Food Production Team Member

Sun Basket, San Jose, California

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Food Production Line Workers/ Prep and Pack associates Needed!

Job Description:
As a leader in the meal kit industry, Sun Basket offers delicious and easy-to-follow recipes accompanied with organic & sustainable ingredients delivered weekly.
 Sun Basket is one of the fastest growing meal kit companies and prides ourselves on offering team members an amazing workplace culture that promotes work-life balance, health, and many other perks designed to enrich the lives of our employees. We are currently looking to hire prep and pack line workers who are passionate about working safely, accurately and efficiently. The Prep and pack associate will either assemble or pack the meal bags into place into boxes. This position is responsible for prepping food ingredients, packaging food ingredients, building and insulating meal boxes, and processing all returns. This position is also responsible for the cleanliness of workstations and facility, quality of product and working in a safe manner.

Typical Work Week
Approximately 40 hours per week: some overtime may be required.
Day and swing shifts available.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Primary Job Functions:
Prepare and prep food items according to weekly recipe specifications
Prep and breakdown produce (possible light knife usage)
Measure/weigh out ingredients
Containerize all produce and ingredients
Package prepped items into curated meal bags
Assemble boxes
Pack proteins into boxes
Pack curated meal bags into boxes
Print and label all meal containers, bags and boxes
Print and organize all menu cards and shopping lists
Facilitate receiving and shipping in and out of the warehouse
Keep the facility clean, comfortable, and a great place to work

  • Desired Skills/Experience:
  • Must be at least 18 years old
  • You are a hard-working, team player
  • Highly detail oriented and meticulous
  • Basic math skills

  • Must be able to work in a refrigerated environment for part or all of your shift (10 to 40 degrees constantly)
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds with or without reasonable accommodation
  • Must be able to walk/stand for 8-10 hours at a time with or without reasonable accommodation

  • Working Conditions:
  • Regularly required to stand and walk for at least 8 hours per day
  • This position will be bending at the waist and neck, raising items above the shoulders, repetitive hand usage, pushing and pulling items, twisting at the waist and neck, walking, grasping with light and firm force and reaching for items frequently
  • Frequent environmental exposures to cold and water, refrigerated work environment
  • The individual must be able to transport up to 20 pounds frequently and 50 pounds on occasion
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception, color recognition and ability to adjust focus

  • Benefits
  • We offer medical, dental, life-insurance, and vision after 60 days of employment
  • Start-up environment with arcades, ping-pong, and foosball
  • Tremendous growth opportunities

  • Compensation Details: $14 per hour. Annual reviews. Massive opportunity for growth if you are a high performer! 40+ hours per week and paid on an hourly basis.
  • Job Type: Full-time
  • Salary: $14.00 /hour

About Sun Basket

About us Sun Basket is a healthy meal delivery service offering fresh, seasonal ingredients and easy recipes delivered to your door weekly. Choose your meals each week or opt into a menu plan, including Paleo, Gluten-Free and Vegetarian options. Sun Basket makes it easy to cook delicious meals, eat clean, and feel great. Sun Basket sources seasonal produce from the best West Coast farms and responsibly-raised, sustainable meats and seafood. Our packaging is 100% recyclable and you can even return the materials to us, free, so we can recycle and reuse them. Most recipes are ready to eat in 30 minutes or less, with pre-measured ingredients making it even easier to cook. Since we only send you what you need, there’s less waste and clutter from unused herbs, sauces and spices. Our lead chef was the executive chef at a James Beard award-winning restaurant, and she has a talent for combining the best seasonal produce with globally-inspired flavors to create nourishing meals that are balanced, healthy and delicious.

Want to learn more about Sun Basket? Visit Sun Basket's website.