Packaging Technician

Biery Cheese Company
Job Description
The Packaging Technician 1 is an entry level position. This job classification will reflect the following positions: weigher, straightener, trayer, feeder, box former, boxer, trim and open/cut cheese. This position will also perform basic sanitation duties as needed.

Essential Responsibilities
  • Assist in supporting a safe and healthful work environment for all personnel through consistent support of the company’s Safety Process.
  • Participate/support the SQF program and assist in the development of the system and operational standards and corrective actions.
  • Understanding of all plant GMP’s.
  • Perform routine quality checks.
  • Hold yourself and team members accountable.
  • Makes verbal reports to Section Leader and provides spoken information about a problem or issue.
  • Must be able to work flexible hours; overtime and weekends as necessary.
  • Learn plant floor plan.
  • Other duties and/or projects may be assigned. 
  • Must be able to demonstrate the skills needed to perform job description
  • Must be able to maintain skillset
Skills, Knowledge and Abilities
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form. 
  • Ability to deliver outstanding results.
  • Demonstrate reliability and good work ethics, quality work performance, attention to detail is a must, and maintain a good working relationship with all other departments.
  • Must be able to work independently with little supervision.
  • Ability to multitask and work in a team oriented fast-paced environment.
  • Willingness to grow with the organization.
  • Must have the ability to exercise considerable judgment and be able to identify and solve problems.
  • Must have excellent attendance.
Physical/Mental Requirements
  • Ability to stand, walk, sit, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch and crawl.
  • Ability to use hands/arms to reach, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls.
  • Ability to work in multiple areas of the plant and work in a cool environment.
  • Must be able to lift up to 24 pounds repeatedly, up to 100 pounds occasionally
  • Must have excellent vision, distant and peripheral, with the ability to identify and distinguish colors, and adjust focus.
  • Will work near moving mechanical parts.
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