• Drying Plant Packager

    Posted: 01/14/2024

    Drying Plant Packager 

    OVERVIEW:
    • Temp Associates has a 90 day temp to hire Drying Plant Packager position available in Clinton, IA with Sethness Roquette.

    BASIC FUNCTION:

    • Packaging and inspection of all powder products according to SPC specifications.

    DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Operation of the packager, scale, and hopper vibrator.
    • Fork truck operation and propane tank removal and installation.
    • Package fabrication and understanding box schedule and instructions including:
    1. Stenciling
    2. Label placement
    3. Taping
    4. Inserting bags
    5. Follow any special instructions
    6. Location of materials (tape, stencils, etc.)
    • Repair pallets.
    • Assist in loading and unloading vans.
    • Access to all four levels of the plant is required to assist in assembling and disassembling equipment, including the atomizer.
    • Recycle cardboard.
    • Qualify as a drying plant operator, liquid production operator and filter operator.
    • Via visual inspection insure that the weight and packaging of the powder meet all SPC specs.
    • Rotate stock.
    • Maintain a safe and sanitary work area.
    • Other duties as assigned.

    FOOD SAFETY RESPONSIBILITY:

    • Operate according to accepted Good Manufacturing Practices to insure the integrity of the finished product. Monitor HACCP conditions for metal detection.

    MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES WITH PERCENTAGE OF TIME:

    • 60% Packaging
    • 40% Other related duties

    SUPERVISION EXERCISED:

    • None

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

    Education:

    • High School graduate, good understanding of math and sciences with computer operating skills

    Experience:

    • Industrial Manufacturing

    Knowledge:

    • Safety practices in handling chemicals and working with high pressure equipment

    Physical:

    • Able to frequently lift up to 50 lbs., reaching, walking, standing, twisting, and stair climbing.

    WORKING CONDITIONS:

    • Normally air-conditioned atmosphere with some exposure to high heat and humidity during cleaning operations. Exposure to caramel aromatics.

    SHIFT:

    • Rotating 8 hr. shifts, Sundays, and rotating 12 hr. shifts (scheduled 7 days/week operation)

    WAGE:

    • Starting at $18.50 ($21.60 after 90 days, $22.60 after 6 months, and $0.75 increases annually for years 1-4)

    SCREENING/TESTING REQUIREMENTS

    • Pre-employment drug screen and background check