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Assembly Associate

FR Mfg-Assembly PackOut-Prep - Indianapolis, 3120 N Post Road, Indianapolis, Indiana, United States of America Req #371
Thursday, May 16, 2024


At FreshRealm, we aspire to be the most optimized fresh meals solutions platform in the world. Fresh meals are our focus, and we are passionate about transforming this rapidly growing category, bringing fresh to everyone, every day, everywhere.


FreshRealm develops, sources, commercializes and assembles fresh meals, including meal kits, ready-to-heat and ready-to-cook offerings. We partner with leading direct-to-consumer brands, national grocers, and top convenience, club, and food service companies to deliver the very best meals to their customers. Our customer’s success is our success.


If you are a growth-minded leader who thrives in an entrepreneurial environment at a company transforming an industry, FreshRealm is the perfect fit for you. 



Pay rate starts at $17/hourly


Associate 1 will receive produce & raw foods, assemble, ship, label, and/or package foods to customers using manual assembly and IT equipment.  Follows all safety and health standards.


  • Receive foods, assemble Meal kits to recipe specifications, ship kits following Good Manufacturing Practices, and meet health and safety standards.

  • Works on a limited number of food areas, lines, processes, or items. Work is relatively routine from week to week.  

  • May regularly operate standard conveyor belts or multiple pieces of essential equipment (approximately 30% of total equipment).

  • Package meal kits following prescribed processes and procedures. Deviation from normal processes must be approved.

  • Rotate and check food ingredients for freshness. May receive products and ensure the accuracy of the delivery.

  • Keep work areas/assembly clean, demonstrating clean-as-you-go practices.

  • May be required to complete essential paperwork related to food preparation, packaging, or labeling.

  • Required to follow all Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs) and wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs) as prescribed.  

  • In coordination with the team lead, identifies issues with Product, Food Safety, Quality, or Equipment and escalates matters to other departments or higher levels when needed.

  • May be required to perform other duties as assigned.


Skills and Requirements

  • A minimum of 3 months of experience working in a manufacturing environment applying common processes, procedures, and equipment.

  • Knowledge of quality assurance practices.

  • Experience applying and enforcing routine Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs) in a chilled food environment is preferred. 

Experience / Education

  • Ability to follow all appropriate safety standards in food production

  • Knowledge of basic math and reading comprehension skills

  • General high school degree/G.E.D or equivalent preferred


  • Comprehensive benefits package for full-time employees including medical, dental, vision, pet insurance and legal insurance

  • 401(k) with company match that is immediately vested

  • Life and ADD insurance

  • Opportunities for career growth with a dynamic company that is changing the landscape of fresh meals.

  • Unlimited paid time off 

Our Values at Work

We believe that ACTIONS speak louder than words and our company values align to those ACTIONS.

In Our Daily Work, This Looks Like

  • ACCOUNTABILITY: Set clear objectives and prioritize your tasks Hold yourself and your teams accountable for meeting deadlines Learn from your mistakes and use it as a learning opportunity to improve next time

  • CHALLENGE WITH CURIOSITY: We challenge and engage with each other through curiosity and a drive to innovate and transform. This encourages us to learn from one another, be open-minded to other perspectives and possibilities, and continuously improve and problem-solve with intensity. We persevere through challenges, observe patterns, and pay attention to the details to make connections others may overlook, allowing us to exceed expectations.

  • TRANSPARENCY & HONESTY: Maintain open and consistent communication. Admit mistakes and take ownership Document decisions to help avoid misunderstandings

  • INNOVATION: Work with the end-user in mind and create solutions that will add value Question existing norms, assumptions, and best practices Experiment and take calculated, data-driven risks

  • OBJECTIVITY: Utilize data and make data-driven decisions at every opportunity

  • NIMBLENESS: Utilize time management to help stay focused and on task with urgency es and make adjustments accordingly Delegate and trust others to handle specific responsibilities with resources and support

  • SUCCESS THROUGH OUR CUSTOMERS: Know your audience and the type of work they expect to receive as the end-result of a project, initiative, or task Seek feedback at different stages to ensure you’re on the right track Foster collaboration among cross-functional teams to ensure you’re providing the best experience and service to our consumers


Covid-19 protocols are consistent with State Regulations

FreshRealm is an Equal Opportunity Employer. As such, all employees and prospective employees are provided equal employment opportunities. Individuals are recruited, hired, assigned, promoted, compensated and trained on the basis of their qualifications for the job, and without regard to race, ethnicity, ancestry, color, religion, religious creed, religious belief or grooming, national origin and ancestry, gender, sex, gender identity or expression, affectional or sexual orientation, pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding (or related medical conditions), age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, atypical hereditary cellular or blood trait, medical condition, (including cancer), marital status, domestic partnership or civil union status, family status, status as a victim of domestic violence, sexual assault or stalking, family and medical care or other statutory leave, alienage or citizenship status, veteran status, active military status, liability for military service, union affiliation, unemployment status, prior record of arrest or conviction, or any other status protected by federal, state or local law (collectively, “Protected Characteristics”). Every Employee has the responsibility to contribute to a work environment that reflects the spirit of Equal Employment Opportunity and a work environment free of all forms of unlawful discrimination, harassment, and retaliation.  You are being given the opportunity to provide the following information in order to help FreshRealm comply with federal and state Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action record keeping, reporting, and other legal requirements.  Completion of the form is entirely voluntary. Whatever your decision, it will not be considered in the hiring process or thereafter. Any information that you do provide is confidential and will be kept separate from your application. Any information provided will only be used in accordance with applicable federal or state law and regulations.

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  • Job Function Hourly Site
  • Pay Type Hourly
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  • FR Mfg-Assembly PackOut-Prep - Indianapolis, 3120 N Post Road, Indianapolis, Indiana, United States of America