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Job Description & Requirements
The Packaging Operator is responsible for running and
maintaining packaging department equipment which includes labelers,
scales, conveyors, casers, stackers, coders and other related
packaging safely and efficiently in relation to material usage
documentation, product waste, sealing, coding and weight
Order packaging material (paper, poly, cartons) from storage as
Visually inspect boxes, cartons and other packaged materials for
Ensure proper sizing of product containers.
Load packaging material onto machines in a timely manner to ensure
no line stoppages.
Observe operation of equipment and perform necessary adjustments to
ensure product specifications are met.
Perform net weight control checks and make equipment adjustments as
Communicate any changes in product flow, equipment malfunctions,
shortages or deviations from specifications to Production
Supervisor, maintenance or other operators verbally and/or in
Inspect packaging, coding and seals to verify conformance to
specifications and performs necessary adjustments to ensure
compliance Ensure the proper packaging materials are used for each
product being produced.
Will have working knowledge and experience with wrapper operations;
watching for jams and effectively threading wrap to prevent cost
downtime due to handler error.
Ensure machine is supplied with correct material needed to run and
complete log books as required.
Prepare equipment for next run to include size changes as
Ensure all paperwork is filled out in a clear, legible and accurate
format, and completed with required information. Ensure all
required information is documented in accordance with SOP's.
Analyze process data and equipment performance data to improve
quality, throughput, and troubleshoot.
Utilizing continuous improvement mindset, assist in identifying
opportunities to improve processes.
Follow Good Manufacturing Practices.
Maintain a clean, sanitary and safe work area.
Follow all required work safe practices. This would include wearing
of all required PPE in designated areas, confined space safety,
safe chemical handling, fall restraints, etc.
Responsible for food safety, pre-requisite programs and food
quality related to designated area. Report any food safety and food
quality related issues to management immediately.
Perform other duties as assigned.
High School Diploma or equivalent preferred.
6 months experence required.
Able to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure,
using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals.
Must be able to able to stand, walk, push or pull a majority of the
day. Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds frequently and manually
stack and move cases up to 6-8 cases high.
Must be able to work in an environment where temperature is
maintained at 35-40 degrees Fahrenheit.
For ice cream plants: Must be able to work in an environment where
the temperature is maintained at minus 22 degrees Fahrenheit.
Must be willing to work flexible hours including overtime, weekends
Be able to effectively work in a team environment.
Effective verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to work in a fast paced environment.
Must be able to pass all pre-employment screens (including drug,
background and criminal checks).
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