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Seasonal Scale Room Grader (Early July- Late November)

Department:  Plant

Manitowoc, WI, US, 54220


At Lakeside, we're committed to growing our company – and our people. When you join the Lakeside team, you’ll become part of our family. Since 1887 we’ve produced a diverse line of canned and frozen foods. We sell our products through major retailers, food service distributors and national restaurant chains. We’re driven to find new, innovative ways to serve our customers and our community. And there’s a seat at the table for you. 




Responsible for weighing and grading of raw product received at the plant. Also responsible for assisting in the grading of pre-grade samples delivered by the Ag Dept.



  • Collect samples from each trailer (Beans – 10 to 15lbs and Carrots – 50lbs).                        
  • Grade each sample based on the Lakeside procedures.
  • Operate grader safely.                                                       
  • Complete paperwork accurately.
  • Help cover breaks for inspectors.   
  • Assist Ag. Dept with Pre-grade samples.
  • Assist in the operation of production as directed by the mechanic/supervisor.    
  • Maintain a clean and orderly work area.
  • Must be able to work independently with little supervision.                         
  • Notify supervisor immediately if any unsafe or potentially hazardous conditions are discovered.
  • May perform other duties as assigned by Lakeside Management.
  • Adhere to all Lakeside Foods policies and procedure.






  • Basic computer skills required.
  • Learn and follow the approved safe practices and procedures which apply to position.
  • Become familiar with, observe and follow all Lakeside Foods’ rules and established policies for Safety, Health and Security.                    


Reasoning Ability:

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to accurately fill out daily logs and correspondence.
  • Ability to perform simple math.
  • Must be able to follow simple directions.



  • Through individual and team efforts, enthusiastically work toward the continuous improvement of his/her job, work area, department and Lakeside as a whole.  Fully participate in TAL by "living" Lakeside's Standards of Conduct.  By action and work, clearly and visibly demonstrate the spirit of teamwork, cooperation and respect for others in all business transactions and exchanges.



  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand and use a stepping like motion.  The employee is also required to use hands and fingers to handle product and/or cans on a regular basis. 
  • The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms.
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 55 pounds.



  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.  Ear protection is required.


As a seasonal employee at Lakeside, we offer the following benefits:

  • ​A strong commitment to your safety & quality products
  • Low-cost migrant housing
  • Competitive wages with overtime pay
  • Various bonus opportunities
  • 401(k) option (self-contribution)
  • Scholarship opportunities for your qualifying children
  • Employee assistance program




Lakeside Foods welcomes people of all backgrounds and the varied ideas they bring to the workplace. Being an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer is part of our heritage and culture. We recruit, hire and promote employees based on qualifications and merit, without regard to race, religion, age, gender, disability, marital or veteran status. 


Nearest Major Market: Green Bay
Nearest Secondary Market: Appleton