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:

S13-043 / Human Resources Manager / Hurricane, Utah:

Purpose and Scope
The Manager, Human Resources will lead and oversee the Human Resources department for a food products manufacturing plant located in Hurricane, Utah serving as the primary HR business partner.  Responsible for the overall leadership, direction, and day-to-day management of all Human Resources services, initiatives and programs.  Leads and manages the human resources staff.
 
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.

 
Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Partner closely with the Director of Human Resources and corporate HR team on initiatives and programs to maintain brand continuity and enhance the overall employee experience.
  • Collaborate with the plant Director and cross-functional business partners in the planning and implementation of policy/procedure, staff development/training and health and safety.
  • Develop and maintain accurate job descriptions, prepare open position postings, review employment applications, interview and select candidates.   
  • Conduct new-hire orientation and training.  Manage the employee onboarding process. 
  • Partner in the facilitation of employee development and training classes.
  • Lead and oversee performance management and corrective action procedures.
  • Conduct thorough employee investigations and resolve employee relations issues in a timely, consistent and fair manner. 
  • Interpret and advise managers at all levels on employment law.  Ensure legal compliance by monitoring and implementing applicable human resources federal and state requirements.  Represent the organization at necessary legal hearings.
  • Advise on pay and other remuneration issues, including promotions and benefits.  Recommend and make revisions with pay surveys, job evaluations, and department budgets.
  • Maintain benefit programs and inform employees of benefit programs and changes.
  • Administer payroll and maintain employee records.
  • Create and modify workforce reports as needed for all departments.  Analyze data and recommends action based on analysis.
  • Enhance professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications and participating in professional societies.
  • Other duties as assigned.

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

  • Bachelor Degree in Human Resources or related field.
  • Five (5) or more years of experience in Human Resources.
  • SPHR/PHR preferred.
  • Hands on ADP experience preferred.

 
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and laws within the human resources industry.
  • Sound knowledge in HR practices, employment law and payroll law.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office products; Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
  • Knowledge of strategic planning, accounting and math principles.
  • Strong experience presenting and facilitating information in one-on-one and small group situations.
  • Proven ability to maintain confidentiality and be ethical in all situations.
  • Excellent leadership, communication and relationship building 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:

  • Frequently required to sit, use hand to finger, reach with hands and arms.
  • Occasionally required to stand and walk, lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.
  • Rarely required to lift/move/push/pull up to 55 pounds with assistance.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
     

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.

Salary: DOE

H14-006 / Forklift Operator / Hurricane, UT:

Purpose and Scope
The Forklift Operator utilizes a forklift for loading and unloading trucks and stacking materials.  The Forklift Operator also tracks inventories, picks orders, and supplies workers with materials.
 
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:
·         Drive electric powered industrial truck equipped with lifting devices; forklift to hitch, to push, pull, lift, stack, tier, or move product, equipment and materials
·         Inventory materials on work floor and supply workers with material as needed.
·         Meet picking standards as defined by warehouse standards
·         Load or unload material onto or off of pallets, skids, or lifting devices
·         Pick orders, unload and stack materials
·         Follow procedures and ensure accuracy of delivery and paperwork
·         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
·         Litehouse Forklift certification required
 
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
·         Ability to read and write short correspondence
·         Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one small group situations or to other employees of the organization
·         Ability to compute basic mathematical calculations
·         Basic computer skills required for using scanners
 
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, stand, walk, 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
§  Occasionally lift and/or move up to 55 pounds.
§  Specific vision abilities required include close, distance, color, and distance vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus
§  Frequently exposed to extreme cold
§  Noise level in the work environment is usually loud
 
The duties listed in this job 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.

LL13-021 / Over the Road Truck Driver / Lowell, MI:

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

POSITION SUMMARY

  • Drivers for tractor trailer combination to transport and deliver products/materials in liquid, loose or packaged form
  • Will be on an OTR route which may vary depending on company needs.
  • Inspect truck for defects before and after trips and submit truck condition report
  • Assist in loading/unloading truck
  • Multiple stop delivery/pick up
  • Entry to Canada required

 

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE

  • Refrigerated commodity experience preferred
  • Need two years verifiable over-the-road experience with LTL and tanker in eleven western states and Canada
  • Good driving record; Class A CDLs with air and tanker endorsement required
  • Must have excellent logbook / record keeping skills and able to complete required paperwork accurately and on time

 

LL13-031 / Maintenance Manager / Lowell, MI:

               

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Drive machine uptime and utilization to meet company key performance indicators.
  • Supervise and train Maintenance technicians for a 3 shift operation plus weekend shifts
  • Participate and fully engage in Kaizen events for continuous improvement in all areas.
  • Drive preventative maintenance program to decrease downtime.
  • Assist team with machine diagnosis and repairs
  • Partnering with manufacturing leadership establish line goals and drive execution.
  • Work with Facilities Manager to support capital projects and scheduling
  • Active member of the Safety Committee and drive safety certifications, processes and improvements.
  • Manage and execute work order process
  • Oversee routine building and grounds repairs
  • Establish and maintain department budget for maintenance, wastewater and repairs.
  • Regular use of CDC Factory and MP2 software.

REQUIRED SKILLS/EXPERIENCE

  • Strong verbal, written and analytical skills.
  • Ability to lead and multi task in a fast paced environment
  • Supervisor experience along with knowledge of mechanical systems.
  • Demonstrated ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
  • Calculate figures and amounts to formulate complex mathematical equations

EDUCATION

  • Fifth year college or university program certificate; or two to four years related experience and training; or equivalent experience.  Mechanical engineer degree preferred but not required.

Litehouse is an ESOP Company and an Equal Opportunity Employer.

LL13-040 / Electrical Controls Technician / Lowell, MI:

This position will be responsible for the engineering design and implementation of communications, PLC and machine controls for a wide variety of projects.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Analyze and resolve technical problems or assist others in solving equipment issues.
  • Assist in capital projects from concept to operation individually or as part of a project team.
  • Inputs to equipment design as it relates electrical and control considerations.
  • Create, update, and install control systems for various manufacturing equipment.

Requirements:

  • 5+ years practical experience in programming and commissioning of PLC’s – Allen Bradley
  • Experience as controls engineer, electrical engineer or technician in process- or factory automation.
  • Experience with electrical installation onsite, debug and device trouble shooting.
  • Computer literate in all MS Office products and AutoCAD.
  • Ability to multi-task, work independently and in teams.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Highly self-motivated and takes initiative with a “hands-on” approach

Preferred Skills:

  • Experience in panel design, network design.
  • Experience with electrical installation onsite.
  • Experience in applicable codes and regulations NEC, OSHA, ASME
  • Demonstrated presentation skills.
  • Analytical, problem-solving and decision-making skills.
  • Some technical writing experience
  • Allen Bradley PLCs including SLC500, PLC5 and ControlLogix
  • Allen Bradley HMI’s including Panelview, Panelview Plus, RSView32
  • Network configuration skills (Ethernet, RS232, RS485)
  • Control panel design
  • Ability to create, read and troubleshoot electrical schematics (AutoCAD)
  • Experience with the following hardware: VFDs, Process Controllers, Industrial networking equipment, DC Power supplies, Motion control, Pneumatics, wiring/panel and cabling systems
  • Ability to fabricate parts from scratch or prints
  • Working knowledge of National Electrical Code

Education/Experience:

  • 5 or more years of recent experience in industrial control

LL14-005 / Forklift Operator / Lowell, MI:

Purpose and ScopeThis position utilizes a forklift for loading and unloading trucks and stacking materials in a safe manner.  This position also tracks inventories, picks orders, and supplies workers materials.
 
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.
  • Develops and maintains effective relationships through effective and timely communication.

 
Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Provide a safe work environment at all times.
  • Abide by OSHA and state guidelines including forklift safety practices.
  • Ensure food safety guidelines are being followed.
  • Follow Litehouse guiding principles.
  • Provide an environment of high morale and positive team work.
  • Follow procedures and ensure accuracy of delivery and paperwork and Litehouse guidelines.
  • Drive electric powered industrial truck equipped with lifting devices; forklift to hitch, to push, pull, lift, stack, tier, or move product, equipment and materials.
  • Inventory materials on work floor and supply workers with material as needed.
  • Meet picking standards, set forth by Warehouse department.
  • Load or unload material onto or off of pallets, skids, or lifting devices.
  • Pick orders as required.
  • Unload and stack materials
  • Weekend work required, as needed. Occasional work on holidays, as needed.

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

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED.)
  • 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 short correspondence.
  • Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one small group situations or to other employees of the organization.
  • Ability to compute basic mathematical calculations.
  • Basic computer skills required for using scanners.
  • Basic math skills, including counting, adding, subtracting, multiplication, and division.

 
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, 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.
  • Regularly 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, distance vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
  • Frequently exposed to extreme cold.
  • Noise level in the work environment is usually 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.
 

 

LL14-011 / Maintenance Electrician / Lowell, MI:

Purpose and Scope
Maintain and assist 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.

 
Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Set up machines and equipment.
  • Requisition materials required to keep all equipment running properly.
  • Respond to internal customer needs to optimize facility efficiencies.
  • Troubleshoot/repair automated equipment including PLC, PAC, Servo, and VFD.
  • Examine items produced to determine if specifications are met.
  • Perform all equipment repairs and replace parts as needed.
  • Complete required paperwork in a timely manner.
  • Perform other 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 plus Journeyman’s Electrician license.
  • Master Electrician license, preferred.

 
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.
  • Ability to fabricate parts from scratch or prints.
  • Able to analyze and resolve technical problems or assist others in solving equipment issues.
  • Knowledge of Rockwell / Allen Bradley Software 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. 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 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.

LL14-015 / Forklift Operator (Line-Feed) :

Purpose and ScopeThis position ensures that materials are delivered to manufacturing in a timely manner and are binned properly to storage areas, allowing for easy retrieval and proper inventory control. 
 
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.

 
Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Drive safely, electric powered industrial truck equipped with lifting devices; forklift to hitch, to push, to pull, lift, stack or move product, equipment or materials.
  • Review production schedules to ensure proper amount of inventory materials on work floor, and supply manufacturing with materials, as needed.
  • Use scanner to properly bin items from one area to another.
  • Deliver and remove unused materials from the manufacturing areas and return them to the appropriate storage location.
  • Work with the inventory team on any discrepancies or miss-binned items.
  • Must follow all safety practices that meet OSHA and MIOSHA standards.
  • Must properly store items meeting food handling programs, such as allergens, organics, refrigerated, non-refrigerated conditions.
  • Handle items with care and store in an organized, safe manner.
  • Unload and stack materials.
  • Load and unload materials onto or off of pallets, skids, or lifting devices.
  • Week-end work required, as needed.
  • Other duties may be assigned.

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

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED.)
  • Must be able to obtain a Litehouse forklift driver/operator license through a training program that meets OSHA requirements.
  • Preferred three to five years of work experience and have the ability to execute all functions performed by Forklift Operators.
  • Preferred experience with driving sit-down and stand-up forklifts.
     
    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
     
  • Ability to read and write short correspondence.
  • Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one small group situations or to other employees of the organization.
  • Ability to compute basic mathematical calculations.
  • Basic computer skills required.

 
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.
  • Occasionally required to stand, walk, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, and talk or hear.
  • Frequently lift and/or move up to 55 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job, include: close vision, distance vision, and ability to focus.
  • Frequently exposed to extreme cold.
  • Occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions and vibration.
  • Noise level in the work environment is usually 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.
 

H14-006 / Forklift Operator / Hurricane, UT:

Purpose and Scope:
The Forklift Operator utilizes a forklift for loading and unloading trucks and stacking materials. The Forklift Operator also tracks inventories, picks orders, and supplies workers with materials.

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:
• Drive electric powered industrial truck equipped with lifting devices; forklift to hitch, to push, pull, lift, stack, tier, or move product, equipment and materials
• Inventory materials on work floor and supply workers with material as needed.
• Meet picking standards as defined by warehouse standards
• Load or unload material onto or off of pallets, skids, or lifting devices
• Pick orders, unload and stack materials
• Follow procedures and ensure accuracy of delivery and paperwork
• 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
• Litehouse Forklift certification required

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
• Ability to read and write short correspondence
• Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one small group situations or to other employees of the organization
• Ability to compute basic mathematical calculations
• Basic computer skills required for using scanners

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, stand, walk, 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
 Occasionally lift and/or move up to 55 pounds.
 Specific vision abilities required include close, distance, color, and distance vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus
 Frequently exposed to extreme cold
 Noise level in the work environment is usually loud

The duties listed in this job 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 these jobs, click the Apply Online button below.
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)