Louisa Food Products, Inc. Production Assistants - 1st Shift - St. Louis, MO in St. Louis, Missouri

Production Assistants - 1st Shift - St. Louis, MO

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Production Assistants - 1st Shift

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  • 23-Aug-2018 to 22-Oct-2018 (CST)

  • Production

  • St. Louis, MO, USA

  • 12.75

  • Hourly

  • Full Time

    Bonus programs, 401(k), Profit Sharing, Health, HSA, Dental, Vision, Paid Holidays, Vacation Days, Personal Days, Short Term Disability, Life Insurance, and Discounts on Louisa's Pasta Products.

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Louisa Foods is looking for 1st Shift Production Assistants

Louisa Food Products, Inc. is looking for 1st Shift Production Assistants to work for its family-owned St. Louis based manufacturing facility. We are looking for highly organized, self-starters with a desire to learn about the pasta manufacturing industry.

Duties will vary based on the type of pasta scheduled to produce. Some may include, but will not be limited to:

  • It is very important for this position to always be aware of teamwork skills and must work well with other people to make sure the manufacturing assembly line operates at a fast, continuous flow.

  • Must use teamwork skills to follow directions of machine operators, lead people, and/or supervisors.

  • Add ingredients to pasta machinery for processing.

  • Operates simple equipment like cheese graters, vegetable cutters, and mixers.

  • Fill plastic bags with cheese and other processed food for production line.

  • Follow Good Manufacturing Practices on a continuous basis.

  • Proper clothing must be worn.

  • Quality awareness and judgment factor must be used in all tasks.


  • Must be able to stand for prolonged periods of time.

  • Production assistant may also assist machine operators, where lifting up to fifty (50) pounds may be required.

  • In one operation, this position could possibly be required to lift forty-five (45) pounds, up to twenty-five (25) times per hour, or fifty (50) pounds, up to ten (10) times per hour.

  • In another operation, this position would be required to lift forty (40) pounds, up to thirty-five (35) times per hour.

  • Significant visual acuity required for inspecting raw materials and finished goods.

  • Constant exposure to variable temperatures including very hot temperatures in the kitchen area and very cold temperatures in the freezer area.

  • Floors are wet and slippery, proper footwear must be worn.

  • The plant is very noisy, company provided safety hearing plugs must be worn at all times.

  • Must be able to successfully pass a fitness for duty test.

    Hours: 6:00am to 3:00pm Monday through Friday, ocassional Saturdays

  • Starting wage:$12.50 per hour

  • Top of the rate (normally at 1 year):$14.50 per hour (plus eligible for semi-annual bonuses).

  • Reports to: 1st Shift Supervisor

Louisa Offers Great Benefits:

  • Bonus Programs

  • Health

  • HSA

  • Dental

  • Vision

  • Short Term Disability

  • Life Insurance

  • 401(k) and Profit Sharing

  • Paid Vacation

  • Paid Holidays

  • Paid Personal Days

  • Discounted Louisa Frozen Pasta Products