Label Machine Operator - Nights

Category:  Seneca Foods
Date:  Sep 15, 2023

Payette, ID, US, 83661

Custom Field 1:  2611

Seneca Foods is one of North America's leading providers of packaged fruits and vegetables with facilities located throughout the United States.  Our high quality products are primarily sourced from over 2,000 American farms. Seneca holds the largest share of the retail private label, food service, and export canned vegetable markets, distributing to over 90 countries. Products are also sold under the brands of Libby’s®, Aunt Nellie’s®, READ®, Seneca Farms®, Green Valley®, CherryMan®, Paradise®, Pennant®, and Seneca labels, including Seneca snack chips. Seneca also provides vegetable products to other companies under various co-pack arrangements.



Job Overview:

As a Label Machine Operator at Seneca Foods, you will be responsible for operating and maintaining labeling machinery to ensure the efficient and accurate labeling of our products. Your attention to detail and commitment to quality will be essential in meeting our production goals. The ideal candidate will be a quick learner, able to prioritize and complete tasks in a fast-paced environment with limited supervision. Additionally, they should be self-motivated and trustworthy, seeking long-term employment with opportunities for growth.





Labeling Machine Operation:

  • Operate labeling machinery efficiently and accurately.
  • Monitor machine performance and make adjustments as needed to maintain quality and productivity.
  • Inspect labels for accuracy and ensure they adhere correctly to products.


Equipment Maintenance:

  • Perform routine maintenance on labeling equipment and troubleshoot any issues that may arise.
  • Follow all safety protocols and guidelines to maintain a safe work environment.
  • Maintain production records and reports as required.



  • Collaborate with the production team to meet production targets.
  • Maintain a clean and organized work area.





Education and Experience:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Previous experience as a Labeling Machine Operator or similar role is preferred but not required.


Technical Skills:

  • Familiarity with Label Line operations and the mechanics of a KHS tray line or willingness to learn.
  • Working knowledge of or ability to learn inventory scanners.
  • Ability to operate or learn to operate a tray assembly machine, glue applicator, tray printing system, and the P244 inventory system.


Adaptability and Attributes:

  • Willingness to work overtime and weekends when required.
  • Commitment to safe behavior.
  • Strong attention to details and familiarity with Seneca coding for brite and finished items.
  • Demonstrated positive approach to job tasks, including excellent punctuality and attendance.
  • Takes the initiative, proactively seeking opportunities to improve processes and to keep busy.
  • Values accountability and strives for continual self-improvement.


Personal Qualities:

  • Self-motivated and a team player with the ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Good communication skills and the ability to work well with others.


Work Schedule:

  • Availability for a Monday – Friday shift from 6:00 pm – 6:00 am, with overtime as needed based on production and customer requirements.



Seneca Foods Corporation is committed to providing equal opportunity for all, through a positive and continuing affirmative action program. No employee or applicant will be discriminated against because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, military and/or veteran status or any other Federal or State legally protected classes. Seneca Foods Corporation will make reasonable accommodations for known physical or mental limitations of otherwise qualified employees and applicants with disabilities unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. If you are interested in applying for an employment opportunity and feel you need a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), please contact us at or call 585-495-4100.



Nearest Major Market: Boise
Nearest Secondary Market: Meridian