Kelly Services PACKAGING OPERATOR in Wauconda, Illinois

Job Description

Position Summary: The Packaging Operator I is responsible for packaging of flavors (powders, spray dry, liquids, emulsions and extracts) per directions on each batch ticket. This role is to work closely with the Batch Compounders to package batches with food safety, quality, efficiency and accuracy priorities. This role fills production orders from production equipment such as mixers, spray dryers and blending tanks. Must accurately fill the required packaging type, read and apply labels and follow safety procedures. The role is responsible for packaging the correct finished product quantity with the correct label requirements.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Pack production batches and monitor equipment to ensure safe and efficient operation.

  • Record production and other data accurately on specified forms and documents.

  • Follow sanitary guidelines for CIP and cleaning.

  • Transfer materials, supplies and products between work areas using equipment and sit down fork lifts.

  • Learn and understand food safety concepts and their importance in making our products.

  • Must be able to observe and clearly and promptly communicate food or other product quality matters to Shift Leads or Management.

  • Follow operational procedures and sanitation of equipment.

  • Consistently perform assigned duties in a safe manner and in accordance with the Company-s safety policies.

  • Consistently perform and complete assigned duties without errors or other defects.

Qualifications & Skills Required:

  • High School Diploma/GED or equivalent work experience.

  • Consume required materials using RF scanner and accurately report batch quantities.

  • Must have attention to detail and can perform basic mathematics.

  • Ability to continuously lift 50 lbs and accurately fill batch orders.

  • Must follow safety requirements, forklift policy and wear required PPE.

  • Transfer materials, set up equipment, supplies and packaging materials efficiently.

  • Ability to problem solve and communicate when something is wrong and to recognize and report the problem.

  • Manual Dexterity to move fingers and hands quickly to grasp and manipulate or assemble objects.

  • Ability to see details at close range to control filling precision and repeatedly adjust the controls of equipment to exact positions.

  • Ability to work overtime when necessary.

  • Ability to learn and consistently follow operational and cleaning procedures.

  • Ability to learn and consistently complete required documentation and record-keeping requireme


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