Production/Assembly Team Member

Position Summary

The Production/Assembly Team Member will work as part of a team, led by the Production Crew Leader, to prepare, assemble and package approximately 5,000 meals per day for school meal programs for Metro Detroit area schools.  This team member will be responsible for sandwich assembly and the cupping and bagging of fruits and vegetables.  This team member must be able to work in a fast paced environment.   The Production/Assembly Team Member will assist with any additional responsibilities necessary for the production and distribution of the meals.

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Able to assemble sandwiches within the allotted time frame.
  • Fills individual serving cartons with portions of various foods and condiments passing on a conveyor belt.
  • Manually fills cups with fruits and/or vegetables and then seals them by using an automatic sealing machine.
  • Fills bags with fruits and/or vegetables and manually seals them using a taping machine.
  • Maintains consistency in food quality standards.
  • Able to complete production and maintain quality, while meeting the timing efficiencies that have been set.
  • Complies with all state Health and Safety codes and maintains a high standard of cleanliness in the kitchen area.
  • Completes and follows prep list in a timely manner.
  • Performs other duties, as assigned, and follows through on requests in a timely manner.

Minimum Requirements

  • 1-2 years culinary experience in a busy foodservice environment.
  • Previous experience in a high volume kitchen or school feeding operation a plus.
  • Able to lift 30 lbs., stand for long periods, squat, bend, twist, and lift production crates.
  • Strong math skills are necessary.
  • Able to work well with others and participate as part of a team.
  • Committed to the Edibles Rex mission that all children will have access to nutritious, tasty food to support the development of healthy minds and bodies.


The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or physical requirements. Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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Edibles Rex is an Equal Opportunity Employer