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T. Marzetti Company Production Technician - 3rd Shift in Altoona, Iowa

The Production Line Team Member consists of wide variety of positions: Inspector, Processor, Packer and Palletizer.

We take great pride in providing our customers with a safe and quality product. We are united under one vision: Bring delicious food to the table and deliver superior service and value at all times. Winning a new customer or consumer is just the beginning; every employee plays an important role in making them loyal long term.

We empower our people to share in responsibility and think like an owner.


· Carefully looks at raw materials, processed, and frozen precooked pasta at various processing steps to ensure it meets our standards of quality. Verify our pasta product is not; under cooked / overcooked / miss shaped / thawed.


· Shapes, stacks, and rolls cheese filled lasagna rolls or sandwiches as they’re conveyed to freezer.

· Mix and blend powder and granular ingredients for dry mixes.

· Mix batches of dough for processing lines.

· Assist with daily utensil, equipment and line sanitation.


· Packers are to ensure the right product is in the right bag and final shipping container.

· Sorts, stacks, orientates product to properly fit in finished case.

· Fills and weighs frozen pasta pieces to appropriate case or tote weight in accordance to customer requirements.

· Ensure all packages are properly coded before packing.

· Assist with daily utensil, equipment and line sanitation.


· Check pallets to ensure they are in good condition for loading product on.

· Verify all codes on boxes as complete, accurate, and legible with the line, shift, lot code and product code.

· Stack boxes on pallet using correct configuration for the product running.

· Obtain powered pallet truck qualification.


· At least 18-years of age

· High School Diploma or General Education (GED) preferred

· Prior Manufacturing Experience preferred but not required

· Ability to satisfactorily complete a pre-employment drug screen and background check

· Basic math skills including adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing.

· Must be willing and able to learn skills necessary to accurately input data into computer, payroll, attendance, manufacturing and inventory tracking systems.


· Able to stand for entire 8-hour or 12-hour shift

· Able to work in cold/wet environment

· Able to lift up to 50 lbs., bend, carry, push, and pull

· Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

· Frequently required to use hands to handle or feel, reach with hands and arms, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.

· The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance

· Occasionally transports waste products in excess of 100 lbs. (must use self-ergonomics, mechanical means and teamwork).

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to wet and/or humid conditions. The employee is frequently exposed to cold and occasionally exposed to heat. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

Requisition ID: 2021-2597

External Company Name: T. Marzetti Company

External Company URL:

Street: 803 8th St SW