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Packaging Area OP - Moses Lake, WA

Company: J.R. Simplot
Location: Moses Lake
Posted on: May 9, 2024

Job Description:

The J.R. Simplot Company is a diverse, privately held organization, with roots firmly planted in agriculture and agriculture-related businesses. We are a true farm-to-table company with operations that touch every aspect of agriculture, including seed production, farming and ranching, plant sciences, fertilizer manufacturing, food processing, commercial product development, and distribution.SummaryThe Packaging Operator tends, maintains, and adjust machine that stock, fill, wrap, seal and label bags with finished product. This individual ensures that product and bagging requirements are met safely, efficiently and with minimal waste. The Packaging Operator inspects bagging line processes and materials and responds promptly to any machine malfunctions.Key Responsibilities--Ability to safely operate machineryFamiliarity with lock out tag out procedures a plusMust be able to read and understand packaging manuals, coding, and material labels.Technical ability and comfort using computersThe Packaging Operator inspects bagging line processes and materials and responds promptly to any machine malfunctionsMaintains the start up and continuous operation of packaging equipment while maintaining efficiencies and assists the department in meeting or exceeding daily packaging goalsObtains daily work schedules and completes work orders based on standard operating proceduresEnsures packaging equipment functions according to specificationsPrepares packaging machines prior to product run including cleaning and making adjustmentsLogs information from each runMaintains safe and clean working environmentAbility to work day and night shift and weekends (6am-6pm / 6pm-6am)Typical EducationHigh school diploma or general education degree (GED)Relevant Experience3+ years related experience and/or trainingOther Information----Able to maneuver in close quarters and climb stairs, ladders, scaffolds and catwalks on a regular basisPossess considerable manual dexterity with both handsAble to lift up to up to 40 poundsAble to work in extreme environments: hot, cold, wet, and slick floorsAble to work with chemicalsAble to stand on concrete floors for long periods of timeMust have an acceptable safety recordMust have an acceptable attendance recordMust be able to work independently, with minimal supervisionAble to work in stressful situationsAble to distinguish colorsAble to read, understand, and communicate in a manner to successfully perform the job dutiesAble to perform basic computer skillsAble to understand and apply basic math skills (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, percentages, and averages) including the proper use of a calculatorJob Requisition ID: 18097Travel Required: NoneLocation(s): FG Plant - Moses LakeCountry: United StatesRate of Pay: $23.74/hrAttractive total rewards package that includes:------Medical, dental, vision coverage401(k) savings plan10 Paid HolidaysVacation TimeDetails available in Collective Bargaining AgreementPaid Family Building LeaveEducation AssistanceBenefits details available at simplotbenefits.com**The J.R. Simplot Company is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, marital status, or any other protected status. **--

Keywords: J.R. Simplot, Richland , Packaging Area OP - Moses Lake, WA, Other , Moses Lake, Washington

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