Manufacturing

Picker Packer

Direct Hire

MANUFACTURING PLANT IN  NEW BRUNSWICK (NEW PLANT) NEEDS THREE PACKERS. THESE ARE 3rd SHIFT ROLES. PAY RANGE IS 14-15HR DAY SHIFT. 4 12 hour shifts 6pm -6am 

SUMMARY
    A packer is responsible for but not limited to packing food packaging products off one or multiple machines, monitoring quality of the product they are packing, supplying and utilizing the correct bags and boxes for each product/machine, monitoring upcoming roll changes, notifying Technicians of any irregularities with product or machine functionality, and general housekeeping throughout the shift as well as specific cleaning tasks at the end of the shift.
ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES    •    Inspect and pack product into boxes per the displayed production schedule
•    Work as a team with other packers to assist each other and cover multiple machines throughout the shift
•    Prepare boxes by manually assembling, forming and in some cases taping
•    Ensure that boxes are marked and labeled appropriately (if ahead label correct QTY of boxes in advance)
•    Check to ensure dishes are damage free, glued correctly, and good quality print
•    Load packed boxes in correct orientation onto conveyor belts to be tapped and palletized for shipment
•    Communicate any issues (related to product or equipment) to group lead or senior staff member immediately
•    Replenish packaging supplies such as tape, boxes, plastic sleeves or labels
•    Clean garbage and scrap on and around equip. and empty into trash or machine specific designated scrap bins
•    Use absorbent to clean ink spills, sweep up and dispose properly. Clean all loose cores and plugs from paper rolls
•    Comply with good manufacturing practices (GMP) as required
•    Comply and follow SQP’s food safety and workplace safety policies
•    Assist with cleaning and maintaining of factory by utilizing cleaning supplies both throughout and at end of shift
QUALIFICATIONS 
    •    Ability to stand for an 8-hour shift
•    Ability to lift and/or carry up to 50 pounds as well as ability to lift and/or carry up to 35 pounds repetitively throughout the workday
•    Ability to work in a fast-paced and team-oriented environment
•    Perform basic visual quality inspections of finished goods
•    Good communication skills to work with other packers and machine Technicians
•    Must be capable of cleaning with chemicals using personal protective equipment (supplied by SQP)
•    Possess basic math skills
EDUCATION, LICENSES, AND CERTIFICATION  REQUIREMENTS    
 

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