Packer Level 1 - 1st Shift

Company Name Edesia Nutrition
Location North Kingstown
Date Posted October 17, 2019
Job Type Full-time

Description

The Packer is expected to perform the duties listed below along with any other requirements requested by He/she(s) supervisor RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:
  • Hand package sachets of food product into finished product cartons
  • Inspect food sachets for quality compliance (print and seal qualities, and weigh checks)
  • Operate form-fill-seal machine to produce sachets
  • Monitor production equipment for proper operation
  • Document all necessary recordings while producing (weights, scrap, quality and downtime issues…)
  • Comply with production requirements for expected output/shift
  • Identify/communicate reasons for missed production output/quality issues and downtime occurrences
  • In situation be prepared to lift 30-35lbs boxes from production line
  • Responsible for department organization, cleanliness, and Master sanitation schedule
  • Work in compliance to all company procedures as pertaining to safety, quality and production
  • Work any & all production positions as requested
  • Cover for breaks /lunch throughout the department
  • Count sachets on line or inside boxes as needed
  • Assist in changing of film when change-over and film charges are required
  • Initiate cleaning process of sealing jaws, also changing of cutting blades
  • Ability to learn basic machinery functions (Adjusting sachet weight)
QUALIFICATIONS: Required:
  • Proficient of written and spoken English
  • Proven positive attendance record and proven record of punctuality in previous employment with no written warnings
  • Have keen visual and comprehensive inspection skills & proven experience
  • A good understanding of a Quality Management System (QMS)
  • Ability to learn and follow Good Manufacturing Procedures (GMP’s) as directed
  • Ability to frequently lift and carry 50 lbs. for short distances
  • Must be 18 years or older
  • Self-starter – works with minimal supervision
  • Prior experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Prior participation in safety teams / have had certified safety training
  • Willing to train for expanded duties in batch making & blending areas
  • Ability to use a low-lift/Walkie
Preferred:
  • Prior experience working in a food specific manufacturing facility
  • High school education or GED equivalent
  • Demonstrate basic math skills and use of desktop computer
  • Flexible in working hours/shifts
  • Can accommodate overtime as requested
  • Prior experience working with packaging equipment
WORKING CONDITIONS:
  • Industrial food manufacturing/Production line environment
  • Close proximity to peanuts, vegetable oils and food powders
  • Fast paced continuous production line
  • Requires constant standing while on production floor
  • Inconsistent loud machinery for less than two hour increments
The requirements described are representative of those that must be met to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these essential functions. APPLY: https://www.edesianutrition.org/job-openings/