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Packaging Machine Operator 1 (Days) Pasco, WA

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.

Summary

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.

Key Responsibilities
  • 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
  • Notifies mechanics of any mechanical issues on packaging equipment
  • Logs information from each run
  • Maintains safe and clean working environment
  • Performs other duties as assigned
Typical Education
High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
Relevant Experience
3+ years related experience and/or training
Other Information
  • Experience with Bosch and Hayssen packaging equipment
  • Preferred two years plus related experience
  • Good knowledge of computer systems
  • Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to balance multiple tasks, be flexible and work well under pressure
  • Ability to work in a refrigerated environment
  • Ability to work independently or with minimal supervision and exercise good judgment; team player with strong work ethic

Job Requisition ID: 1670

Travel Required: None

Location(s): FG Plant - Pasco 

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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