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Machine Operator / Production worker
Ref No.: 18-01511
Location: 600 Railroad Ave. Albany Mn 56307, Minnesota

Shift/Hours: 1st 2nd 3rd shift
Job Description: Tends machines that performs one or more packaging functions such as filling, marking, labeling, banding, tying, packing, or wrapping containers by performing the following duties.

Duties and Responsibilities

· Fill bags or totes to proper weight according to plant and outside agency specifications.

· Ensure that the bags are properly sealed so that no powder is leaking out of seal.

· Stack finished product on pallets in a neat and orderly manner to facilitate good handling of the pallets in transport.

· Must be able to lift 55lbs on a regular basis.

· Properly label product according to instructions including product code, lot number and any special markings.

· Maintain proper documentation of product packaged as well as rework and scrap produced to ensure accuracy of records. This includes records for metal detector checks, weight checks, equipment and utensil checks.

· Inspect equipment to ensure it is in top working order, reporting any problems to the maintenance department.

· Follow all Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs), Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and HACCP Programs for safety of self and others as well as overall compliance.

· Practice good housekeeping.

· Staging ingredients, cleaning your area and assisting fellow employees in cleaning or setting up other areas and other duties, jobs and functions as assigned or required.

· Clean and sanitize packaging equipment and work area to eliminate contamination sources.

· Performs general maintenance skills with basic hand tools as needed.

· Must complete the required forklift certification and will be moving product utilizing a sit-down fork truck to move pallets from department to staging or dock areas.