Bowling Ball Weigher And Packer Job Description Sample
You will be responsible for duties as assigned while performing a variety of functions in the packaging area of the production department. Those duties may include case packing, carton packing, inspecting, check weighing, labeling, box making, palletizing, and reworking product. The tasks will entail the use of standard packing machinery and procedures to pack and box various finished goods in cartons, bags, or containers.
As a Weigher/Packer, a typical day might include the following:
Packing finished goods containers (bags, cartons, boxes, etc.) into finished cases.
Inspecting finished product, as well as primary, and secondary packaging for defects (broken, doubles, count, poor seals, code dates, etc.) and
Packing primary packages (bags, cartons, etc.) into finished Master Cases.
Ensuring that all finished product meets, or exceeds, High Liner Foods (HLF) quality standards.
Having a thorough understanding of HLF quality standards, 1st Pass Product quality and characteristics, and ability to sort out product which does not meet HLF standards.
Reporting any condition which does not meet HLF standards.
Working in a manner that enables HLF to produce the highest quality, safest, most cost efficient products possible.
Knowing, understanding, and complying with all HLF Good Manufacturing Policies (GMP's), Food Safety regulations and practices, and HLF Safety Rules.
This job might be for you if:
- Have the ability to read, write, understand and communicate in spoken English:
o High Liner Foods (USA), Inc. requires for safety, quality control and emergency procedures that all employees be proficient in English. This means they must be able to read and write as well as understand and communicate in spoken English. (This is not an English –Only rule. We recognize that English is not the first language for some of our employees. Translation services and assistance may be provided as needed however, all employees need to have a basic understanding of and proficiency in English.)
May require the successful completion of a basic competency exam
May require a high school diploma and six months to one year prior experience in a related field
The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Occasionally lift and carry up to 24 lbs, 50lbs on occasion
Occasionally pull/push 6 lbs to 24 lbs, 40lbs on occasion
Repetitive motion of upper extremities
Reach forward to product constantly
Repetitive fine motor (finger grasping) tasks
Table height is 32"
Conveyor height is 36-41"
Shelving for scale is up to 56" high
In return for the experience you bring to the table, you will be given the opportunity to join a progressive, growing organization that has seen its revenue grow 270% in the last six years to almost $1.2B. With a reputation for excellence in North America and the global marketplace, you will have the professional benefits of a career with an international organization. This function is seen as a key piece of the corporate strategic plan, so you'll also be given the opportunity to grow professionally and develop new skills as the organization continues to expand.
Offering a competitive compensation package coupled with a bonus, benefits and retirement plan, this is a chance for you to take the knowledge you've acquired in your career to date and have a real impact on the business.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran, or marital status, genetic information or other protected status, covered by federal, state or local law.
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
High Liner Foods participates in E-Verify
Package Operator (Full-Time)
Come join the Tillamook Team where our philosophy is "Dairy Done Right." As an independent farmer-owned cooperative, we have been guided by good, honest values since 1909. We believe in putting quality over profit, natural over artificial, and that hard work can never be outsmarted. We're taking a stand for real food, because everyone deserves better.
What does real food mean to you? Is your favorite dish a cheesy casserole?
Perhaps a decadent and indulgent ice cream? Either way, your identification with food is important to us. People who fit well here at Tillamook have a commitment to quality in everything they do. Our team members understand our vision, contribute to our mission, thrive on innovative thinking, hard work and good, honest values
Our team members understand our vision, contribute to our mission, thrive on innovative thinking, hard work and good, honest values. We live by these shared values: We are Good Stewards, We believe in Uncompromising Quality, We work as One Team, We Play to Win, and We Genuinely Care for each other.
What you will do:
Package Operator works at the last stages of the cheese manufacturing line to pack finished products label and aggregate them for storage or shipment to distribution outlets. Package Operator also checks personnel schedule for package line and starting position following the line rotation schedule from that position.
Here's a day in the life:
Packaging DE-Nester: Break apart cheese pieces coming from the cutter, inspect the pieces to put on the line or put in tubs for trim or grind, position the cheese on the belt that goes across the check-weigher keeping the line full with the correct side up, assist Weigher if line is down, cover cheese in area during downtime, and sweep and clean area if line is down.
Packaging Weigher: Pull off weight cheese from line, add a patch to underweight pieces according to patch matrix to achieve target weight, trim overweight pieces to achieve target weight, place re-weighed pieces back on the line, cover cheese in area during downtime, and sweep and clean area if line is down.
Packaging Rework Line 2 & 3: Inspect pieces coming from the baggers, correct miss bagged pieces, place reworked pieces back on conveyor, adjust, attach and tie bags on bagger when needed, clear jams at plunger (west side) and Schneider (east side) on line 3, clear out overflow from stop gate area (west side), reweigh and rework cheese kicked out at the downstream check weigher, hand bag cheese, and stack tables of bagged cheese when 8600 is down.
Packaging Feeder: Attend to the operation of the 8600 machine, place cheese on 8600 platens', pull miss bagged cheese, monitor the plunger gate, and sweep and clean area if line is down.
Packaging Inspect Line #1: Inspect the product packaging for date placement and bad seals, pull and open irregular packaged product to be reworked, monitor the incline belt to the case packer and stack packaged cheese when the belt stops, fill out inspection form, and sweep and clean area if line is down.
Packaging Inspect Line #2 and #3: Inspect the product packaging for date, placement and bad seals, pull and open irregular packaged product to be reworked, open leakers and disposition for grind or repress, fill out inspection form, and sweep and clean area if line is down.
Packaging Patch makers: Operate patch material cutter on line #3, operate electric patch slicer, make patches according to patch matrix, deliver patches to weighers, cover cheese at downtime, and sweep and clean area if line is down.
Perform all other duties assigned as needed.
Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with co-workers and supervisors.
Skills you'll need:
Education and Experience:
High school diploma or GED is required. Previous experience in packaging or other manufacturing operations is a plus.
Production: Space can be crowded with manufacturing equipment.
Must remain aware of other forklift traffic. Noisy; some areas can be dusty. May encounter extremes in temperature.
Requires operation of forklift or other power equipment. Duties may include repetitive motion and lifting up to 45 pounds.
Must be able to stand full shift, visually inspect packaging & repetitively lift 45 pounds.
Must be 18 years or older. Pre-work screen is required.
Must be able to work various shifts including days, swing, graveyard, weekends, and/or holidays as needed.
Industry leading benefit and reward programs:
We offer outstanding benefits to our employees. For more information, please visit the careers page: www.tillamook.com/careers.
Fulltime position. Wage is $13.98 to start (after 720 hours worked wage increases) as per union contract. Shift differential for swing and graveyard shifts.
We are committed to creating a diverse culture and inclusive conditions where all employees are heard, valued and feel a sense of belonging. We rely on different perspectives, thoughts, backgrounds and cultures to inform our work, to help us be better as a brand and as an employer and to fuel our success. We are seeking talent from a wide range of diversity, perspectives and backgrounds to join our exceptional organization and help us build our future.
Tillamook County Creamery Association (TCCA) is a Drug-Free Workplace. EEO/AA
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