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Packaging Machine Operator 1st Shift

Company: Oberto Brands
Location: Kent
Posted on: November 21, 2022

Job Description:

Now Hiring Packaging Machine Operator, 1st Shift Kent, WA Founded in Seattle by Constantino Oberto in 1918, Oberto Snacks Inc's future is brighter than ever. With its growing portfolio of brands, each with its own mission, purpose and army of passionate fans, Oberto continues to be one of the nation's leading and most innovative meat snacks companies. Employing more than 500 food professionals, Oberto's mission is to empower people to make better choices for a healthier and happier life. As a part of that mission, we strive to provide innovative, delicious, healthy, and convenient protein-packed snacks.The Oberto team has an opening for the critical position of Machine Operator, Packaging for our 1st shift. The Machine Operator is responsible for operating machines to ensure that quality standards are consistently met, the line meets schedule attainment and line efficiency standards, the mechanical operations run smoothly, and the line workers are directed properly. PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES MAY INCLUDE: Ensure meat, dates, tape, labels, and other supplies are correct according to product specifications. Ensure efficient packaging by setting up workstations correctly and effectively. Demonstrate leadership by directing employees to assist others where needed on other lines or rework when machines are down. Encourage team to be ready to start on time in the morning, after breaks and lunch. Perform product quality and QA checks to eliminate or reduce product waste or rework, these may include but are not limited to hourly weight or count checks, oxygen level tests, metal detection, or blade inspection. Maximize quality and efficiency by adjusting machines registration, sealing temperature, speed, gas levels, and slicing width. Maintain current records by filling out required paperwork correctly and completely throughout the run. Observe machine operations to ensure quality and conformity of filled or packaged products to standards. Stop or reset machines when malfunctions occur, clear machine jams, and report malfunctions to a lead or supervisor. Knows how to operate, read, and set adjustments on the automated computer screens. Manage machine change over including sanitizing machine for species or allergen changes. Run labels according to product specifications. Ensure all persons on the processing/packaging machines and crew are properly trained, and time worked is properly recorded. Ensure proper operation of machines by troubleshooting and making minor adjustments and make certain that machinery is in good repair. Maintain production equipment ensuring that quality and sanitation standards are met. Follow through with processing/packaging personnel and give feedback on performance (speed, floor waste, quality control, etc.) Assist lead and/or supervisor by training all new personnel, monitoring performance, and ensuring that procedures are followed. Maintain product integrity throughout the area of responsibility, checking product for proper materials, specifications, labeling, etc. Performs quality checks on product to ensure optimum quality. Perform raw material audits and check weights. Ensure proper set up, clean up and smooth operation of the machinery and area of operation. Ensure that proper safety and sanitation measures are followed by instructing employees on proper company procedures and then monitoring personnel to make sure all procedures are being followed Operator will be required to climb up and down stairs to monitor a part of their machine consistently. Operator will be required to lift up to 50 pounds occasionally. SCHEDULE: 1st Shift - 4x12 hour shift WAGE: $23.00 QUALIFICATIONS: High School or Equivalent Required 6 months manufacturing experience preferred Previous machine operator experience preferred Pallet Jack experience preferred Familiarity with HACCP (OJT) SQF preferred Understanding and compliance with all GMPs (OJT) Understanding and compliance with all personal safety rules (OJT) Position requires an understanding or food safety, quality, and SQF fundamentals provided through annual in-house and on the job training. ABOUT OBERTO: We offer a creative environment filled with other talented people. We are committed to rewarding our teammates for their hard work, enthusiasm, and professional excellence. Company perks include: Competitive salary Annual performance incentive 401K Plan with company match Employee Stock Program Excellent benefits including medical, dental, vision, prescription coverage, short term and long-term disability and life insurance. TO APPLY: Oberto Snacks Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer- M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity. Should you have a disability that requires assistance and/or reasonable accommodation with the job application process, please contact the Human Resources department at .Job Type: Full-timePay: $23.00 per hourBenefits: 401(k) 401(k) matching Dental insurance Employee assistance program Employee discount Flexible spending account Health insurance Health savings account Life insurance Paid time off Referral program Tuition reimbursement Vision insuranceSchedule: 12 hour shift Weekend availabilitySupplemental pay types: Bonus payAbility to commute/relocate: Kent, WA 98032: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)Experience: Food Manufacturing: 1 year (Preferred) Food machine operator: 1 year (Preferred)Work Location: One location

Keywords: Oberto Brands, Kent , Packaging Machine Operator 1st Shift, Other , Kent, Washington

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