TEXAS WORKFORCE COMMISSION Packaging Machine Operator in CLEBURNE, Texas

Days / Hours: Hours to be discussed. 3 Shifts available. 1st /2nd /3rd - 4 positions to be filled. Pay: $12.02 Minimum Per Hour to start. Based off experience. NEW FOOD PRODUCTION PLANT OPENS IN CLEBURNE! LOOKING TO FILL SEVERAL POSITIONS INCLUDING THIS ONE! DUTIES Packaging Machine Operator- Responsible for operating the following 3 machines: Packaging Machine, Palletizer/LGV Machine & Carton Machine. The Packaging Operator is responsible for operation of high speed automated packaging equipment. This position is responsible for operating machines that wrap, package and box the finished product. RESPONSIBILITIES Verbally communicate with the previous operator regarding prior shift s activities (problems that occurred, etc.). Responsible for start-up, including checking finished product silos, scalpers, and metal detectors. Ensure the code date is correct; glue pot has correct temperature and is full. Take finished product weights. Ensure we are using the correct code date on cartons and cases including checking format coding on the markem printer. Perform changes in format for machines. Monitor video codes associated with the bagger and case packers to ensure cases are being marked with correct product name, format number, clock time, UPC number and product code. Complete quality checks on glue seals and line, product dates, metal detector to ensure quality assurance in represented. Continuously monitor the bagging machine to ensure proper seals and to identify potential mechanical problems. Monitor the quality of the bagged product and remove any damaged goods. Check the product in the scalper on an hourly basis to ensure quality standards are secure. Effectively communicate with forklift driver to replenish necessary supplies. Communicate with QA technician or supervisor regarding any questionable product. Communicate with Maintenance technicians and other packaging operators as needed to resolve line problems. Perpetually maintain operational sanitation inside and outside of equipment and work area. Drive forklift (as needed) in a safe and efficient manner. Ensure employees on machines have efficient supply of cartons and cases to perform their job function. Assist with the training of new packaging operators. Obtain a sample for quality assurance 3 times per floor to check for correct product color, spots, lengths, and cracks in the pasta. Assume responsibility for the regrind process Effectively works and communicates with others and contributes to the working relationships in Interamerican Foods Coorporation. QUALIFICATIONS: *Requires 1 yrs. experience in "Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders" OR "Production Workers, All Other" with a HS Diploma/GED. * Ability to lift up to 50 pounds. * Ability to stand up to 12 hours/8 hours. * Requires communication skills, and basic computer and calculator skills. * Requires you to speak read and write good English. * Requires you to have Basic Computer Skills: Personal Computers and calculator skills. * Requires you to understand associated company documents such as SOP s and production/business manuals. * Ability to follow all Safety, GMP and Quality procedures including food safety program. Employer is an Equal Opportunity Employer Felony is case by case. *If hired please contact The Cleburne Workforce Office.