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Packaging Machine Operator (1815-990)

Company: Dole Foods
Location: Springfield
Posted on: May 8, 2022

Job Description:

1st Shift Packaging Machine Operator Opportunity!

We are hiring 1st Shift Packaging Machine Operators - We offer a great benefits package and opportunities to grow and hone your skills!

Who We Are

Dole Fresh Vegetables is leader in the food production industry and is known for the great care we take with customers and employees alike. We are based in Springfield, Ohio and we produce ready-to-eat salads and related products.

Why Should You Apply?

* These are direct hire positions with benefits effective day 1 of employment!
* $19.75/Hour
* You get on-the-job training opportunities
* You get chances to move and grow within the organization
* You get to work within an organization that believes that every person we work with should have the opportunity to learn and develop their skills. That's why we encourage and support the growth and development of our employees and, wherever possible, look to fill positions by promotion and transfer from within the company.

Required Skills

The Team Members We're Looking For

We're looking for Packaging Machine Operators. They program our product packaging machines using a keyboard and terminal to make sure that each bag or container produced and run has the proper size, weight, codes and dates based on customer need.

For this role, you want to dress warm! You would be working in a cool environment with an average temperature of 34 -F. The work surfaces and floors may be wet and you would be working around different types of chemicals. There is a lot going on, like moving machinery, including conveyors and forklifts that are in operation in the immediate area, so noise levels are high. And we've got you covered! Safety is ALWAYS first, so we have protocols and protective equipment to help you be able to get the job done.

As a Packaging Machine Operator (PMO), these are some of the things you'd do during the course of the day:

* Learn and perform all of the functions of the position assigned following all company rules and standards
* Review and follow the daily production schedule, including changes that may occur during the day
* Check that the machine has been properly reassembled after cleaning or repairs before using
* Oversee machine set-up, general machine operation and changeovers
* Make sure that the proper packaging materials are used for each product type being produced
* Inspect and remove defective products and packaging material
* Monitor weights, seals and general packaging of product
* Make packaging adjustments as necessary
* Troubleshoot and resolve operating issues
* Collect required samples needed for Quality Assurance testing
* Perform product quality checks
* Report product quality issues according to standard operating procedures
* Complete operational paperwork and reports

Required Experience

What You'll Need to Start

* High School Diploma or Equivalent
* Experience in a food processing environment helpful but not required - we will train
* Ability to work weekends and overtime based on coverage needs
* Ability to bend, stoop and move up to 50 pounds
* Ability to perform quality checks, product changeover and load new roles of film into the machine
* Ability to work in a wet, cold and noisy environment with an average temperature of 34 -F
* A great work ethic
* A team player attitude

If you think this might fit what you're looking for, take a few minutes and apply today!

We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.

Keywords: Dole Foods, Springfield , Packaging Machine Operator (1815-990), Other , Springfield, Ohio

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