Meal Packer- Meal Order Fulfillment

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Optage Meals
Full Time


Presbyterian Homes - Optage Meals is seeking a Full Time Meal Packer to join our team.


The Packer for is responsible for meal order fulfillment by preparing and packaging finished meal products for distribution and delivery. This position will stage orders, stock inventory and assembling client meals to order consistent with regulations and established policies, procedures and best practices.  The Packer may assist in other Optage Meals departments as directed by a supervisor.


The position is Monday through Friday, 7:00am - 3:30pm and will work primarily in a refrigerated environment. 


The Optage Meals Packer reports directly to the Home Delivered Meals Director or designee.


  • Check for appearance and quality of goods and food items.
  • Assemble goods and food items in preparation of fulfilling client orders.
  • Fill client orders, with frozen meals, snacks, fresh good items into individual delivery bags.
  • Assemble delivery bags by route, and store in designated areas.
  • Seek clarification from supervisor if there is a question regarding fulfillment of client orders correctly.
  • Follow all food quality and safety guidelines.
  • Keep work area in an organized and clean manner.
  • Dispose of waste and breakdown boxes before disposing.
  • Ensure work area is clean and organized before the end of each shift.
  • Check required inventory and supplies daily and submit timely requests to supervisor as needed.
  • Stock freezer and coolers of inventory as supplies arrive.


  1. Able to work independently, multi task, and follow directions and be attentive to details; Must be a detail-oriented.
  2. Experience working quickly, managing given workload within each day and prioritizing tasks to meet demands.
  3. Must be willing to work in a regulated refrigerated environment regularly.
  4. Demonstrated compatibility with PHS's mission and operating philosophies.
  5. Demonstrated ability to read, write, speak and understand the English language to communicate with all customers.

About PHS

Presbyterian Homes & Services (PHS), based in St. Paul, Minnesota, is a non-profit, faith-based organization providing a broad array of high quality housing choices, and care and service options for older adults. Over 7,100 employees serve more than 26,000 older adults through 59 PHS-affiliated senior living communities in Minnesota, Iowa and Wisconsin, and through Optage® home and community services. PHS is also co-owner of Genevive, the largest geriatric primary care practice in Minnesota, providing comprehensive care for over 15,000 older adults. Established in 1955, PHS has earned the reputation as an innovative leader dedicated to promoting independence, purposeful living, and overall well-being for those they serve. Today, PHS is one of the largest nonprofit providers of senior housing and services in the nation.

We believe employees are the most important resource in our ministry and we are committed to an environment where employees are valued and empowered to make a difference. With a strong commitment to grow our employees from within, the development opportunities with us are virtually unlimited. We offer competitive wages, opportunities for advancement, ongoing training, and incredible benefits like education assistance and nursing loan forgiveness.

If you have a desire to honor God by enriching the lives and touching the hearts of older adults, consider answering the call and join our team.

PHS is an EEO/AA employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, or status with regard to public assistance.


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