Job details Packaging Operator

Posting Period

From March 29, 2021
to April 26, 2021

Country or region

United States


Hutchinson, Minnesota

Business Unit



Production / Operations

Entry date

As soon as possible

Job Status

Permanent - Full time

Minimal required work experience

An asset

Minimal education level required

High school

Work schedule

12 hour (6am-6pm; 6pm-6am) rotating shift schedule that includes days, overnights, weekends and some holidays




Competitive social benefits

Packaging Operator

Main Functions

Minnesota Specialty Yeast is currently seeking a full-time, hardworking, self-motivated Packaging Operator position with full union benefit package (medical, dental, vision, paid time off). This position is a 12 hour (6am-6pm; 6pm-6am) rotating shift schedule that includes days, overnights, weekends and some holidays. The position involves handling 50-50# bags as they are guided along a conveyor filling, weighing and heat sealing each bag and finally stacking the bags on a pallet up to 6ft. high. If you are interested in this position, you must be able to pass a fit for duty examination.

Personal abilities


  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions

General criteria


  • Ability to pass a fit for duty examination
  • Repeatedly lift and move up to 55 lb. bags and occasionally lift up to 70 lbs
  • Capable to stack pallets up to 6ft. without assistance
  • Obtain a forklift license (will train) as well as a Steam Boiler license (on the job paid training)


Lallemand is a privately held Canadian company, founded at the end of the 19th century, specializing in the development, production and marketing of yeasts and bacteria. The company is comprised of 11 major business units, each focused on specific applications of yeast and bacteria, with activities throughout worldwide. Administrative offices for the parent company are in Montreal, Canada. Today, Lallemand employs more than 4500 people working across more than 45 countries, on 5 continents.

Lallemand's Bio-Ingredients business unit has decades of experience as a quality yeast producer for the savory, health, and biotech industries.

We produce a wide range of products including yeast extracts, inactive yeasts and their derivatives for flavour enhancers, enriched mineral and vitamin yeasts for the health supplement and health food markets, and high-grade yeast extracts for the biotech industry. These products are propelled across the globe thanks to our impressive reach and a large dedicated team that serves our customers worldwide.

The Bio-Ingredients team is proud of the strong partnerships it has forged with its clients, relying on trust and cooperation in order to develop custom solutions for each individual business. Check out the available career opportunities in North America and several European countries.

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