Request Foods, Inc., located in Holland, Michigan; (616) 786-0900; www.requestfoods.com.
40 Assembler/Packers needed for temporary, full-time employment in Ottawa County, Michigan.
Employment dates: 10/01/2022 to 04/28/2023.
Work hours/days: At least 35 hours/week. Specific hours of work vary depending on production volume. Typical hours are 7 am to 3:30 pm, 3:30 pm to 12:30 am, or 11 pm to 7 am. Typical workweek is Monday through Friday. Saturday work required when necessary due to production volumes.
Wage: $15.00/hr guaranteed minimum. Overtime hours available and required, and will be paid at least $22.50/hr. (PWD P-400-22118-118717)
Job description: Assemble and pack prepared food items on production lines. Assemble prepared meal products by hand, such as laying noodles to assemble lasagna. Add ingredients to product by frequent and repetitive scooping. Transfer frozen product from freezer exit belt to Poly-Pac belt. Assist with constructing packaging boxes. Ensure boxes are labeled with proper product identification. Handle food ingredients per approved GMP and Quality standards. Ensure quality workmanship of product. Follow all safety guidelines and good housekeeping procedures.
Requirements: Extensive standing and repetitive motion; lifting up to 15 lbs. No education or experience required. Employer will provide on-the-job training. Employer will provide workers, at no charge, all tools, supplies, and equipment required to perform the job.
Pay frequency: The employer will use a single workweek as its standard for computing wages due. Workers will be paid weekly.
Deductions: The employer will make all deductions from the worker’s pay check required by law.
Housing: Employer offers shared, dormitory housing to active workers and will deduct $60 per week from the worker’s pay check for these expenses for workers who choose them. Daily transportation is provided to and from work for employees choosing employer provided housing. Living in employer provided housing is not a condition of employment.
Transportation: As required by federal regulation, the employer will arrange and pay directly for transportation and subsistence from the place of recruitment to the place of work, or will reimburse the worker for such costs, if the worker completes 50 percent of the period of employment covered by the job order. Upon completion of the work contract or where the worker is dismissed earlier, the employer will provide or pay for worker's reasonable cost of return transportation and subsistence back home or to place worker originally departed to work, except where worker will not return due to subsequent employment with another employer or where the employer has appropriately reported a worker's voluntary abandonment of employment. The amount of transportation payment or reimbursement will be equal to most economical and reasonable common carrier for the distance involved. Daily meals will be provided at a rate of at least $14.00/day during travel to a maximum of $59.00/day with receipts.
Visa fees: Workers will be reimbursed in the first workweek for all visa, visa processing, border crossing and other related fees, including those mandated by the government (except passport fees).
Three fourths guarantee: The employer guarantees to offer work for hours equal to at least three-fourth of the workdays in each 12-week period of the total employment period.
Apply for this position at the nearest office of Michigan Works, or call Michigan Works directly at (800) 285-9675 and refer to job order #59865390. Or contact Request Foods directly via text at (616) 730-1549, via phone at (616) 786-0900, or online at www.requestfoods.com. This job order is being placed in connection with an H-2B labor certification filing.