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Manufacturing Operator V New Wages for 2023

Company: Amy's Kitchen
Location: Pocatello
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Summary:To assist the packaging of frozen foods. This position rotates through several workstations requiring the worker to be able to perform the various tasks at each station. To assist line lead with supervision and reporting responsibilities when needed. Starting wage $16.61 per hour.1st Shift- Starts at 6:45 AM2nd shift- Start time 2:45 PM, $0.50/hr shift differentialEssential Duties and Responsibilities:ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESinclude the following. Other duties may be assigned.Perform the tasks on the packaging line as assigned by the Production Supervisor or Line Lead.To work and maintain appropriate performance and quality standards at all positions or workstations.To comply with the rules and regulations set forth in Amy's Kitchen Inc. employee handbook, safety manual and GMP booklet.To take proper precautions and use all equipment and tools safely.To notify your Line Lead or Supervisor of safety, mechanical or quality problems immediately.Perform other tasks as assigned by your supervisor.During peak season or base on company needs overtime is required.The following are examples of tasks you may be required to perform.Overwrap Operator:Understand operational procedures for the machine including start-stop devices and control settings.Know correct setup procedures and adjustments for loading and unloading packaging film.Have the ability to quickly identify and remove jams to reduce the amount of downtime.Have the ability to load product into the infeed conveyor without missing compartments and maintaining standards for line speeds.Understand and maintain safe operations of the equipment and use all safety devices.Carton Loader:Understand operational procedures for the machine including start-stop devices and controls.Have the ability to load frozen product into cartons while maintaining established line speeds. Current minimum standard is 85 units per minute without misses or stops on most items.Inspect colors and quality of printed cartons and ensure the correct carton is being used.Inspect overwrap seal for integrity and quality.Observe Overwrap Operator and Case Packer for smooth product flow and efficient line operations.Case Packer:Loads packaged frozen foods into cases maintaining proper line efficiencies.Removes packaged products that are missing components.Inspects carton products for proper gluing and correct flap alignment.Pays attention to metal detector and removes product from packaging line if metal detector alarm is activated.Case Erector:Erects cases to supply the Case Packer. Must be able to fold cases faster than they are consumed by the Case Packer. Minimum standard is 8 cases per minute.Reworks or corrects tabs on cartons and recycles mispackaged products.Collects underweight or checkweigher rejects.Assists Case Packer during periods of overflow.Cleans up packaging area when time permits.Assists as off during downtime when spiral is feeding the lineAll workstation operations can vary depending on the line setup and packaging requirements or configurations.All positions follow the supervisor's instructions.Changeover TasksDuring periods of packaging line changeover (switching packaging line setup from one product line to another). Packaging Line Workers may be assigned additional responsibilities including but not limited to:Setup Cartoning MachineSet up Overwrap MachineReconfigure line setup (move equipment)Reset tape machineSweepClean equipmentChange coders (put old code away neatly)Remove leftover materials to storage areasStage materials for next product to be packagedErect casesMove product into freezerQualifications and Skills: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.Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.This job has no supervisory responsibilities.Language SkillsAbility to read a limited number of two- and three-syllable words and to recognize similarities and differences between words and between series of numbers.Ability to print and speak simple sentences.Mathematical SkillsAbility to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.Able to use calculator.Reasoning AbilityAbility to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions.Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing 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 exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, extreme cold, and risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.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 stand and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee frequently is required to reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to walk and taste or smell. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and must have the ability to occasionally lift or push up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

Keywords: Amy's Kitchen, Pocatello , Manufacturing Operator V New Wages for 2023, Other , Pocatello, Idaho

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