• Pouch Operator

    Job Locations US-OH-Columbus
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(10/29/2018 1:34 PM)
    Requisition ID
    # of Openings
    Plant Production
  • Overview

    $21.24/Hr. This position must operate a machine to package food products into form, fill, and seal portion packaging equipment. Maintains the packaging machine within acceptable tolerances, maintains ongoing production while keeping raw and packaging material scrap as low as possible, and performs product changeovers. Performs minor maintenance and adjustments to the machines as needed.


    • Sets up machine prior to shift start up if needed including loading film, setting codes, setting packet lengths etc. to achieve on time starts.
    • Ensures packaging materials are correct, in specification and properly positioned in machine and changes materials as needed.
    • Monitors and adjusts weight control of packaged units on the machine and ensures codes are accurate and correct in format.
    • Records all information as required.
    • Maintains and ensures product complies with company quality standards to specifications (including but not limited to: within weight control and inspects filled containers to ensure that product is according to specifications)
    • Maintains standard production quantities/rates for each product on machine. Ensures compliance to quality, food safety and HAACP support programs; assures conformity to all company, customer and government standards for entire line.
    • Maintains company standards for cleanliness, food safety and productivity in the packaging area.
    • Replenishes packaging supplies such as film, boxes, cartons, glue, ink or labels.
    • Observes operation of machine to detect malfunctions; makes minor adjustments/repairs; communicates mechanical problems to maintenance personnel.
    • Mounts supplies on spindles or places supplies in hoppers or other feeding devices.
    • Assists other positions when needed.
    • Coordinates information and equipment with Lead and/or other positions and prior and next shifts Operators.
    • Performs other duties/responsibilities as assigned by management.



    • High School Diploma or G.E.D. required.
    • 1-3 years of manufacturing experience required.
    • Food Manufacturing experience preferred
    • Ability to follow detailed directions and instructions
    • Mechanical aptitude and a demonstrated willingness to learn is necessary for success.




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