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Packaging Attendant

Company: United States Sugar Corp
Location: Savannah
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:


  • This position is responsible for assisting with machine operations that performs one or more packaging functions such as filling, marking, labeling, banding, tying, packing, stacking or wrapping containers and maintaining the operation of the different packaging lines.FUNCTIONS Primary Responsibilities/Essential FunctionsSafety
    --- - Know and observe Plant Safety work procedures and rules, Environmental Practices and GMP guidelines.
    --- - Maintains packaging line at acceptable levels of safety and housekeeping.
    --- - Shutdown packaging lines if there is an unacceptable Safety risk.
    --- - Report all safety issues and recommendations to supervision.
    --- - Understand and follow proper procedures for all Lockout - Tag out - Try procedures for system including Packaging machine, conveyor system, sugar feed system, and all auxiliary equipment.Quality
    --- - Visually inspect bags being produced on machine for proper fold, sealing, weights, bag shape and overall product appearance.
    --- - Shutdown packaging lines if there is an unacceptable Quality risk.Productivity
    --- - Maintains housekeeping at packaging line to allow Line Operators to concentrate efforts on running machine.
    --- - Runs filling machine while Line Operators are on breaks or attending meetings; to include starting and stopping machine, replenishing packaging supplies, clearing product jams.
    --- - Replenish packaging supplies as necessary for continuous operation.
    --- - Recognize and correct inefficiencies in the machine.
    --- - Participate in the team effort to improve performance.
    --- - Fill hoppers, change bags, fill glue containers, replaces ink bottles or ribbons and keep all necessary feeders loaded.
    --- - Ability to work overtime when needed.
    --- - Must understand and be physically capable of following all of the documented cleaning procedures for the machine where assigned.Additional Responsibilities
    --- Ability to work on rotating shifts.
    --- Ability to work overtime when needed.
    --- Perform any job as determined by Line Operator or SupervisorCompany Conformance StatementsIn the performance of their respective tasks and duties all employees are expected to conform to the following:
    • Perform quality work within deadlines with or without direct supervision.
    • Interact professionally with co-workers, Company business associates and the general public.
    • Work together in a cooperative spirit to serve the best interests of the Company.
    • Operate in a fully responsible manner and comply with the law and Company policy.Company SHE Primary ResponsibilitiesUnderstand and observe all Safety, Health & Environmental rules and procedures
      • Report or correct any unsafe act or condition
      • Report any chemical/fuel spill to supervision
      • Report any pain or discomfort to supervisionQUALIFICATIONSEducation/Professional Certifications/LicensesThe following are the basic qualifications:
        • High school diploma or general education degree (GED)The following are the preferred qualifications:
          • Technical school or manufacturing certificationExperienceThe following are the basic qualifications:
            • Minimum of three to six months of industrial experienceThe following are the preferred qualifications:
              • Six or more months of automated packaging experienceKnowledge/Skills/Abilities (including any physical demands)The following are the basic qualifications:
                • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence.
                • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
                • While performing the duties of this Job, the associate is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The associate is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The associate must regularly lift and /or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.The following are the preferred qualifications:
                  • Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.WORKING CONDITIONSEquipment Used
                    • Computerized Packaging equipment and metal detectorsWorking Conditions
                      • While performing the duties of this Job, the associate is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts and fumes or airborne particles. The associate is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; extreme cold; extreme heat and risk of electrical shock. The associate is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually very loud.Employee Supervision
                        • No supervisory responsibilitiesDecision Making/Accountability
                          • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.This description supersedes and previous or undated descriptions for this position. Management has the right to add or change the duties for this position at any time.Equal Employment Opportunity PolicyUnited States Sugar Corporation provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Keywords: United States Sugar Corp, Savannah , Packaging Attendant, Other , Savannah, Georgia

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