Otter Tail Corporation Master Packer-Clearwater & Otsego (1st, 2nd, & 3rd Shif) in Clearwater, Minnesota

Essential Functions:

This position is responsible for the following tasks, duties and responsibilities:

  • Review the Job Packet documentation, Quality Standards, and examine defective parts, when available, to gain an understanding of the process steps and Customer Quality requirements.

  • Observe proper tracking techniques as documented on the standard of identity. This will include adhering label on the proper location on the carton, using the proper carton and/or poly liner if required, packing product in the right direction inside the carton, and the proper way to seal the carton.

  • Properly and accurately maintain and fill out required paperwork.

  • Perform visual and dimensional inspections with various hand measurement tools. Dimensional measurements may require measurements in fractions, decimals, or metric.

  • Make accept/reject decisions based upon the Boundary Board and Quality Standard.

  • Maintain accurate product counts.

  • Stack pallets properly while using the proper size skids for carton stacking.

  • Must have the ability to start and stop each inline machine

  • Must have the knowledge and experience to correct basic problems when forming parts. This includes adjusting heats, recognizing different forming conditions such as webbing, cold roll, etc.

  • Ability to completely train new packers in their job duties

  • Follow good housekeeping at all times

  • Follow all safety rules

  • Any other duties assigned by Supervisor/Manager

The qualifications listed above are guidelines. Other combinations of education and experience could provide necessary knowledge, skills and abilities to perform this job.

Education, Experience and Skills Required:

  • High School diploma or general education degree (GED; or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience).

  • Master Packers must have basic math, reading and comprehension skills. Must be willing to take direct orders from the Asst. Supervisor /Supervisor /Manager. Must be able to cooperate with co-workers. This position must have been trained and have the ability to perform the packer duties and responsibilities.

  • Mathematics-Needs basic math skills. Must understand addition, subtraction, multiplication and division, in order to obtain reliable finished part counts. Must have the ability to read and interpret weight measurements on a scale.

  • Master Packers must use reasoning ability at all times to ascertain what is happening on jobs as they run and know when to communicate for assistance with any issues.

  • Ability to read and write and speak English so that he/she can understand printed work instructions, labels and quality sheets and communicates effectively with fellow workers and fully understand job information.

  • Mathematics-Needs basic math skills. Must understand addition, subtraction, multiplication and division, in order to obtain reliable finished part counts. Must have the ability to read and interpret weight measurements on a scale.

  • Packers must use reasoning ability at all times to ascertain what is happening on jobs as they run and know when to communicate for assistance with any issues.

QualificationsRequiredPreferredLicenses & CertificationsRequiredPreferred