1334-Packing Operator in Lancaster, OH at TreeHouse Foods

Date Posted: 5/8/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Employee Type:

Full time


OH Lancaster

Job Type:

Production Packaging

Job Posting Title:

1334-Packing Operator

Job Description:

The Lancaster Ready-to-Eat Cereal Plant, a TreeHouse Private Brands site, is currently looking for a Packing Operator to join our team.  This is an opportunity to join a recognized and growing company within the food manufacturing industry, where you will have a direct impact on our ability to safely deliver quality products at a competitive cost. We are offering a competitive compensation package for this position, including benefits (health, vision and dental) and 401(k). The preliminary schedule will require working every weekend with two days off during the week. Openings are on 2nd or 3rd shift.

The Packing Operator is responsible for supporting the packing department, which is made up of SSG Operators, DPM Operators, Bagger Operators, Bulk Pack Operators, Caser Operators and Utility Operators. This role will be responsible for running and monitoring equipment for problems and malfunctions, start-ups and shut downs, completing required paperwork, and maintaining proper sanitary conditions in the packing area.

  • Ability to work 2nd shift, 3rd shift and weekends

Roles & Responsibilities:

SSG Operator

  • Ensure side seam gluer (SSG) and cartoner are operating properly and maintaining adequate production rates
  • Load cartons into the SSG Magazine; verify proper line code and UPC code
  • Check quality of seals and adequate carton appearance
  • Clear carton jams
  • Complete all required paperwork, including pack line productivity sheets

DPM Operator

  • Ensure the double packaging machines (DPMs) are in good working order and producing cartons at the acceptable rate
  • Load cartons onto the DPM while ensuring film size and line code are accurate
  • Validate that customer orders are complete by ensuring that all of the numbers for one label have been run before moving onto the next label, according to packing schedule
  • Monitor weight and fill percentages, product character, and product taste

Bagger Operator

  • Monitor baggers and scale systems, including weight and percent fills in the baggers and product taste and appearance
  • Monitor bag specifications, including bag length, width, air and seals
  • Check metal detectors hourly and complete required paperwork
  • Complete bag seal tests using Gemco machine and water submersion tank

Caser Operator

  • Ensure all casers and lidders are operating smoothly in either north or south Packing
  • Load case containers into the machines while validating appropriate line code
  • Validate proper hot melt application on containers
  • Monitor the quality of finished cases and complete all associated paperwork

Utility Operator

  • Maintain sanitary conditions in either the north or south packing areas
  • Empty all garbage and product bins
  • Transport packing supplies to needed locations
  • Complete all required paperwork

Experience and Skills Requirements

  • 3-5 years manufacturing related experience required
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Knowledge of good manufacturing practices
  • Fluency in English both verbal and written

Disability Assistance
TreeHouse Foods is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers, including those with disabilities.  If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, please contact us by sending an email to disability-accommodations@treehousefoods.com. In your email please include a description of the specific accommodation you are requesting and a description of the position for which you are applying.

EEO Considerations

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.


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