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Packaging Operator - Night Shift

Job ID EQUIP13100 Location Asheboro, NC Date posted 12/31/2020

Position: Operator

FLSA Status: Hourly, Non-Exempt

Starting Wage: $17.35 per hour (base rate)

Work Schedule: 12 hour Night Shift (5:30pm-5:50am) and rotates on a 2-2-3 schedule. Day shift schedule may be assigned for a period of time for training purposes.

Location: Asheboro, NC


Operates, monitors, and troubleshoots automated high-speed packaging equipment, in a GMP environment in a manner that supports all personal safety and food safety practices. Requires good decision making skills

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Operates, monitors, and troubleshoots automated high-speed packaging equipment. Responsible for independently operating an entire packaging equipment cell/line.
  • Executes timely and efficient set-ups, shut-downs, change-overs on all equipment.
  • Responds safely to upset conditions, diverts product, clears jams, starts and stops, and recognizes failure patterns and adjusts or requests resources, and communicates appropriately.
  • Participates in root cause analysis process and implementation of corrective actions following upset conditions.
  • Maintains knowledge and understanding of SQF requirements.
  • Learns, supports and performs Basic Equipment Care (BEC) tasks accurately and on time.
  • Follows established SOP’s and Work Instructions.
  • Operates Powered Mobile Equipment (PME) such as forklifts, pallet jacks, scissor lifts, etc. in a safe manner.
  • Maintains clean work areas and performs sanitation tasks for cleaning production equipment by following GMP and food safety requirements.
  • Records production data required for performing quality checks, measuring waste, evaluating downtime or production efficiency, or other pertinent data as required.
  • Trains and coaches other employees learning new equipment, processes and/or procedures.
  • Completes job duties in an efficient manner that supports all plant safety, food safety, quality and environmental practices.
  • May participate in special projects, assignments, and trainings.
  • Assists in other areas upon request.

Qualifications & Competencies:

    • Education: High School Diploma or GED.
    • Experience: 3 years of manufacturing or related experience preferred.
    • Skills:
      • Mechanically inclined with the ability to learn and operate all related production equipment.
      • Ability to follow detailed work instructions or work direction.
      • Basic math and computer skills.
      • Ability to use basic hand and power tools.
      • Ability to work within a team environment and build positive professional relationships.
      • Ability to effectively communicate in both written and verbal form in English.
      • Ability to problem solve and deal with a variety of variables in situations where standardizations/alternatives exist.
      • Ability to work efficiently and independently in a fast-paced environment.
  • Additional Requirements:
    • Ability to work scheduled shifts, standing, kneeling, climbing and walking for extended periods of the day; capable of repetitive gripping, pinching, lifting, carrying, pushing and pulling with weight ranges up to 50 pounds; ability to perform repeated twisting, bending and reaching of upper and lower extremities; exposure to hot and/or humid environments, heights up to 30 ft., working on ladders, and confined spaces.
    • Must wear company-issued uniforms, safety shoes, PPE, and comply with all GMP requirements.
    • Good work history and attendance.

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