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Packaging Operator

Company: Oil-Dri
Location: Ripley
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Job Description:

Position Summary

Reporting to a Lead Person or the Packaging Supervisor, the Packaging Operator operates a range of manual or automated packaging equipment to package product for shipment and acts in accordance with the Core Values of Oil-Dri.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

* Operates one or more of the following types of equipment: filler, baler, bag closure, stacker or palletizer, labeler, sewing machine, stretch and bale wrappers, shrink wrappers, conveyor, robotic bag placers, date coders, heat sealer, case and pale sealer, case erector & weigh scales.
* Performs multiple of manual tasks such as: stacking, labeling, weighing, reworking, wrapping, case erecting, de-nesting, lid in-placement, bag insertion, threading of tape machine, magazine loading, and bulk bag filling as necessary.
* Sets-up equipment, makes minor adjustments to equipment as necessary, performs daily inspections and keeps equipment clean and in good working order.
* Inspects supplies such as jugs, boxes, and pallets to insure useable quality and quantity levels are present and to inventory levels
* Samples packaged product to verify it meets specifications. Identifies non-conformance events and takes appropriate actions. Periodically weighs product to ensure eight specifications are met. Documents results.
* Input environmental, production, shipping, downtime, etc. information on computer and/or handwritten reports.
* Required to practice safe work habits and use proper safety equipment per job requirements. Assist in maintaining a clean, safe work environment.
* Must satisfactorily participate in all corporate and local polices in regards to safety; such as the Taft STOP program, reporting near misses and/or adhering to the principles of SHE Pillar. Obey all Company, State, and Federal safety policies, rules and regulations.
* Performs other duties as assigned.
* Performs manual tasks such as hand stacking product as necessary
* Operate forklift as necessary to move material and safely operate equipment required of job
* Other actions as needed to satisfy company goals, process, and procedures and to uphold values inherent to Oil-Dri.
* Must acquire further training and proficiency in other job functions in the packaging area.
* Must be able to count and reconcile raw and finished goods inventory by being able to count properly and understand the products we produce.

Qualifications

* Pass the pre-employment tests at required results
* Must be able to read, comprehend, and act on SOPs (Standard Operating Procedures), PWI (Process Work Instructions) and similar documents.
* Must be able to understand and communicate all safety requirements and other communications.
* Must be able to use technology to evaluate/communicate the status of the process/product.
* Must be able to visually differentiate between different products and be able to hear warning alarms.
* Must be able to read, understand and complete the following: production schedules, bin check reports, quality defect tags, safety checks, production reports, defective product tags, product waste reports, and placards both raw and finished.
* Must be able to comprehend and follow quality management systems
* Must be able to stand for the duration of the shift. Carry/lift 50lbs for the duration of the shift if necessary.
* Bending, reaching, twisting, stooping, walking, and climbing stairways and ladders frequently. Must be able to climb ladders to significant heights up to 20 feet.
* Must be able to shovel and sweep in a dusty area using the provided dust masks
* Must be able to function in the required role while wearing appropriate PPE including, but not limited to: Safety glasses, hearing protection, hard hat, dust mask, protective coveralls, and other as may be required by a hot/cold, dusty, loud industrial environment.
* Must be able to talk and hear radio communication.

Other details

* Pay Type Hourly
* Min Hiring Rate $15.13
* Max Hiring Rate $16.13

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* Oil-Dri Production Company, PO Box 476, Ripley, Mississippi, United States of America

Keywords: Oil-Dri, Memphis , Packaging Operator, Other , Ripley, Tennessee

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