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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.
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 believe in offering extremely high-level, comprehensive benefit programs to our employees. For more information, please visit the careers page: www.tillamook.com/careers.
Fulltime position. Wage is $13.77 to start (after 720 hours worked wage increases) as per union contract. Shift differential for swing and graveyard shifts.
Tillamook County Creamery Association (TCCA) is a Drug-Free Workplace.
TCCA is an Equal Opportunity Employer that abides by federal and state laws that prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or national origin; or their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities. Moreover, TCCA abides by federal and state laws requiring TCCA to make affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.
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