Packaging Operator 2nd shift Pay $14/hr

  • Location
    Mountain Lake, Minnesota
  • Job type
    Contract/Temp to Hire
  • Salary
    $13.50/Hour
  • Category
    Warehouse - Forklift Driver

Essential Functions: � Learn and understand the basic function and operation of all packaging equipment

� Perform each and all packaging line operations

� Rotate into various line positions when required

� Ensure that packaging specifications, requirements and standards for are met

� Report quality and production issues to the supervisor

� Communicate with the operator you are relieving to gain knowledge of the present state of the equipment and production run.

� Review previous shift paperwork/labels and follow the set production schedules closely.

� Assure that we have taken all necessary samples of finished and ingredient products.

� Assist with the metal detector checks at the start of every shift as needed.

� Stage all necessities (totes, bags, pallets, skid sheets, placards, pen, marker, whirl-paks, spoons) that are needed for your shift.

� Assist in assuring that all pallets of product, after each run, are taken out of the tote room and are placarded accurately as needed.

� Make sure packaging room necessities (bags, brooms, whirl-paks, paperwork, vacuum cleaner and utensils) are stored neatly in their assigned places. (Nothing on floor).

� Maintain daily sanitation schedule.

� Monitor various aspects of the bagging system to assure it is running smoothly and not backing up. Periodically check for bagging or product quality issues and communicate any findings with supervisor immediately.

� Ensure all bags are stacked neatly and inside of the pallet at all times.

Supervisory Responsibilities: None

Work Enviornment: Production - Exposure to manufacturing environment. Require frequent moving and climbing. Frequent exertion of light to moderate physical effort. Exposure to noise, odor, dust and discharge from production process.

Physical Demands: Light Heavy Work - Lifting 50 pounds maximum with frequent lifting and/or carrying of objects weighing up to 30 pounds..

Frequently required to stand, walk, use hands, and reach with hands and arms. Occasionally required to climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

Travel: Minimal

Education: Required: High School Degree or Equivalent
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Preferred: Previous machine operator experience or equivalent skills. Strong mechanical aptitude. Licensed forklift operator or willingness to learn.
Knowledge of computer software applications.


Other Duties: 1. Take personal responsibility to engage in plant and food safety practices to prevent hazards that cause foodborne illness or injury and provide a clean, safe work environment and quality products.
2. Qualified and trained individual will provide as a back-up in the event of an absence of another employees.
3. Read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
4. Perform special projects and other responsibilities as needed.
5. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

The above statements reflect the general details necessary to describe the principle functions of the occupation described and shall not be construed as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be inherent in the occupation.

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