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Campbell Soup Company Salem, OR - Packer - 3rd Shift in Salem, Oregon

Imagine ...working for a company that knows that its people are the key to its success in the marketplace. A company in which achieving extraordinary results and having a stimulating work experience are part of the same process.

We cultivate and embrace a diverse employee population. We recognize that people with diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives fuel our growth and enrich our global culture.

We are looking for an individual who enjoys working in a fast-paced, team oriented environment, likes to be challenged, and values the opportunity to make a difference.


(Starting times and hours may vary depending on coverage due to report-offs and the production schedule especially during holidays.)


Job Summary

The Packer is responsible for working in an area producing product that is packed into trays/cartons for shipping. Prepares cartons/carton displays, manually packs/palletizes product, and completes final quality inspection of finished goods.

Essential Job Duties

  • Prepares cardboard cartons/trays for product packing by folding, taping, sorting, and labeling cartons, securing carton ends together and placing cartons/trays on the work area. Checks to ensure tape guns/taper have sufficient amount of tape.

  • Visual Inspections of final product packaging for product integrity including, but not limited to bag registration, code dates, prices, bag and cases for proper seals. Removes out of specifications product and communicates packaging problems.

  • Fills cartons/displays based on packaging specs. Ensures that products are packaged in cases with appropriate corresponding labels; if applicable tapes and seals cartons.

  • Stacks correct number of cartons/trays on pallets/skids using correct stacking pattern. If applicable, utilizes pallet jack to move finished goods weighing up to 300lbs.

  • Clears loose product from turntable/area; discards defective bags, boxes, trays; sweeps loose product off the floor.

  • Assists with product rework according to plant expectations.

  • Practices and adheres to appropriate safety and hygiene guidelines/procedures for safe housekeeping and personal protection.

  • Keeps work area clean/adheres to 5S protocols.

  • Stores packaging room supplies in designated areas.

  • Keeps work area aisles/exits clear and free from obstructions.

  • Removes trash from work area floor; keeps turntables/area clean; follows instructions for safe lifting/carrying of various sizes, shapes and weights.

  • Performs sanitation tasks as directed (including, but not limited to equipment washes, seasoner cleanings, and wipeouts).

  • Prepares line for startup and assist with any equipment changeovers, when applicable.

  • May operate tray making and/or stapling machines.

  • Reports any issues to Machine Operators, Group Leader, or Supervisor as appropriate.

  • May perform other duties as required.

  • Mandatory overtime may be required.


Education and Experience:

High School Diploma or GED; a minimum of 2 years of experience in a manufacturing facility performing mechanical and/or electrical inspections, troubleshooting and repairs and pass plant specific maintenance test; or equivalent combination of education and experience required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Some college or formal technical school education with demonstrated aptitude and skills in mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, and welding techniques.

  • Ability to deal with problems involving variables in standardized situations, along with two years in food manufacturing environment experience.

Professional Licenses or Certifications


Physical Demands:

  • Sitting - Seldom

  • Standing - Continuously

  • Walking - Frequently

  • Using hands - Continuously

  • Climbing - Occasionally

  • Stooping, Kneeling - Frequently

  • Talking, Hearing - Continuously

  • Tasting, Smelling (if applicable) - Frequently

  • Two Handed Carry - Frequently

  • Pushing - Continuously

  • Pulling - Continuously

  • Overhead Work Standing - Frequently

  • Ladder Climbing - Frequently

  • Repetitive Twisting Standing - Continuously

  • Repetitive Twisting Sitting - Continuously

  • Hand Dexterity - Continuously

  • Bending - Continuously


  • Up to 10 pounds - Continuously

  • Up to 25 pounds - Continuously

  • Up to 50 pounds - Occasionally

  • Up to 100 pounds - Seldom/Never

  • With Pallet Jack, More than 100 lbs - Frequently

Work Environment (The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while successfully performing the essential functions of the job)

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; and caustic chemicals. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.


The Company is committed to providing equal opportunity for employees and applicants in all aspects of the employment relationship, without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, marital status, veteran status, disability, age, religion or any other classification protected by law.

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