Production  Associate    

Reports to:  The Production Associate reports to the Team Lead for their area.    

Job Summary for the Production  Associate:  The Production  Associate  is  responsible  for ensuring that products are completed and packaged in a timely and efficient manner.    

General responsibilities for the Production Associates are, but are not limited too;    

  • Responsible for the sealing process and properly handling the form fill seal machine  
  • Ensure the machine seals within established specifications and at the appropriate speed  
  • Proactively respond to seal issues with necessary adjustments with an emphasis on quality, cost, and delivery. Maintain established line speed targets  
  • Adjust necessary specifications  
  • Change film as necessary  
  • Assist with the rework of product when bags don’t properly meet quality specifications  
  • Input SKU and reporting information into digital tracking systems  
  • Follow all Food Safety requirements and GMP (Good Manufacturing Practices)  
  • Perform visual inspection of product to meet certain specification  
  • Ensure conformance to company standards and customer specifications  
  • Assist in cleanliness of general work area  
  • Ability to work days and hours that can change on a regular basis  

Qualifications  of the Production Associates are, but are not limited too;    

  • Ability to work in a cold environment,  temperatures ranging from 34 to 38 degrees Fahrenheit.    
  • Ability to sit, stand, kneel, bend and stoop is required for 8+ hours a day. Ability to lift and carry 50lbs repetitively is required for this position as well.    
  • A high school diploma or equivalent is not required for these openings.    
  • Ability to work overtime, including before/after 8+ hour shift and weekends, might be required based on production needs.  

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