Food Packaging Assistant--1st Shift

Love people, cooking, and making a difference? Come be a part of creating a more equitable world. Come help us grow the kindness and compassion of Cooks into an ongoing movement for positive change. 


We are looking for people to help us out in our Wauwatosa Warehouse

Become a machine operator with our job training and pay incentive to follow


Starting Pay: Food Packaging Assistants $15.75/ hour. Machine Operators make $17.75/hour after successful training is completed. 

NO Experience required!

If you…

Appreciate how cooking brings people together,

 Enjoy an inclusive and caring work environment, 

Are self motivated and able to work independently, 

Love building relationships, with people like you, but also completely different than you, 

Can be flexible and patient in a fast paced, hard-working environment, 

Then this may be the position for you or someone you know 

and we'd love to hear from you!


As a food packaging assistant, you will work in our Production Department and help package our high quality spices for our customers. The job involves working independently as well as working with others within the department. A willingness to learn, help out where needed and accept new tasks are an important part of the job. During the packaging process there are important 

safety and quality processes that are involved.  


We provide thorough training, as well as opportunity and encouragement for Assistants to transition into Machine Operators which includes a pay increase. 


Full Time Shifts Available:

1st Shift: Monday - Friday 6am-2pm 

Weekends & Overtime as Business Needs Require

Full Time Benefits

*Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance Available
*Paid Time Off
*Paid Holidays
*Employee Assistance Program
*On site Health Services Available


Additional Employee Benefits
*Paid breaks
*On site employee break room 
*Penzeys complimentary home cooked meals, served to our employees twice weekly
*Complimentary beverages available on breaks
*Employee Discount 
*And more!


Your daily job will include: 

--Assisting the machine operator with the daily production runs
-Preparing production lines by loading with spices, containers, boxes, and supplies
--Checking to see that spices are being packaged correctly with our company quality standards and making the necessary corrections to items that do not meet the standards
-Packing spices into boxes and then palletizing those boxes
--Check/Inspect the quality of raw goods (spices) and finished goods (packaged) to ensure the items meet our standards
--Cleaning machinery and packaging area as needed
--Communicate with the Machine Operators you work with daily, as well as other employees within the same department   
--You will be part of supporting the Company Safety Culture in the packaging process which includes following quality guidelines and following good manufacturing practices (GMP) to ensure safety and quality product is being produced. 
--Other duties as assigned

Physical requirements:
--Be able to stand for long periods, bend, twist, lift, climb stairs, perform repetitive fine motor movements, and able to lift up to but not limited to 50 pounds

Interested? Please complete an application or contact Lexi with questions at 262-785-7697.

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