General Production – Mizkan – Owensboro, KY


Department:  Production

Reports To:  Area Coordinator/Shift Supervisor

Location:  Owensboro, Kentucky


Mizkan America (formerly Unilever) has openings for general production positions. The Owensboro, Kentucky sauce plant is a high speed processing and packaging facility which produces sauces for the Ragú and Bertolli pasta sauce brands.


Overall Responsibility:

Must work in a safe manner to ensure zero accidents, observe all plant safety, GMP, and food safety rules. Responsible for accurate maintenance of records according to the position.  Must follow all department paperwork procedures as well as all verbal and/or written instructions or guidelines according to job requirements.

Skill Requirements:

  • Must be able to learn and safely operate machinery
  • Must be able to perform manual tasks to which support the continuous operation of production lines
  • Must be able to train to become a licensed forklift operator
  • Must maintain simple records and paperwork related to the position
  • Must be able to perform sanitation maintenance on all equipment required of the position
  • Must be able to perform basic computer skills


Job Requirements:

  • High School Diploma/GED required; post-secondary education preferred
  • Experience in food manufacturing preferred
  • Must be willing and available to work any assigned shift or shift requirements of the position including first, second, third, and/or weekend shifts
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds independently
  • Perform visual inspections of materials and products
  • Record simple data on paper and/or using computer systems
  • Read and understand simple written and verbal instructions
  • Ability to work at heights
  • Perform other physical tasks that include pushing, pulling, bending, squatting, walking, climbing (stairs and/or ladders), standing and sitting.
  • Able to use hands to perform a wide array of duties including fine manipulation and gripping



Qualified candidates must submit an application through the Owensboro Career Center no later than June 16th, 2017 to be considered.




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