Production Worker / Packaging Operator Responsibilities:
The packaging operator is required to perform two functions: the bagging operation and the baler operation. The packaging operator must maintain the ability to perform both bagging and baler functions as determined by the Shift Leads
Operate machinery in a productive manner using the established safety guidelines and procedures.
Responsible for assisting other production areas, as needed.
Move and wrap completed products.
Will be lifting up to 50 lbs and standing for a minimum of 7+ hours per day
Assist the Shift Leads to start and stop the pellet mills.
Communicate any moisture or material problems to Shift Lead.
Maintain a clean workstation.
Other duties as assigned.
The Bagging Operation:
Responsible for operating a variety of machinery, primarily bagging and baler machines, shrink wrapping machines, forklifts, pallet jack, and bag sealer.
Stacking bags on pallets, putting covers on pallets and placing finished goods in the correct warehouse location.
Position requires accurate completion of the Bagger production report, filling pellet sample cups every ton for quality control information, and tagging pallet with Quality Control tag with initials, date, ton number, and the shift the pallet was completed.
The Baler Operation:Stacking bales on pallets, sealing bales with an iron, and wrapping pallets.
Position requires accurate completion of the Baler Operator production report, checking bale weight, and recording information on various reports and quality control tags.
Production Worker / Packaging Operator Qualifications/Education:
High School diploma or GED preferred.
Prior forklift and production line experience preferred.
Will require good eye, hand, and foot coordination.
Will need to pass the company forklift training.
Required to read and interpret scales.
Requires mechanical aptitude and troubleshooting skills to adjust the weight and timing of baler and various other simple maintenance problems.
Requires the ability to do simple math calculations.
Production Worker / Packaging Operator Benefits:
Employee referral bonus program
2 weeks paid time off + 2 floating holidays
Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance (FSA & HSA options)
Life insurance, short term & long-term disability
401(k) with employer match & immediate vesting
Employee heating pellet program
Lignetics SWAG gear to include an annual pair of work boots & other PPE