Palletizer Job Description Sample
Dakota Grower's started out as a grower-owned cooperative built by farmers in the early 1990s and today we are the third largest pasta manufacturer in North America. Our entrepreneurial spirit drives our innovative culture and passion to bring premium quality pasta to your table. At Dakota Growers, you will have the opportunity to work in a dynamic, challenging and inspiring environment in one of our state-of-the-art food manufacturing facilities.
Palletizers play a critical role in ensuring our final product is ready to ship to our customer! This position is responsible for operating the packaging system to ensure finished product is packed, sealed, and prepared for shipping according to product specifications.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Operates semi-automatic packaging equipment including sealing and labelling product according to product specifications and while ensuring accuracy in weights and codes
Palletizes and stretch wraps finished product for storage or shipment
Performs minor repairs, routine maintenance, and sanitation work on equipment
Inspects and conducts regular deep cleaning of equipment
Maintains records and proper tracking of packaged products and rejects
Operates in accordance with health, safety and fire prevention regulations and practices
Other duties, as assigned
Education and Experience Required:
Must be able to work weekends, holidays and overtime as needed
Must be at least 18 years of age
Education, Experience and Skills Preferred:
- Previous experience repairing mechanical equipment
Qualified candidates must be able to perform the following physical job requirements, with or without reasonable accommodation:
Must be able to lift up-to 50 pounds
Must be able to crouch, kneel, sit for up to 3+ hours per shift
Must be able to climb and down ladders for up to 3+ hours per shift
Must be able to work in a dusty environment up to 3+ hour per shift
Must be able to balance, bend, stoop and walk for up to 6+ hours per shift
Must be able to stand for 8+ hours per shift
Must be able to reach above shoulders for 8+ hours per shift
Must be able to work in high heat/humidity for to 8+ hours per shift
Job Number 18001634
Company Nestle USA
Location Salt Lake City, Utah
Job Title: Palletizer
Department: Production Areas of Duty: Palletizing/Finished Packaging
FLSA Status: Non-exempt
Training Period: 3 Months
Palletizer position is responsible for safely operating, cleaning, activities of palletizing processes.
Actively participate in NCE (Nestle Continuous Excellence) including participation in operational reviews and problem solving initiatives. Support and participate in NQMS (Nestle Quality Management Systems) activities and processes.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Safely operate and clean assigned equipment.
Safely operate Powered Industrial Equipment, like Powered Walkies
Continuously work in cold environments (approx. 20 deg F)
Stack and wrap finished product appropriately and transport safely into hardening room.
Participate in Shift Hand Off Meetings if needed.
Complete start-up tasks: stack cardboard, load plastic wrap, bring pallets to Palletizing room, log into computer to prep tags for the day.
Complete quality checks on finished product.
Complete equipment inspections for unusual or excessive wear.
Complete Kleanz sheet.
Participate in troubleshooting of micro and environmental issues.
Responsible for training new Palletizers.
Properly and efficiently downstack Trio.
Tag pallets correctly for SAP.
Ensure safe handling of allergen and non-GMO finished products.
Assist in dropping product to RDC.
Other duties as assigned.
High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED)
One year of related experience preferred.
Possess verbal and written communication skills. Ability to read, write, and follow instructions and correspondences. Ability to learn technical terminology.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret graphs.
Demonstrate strong mechanical aptitude. Ability to troubleshoot equipment failure.
Ability to work well with others.
Basic computer skills.
Ability to make independent decisions.
Ability to plan and prioritize work.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk, climb stairs, and reach with hands and arms. The employee is required to stand; use hands to finger; handle or feel objects, tools, or controls; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; taste or smell; and talk or hear.
The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
The Nestlé Companies are equal employment and affirmative action employers and looking for diversity in qualified candidates for employment.
Reports To: Production Team Lead
Location: Corona, CA
Pay Status: Non-Exempt
At Glanbia Nutritionals Inc., our portfolio centers around dairy and non-dairy nutritional ingredients. We co-innovate and deliver ingredient solutions and precision premixes for use in the mainstream food and beverage, infant and clinical, and functional nutrition markets. We are the number one provider of whey-based nutritional ingredients globally and the number one producer of American-style cheddar cheese. Our protein systems have transformed the bar and beverage categories — bringing increased levels of protein, cleaner labels and greater product functionality to market. We have a direct presence in 21 countries, with manufacturing facilities in the US, Germany and China, and international sales and technical offices around the world.
Forklift operator transporting finished goods to dock area. Operation of Palletizing machines, filling out quality assurance paperwork and issuing Pallet ID tags.
Essential Functions and Responsibilities (not restrictive)
Follow and enforce all safety measures and precautions and maintain an excellent safety record. This includes wearing required PPEs and keeping all required safety equipment in good condition.
Comply with all company policies, procedures, GMPs, Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and the Aseptic Code of Safe Practices. Report all unsafe activities to supervisor and/or Human Resources.
Closely follow written and oral instructions from supervisors and management.
Accurate record keeping
Warehouse support including loading/offloading, covering dock, preparing kits, kit verification/transfer, clean ing and any warehouse project/support assigned.
Production support, responsible for providing all materials required for production to the batching/production departments
Repeatedly move and lift various objects exceeding 50 lbs.
Trouble shoot and operate palletizer equipment
Support Quality team as required
Know and maintain Good Documentation Practices (GDPs) that comply with company standards.
Take an active role in contributing to continuous operational improvement.
Work in a team-based environment and communicate effectively and respectfully with peers, supervisors and management.
Possess motivation and ability to work independently on assignments and complete assigned tasks in a satisfactory manner
Regular attendance is an essential function of this position.
Operates console that controls automatic palletizing equipment to sort, transfer, and stack on pallets containers of finished products
Reads production and delivery schedules and stacking pattern to determine sorting and transfer procedures, arrangement of packages on pallet, and destination of loaded pallet.
Observes packages moving along conveyor to identify packages and to detect defective packaging, and presses console buttons to deflect packages to predetermined accumulator or reject lines.
Turns selector switch on palletizer to control stacking arrangement of packages on pallet and to transfer loaded pallet to storage or delivery platform.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
List key objectives or initiatives that will be required to be achieved in this position thru measurable results.
Qualification & Experience Requirements
- High School Diploma or G.E.D
- Minimum of 1 year of a experience in manufacturing environment.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:
Excellent attendance and safety record required.
Possess current forklift certification and forklift experience
Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals.
Ability to pay close attention to detail
Ability to communicate effectively both orally and written.
Ability to use computer, including email and web based programs.
Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form. Ability to solve practical problems and offer solutions.
Participate in proactive team efforts to achieve departmental and company goals.
Provide leadership to others through example and sharing of knowledge/skills.
Possess motivation to succeed in a fast-paced production environment and the willingness to be a fully engaged employee in the company.
Ability to adapt to change in a positive and productive manner
Language, Computer & Numeracy:
Fluent in written and spoken English required
Computer skills and proficiency with MS Word, Excel and Outlook
Experience with SAP is preferred
- Minimal domestic travel required (< />
Typical Physical Activity
Regularly involves talking or listening, sitting, and the use of hands and fingers.
Regularly involves going up and down stairs.
Frequently involves reaching with hands and arms, standing and walking.
Occasionally involves crouching, stooping, kneeling and/or climbing or balancing.
Must be able to lift and carry items weighing up to 20 pounds.
Manual dexterity sufficient to reach/handle items, works with the fingers, and perceives attributes of objects and materials.
Involves moderate physical activity performing non-strenuous daily activities of a primarily administrative nature.
Should be able to identify and distinguish colors, see clearly at 20 inches or closer and 20 feet or more, observe an area that can be seen up and down or to the left and right while eyes are fixed on a given point, judge distances and spatial relationships, and adjust the eye to bring an object into sharp focus.
Typical Environmental Conditions
May be exposed to moderate noise levels (i.e. office equipment, light traffic).
May be exposed to moderate to high noise levels (i.e. production equipment, forklifts, heavy traffic).
May be exposed to humidity, intense heat and cold, outdoor weather conditions, and fumes and toxic chemicals.
May work in areas with mechanical moving parts, above ground with risk of fall, or areas with risk of electrical shock.
Nearest Major Market: Corona
Nearest Secondary Market: Los Angeles
Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
Responsible for picking, inspecting, and packing quality parts into boxes on his/her assigned Thermoforming Line.
Accurately counting parts to ensure that customers get a consistent, quality product.
Bagging counted parts, and placing into correct box on the assigned production line.
Assure that each box is properly sealed to minimize the potential for damage.
Any other duties as assigned by the Supervisor.
Safety and Cleanliness
Maintains a clean and safe work area, and reports and unsafe conditions to the Operator and/or supervisor for resolution.
Maintains good housekeeping and makes sure the packing area is kept clean, at all times.
Adheres to safety policy.
Must wear all safety gear at all times.
Must wear hairnet and glove in handling finished product.
Must wear company issue uniforms.
Meets or exceed minimum standards for quality packaged Finished Goods.
Reports any quality problems immediately to the Operator.
If quality of product is unacceptable and the operator is not around the packer will turn on the notification light switch near packing area.
Standing (85% of the day)
Lifting (no more than 32 lbs)
Reaching (taking parts off machines all day)
Critical Job Elements
Clean and organized
Ability to follow instructions
Work quickly and efficiently
Work Willing to work overtime when needed
Understand differential quality product
Fluent English a plus
Strong work ethic
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.
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The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)
We are hiring Palletizers for a local manufacturing company! Primary responsibilities will be inspecting product, lifting and removing from conveyors and placing product onto pallets.
Preferred candidates will have previous production experience. You will also be working in a team and independently at times in a cold environment. This candidate must be a quick-learner, able to work as a team and have a great attendance record. Interested candidates, call immediately at , submit your resume by clicking on the following link: email your resume to , or click the apply button to complete our application.
Able to bend, twist and lift consistently
An excellent attendance record
Great work history
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JO # 31509
2Nd Shift Precooked Palletizer Operator
Michael Foods, Inc. is a leader in the food processing and distribution industry with business in egg products, refrigerated grocery and potato products. We offer exciting job possibilities throughout our organization where you can enhance your career, sharpen your talents and make an impact. Join our company and be part of an innovative team that's First in Food-Where you can enhance your career, sharpen your talents and make an impact.
The Precooked Palletizer is responsible for fixing any mechanical problems with the machine. Making sure the machine is working at all times. Follow all safety procedures, use all PPE's and follow Basic Principle Guide. Follow proper SOP's (Standard Operating Procedures). Keep thorough and accurate record of production data as outlined on Operators check sheets and do Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP) documentation.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Know and understand the basic operation of spiral freezers.
Work with Lead Person to learn corrective actions appropriate to oven and/or product.
Knowledge of transfers from oven to spiral, belt placement and speed adjustments.
Ability to communicate with Lead and/or Supervisor issues and concerns pertaining to operations.
Remove and document waste/shrink, and assist in the general good housekeeping of the area as needed.
Understand the responsibilities of line workers assigned to molded ovens, monitor their performance and make corrections if necessary.
Work as a team member.
Expected to adhere to safe work practices, follow GMP and HACCP guidelines, maintain sanitary conditions and ensure that product quality is maintained.
Report to management any conditions or practices that may adversely affect food safety, food quality or personnel safety.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Palletizer - Cigarette Dept.
JOB SUMMARY / GENERAL DESCRIPTION:
To control the movement of filled customer orders to the staging location on the loading dock.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS / PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES:
Other duties may be assigned. A teammate in this position must have the ability to:
Using correct lifting procedures, the palletizer removes each tote/case from the conveyor belt.
The palletizer reads the load and stop number on each tote/case, placing all the totes/cases for each stop number on one pallet.
Stops when possible should always be placed on the pallet side by side with the labels facing out.
The palletizer counts the number of totes/cases for each stop, verifying the correct load numbers, and records the number of totes for each stop on the Tote Recap Sheet.
Only one load number is placed on a pallet. Never mix load numbers on one pallet.
Using the pallet jack, the palletizer transfers the pallet to the loading dock, at the correct door for loading.
A palletizer may be required to select several orders, at the onset of a shift.
Palletizer may be required to assist with filling outs or shorts.
Palletizer will report to supervisor/crew leader during slow periods, and complete any other work assigned.
Communicates with fellow employee's on the selection line to make sure the orders are kept in stop/batch sequence and placed onto the conveyor by load number.
Participates in all clean up activities, which may include, but are not limited to: sanitation responsibilities, mopping, sweeping, dusting, facing and down stacking product, and/or helping out other departments.
Ability and willingness to select/load/unload and/or deliver ALL products that may be ordered by our customers.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS:
A teammate in this position must:
Have high school education or equivalent.
Have ability to identify and associate numbers for warehouse slot locations.
Have ability to retrieve merchandise from shelves 6 feet high.
Have ability to regularly lift and carry a tote weighing up to 60 lb. with a frequency of every 3 to 5 seconds.
Have ability to lift, turn and raise; and/or lift turn and bend down to place a tote weighing up to 60 lb. on to a pallet or stack of totes.
Have full mobility in, and use of, arms, hands and legs.
Be able to maneuver in confined spaces of 4 feet or less.
Full participate in approved warm-up exercises Stretch & Flex.
Be pallet jack certified, or be capable of becoming pallet jack certified. May also be required to become forklift certified.
Be dependable - has history of low absenteeism and tardiness, meets guidelines of McLane Attendance and Tardiness Policy. Complies with Company Work/Safety Rules.
The environment encompasses all areas of a Distribution Center; material movement takes place throughout the facility.
This position requires the teammate to work inside majority of the time.
This position may require work in hot and cold temperature extremes and exposure to dust, dirt, fumes, noise, potentially harmful chemicals, solvents and components, and working in close to proximity to other teammates.
Closed-toe shoes must be worn at all times.
Industrial Palletizer Operator
United States of America
Job Posting End Date:
Third Shift (United States of America)
Why Join Coca-Cola North America?
It's an exciting time to work in The Coca-Cola Company's flagship market. We're accelerating our momentum as the fastest-growing large consumer goods company in North America by putting people at the heart of our business and everything we do – whether we're innovating to give consumers the drinks and packaging sizes they want, or building our eCommerce capabilities. People are our focus when we're collaborating with our diverse network of locally-connected bottling partners, and when we're returning every drop of water we use to communities and nature. And people – with the different backgrounds, skills and perspectives they bring to our workplace – are helping transform our business, one big idea at a time. We empower our employees to challenge the status quo, make bold recommendations, experiment and adapt, so we can grow together and make a great business even better.
Highly competitive Pay
401K (with company match program) and Pension
Great benefits (medical, dental…etc.), with health incentive program
12 paid holidays per year
Personal day program
Great company culture
Excellent working conditions and job security
Support all aspects of product Palletizing operation, including equipment setup, monitoring, and finished product receipt and put away into the finished goods warehouse. Also provides support for out bound customer shipments and inbound raw materials as required. Responsible for meeting company established criteria for quality, accuracy and service related to finished products going into the warehouse and outbound finished product to customers.
D Shift – 6pm to 6:30am Wed thru Sat or Thur thru Sat
Function Specific Activities:
The Roles and Responsibilities include?
Ensure product received into the warehouse from the palletizer meets facility and company quality standards.
Load and unload trailers in an accurate, safe, and prompt manner.
Ensure quality product is shipped and received in compliance with facility Quality standards.
Process shipments and receipts in accordance with Company standards
Interpret loading and unloading documents, and document all product and material movements per guideline
Complete documentation (pick tickets and changes, Bills of Lading, receiving documents, and checklists) with
accuracy and efficiency.
Assist in physical inventory counts.
Able to demonstrate skill in safely and efficiently driving 6,000 lb. forklifts carrying up to 3,000 lbs. from heights of 1 ' to 30' in Rack System throughout the facility and unloading and loading trailers.
Able to physically lift material 50 lbs. a distance of 10' or more.
Comply with all standard operating procedures and requirements under TCCC Quality System.
Perform required cleaning and sanitation duties to meet GMP standards throughout the facility.
Other duties as assigned.
Minimum Job Requirements?
Read, write, and speak English
High School Diploma or GED equivalent
Take action to improve one's own knowledge and skills.
Protect the confidentiality of company, supplier, and customer information.
Comply with all Safety, Environmental, Security, and Good Manufacturing Practice policies.
Comply with job procedures and supervisor instructions.
Ensure the safety and security of self, coworkers, product, and property.
RELOCATION ASSISTANCE WILL NOT BE PROVIDED FOR THIS OPPORTUNITY
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Years of Experience:
2-3 Years Experience
- DRIVE INNOVATION: Generate new or unique solutions and embrace new ideas that help sustain our business(encompassing everything from continuous improvement to new product and package innovation).
- COLLABORATE WITH SYSTEM, CUSTOMERS, AND OTHER STAKEHOLDERS: Develop and leverage relationships with stakeholders to approximately stretch and impact the System (Company and Bottler).
- ACT LIKE AN OWNER: Deliver results, creating value for our Brands, our System, our customers, and key stakeholders.
- INSPIRE OTHERS: Inspire people to deliver our mission and 2020 Vision, demonstrate passion for the business and give people a reason to believe anything is possible.
- DEVELOP SELF AND OTHERS: Develop self and support others' development to achieve full potential.
- GROWTH MINDSET: Demonstrates curiosity. Welcomes failure as a learning opportunity.
- SMART RISK: Makes bold decisions/recommendations.
- EXTERNALLY FOCUSED: Understands the upstream and downstream implications of his/her work. Tracks and shares external trends, best practices or ideas.
- PERFORMANCE DRIVEN AND ACCOUNTABLE: Has high performance standards. Outperforms her/his peers.
- FAST/AGILE: Removes barriers to move faster. Experiments and adapts. Thrives under pressure and fast pace.
- EMPOWERED: Brings solutions instead of problems. Challenges the status quo. Has the courage to take an unpopular stance.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.
Palletizer Operator Fresh/Frozen Distribution Facility 2Nd/3Rd Shift
Currently, Meijer is looking for a Palletizer Operator. The individual(s) selected for this position will be responsible for Operating Palletizer Conveyor, Receiving Inbound trailers, Manifesting outbound loads, checking quality/integrity of product, working with truck drivers and sanitation of the building. Position will be responsible for maintaining Meijer Receiving and Shipping standards for all commodities.
Preferred candidates should have previous receiving experience, systems and computer skills, willing to work in a temperature controlled environment of 34 degrees and the ability to work at a fast pace with a high level of accuracy for any and all shifts.
Previous warehouse experience is preferred
Strong math skills
Basic to intermediate level computer skills
Strong attention to detail with the ability to concentrate and focus
Demonstrated experience where accuracy and quality are the strict standard
Good organizational and memorization skills
Works well independently and in a team environment
Previous warehouse experience is preferred
Lift approximately 50+ lbs. Use of fine motor hand functions
Auto Palletizer & Depalletizer Operator - LA (Vernon), CA
Owens-Illinois, Inc. (NYSE: OI) is the world's largest glass container manufacturer and preferred partner for many of the world's leading food and beverage brands. The Company had revenues of $6.9 billion in 2017 and employs more than 26,500 people at 78 plants in 23 countries. With global headquarters in Perrysburg, Ohio, O-I delivers safe, sustainable, pure, iconic, brand-building glass packaging to a growing global marketplace.
We are currently seeking a Auto Palletizer & Depalletizer Operator to join our team at our plant in Vernon, CA.
Attends automatic palletizers and depalletizers supplying pallets, tier sheets, operates controls and insures that tiers are properly formed and transported.
Sees that palletizer machines continue to operate and function as designed to do. Involves some button pushing.
Turns off equipment in case of malfunction and notifies supervisor or repairman. Makes make minor adjustments to equipment when necessary.
Unjams palletizer by stopping it, removing affected material, and then restarting palletizer.
Observes cartons and/or bottles for obvious defects and removes.
Manually places tier sheets, top frames as required and occasionally manually handles pallets. When attending de-palletizer, remove frames, load tags, tier sheets.
Removes excess ware from bulk loading area and fills voids on tier loads as required. checks for proper layering or load pattern when palletizing cartoned ware.
Unjams lines to keep the lines flowing.
Removes damaged cases and broken bottles, replaces same to fill out loads properly.
Per instruction by Quality Group, holds bulk loads by writing on "Hold-Do Not Ship" sheet and affixes to pallet load.
Prepares and attaches load tickets.
Checks palletized loads if palletized and strapped properly. Checks integrity of loads.
Checks on steamer to check if operating properly. (Steamer steams flaps of cartons)
Keeps work area clean and orderly. Removes trash and cullet.
Builds load manually, as required during breakdown.
May have to operate transfer car when not operating properly when directed on occasion and not a duty required on this job.
Education: High school Diploma
Experience: Previous experience in the industrial environment
Ability to make simple operating adjustments
Must be able to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodations.
Must be authorized to work in the U.S. on a full-time basis.
In order to be considered for this opportunity, please submit an online application.
NO WALK-INS, PHONE CALLS OR EMAILS PLEASE
O-I is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, or in order to perform the essential functions of a position, please contact O-I at firstname.lastname@example.org and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.
O-I is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, or in order to perform the essential functions of a position, please contact O-I at email@example.com and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.
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