Fresh Express
  • Harrisburg, PA, USA
  • TBD
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Comprehensive benefits package available after introductory period


Job Summary:

The incumbent will operate, repair and perform general maintenance on form and seal packaging machines.

 

Job Essential Functions:

  • Responsible for programming machines using keyboard and terminal for the proper size, weight, codes and dates for each bag produced and run.
  • Verify set up of machine; verify that the machine has been properly put back together from sanitation crew along with scales and their proper function.
  • Maintain a clean and organized working environment.
  • Ensure that the products are safe and meet the customer specifications.
  • Communicate quality issues of raw product or finished goods to the appropriate personnel.
  • Responsible for machine set-up, general machine operation and changeovers. 
  • Responsible for the completion of all paperwork including, but not limited to, dump logs, chemical logs, downtime logs, blade inspection sheets and line staffing sheets.
  • Follow and complete the daily production schedule, including changes that may occur during the course of the day.
  • Report and record hourly production updates.
  • Responsible to perform the following product quality checks:
    • percent oxygen testing (salad plant only)
    • cut quality and blend ratio evaluation
    • total volume testing (salad plant only)
    • package weight monitoring
    • seal integrity (leakers testing)
    • finished package temperature monitoring
    • code date verification
    • bar code readability verification
    • documentation of all results and actions
  •  Perform other duties as assigned

Preferred Qualifications/Skills:

  • The incumbent must be able to work 6 consecutive days, overtime, and weekends as necessary.
  • Basic mechanical and math skills.
  • Posses the ability to write routine reports.
  • Be capable of meeting all required testing frequencies (detailed, fast-paced work).
  • Be capable of operating measuring instruments, such as the weight scale and thermometer.
  • Be capable of performing basic math calculations and use a calculator.
  • Able to lift 25lbs.
  • Stand for the duration of the shift (8 hours or more).
  • Bend continuously throughout the shift.
  • Able to work in a noisy, wet and cold environment of approximately 36 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Able to stand and walk for extended period of time.
  • Able to reach with hands and arms to check product.

Other Desired Qualifications/Skills:

  • Bagger operation experience.
  • Bilingual English/Spanish.
  • Some PLC/Electronics knowledge.
  • HS Diploma, GED, or Technical School.
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast pace environment.
  • Experience meeting or exceeding high production expectations.
  • Food industry experience.
  • Manufacturing experience.
  • Past experience working in a cold environment.
  • Self-motivated individual who requires minimal supervision and direction.

 

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