Packaging Machine Operator Othello FG
The J.R. Simplot Company is a diverse, privately held organization, with roots firmly planted in agriculture and agriculture-related businesses. The J.R. Simplot Company is a true farm-to-table company with operations that touch every aspect of agriculture, including seed production, farming and ranching, plant sciences, fertilizer manufacturing, food processing, commercial product development, and distribution.
The Packaging Operator tends, maintains, and adjust machine that stock, fill, wrap, seal and label bags with finished product. This individual ensures that product and bagging requirements are met safely, efficiently and with minimal waste. The Packaging Operator inspects bagging line processes and materials and responds promptly to any machine malfunctions.
Ability to safely operate machinery
Familiarity with lock out tag out procedures a plus
Must be able to read and understand packaging manuals, coding, and material labels.
Technical ability and comfort using computers
The Packaging Operator inspects bagging line processes and materials and responds promptly to any machine malfunctions
Maintains the start up and continuous operation of packaging equipment while maintaining efficiencies and assists the department in meeting or exceeding daily packaging goals
Obtains daily work schedules and completes work orders based on standard operating procedures
Ensures packaging equipment functions according to specifications
Prepares packaging machines prior to product run including cleaning and making adjustments
Logs information from each run
Maintains safe and clean working environment
Ability to work day and night shift and weekends (6am-6pm / 6pm-6am)
High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
3+ years related experience and/or training
Able to maneuver in close quarters and climb stairs, ladders, scaffolds and catwalks on a regular basis
Possess considerable manual dexterity with both hands
Able to lift up to up to 40 pounds
Able to work in extreme environments: hot, cold, wet, and slick floors
Able to work with chemicals
Able to stand on concrete floors for long periods of time
Must have an acceptable safety record
Must have an acceptable attendance record
Must be able to work independently, with minimal supervision
Able to work in stressful situations
Able to distinguish colors
Able to read, understand, and communicate in a manner to successfully perform the job duties
Able to perform basic computer skills
Able to understand and apply basic math skills (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, percentages, and averages) including the proper use of a calculator
Hourly Wage: 20.62/hr.
Job Requisition ID : 3802
Travel Required : None
Location(s) : FG Plant - Othello
Country: United States
The J.R. Simplot Company is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, marital status, or any other protected status.
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