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Production Level 2 (First Shift) Job in Ottawa, Ohio US

Production Level 2 (First Shift)

Hirzel Canning Co - Ottawa, OH

Posted: 4/12/2021 - Expires: 6/29/2021

Job ID: 226202445


Job Description

Hirzel Canning Company feeds people.

Hirzel Canning Company & Farms is a 5th generation family company with a passion for serving the community. Our Dei Fratelli brand is your source for locally-grown tomato and sauerkraut products.  With locations in Northwood, Pemberville, and Ottawa, Ohio, you do not need to go far from home to work with people that have the passion to make a difference in the food we consume today. 

At Hirzel, we employ individuals that are looking for a place to grow and make a difference in the communities we serve. We seek individuals that share our core values, our commitment to future generations, and our passion for providing food that brings families together. 

A few of the benefits you’ll experience at Hirzel Canning Company are 

  • Competitive Pay
  • Employer 401(k) Matching
  • Health Savings Account
  • Health and Wellness Program
  • Community Involvement
  • Family-Centric Environment  

Come work for a company that believes in you as much as we believe in our products!

Responsible for performing semi-skilled duties to assist in the production process. Jobs will involve movement between departments within the facility depending on production requirements and scheduling.



  • Execute all work in a safe manner.
  • Follow Good Manufacturing Practices as required within the production facility.
  • Perform different job functions on a rotating basis across different departments.
  • Production duties may include operating a machine or assisting in the cook room.
  • Perform a variety of physical tasks that may involve anything from feeding materials into machinery, packaging items or storing items
  • General cleaning assignments throughout the production area.



  • Commitment to our purpose and core values
  • Commitment to performing job duties in a safe manner and watching out for the safety of others
  • Compliance with all Company policies and procedures.  
  • Takes ownership of work to make sure it is completed accurately, efficiently and on time.  Will work with a sense of urgency, enthusiasm, and commitment and will encourage others to do the same. 
  • Will promote a positive attitude. Responsible to establish and maintain positive working relationships that are based on respect for all. 
  • Will embrace Plant/Company change and support its implementation.  



The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • Reaching with hands and arms
  • Communication through speech and hearing and in writing
  • Ability to work overtime
  • Ability to work extended hours/days during harvest season
  • Daily requirements:
    • Bending, twisting, turning, reaching below the knee, pushing, pulling, squatting, kneeling, standing, walking, sitting
  • Lifting requirements:
    • Will regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds
    • Will frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds



  • Must be 18+ years old
  • Ability to report to work every day 
  • Willingness to learn and follow directions
  • High level of versatility
  • Manufacturing experience preferred

NOTE:Attendance on the job each and every day is absolutely essential to the efficient operation of the Company.

The responsibilities and duties outlined in this document are not all-inclusive and are subject to change at the discretion of management based upon the needs of the company.

In the absence of key personnel the supervisor will assume responsibility to see the functions of this job are performed as required.  


Identified Skills

Job Summary

Employment Type:
Full Time Employee
Job type:
Federal Contractor
Skill Based Partner:
Education Level:
High school graduate
Work Days:
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
Work Shift:
Job Reference Code
$18.00 - $20.00 /hour
Licenses / Certifications:
Display Recommended WorkKeys®Recommended WorkKeys®:
Applied Math: 4
Graphic Literacy: 4

Workplace Documentation: 4