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Packaging Tech - 2nd Shift

Company: Faribault Foods
Location: Tucson
Posted on: June 7, 2024

Job Description:

Description Faribault Foods Inc., the leading food manufacturing plant located in Rita Ranch, is looking for applicants with a great attitude and willingness to learn to join our production team! We manufacture, can, and supply whole beans, refried beans, and enchilada sauces in over 15 branded items and numerous custom private labels.The primary responsibility of the packaging technician is to ensure safe and efficient operation of various packaging equipment and related material handling systems to include the Dynac accumulator, labeler, trayformer, palletizer, stretchwrapper, pallet labeler, and associated conveyors.
Ensure compliance with all quality standards of finished product.
Operate packaging equipment to permit high rates of efficiency and a safe working environment.
Operational duties also include proper sanitation, sterilization, equipment C.I.P. and proper cleanliness of the workstation.
Participate as a Team Member of their assigned Business Unit.
Direction is provided by the Shift Manager who coordinates the activities of Team members involved in the packaging of product for their assigned Business Unit.
The Business Unit goals are consistent with company goals and business unit Key Performance Indicators (KPI's) to include safety, quality, efficiency, productivity and customer service.Monday - Friday, 2nd shift, 2:00 pm - 10:30pmESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following.
Other duties may be assigned.
Responsible for the safe and efficient operation and maintenance of assigned equipment on the packaging line. Maintain proper safety conditions of equipment and of Company assets.
Request product and materials to assure that the Business Unit goals and customer orders are achieved in a timely fashion.
Complete assigned paperwork daily. Complete all documentation associated with production and change-overs.
Maintain accurate records and logs as required.
Perform line observations, calculate downtime, perform safety checks, and quality checks, quality audits, complete maintenance work orders and take action and make recommendations based on these results.
Responsible as replacement operator to cover shift during vacation time, personal time, or other time away from work following the crewing procedures.
Responsible for notifying the Shift Manager if unable to report for work and during illness to specify date of return to work.
Be an active participant in Business Unit team meetings and other Plant meetings by communicating timely and pertinent data when appropriate, and active involvement in analyzing, recommending, and implementing solutions to problems within the Business Unit and the Plant.
Ensure a smooth shift change transition (i.e., communicate problems/issues regarding operating equipment, upcoming quantity/product changes, review quality inspections, etc.)
Train new employees and co-workers.
Perform basic preventative maintenance tasks and corrective work orders, and work with other support personnel when operational problems occur. Provide data and information to support personnel, such as maintenance, to facilitate the effectiveness of their performance.
Identify and correct equipment problems to maximize production efficiencies, and report potential equipment problems to maintenance.
Comply with area Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), Quality Assurance Parameters (QAPs), Good Manufacturing Process (GMPs) Procedures, and ISO Standards. Be knowledgeable in all required Quality Assurance checks and in HACCP related items.
Comply with all company safety procedures and guidelines and comply with all company guidelines and policies.
Clean and sanitize machines to meet legal and quality standards. Maintain a clean, organized work area respecting GMP's.
Ensure that job operations maintain or improve product quality. Stop and correct job operation if product quality is affected negatively.
Rotate positions with other Packaging Team Members. Cross-train and achieve equipment operation certifications on all equipment within the Business Unit.
Work daily overtime and weekends as required.
Maintain OSHA Certified Forklift License.
Demonstrate good attendance.
Effectively read, write, speak and comprehend English.
Requirements QUALIFICATIONS / REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
The individual must achieve formal certification on the job by demonstrating the skills, knowledge, and abilities to handle the demands of the position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
High school diploma or equivalent; one to three years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Working knowledge of production environment machinery operation equivalent to at least one (1) year experience preferred, including ability to run, set-up and change-over equipment.
Ability to trouble-shoot production related problems.
Demonstrated equipment maintenance and preventative maintenance experience preferred.
Working knowledge of computers and software applications, preferably with MS Office applications.LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to effectively read, write, speak and comprehend English.
Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.
Must be able to understand and follow directions.
Ability to write simple correspondence.
Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole number, common fractions, and decimals.
Ability to compute rate, ratio and percentages; and interpret bar graphs.REASONING ABILITY:
Ability to apply problem-solving skills and abilities to carry out detailed, but uninvolved, written or oral instructions.
Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.PHYSICAL DEMANDS: 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 team member is regularly required to be able to speak and to hear.
The team member frequently is required to stand and walk.
The team member is occasionally required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls and reach with hands and arms.
Must be able to frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and color vision.WORK ENVIRONMENT:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those a team member encounters while performing the essential function 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 team member regularly works near moving mechanical parts.
The team member is frequently exposed to fumes of airborne particles and toxic chemicals. Protective equipment must be worn while around airborne particles and toxic chemicals.
The noise level in the work environment is at a level that hearing protection must be worn.
Working in close proximity with moving forklift trucks is required.Faribault Foods Inc. (FFI) is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.
FFI does not discriminate based on age, ethnicity, race, sex, gender, religion, national origin, creed, tribal affiliation, ancestry, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, veteran status, socio-economic status, as well as any other class protected by law.Faribault Foods' Benefits and Compensation:-Paid Time Off, Holiday Pay, and paid End of Year Shut Down-Health Insurance (Medical, Dental, & Vision) - after 60 days-Employee Assistance Program-401(k) Retirement Plan & Employer Match-Tuition Reimbursement-Perfect Attendance Incentives-Life Insurance - Company paid-Short-Term & Long-Term Disability - Company paid-Job Progression Program - Earn as You Learn-Employee of the Month Recognition Program-Wellness Program - Up to $150 in rewards-On-campus gym; free weights, elliptical, treadmill, etc.-Employee referral bonus $200, for the employee-Provided uniform shirts twice a year - Company paid-Reimburse up to $150 for steel toe boots every 12 months

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