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Packaging Operator-Day/Night Shift

USA - Donuts - Lebanon (Wilson), TN
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Job Description

QUALIFICATIONS:  The position requires that an employee be capable of the following:

  • Ability to work assigned hours, including overtime.

  • After thorough training, employee must be able to operate assigned equipment.  Cross-training in various areas is encouraged.

  •     Knowledge of code numbers, box unit weights, box/bag sizes and combinations.

  • Must be able to frequently lift up to 50 pounds independently.  

  • Must be able to push/pull up to 50 pounds independently.

  • Must be able to stand, climb, reach, pull, push, stoop, bend, lift, and stretch as needed throughout the assigned shift. 

  • Must be able to work with minimal supervision.

  • Must be able to work closely with others in a team atmosphere.

  • Must be able to communicate with and advise team members and managers of difficulties or problems encountered.

  • Must be able to read, write and understand instructions, warnings, labels and postings in English effectively.

     

    JOB DUTIES:  The position requires an employee be able to perform the essential functions of the job including, but not limited to:

     

  •     Operate the packaging equipment in a safe and effective manner.

  •     Package product according to customer specifications maintaining KIV’s and KOV’s.

  • Check metal detectors with wands every hour per the metal detection standard and report any out of control conditions immediately.  Metal detection is Maplehurst Bakeries HACCP Critical Control Point.

  •     Enter and react to IPM data as stated in the IPM Standard for the area.

  •     Follow the proper GMP’s associated with the work area and with company guidelines.

  •     Know proper procedures for dealing with on hold product.

  •     Accurately keeping a running total of cases produced on a rack sheet.

  • Accurately identify Julian dates, expiration dates, lot codes, etc. for all products and correctly enter them into a label format.

  • Correctly stack pallets using the palletizer and operate it safely and consistently.

  •     Maintaining a clean and orderly work area.

  • Participate in operator based machine and area cleaning in a safe and timely manner.

  • Participate in operator based machine maintenance.

  • Understand and input data into product tracking program/system. 

  • Participate in training opportunities.  

  • Must comply with GMP and Food Safety Requirements according to company policy

  • Capable of working at heights in excess of 25 feet.

 

 

TRAINING:                In addition to specific hands-on machine operation and/or area training, employees in this position will be required to successfully complete training including, but not limited to, the following programs:

  • OSHA required safety training

  • Machine Specific Training

  • IPM Training

  • GMP Awareness

  • Other topical training as determined by the company

 


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