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E.A. Sween/Deli Express Pack Off Machine Operator - 2nd Shift in Eden Prairie, Minnesota

Description We are always looking for talented, hardworking people to join the E.A. Sween family. We are a family-oriented company that understands the significance of our employees and we are successful because of our incredibly committed team. We are seeking a Pack Off Machine Operator - 2nd Shift to join the team. The role pays $18.50 an hour plus a 50 cent shift differential. E.A. Sween is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minority/Female/Veteran/Disability Role Summary: The Packoff Machine Operator is primarily responsible for operating an Automated Case Packing Machine to package Ready to Eat Food, and monitor machine operation to ensure flow of daily production in keeping consistent with the Shift Supervisor s direction that control and improve production yield and efficiency of facility against standard. The position is expected to complete all changeovers, setup and basic cleaning of the machine. In addition, this position will assist maintenance in trouble shooting and perform minor mechanical duties including minor of all line equipment. In addition, the position reports complications of machinery directly to the Maintenance Mechanic. Essential Competencies: STANDARD WORK Perform all Automated Case Packing Machine line operation functions related to the packaging of all finished products, including loading corrugate flats, keeps glue container full, setting up and operating filling line equipment, adhering to production schedule, making equipment adjustments and assisting with line changeover. Utilize Red Zone to complete all inspections, checks, chats, etc. Maintain quality standards by completing in-process inspections. Ensure case prints are correct. Operate equipment to produce finished goods to production specifications. Complete machine set-up and changeover for production specifications. Follow the production schedule as issued by Planning or Supervisor direction. Work cooperatively with Supervisors, Maintenance, and line workers to meet productivity standards. Communicate downtime events or other issues to Supervisor, Line Controller and RTE Leadership. Continually monitor packaging equipment, product, and packaging for the production run. Maintain safety, quality and production standards for each production run. Maintain and operate coders as well as case printers. Responsible for correcting errors on line. Actively develop solutions to limit operational downtime. Break out operators for lunches/breaks and fill in where/when required Informs appropriate manufacturing partners and supervisor of machine performance irregularities to minimize the impact of production downtime. Minimizes production scrap, including materials and food product. Ensures that package appearance, labeling, seals, and case and pallet configurations comply with product specifications and quality standards. Able to read and follow recipe instructions for multiple product lines FOOD SAFETY and QUALITY Follow all Company policies and procedures, which include SOP s, Food Safety and Quality Procedures, Food Quality Policies, Good Manufacturing Practices and HACCP. Maintain annual training in Good Manufacturing Practices, Food Defense, PPE, and OSHA regulated programs. Complete metal detector checks as scheduled. SAFETY AND HEALTH Attend and participate in team, and safety meetings as required. Maintains a safe, clean and organized work environment. Operates packaging equipment with safety guards and switches in place, and follows all safety procedures and regulations. COST (CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT) Continually seeks out opportunities to contribute to the business success through proactive involvement in lean initiatives and lean activities. Participates in process improvement activities. Maintains scheduled throug