or department
  • Maintain required throughputs; set up, operate and make adjustments
  • Perform changeovers and washes
  • Perform basic maintenance/controls, preventive maintenance and troubleshooting
  • Other duties may be assigned

 
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED TO PERFORM WORK:
            Education/Experience/Certifications

  • Fully trained and experienced in the operation of the designated production line machine

 
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSA):

  • Ability to read, comprehend instructions and write correspondence.
  • Capable of presenting information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization
  • Knowledge and experience in the operations and mechanics of the designated production line machine
  • Ability to perform basic mathematical calculations

 
PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORK ENVIRONMENT: The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Day to day work includes:

  • Total cumulative time required for each activity: Combined standing/walking 6-7 hours. Maximum consecutive time required for each activity 2-3 hours
  • Lifting requirements: 0-10 lbs frequently; 11-35 lbs occasionally; 35-55 lbs rarely
  • In an average work day, the employee may be required to perform: Climbing occasionally; Bending/Stooping occasionally to frequently; kneeling rarely; crouching rarely; twisting occasionally to frequently
  • Use of upper/lower extremities: Reaching (shoulder height or below) frequently; Reaching (above shoulder) occasionally; Grasping/Handling continuously; Fine Manipulation/Fingering occasionally; Pushing/Pulling occasionally to frequently
  • Potential Hazards: Mechanical
  • Protective clothing or personal devices required: Gloves, eye protection and ear protection

 
The duties listed in this position posting are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed.  The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.
 
To apply for this position complete a
Litehouse Internal Application
Submit to:
Kris Tompkins, Manager, Human Resources – Hurricane, UT

C15-031 R&D Food Scientist, Team Lead-Corporate-Sandpoint, Idaho :

 
 
Posting # C15-031

POSITION POSTING

 

Position Title:          R&D Food Scientist, Team Lead   Pay Classification: Exempt 
Department:            Research and Development Location:                 Corporate-Sandpoint, Idaho 
Title of Supervisor: R&D Manager Starting Wage:       DOE
Closing Date:            Open Until Filled Shift:                          1st

 
PURPOSE and SCOPE:
The R&D Food Scientist, Team Lead, manages a technical team to develop or modify emulsion systems as required to meet project objectives and assumes the liaison role between R&D and a select customer base.  Position success depends upon successfully meeting technical project requirements while managing customer relationships within a fast pace environment.  Technical projects require manipulation of formula attributes; flavor, texture/rheology and visual, in addition to developing new product formulations, correcting operational deficiencies, and developing innovative product platforms within the market.   
 
Guiding Principles-Culture- Service:

  • Responsible for driving the Litehouse culture through company guiding principles
  • Accountable for outstanding customer service to all internal and external customers
  • Develop and maintain effective relationships through collaboration and consistent timely communication
  • Help uphold a “Team Member” environment supporting others with positive behavior
  • Ensure compliance with food safety and quality guidelines

 
Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Organize, prioritize, plan, and execute on weekly project load that allows project obligations to be met and technical problems resolved
  • Manage and preform scientific experiments and product development work in a laboratory setting to produce product formulations, samples, and experimental data used in support of company driven projects
  • Routinely travel to customer locations and work within their labs to develop new products or troubleshoot existing products
  • Identify and collect, then interpret through quantitative analyze data to provide insight and direction to development projects and problem solving scenarios
  • Interact and communicate effectively with R&D Management, Marketing, Sales, Executive Management and current or potential business customer
  • Sustain a high level of competence and professionalism in a dynamic business environment
  • Proficiency in driving team alignment on technical solutions and strategies
  • Liaise with internal departments; Purchasing, Graphics, Quality Assurance, Operations,  and Customer service to align and streamline execution of activities required to maintain or secure new customer or customer projects
  • Liaise with Human Resources to practice and enforce environmental, health and safety standards
  • Takes initiative and action to respond, resolve and follow-up regarding customer service issues with all customers in a timely manner
  • Other duties as assigned

 
Minimum Qualifications Required to Perform Work:
Education/Experience/Certifications

  • Bachelors of Science (B.S.) in Food Science, Animal Science, Food Engineering or similar agricultural scientific discipline with 3-5 years related experience in food industry required
  • Certified Culinary Scientist (CCS®) or similar culinary qualifications are preferred
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite with emphasis on advanced Excel and Word utilization
  • Proficiency using statistical processes to extract underlying cause and effect relationships
  • Experience using ROSS computer systems or other mainframe-based computer systems preferred, but not required
  • Experience using analytical quality computer systems preferred, but not required
  • Experience effectively using mechanical processes to generate stable emulsions and a working knowledge with the mechanisms of emulsification
  • Experience working with product and process development flow from conception to product prototyping, specifically for shelf stable salad dressing or other oil in water emulsion systems
  • Travel up to 30% of the time should be expected with little warning prior to departure date

 
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge working with emulsion systems and their component attributes, including flavor, texture/rheology and visual – color and particulate formulation development
  • Knowledge using mechanical processes to generate stable emulsions and works with the mechanisms of emulsification at the laboratory bench level.
  • Knowledge and understanding in areas beyond Product Development, including Operations, QA, Packaging and a thorough understanding of Marketing needs and financial hurdles
  • Develop, troubleshoot and solve technical project hurdles associated with new formulation development through the use of effective technical solutions and sound scientific principles
  • Ability to read and write correspondence and use basic technical/scientific terminology
  • Ability to present information in one-on-one and small group situations to other employees of the organization
  • Sounds understanding of basic and advanced mathematics, with some basic statistical knowledge preferred
  • Must have ability to use and manipulate mathematical computations containing fractions in both percent and decimal equivalent forms
  • Proficiency of univariate polynomial equations with real and decimal equivalent variables
  • Mathematical knowledge will be assessed through proficiency testing

 
Physical Demands/Work Environment:
The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Day to day work includes:

  • Regularly required to sit and use hands to finger, handle or feel; lift and/or move up to 10 pounds
  • Frequently required to reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, talk or hear and taste or smell
  • Occasionally required to stand, walk, stoop or kneel
  • Specific vision abilities require close, distance, color and peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust/focus
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate

 
The duties listed in this position description are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed.  The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.
 
Interested applicants should apply at www.litehousefoods.com
 

H15-022 Mixer - Hurricane, UT:

Job Post #H15-022

POSITION POSTING

 

Position Title:            Mixer—2nd Pay Classification:    Non Exempt
Department:              Formulation Location:                    Hurricane
Title of Supervisor:   Operations Supervisor Grade:                        C
Opening Date:           09/29/2015 Closing Date:   Until Filled    

                                                                                                                                                             
Purpose and Scope
The Mixer measures and blends ingredients to create finished goods.
 
Guiding Principles-Culture- Service:

  • Responsible for driving the Litehouse culture through company guiding principles
  • Accountable for outstanding customer service to all internal and external customers
  • Develop and maintain effective relationships through collaboration and consistent timely communication
  • Help uphold a “Team Member” environment supporting others with positive behavior

 
Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Load ingredients into blender and use pumping and metering systems
  • Start and adjust machine to control speed and cooling fluids to jacket or devices in mixing chamber to aid in blending and densifying mixture
  • Operate machine until mixture reaches desired consistency
  • Sample and test product integrity to meet specifications
  • Requisition supplies and maintain production records
  • Participate with changeovers
  • Utilize data collection system to maintain inventory accuracy and traceability
  • Utilize scanner to use oldest ingredients first (FIFO)
  • Ensure products produced are meeting or exceeding customer requirements
  • Perform other duties as assigned

 
Minimum Qualifications Required to Perform Work:
Education/Experience/Certifications

  • 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.

 
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals. 
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. 
  • Ability to present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients and other employees of the organization.
  • Ability to compute basic mathematical calculations.
  • Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

 
 
 
 
Physical Demands/Work Environment:
The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Day to day work includes:

  • Regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms. 
  • Frequently required to climb or balance, talk or hear, and taste or smell. 
  • Occasionally required to walk and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. 
  • Regularly lift and/or move up to 55 pounds. 
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
  • Occasionally must work in confined space.

 
The duties listed in this position posting are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed.  The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.
 
Submit a Litehouse Application to: Kris Tompkins, Manager, Human Resources or apply online at https://litehousefoods.com/careers

# C15-035 Retail Direct Sales Representatives-Southeast:

 
 
Posting # C15-035

POSITION POSTING

 

Position Title:           Retail Direct Sales        
                                    Representative-Southeast   
Pay Classification: Exempt
Department:             Sales Location:                 Corporate-Sales  
Title of Supervisor:  Regional Sales Manager Starting Wage:       DOE
Closing Date:             Open Until Filled Shift:                         1st

                                                                                                                                                             
Purpose and Scope
The Retail Direct Sales Representative will customize and execute specific programs and plans per the Regional Sales Manager to achieve sales volume, revenue, profit, market share equity objectives for the territory, as well as enhance overall retail broker coverage to assigned customer areas.  Territories are:

  • Tampa / Orlando
  • Miami

 
Guiding Principles-Culture- Service:

  • Responsible for driving the Litehouse culture through company guiding principles
  • Accountable for outstanding customer service to all internal and external customers
  • Develop and maintain effective relationships through collaboration and consistent timely communication
  • Help uphold a “Team Member” environment supporting others with positive behavior
  • Ensure compliance with food safety and quality guidelines

 
Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Manage and grow sales and market penetration for assigned geographic regions.
  • Partner with the department manager to gain optimum placement for all Litehouse products in the determined department, including stocking product, placing POS (Point of Sale) material, and gaining extra facings and secondary display as available.
  • Develop relationships with retailers and wholesalers in the the assigned territory that will support Litehouse achieving its goals and objectives. 
  • Develop relationships with each customer at all levels including buyers, merchandisers, field level managers and retail store department managers. 
  • Utilize Brand and Category Management to enhance the customer relationship by becoming experts through data and customized programs for each retailer/wholesaler. 
  • Partner with and utilize your broker to enhance relationships with your customers. 
  • Maintain and secure Litehouse share of shelf or additional share of shelf by pursuing opportunities to help stores wherever possible, including store resets and grand openings, to enhance business relationships. 
  • Ensure consistent product rotation based on the Litehouse freshness and quality standards.
  • Develop IRC strategies as needed.
  • Partner with the department manager to gain optimum placement for all Litehouse products within the department, including stocking product, placing POS (Point of Sale) material, and gaining extra facings and secondary display when possible.
  • Foster customer relationships by utilizing Market Development, Entertainment and Co-Op funds through customer specific programs and initiatives. 
  • Schedule and perform product demonstrations including coupon distribution at priority stores and grand openings.
  • Attend demonstration training sessions and educate demonstration personnel on Litehouse products and uses to maximize promotional efforts and product versatility.
  • Identify and help design promotional plan with Regional Sales Manager to maximize product movement. 
  • Conduct and submit corporate retail audits.  Complete daily and weekly call reports.
  • When necessary, clean (dust off) products and shelving. 
  • Other duties as assigned.

 
Minimum Qualifications Required to Perform Work:

  • High School diploma (College Degree preferred) and equivalent work experience

 
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. 
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. 
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and general public.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Understand and perform basic percentage and margin related equations.

 
Physical Demands/Work Environment:
The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Day to day work includes:

  • Must be able to travel to numerous store locations; overnight travel may be required.
  • Must physically be able to lift and move product.

 
The duties listed in this position description are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed.  The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.

H15-026 Spice Prep - Hurricane, UT:

Job Post H15-026

POSITION POSTING

 

Position Title:                 Spice Prep Pay Classification:      Nonexempt
Department:                  Formulation Location:                       Hurricane, UT
Title of Supervisor:       Shift Supervisor Opening date:              Until Filled
  Closing date:                November 13, 2015

                                                                                                                                                             
Purpose and Scope
The Spice Prep worker prepares raw ingredients and spice daily as needed for scheduled production.
 
Guiding Principles-Culture- Service:

  • Responsible for driving the Litehouse culture through company guiding principles
  • Accountable for outstanding customer service to all internal and external customers
  • Develop and maintain effective relationships through collaboration and consistent timely communication
  • Help uphold a “Team Member” environment supporting others with positive behavior

 
Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Weigh ingredients and spice according to recipes
  • Retrieve buckets, barrels or boxes or bags from walk in, dry storage or freezer
  • Label bucket contents, recipe, batch number, number of buckets, date, initials and lot numbers
  • Maintain ingredient and spice code records and usage
  • Pull samples of lotted items
  • Prepare ingredients for Hobart batches and mixes using Hobart; sample and test product integrity to meet specifications
  • Rotate stock and report any ingredient or spice that is getting low
  • Check weekly production report for ingredients to be pulled from freezer
  • Prepare add-ons before doing next day batches
  • Perform other duties as assigned

 
Minimum Qualifications Required to Perform Work:

  • One to three months related experience and/or training

 
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Read and write basic correspondence
  • Present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization
  • Compute basic mathematical calculations
  • Compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs

 
Physical Demands/Work Environment:
The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Day to day work includes:
 
 

  • Regularly required to stand; walk; and use hands to finger, handle or feel. 
  • Frequently required to reach with hands and arms. 
  • Occasionally required to climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear. 
  • Must regularly lift and/or move up to 55 pounds. 
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and ability to adjust focus.
  • Regularly exposed to wet and/or humid conditions. 
  • Occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts and toxic or caustic chemicals. 
  • Noise level in the work environment is usually loud.
  • Personal protective equipment required: Rain suits, gloves, goggles, glasses, face shield, hearing protection, and any other PPE as deemed necessary to perform the job safely.

 
The duties listed in this position posting are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed.  The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.
 
To apply for this position, please complete an online application at www.litehousefoods.com/careers
Or Submit a Litehouse Internal Application to: Kris Tompkins, Manager, Human Resources-Hurricane, UT

LL15-050 Machine Technician Lowell, MI:

LL15-050
Litehouse, Proud to be a 100% employee owned company, currently has an outstanding opportunity for Machine Technicians on all shifts. The Machine Technician 1 operates and leads the operation of one production line in an area or department and performs basic preventative machine maintenance and troubleshooting.

Guiding Principles-Culture- Service:
• Responsible for driving the Litehouse culture through company guiding principles
• Accountable for outstanding customer service to all internal and external customers
• Develop and maintain effective relationships through collaboration and consistent timely communication
• Help uphold a “Team Member” environment supporting others with positive behavior

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

• Operate and lead key machinery • Maintain required throughputs; set up, operate and make adjustments
• Perform changeovers and washes
• Perform basic maintenance/controls, preventive maintenance and troubleshooting
• Ensure products produced are meeting or exceeding customer requirements
• Perform other duties as assigned

Minimum Education/Experience/Certifications:

• Fully trained and experienced in the operation of multiple production lines machinery

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

• Ability to read, comprehend instructions, and write correspondence
•Capable of presenting information in one-on-one and group situations to other employees in the organization
• Knowledge and experience in the operations and mechanics of the designated production line machine
• Ability to perform basic mathematical calculations

Physical Demands/Work Environment:
The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Day to day work includes:
• Regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms
• Frequently required to climb or balance, and talk or hear
• Occasionally required to walk and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl
• Regularly lift and/or move up to 55 pounds
• Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus
• A basic understanding of the job duties are essential.
• Experience and/or education in the food manufacturing industry a plus.

The duties listed in this job description are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.


Litehouse, Inc. is a 100% Employee Owned Company. EOE/AA

We invite all interested parties with the qualifications for this position to complete our online application. Scroll down to the bottom of the career list page and click on the application link. Thank you!

LL15-040 Sanitation Coordinator Lowell MI:

Sanitation Coordinator 
Pay Classification: Non-exempt Shift: Sunday – Thursday 7:30 pm- 4:00 am

Purpose and Scope: The Sanitation Coordinator directs and coordinates activities of sanitation department workers.
Guiding Principles-Culture- Service:
• Responsible for driving the Litehouse culture through company guiding principles
• Accountable for outstanding customer service to all internal and external customers
• Develop and maintain effective relationships through collaboration and consistent timely communication
• Help uphold a “Team Member” environment supporting others with positive behavior
• Ensure compliance with food safety and quality guidelines Essential Functions and Responsibilities:
• Responsible for operations of the crew; monitors performance, assists supervisor in dealing with employee related items, assigns work and maintains crew schedule
• Maintain training documentation
• Maintain daily sheet for equipment scheduled to be cleaned
• Maintain open communication with other department coordinators in order to monitor nightly needs
• Has authority to sign off on completion of master sanitation schedule
• Performs the activities of a sanitation worker as needed
• Review and monitor proper completion of master sanitation documents weekly
• Assists in updating SSOPs
• Provides assistance to supervisor in completing annual performance evaluations
• Completes work orders as needed
• Perform other duties as assigned
Minimum Qualifications Required to Perform Work:
• 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
• Must be an authority on procedures
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
• Ability to follow schedules and plan out work
• Ability to use computer software to assist in manufacturing and labor tracking
• Superior communication and relationship building skills
• Understanding of processing equipment and manufacturing flows
• Self-starter with ability to energize others
• Creative at finding solutions to obstacles
• Ability to read and interpret safety items, operating instructions and procedure manuals
• Ability to coordinate a work schedule
• Bring closure to items by completing tasks fully and within timeframes
• Uncompromising integrity
• Ability to hold yourself and others accountable
• A basic understanding of the job duties are essential.
• Experience and/or education in the food manufacturing industry a plus.

Physical Demands/Work Environment:
The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
• Lifting requirements: 0-10 lbs. continuously; 11-55 lbs. occasionally; 55-100 lbs. rarely. Parts lifted are 0-27 lbs
• In an average work day, the employee may be required to perform: Climbing, kneeling, crouching frequently; bending/stooping and twisting frequently
• Use of upper/lower extremities: Reaching (shoulder height or below) and pushing/pulling (0-100 lbs. effort) frequently; reaching (above shoulder) and fine manipulation/fingering occasionally; grasping/handling continuously
• Sensory requirements (speech, vision, smell, touch, hearing): All
• Employee is able to vary physical position or activity to perform the job rapidly
• Employee is able to enter confined space with round opening that is 17” across Employee needs to be able to lift their body out of confined space using their arm
• Temperature: Normal inside range -
• Humidity: Wet/Humid
• Atmospheric Conditions and Noise: Fumes; Odors; Mists; Gases; Noise
• Potential Hazards: Mechanical; Electrical; Burns; Toxic/Caustic Chemicals; Other (slippery floors, trip hazards, heights and sharp objects) • Protective clothing or personal devices required: Rain suits, rubber gloves, goggles, glasses, face shield, gloves, respirator, hearing protection, chemical gloves

The duties listed in this job description are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.

Litehouse, Inc. is a 100% Employee Owned Company. EOE/AA

We invite all interested parties with the qualifications for this position to complete our online application.
Scroll down to the bottom of the career list page and click on the application link.
Thank you!

C16-007 Customer Service / Order Entry-Corporate-Sandpoint, Idaho:

 
 
Posting # C15-036

POSITION POSTING

 

Position Title:   Customer Service / Order Entry        Pay Classification: Non-exempt 
Department:            Customer Service   Location:                 Corporate-Sandpoint, Idaho
Title of Supervisor: Customer Service  Lead Starting Wage:       DOE
Closing Date:            February 12, 2016 Shift:                         1st

                                                                                                                                                             
Purpose and Scope
To support various Litehouse departments, including Sales, Transportation, Scheduling, Warehouse, acting as a liaison between Litehouse and the customer.
 
Guiding Principles-Culture- Service:

  • Responsible for driving the Litehouse culture through company guiding principles
  • Accountable for outstanding customer service to all internal and external customers
  • Develop and maintain effective relationships through collaboration and consistent timely communication
  • Help uphold a “Team Member” environment supporting others with positive behavior
  • Ensure compliance with food safety and quality guidelines

 
Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Process orders/data entry accurately and in a timely manner.
  • Communicate/confirm total cost for customer orders in a timely manner.
  • Inform customers of unit prices, shipping dates, anticipated delays and any additional information required
  • File orders, original purchase orders, etc. to maintain records.
  • Regularly review inventory levels and notify the scheduling department of orders that would deplete stock.
  • Serve as liaison between the customer and/or broker and various departments (transportation, scheduling, sales, production, warehouse, etc.)
  • Assist Customer Service team with other duties as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 
Minimum Qualifications Required to Perform Work:

  • High School diploma or equivalent GED; prefer a one-year certificate from college or technical school or one year of directly related on-the-job training/experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Familiar with Microsoft Office Products (specifically, Excel and Access) ; ROSS, Business Objects and EPM knowledge a plus

 
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Must be accurate, timely and productive with attention to detail
  • Must have strong, innovative problem solving and analytical skills
  • Ability to learn quickly, think creatively, effectively self-govern and prioritize duties
  • Able to communicate effectively with internal and external customers

Physical Demands/Work Environment:
The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Day to day work includes:

  • Regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and talk or hear
  • Frequently required to reach with hands and arms
  • Occasionally required to stand  and lift and/or move up to 10 pounds
  • Specific vision abilities requirements include close, distance and color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust/focus
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate

 
 
The duties listed in this position description are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed.  The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.
 
Interested applicants should apply at www.litehousefoods.com

H15-031 Maintenance Mechanic - Hurricane, UT:

Job Post #H15-031

POSITION POSTING

 

Position Title:           Maintenance Mechanic Pay Classification:  Non-Exempt
Department:             Maintenance Location:                  Hurricane, UT
Reports To:               Maintenance Supervisor  
Opening Date:          December 9, 2015 Closing date:           Until Filled

                                                                                                                                                                           
Purpose and Scope
The Maintenance Mechanic maintains and assists in coordinating routine and preventative maintenance on all facility production equipment.
 
Guiding Principles-Culture- Service:

  • Responsible for driving the Litehouse culture through company guiding principles
  • Accountable for outstanding customer service to all internal and external customers
  • Develop and maintain effective relationships through collaboration and consistent timely communication
  • Help uphold a “Team Member” environment supporting others with positive behavior

 
Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Set up machines and equipment
  • Completes PM’s for all applicable equipment as scheduled and completes required paperwork in a neat and timely manner
  • Requisition materials required to keep all equipment running properly, and ascertain critical spare parts are available on the shelf in the correct quantities
  • Respond to internal customer needs to optimize facility efficiencies
  • Troubleshoot/repair automated equipment including PLC, PAC, Servo, and VFD
  • Work closely with the manufacturing department to assure production specifications are achieved
  • Perform all equipment repairs and replace parts as required
  • Perform scheduled lubrication on assigned assets
  • Train others in the proper operation of equipment
  • Perform job duties in a safe manner following Plant and OSHA regulations and requirements
  • Properly uses PPE as required
  • Utilize blueprints, sketches, machine manuals, and machine components for specifications and repair
  • Suggests and implements upgrades to systems
  • Communicate with maintenance leadership on all maintenance issues
  • Analyze and resolve technical problems or assists others in solving issues
  • Uses technical instruments to provide solutions
  • Coordinate routine calibrations, PM’s, and repairs with manufacturing leadership
  • Fabricate parts utilizing a Lathe and/or mill
  • Assist in plant projects
  • Perform other and incidental duties as assigned

 
 
Minimum Qualifications Required to Perform Work:
            Education/Experience/Certifications

  • High School diploma or equivalent (GED); minimum 2 years’ experience in maintenance field.

 
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSA):

  • Know how to troubleshoot/repair automated equipment including PLC, PAC, Servo, and VFD.
  • Experience in reading and interpreting ladder logic/schematics a plus.
  • Ability to fabricate parts from scratch or prints.
  • Able to analyze and resolve technical problems or assist others in solving equipment issues.
  • Must be able to understand and utilize blueprints and other technical publications
  • Must be able to weld utilizing Tig and Mig procedures
  • Ability to use basic math in all units of measure, compute rate, ration, and percent

 
Physical Demands/Work Environment:
The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Day to day work includes:

  • Regularly required to work and use hands to finger, handle or feel.
  • Frequently required to stand, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl, talk or hear.
  • Occasionally required to taste or smell and work in a confined space.
  • Frequently required to lift and/or move up to 55 pounds.
  • Specific visions abilities include close, distance and color vision, depth perception and ability to adjust/focus.
  • Occasionally exposed to high, precarious places, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, outside weather conditions and vibrations.
  • The noise level is usually moderate.

 
The duties listed in this position posting are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed.  The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.
 
Apply for this position by completing submitting an application online. You can also fill out an application in person at 239 N. Old Hwy 91, Hurricane, UT 84737

C16-002 Business Systems Analyst-Finance:

 
 
Posting # C16-002

POSITION POSTING

 

Position Title:          Business Systems Analyst-Finance        Pay Classification: Exempt
Department:            Information Technology Location:                 Corporate-Sandpoint, Idaho
Title of Supervisor: Business Solutions Manager Starting Wage:       DOE
Closing Date:            Open until filled Shift:                         1st

                                                                                                                                                             
Purpose and Scope
The Business Systems Analyst will work to ensure alignment of business processes with Litehouse systems.  This position will strive to make current systems more efficient for users while constantly evaluating the changing needs of the business and looking for improved solutions, acting as a liaison between business departments and IT. This role will have a strong focus on Finance.
 
Guiding Principles-Culture- Service:

  • Responsible for driving the Litehouse culture through company guiding principles
  • Accountable for outstanding customer service to all internal and external customers
  • Develop and maintain effective relationships through collaboration and consistent timely communication
  • Help uphold a “Team Member” environment supporting others with positive behavior
  • Ensure compliance with food safety and quality guidelines

 
Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Create and maintain a strategic partnerships with the business users in order to analyze and evaluate current and future business needs
  • Align business needs and system processes
  • Elicit and develop business requirements through interviews, meetings, existing systems documentation and/or procedures.
  • Create business and technical documentation defining processes, roles and technology interaction
  • Communicate effectively business needs to internal and external Application Developers
  • Participate in the upgrade and/or enhancement process of existing business software
  • Implement new software solutions
  • Manage multiple projects
  • Coordinate or lead the testing and/or training process for new systems or new functionality
  • Instruct users in the proper use of equipment and software.
  • Recommend or perform actions to correct problems.
  • Contribute to a positive IT work environment that is built on hard work, collaboration, respect for each other, and a desire to learn.
  • Collaborate with the IT Business Solutions, Development and Technology groups
  • Develop new reports using Gembase, SSRS, Quantrix, and other systems
  • Perform other duties as assigned
  • Have fun working with the fantastic Litehouse family

 
Minimum Qualifications Required to Perform Work:
Education/Experience/Certifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Information Systems or related field or equivalent work experience. 
  • Minimum of 5+ years’ work related experience.

 
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
 
Must demonstrate competency in the following areas: Technical Understanding, Analyzing Information, Informing Others, Problem Solving, Coordination, Strategic Planning, Project Management and Quality Management

  • Familiar with Relational Database Concepts and Client Server Concepts
  • SQL experience preferred
  • Solid understanding of ERP systems
  • Experience managing projects and leading a team
  • Advanced knowledge of MS Office Suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals 
  • Effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of executives, managers and users
  • Apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations
  • Define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw conclusions
  • Familiarity with accounting concepts desirable
  • Experience with reporting solutions helpful
  • Positive outlook and commitment to team success

 
Physical Demands/Work Environment:
The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Day to day work includes:

  • Regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms
  • Frequently is required to sit, climb or balance, and talk or hear
  • Occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl 
  • Regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds 
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus
  • Occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; outside weather conditions; risk of electrical shock; and vibration 
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate
  • Occasional weekend work and rotating on-call schedule required
  • Occasional travel is required

 
 
The duties listed in this position description are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed.  The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.
 
Interested applicants should apply at www.litehousefoods.com

C16-003 Business Systems Analyst-Sales Marketing :

 
 
Posting # C16-003

POSITION POSTING

 

Position Title:          Business Systems Analyst-Sales        
                                 Marketing
Pay Classification: Exempt
Department:            Information Technology      Location:                 Corporate-Sandpoint, Idaho
Title of Supervisor: Business Solutions Manager Starting Wage:       DOE
Closing Date:            Open until filled Shift:                         1st

                                                                                                                                                             
Purpose and Scope
The Business Systems Analyst will work to ensure alignment of business processes with Litehouse systems.  This position will strive to make current systems more efficient for users while constantly evaluating the changing needs of the business and looking for improved solutions, acting as a liaison between business departments and IT. This role will have a specific focus on the areas of our company relating to Sales & Marketing.
 
Guiding Principles-Culture- Service:

  • Responsible for driving the Litehouse culture through company guiding principles
  • Accountable for outstanding customer service to all internal and external customers
  • Develop and maintain effective relationships through collaboration and consistent timely communication
  • Help uphold a “Team Member” environment supporting others with positive behavior
  • Ensure compliance with food safety and quality guidelines

 
Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Create and maintain a strategic partnerships with the business users in order to analyze and evaluate current and future business needs
  • Align business needs and system processes
  • Elicit and develop business requirements through interviews, meetings, existing systems documentation and/or procedures.
  • Create business and technical documentation defining processes, roles and technology interaction
  • Communicate effectively business needs to internal and external Application Developers
  • Participate in the upgrade and/or enhancement process of existing business software
  • Implement new software solutions
  • Manage multiple projects
  • Coordinate or lead the testing and/or training process for new systems or new functionality
  • Instruct users in the proper use of equipment and software.
  • Recommend or perform actions to correct problems.
  • Contribute to a positive IT work environment that is built on hard work, collaboration, respect for each other, and a desire to learn.
  • Collaborate with the IT Business Solutions, Development and Technology groups
  • Develop new reports using Gembase, SSRS, Quantrix, and other systems
  • Perform other duties as assigned
  • Have fun working with the fantastic Litehouse family

 
Minimum Qualifications Required to Perform Work:
 
Education/Experience/Certifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Information Systems or related field or equivalent work experience. 
  • Minimum of 5+ years’ work related experience.

 
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
 
Must demonstrate competency in the following areas: Technical Understanding, Analyzing Information, Informing Others, Problem Solving, Coordination, Strategic Planning, Project Management and Quality Management

  • Familiar with Relational Database Concepts and Client Server Concepts
  • SQL experience preferred
  • Solid understanding of ERP systems
  • Experience managing projects and leading a team
  • Advanced knowledge of MS Office Suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals 
  • Effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of executives, managers and users.
  • Apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
  • Define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw conclusions
  • Familiarity with PLM & CRM systems desirable
  • Positive outlook and commitment to team success

 
Physical Demands/Work Environment:
 
The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Day to day work includes:

  • Regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms
  • Frequently is required to sit, climb or balance, and talk or hear
  • Occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl 
  • Regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds 
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus
  • Occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; outside weather conditions; risk of electrical shock; and vibration 
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate
  • Occasional weekend work and rotating on-call schedule required
  • Occasional travel is required

 
 
The duties listed in this position description are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed.  The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.
 
Interested applicants should apply at www.litehousefoods.com

C16-005 Retail Direct Sales Representative-Corporate- Sandpoint Idaho:

 
 
Posting # C16-005

POSITION POSTING

 

Position Title:           Retail Direct Sales Representative      Pay Classification: Exempt
Department:             Sales Location:                 Corporate-Sandpoint, Idaho
Title of Supervisor:  Regional Sales Manager Starting Wage        DOE
Closing Date:             Open Until Filled Shift:                        1st

                                                                                                                                                             
Purpose and Scope

  • To ensure fresh product inventory in stores, grow Litehouse sales with secondary display and in-stock conditions at all times, shelf tag/POS placement as well as enhance overall retail broker coverage to assigned customer areas.  Territories are:
    • Western Massachusetts
    • Washington DC / Richmond, VA
    • Northern New Jersey

 
Guiding Principles-Culture- Service:

  • Responsible for driving the Litehouse culture through company guiding principles
  • Accountable for outstanding customer service to all internal and external customers
  • Develop and maintain effective relationships through collaboration and consistent timely communication
  • Help uphold a “Team Member” environment supporting others with positive behavior
  • Ensure compliance with food safety and quality guidelines

 
Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Represent Litehouse to the Store Produce Managers in your coverage area, creating a personal relationship with each produce manager and District manager in your coverage area.
  • Learn your market; determine which customers and stores have the greatest impact on Litehouse business.
  • Follow routes and maps provided by Regional Sales Manager to efficiently cover designated coverage area.  Coverage frequency will be determined based on store volume, importance to Litehouse, Sales Growth potential, and stores willingness to partner with Litehouse to grow sales.
  • Maintain and gain Litehouse share of shelf or greater share of shelf.  This can be accomplished by pursuing opportunities to help stores wherever possible, including store resets and grand openings, to enhance business relationship. 
  • Ensure product rotation based on the Litehouse freshness standards.
  • IRC should be applied to all products dated less than 60 days before your next visit.  If there is more product than can be moved before code date, contact your manager.
  • When possible, work with the produce manager to gain optimum placement for all Litehouse products in the produce department.  This may require stocking product, placing POS (Point of Sale) material, and get extra facings and secondary display as available.
  • If necessary, clean (dust off) products and shelving. 
  • Schedule and perform demos and coupon handouts to be done in your most important stores and grand openings (minimum of twice monthly).
  • Attend demo training sessions and educate demo personnel on Litehouse products and uses to maximize promotional efforts.
  • Identify and help design promotional plan with Regional Sales Manager to move close-dated product. 
  • Expand Litehouse line by working with produce managers to test products and department placement.
  • Conduct and submit corporate retail audits.  Complete daily and weekly call reports.
  • Uphold Litehouse Values in the market place and contribute to the Team effort at Litehouse.

 
Minimum Qualifications Required to Perform Work:

  • High School diploma (College Degree preferred) and equivalent work experience

 
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. 
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. 
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and general public
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Understand and perform basic percentage and margin related equations.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Understand and perform basic percentage and margin related equations.

 
Physical Demands/Work Environment:
The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Day to day work includes:

  • Must be able to travel to numerous store locations. 
  • Must physically be able to lift and move product.

 
 
The duties listed in this position description are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed.  The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.
 
Interested applicants should apply at www.litehousefoods.com

C16-004 Web & Mobile Developer:

 
 
Posting # C16-004

POSITION POSTING

 

Position Title:          Web & Mobile Developer Pay Classification: Exempt
Department:            Information Technology Location:                 Corporate-Sandpoint, Idaho
Title of Supervisor: Director of IT Starting Wage:       DOE
Closing Date:            Open until filled Shift:                         1st

                                                                                                                                                             
Purpose and Scope
The Web & Mobile Developer will be part of the Software Development team.  The Web & Mobile Developer’s duties will be to design, code, test, maintain, and document applications for web and mobile.  The Web & Mobile Developer will work with a team of software developers and business analysts to design and create front-end and back-end web and mobile applications as well as maintain and modify existing applications.
 
Guiding Principles-Culture- Service:

  • Responsible for driving the Litehouse culture through company guiding principles
  • Accountable for outstanding customer service to all internal and external customers
  • Develop and maintain effective relationships through collaboration and consistent timely communication
  • Help uphold a “Team Member” environment supporting others with positive behavior
  • Ensure compliance with food safety and quality guidelines

 
Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Ability to design, develop and maintain mobile applications
  • Ensure intranet web systems are maintained on a regular basis
  • Work with a team of developers and business analysts to design and implement solutions
  • Patch code and applications in a timely fashion to minimize security risks
  • Regularly test and debug code for quality
  • Ability to create and maintain documentation as requested
  • Keep up to date on the latest industry trends in the mobile/web technologies
  • Perform other duties as assigned

 
Minimum Qualifications Required to Perform Work:

  • Bachelor’s degree or trade school degree in Computer Science or related field and/or 3+ years of experience

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Languages: HTML5, PHP, Smarty, CSS, Javascript, JQuery, ANSI SQL.
  • Experience with PHP CMS platforms
  • Ability to create custom websites without using a CMS
  • Experience with revision control systems: preferably Git
  • Ability to layout web and mobile applications in a user friendly format
  • Experience with cross platform mobile development (preferred): iPhone, Android Development (C#, Xamarin preferred).
  • Android and iOS software distribution

 
Physical Demands/Work Environment:
 
The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Day to day work includes:

  • Regularly required to sit, talk and listen.
  • Frequently required to use hands to handle or feel and reach with hands and arms.
  • On-Call Rotation, including nights and/or weekends
  • Occasionally required to stand, walk, kneel or crouch
  • Occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate
  • Some travel may be required

 
 
The duties listed in this position description are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed.  The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.
 
Interested applicants should apply at www.litehousefoods.com

S16-006 Coordinator - Environmental, Health & Safety-Sandpoint, ID Ella Facility:

 
Job Post #S16-006

POSITION POSTING

 

Position Title:  Coordinator - Environmental, Health & Safety Pay Classification:  Non-exempt
Department:    Plant General  Location:   Sandpoint, ID Ella Facility
Title of Supervisor:  Director of Operations Starting wage: DOE
Opening Date: January 29, 2016 Closing Date: February 5, 2016

                                                                                                                                                             
Purpose and Scope: The Coordinator - Environmental, Health and Safety is responsible for site environmental, health and safety programs and is responsible to promote and achieve workplace safety and regulatory compliance.
 
Guiding Principles-Culture- Service:

  • Responsible for driving the Litehouse culture through company guiding principles
  • Accountable for outstanding customer service to all internal and external customers
  • Develop and maintain effective relationships through collaboration and consistent timely communication
  • Help uphold a “Team Member” environment supporting others with positive behavior

 
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible to meet or exceed corporate and site regulatory requirements in safety, health and environmental
  • Develop annual site strategic plan to reduce injuries, workers compensation costs and prevent governmental fines
  • Responsible for developing a strategy to achieve goals and results of the strategic plan
  • Coordinate safety and environmental training resulting in a workforce educated on safety policies, practices and local, state and federal laws
  • Develop methods to predict hazards
  • Approve machine requisitions and plant layouts to ensure human safety is incorporated in designs
  • Analyze and uncover patterns in injury data and incorporate into strategic plan
  • Take ownership for third party audits and follow up
  • Coordinate safety committee(s)
  • Coordinate light duty program
  • Plant liaison with insurance and medical personnel as well as employees involved in workplace incidents
  • Responsible for staying current and knowledgeable on new regulations and environmental programs for federal, state and local changes
  • Coordinate safety programs including, but not limited to, ingredient and chemical reviews, SDS, visitor and contractor programs
  • Monitor incoming water and sewage discharge amounts
  • Oversee disposal of solid and liquid waste from the manufacturing plants
  • Coordinate disposal of unwanted chemicals
  • Work with area sewer districts as needed
  • Plant liaison with City utility departments as related to environmental concerns
  • Provide a safe work environment at all times and ensure food safety guidelines are being followed
  • Follow Litehouse guiding principles
  • Weekend work required as needed
  • Perform other duties as assigned

 
Minimum Qualifications Required to Perform Work:
Education/Experience/Certifications

  • Associate Degree in EHS or 3 – 5 years related experience required
  • OSHA 10 hour training preferred

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence
  • Ability to present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients and other employees of the organization
  • Ability to compute basic mathematical calculations
  • Ability to compute rate, ratio and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs

 
Physical Demands/Work Environment:
The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Day to day work includes:

  • Regularly required to stand, use hands to finger, handle or feel and reach with hands and arms
  • Frequently required to climb or balance, talk or hear and taste or smell
  • Occasionally required to walk and stoop, kneel crouch or crawl
  • Regularly lift and/or move up to 55 pounds
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close, distance, color and peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus
  • Occasionally must work in confined space

 
The duties listed in this position description are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed.  The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.
 
Position closing date: 2/12/2016

LL16-001 Sanitation I Lowell MI:

Sanitation I Lowell Pay Classification: C Closing Date: Until Filled Shift: 3rd The Sanitation I position is responsible for tearing down, cleaning, sanitizing, and reassembling plant equipment.

  • Guiding Principles-Culture

    Service:

  • • Responsible for driving the Litehouse culture through company guiding principles
  • • Accountable for outstanding customer service to all internal and external customers
  • • Develop and maintain effective relationships through collaboration and consistent timely communication
  • • Help uphold a “Team Member” environment supporting others with positive behavior Essential Functions and Responsibilities:
  • • Clean and sanitize tanks or other food storage containers and facilities
  • • Utilize tools and cleaning equipment to perform duties
  • • Assess and identify mechanical and/or electrical problems during disassembly and reassembly of equipment
  • • Participate with changeovers
  • • Help train new and temporary employees in the department
  • • Complete any required paperwork/documentation
  • • Weekend work required as needed
  • • Perform other duties as assigned
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  • Minimum Qualifications Required to Perform Work:
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  • • 1-3 months cleaning experience; 6-12 months to learn job.
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  • Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • • Ability to read, comprehend simple instructions and write correspondence.
  • • Capable of presenting information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.
  • • Ability to perform basic mathematical calculations.
  • Physical Demands/Work Environment:
  • The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Day to day work includes:
  • • Average hours per work day: 8 Shift: 1,2, or 3
  • • Lifting requirements: 0-10 lbs. continuously; 11-55 lbs. occasionally; 55-100 lbs. rarely. Parts lifted are 0-27 lbs.
  • • In an average work day, the employee may be required to perform: Climbing, kneeling, crouching frequently; bending/stooping and twisting frequently.
  • • Use of upper/lower extremities: Reaching (shoulder height or below) and pushing/pulling (0-100 lbs. effort) frequently; reaching (above shoulder) and fine manipulation/fingering occasionally; grasping/handling continuously.
  • • Sensory requirements (speech, vision, smell, touch, hearing): All
  • • Employee is able to vary physical position or activity to perform the job rapidly.
  • • Employee is able to enter confined space with round opening that is 17” across. Then once inside confined space employee needs to be able to move their body between an opening that is 9” inches wide.
  • • Employee needs to be able to lift their body out of confined space using their arms.
  • • Time spent inside: 100% • Temperature: Normal inside range
  • • Humidity: Wet/Humid
  • • Atmospheric Conditions and Noise: Fumes; Odors; Mists; Gases; Noise.
  • • Potential Hazards: Mechanical; Electrical; Burns; Toxic/Caustic Chemicals; Other (slippery floors, trip hazards, heights and sharp objects).
  • • Protective clothing or personal devices required: Rain suits, rubber gloves, goggles, glasses, face shield, gloves, hearing protection, chemical gloves. The duties listed in this job description are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed.
  • The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.
  • To complete an Application, please scroll down to the bottom of the page and click on the apply link. Thank you!


LL16-002 Sanitation II Lowell MI:

Sanitation II Lowell Pay Classification: Non- Exempt Department: Sanitation Pay Grade: D Guiding Principles-Culture- Service: • Responsible for driving the Litehouse culture through company guiding principles • Accountable for outstanding customer service to all internal and external customers • Develop and maintain effective relationships through collaboration and consistent timely communication • Help uphold a “Team Member” environment supporting others with positive behavior Essential Functions and Responsibilities: • Tear down, clean, sanitize and reassemble plant equipment. • Clean and sanitize tanks/tankers or other food storage containers and facilities. • Clean and sanitize all plant facilities (restrooms, offices, lunch rooms, etc). • Ability to use tools and cleaning equipment. • Ability to assess and identify mechanical and/or electrical problems during disassembly and reassembly of equipment. • Participate with changeovers. • Weekend work required as needed • Complete any required paperwork/documentation. • Travel to Boyer warehouse to clean restroom facilities and floors may be required. • Assist with crew discipline such as accountability reminders may be required. • Leading and directing the crew may be required. • Scheduling the crew may be required. • Inspect completed tasks to verify conformance to specifications. • Direct setup and adjustments of machines may be required. • Help to uphold a "Team Member" environment supporting others with positive behavior. • Help train new and temporary employees in the department • May require being responsible for personnel issues in the absence of the Sanitation Coordinator • Perform other duties as assigned Minimum Qualifications Required to Perform Work: • 1-3 months cleaning experience; 6-12 months to learn job. • To qualify for Sanitation II position the candidate must perform at a level of “meets expectation” or higher for the job of Sanitation II as defined by the Performance Review Form #810-04 for a period of no less than 90 days. • Performance Review may be conducted every six months to ensure Sanitation II performance is being maintained. • Failure to meet expectations for Sanitation II as defined by the Performance Review Form #810-04 can result in being demoted to a Sanitation I job title and pay grade until reinstated. • If demoted and Sanitation II pay is above Sanitation I pay grade, hourly wage will be reduced to your last pay wage while at Sanitation I pay grade, or no less than the maximum pay wage of Sanitation I position. Circumstances will determine which pay level is used. • If demoted to Sanitation I level there will be a minimum waiting period of six months before the employee can be evaluated for promotion back to Sanitation II position and grade. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: • Ability to read, comprehend simple instructions and write correspondence. • Capable of presenting information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization. • Ability to perform basic mathematical calculations. • Microsoft Office Suite – Word, Excel, Outlook • Email correspondence • CDC Software Manager • Basic typing skills for documentation Physical Demands/Work Environment: The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Day to day work includes: • Average hours per work day: 10-12 hours; 3-4 days a week. Shift: Days or Graveyard • Total cumulative time required for each activity: Sitting, 0-4 hours; Combined standing/walking, 10-12 hours. Maximum consecutive time required for each activity: 1-3 hours before rotation into seated position or break. • Lifting requirements: 0-10 lbs continuously; 11-55 lbs occasionally; 55-100 lbs rarely. Parts lifted are 0-27 lbs. • In an average work day, the employee may be required to perform: Climbing, kneeling, crouching frequently; bending/stooping and twisting frequently. • Use of upper/lower extremities: Reaching (shoulder height or below) and pushing/pulling (0-100 lbs effort) frequently; reaching (above shoulder) and fine manipulation/fingering occasionally; grasping/handling continuously. • Sensory requirements (speech, vision, smell, touch, hearing): All • Employee is able to vary physical position or activity to perform the job rapidly. • Employee is able to enter confined space with round opening that is 17” across. Then once inside confined space employee needs to be able to move their body between an opening that is 9” inches wide. • Employee needs to be able to lift their body out of confined space using their arms. • Time spent inside: 95% Time spent outside: 5% • Temperature: Normal inside range - Normal • Humidity: Wet/Humid • Atmospheric Conditions and Noise: Fumes; Odors; Mists; Gases; Poor Ventilation; Noise. • Potential Hazards: Mechanical; Electrical; Burns; Toxic/Caustic Chemicals; Other (slippery floors, trip hazards, heights and sharp objects). • Protective clothing or personal devices required: Rain suits, rubber gloves, goggles, glasses, face shield, gloves, respirator, hearing protection, chemical gloves. The duties listed in this job description are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position. If interested, Please scroll to the bottom of this page and click on the apply link. Thank you!

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For other mail correspondence, please submit to:
H. R. Department, Litehouse, Inc. , P O Box 1969, Sandpoint, ID 83864.
or Fax it to: (208) 265-7741 (for Sandpoint, Idaho)
(616) 897-9375 (for Lowell, Michigan)