• Production Line Team Member - 1st Shift

    Job Locations US-MI-Saline
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(7/30/2019 11:13 AM)
    Requisition ID
    2019-1764
    # of Openings
    2
    Category
    Plant Production
  • Overview

    The Production Line Team Member consists of four positions: Inspector, Sealer, Packer and Palletizer.

    Responsibilities

    INSPECTOR

    • Observe company’s  safety requirements all the time
    • Carefully look at the bread as it comes out of oven to ensure it is not; under baked / over baked / miss shaped / extra flour / burn holes.
    • Notify Line Operator, Operations Lead, and Utility immediately of any irregularities of the baked product.
    • Visually inspect product to ensure company’s standards are met – (under baked / over baked / miss shaped / extra flour / burn holes).
    • Separate or spread bread for spacing before it goes to counter stacker to avoid overlap
    • Place non complying product in scrap barrels
    • Communicates all product issues resulting in scrap with line operator/shift leadership to remedy issue and prevent excessive scrap.
    • Notify QC person or Supervisor when bread is consistently below standards (under baked / over baked / miss shaped / extra flour / burn holes).
    • Frequently monitors cooling rack to ensure there is no jam
    • In case of jam, ring the buzzer twice to call maintenance
    • Only white plastic poles are to be used to clear jams
    • When lines goes down, keep work area clean

    SEALER

    • Observe company’s  safety requirements all the time
    • Work with inspector at all start-ups and changeovers to help monitor the quality of the bread at the inspection table.
    • Pull product that is not in compliance to the visual quality standards.
    • Ensure that bread is properly aligned in bags before sealing.
    • Line up the bag with the edge of the conveyor belt closest to you.
    • Place your hand on top of the bag and pull the leading edge of the bag to straighten the seam and release bag to be sealed.
    • Turn bag and lay the bagged bread on conveyor belt for certain products that requires flipping of the bag for good seal 
    • Align bag to ensure a straight and quality seal of the bag.
    • Check quantity of bread in each bag to ensure the correct piece count
    • Monitor the correct spacing of packages to ensure the packages are coded and sealed properly.
    • Observe bags for correct packaging
    • Assist with re-packaging as necessary when line is down
    • When lines goes down, keep work area clean

     

    PACKER

    • Observe company’s  safety requirements all the time
    • Packers are to ensure the right product is in the right bag and the correct count is in each bag.
    • Check seals on all bags before packing.
    • Ensure all packages are coded before packing
    • Fill boxes correctly to proper counts per the product running
    • Use correct box and inserts designated for the product being produced.
    • Put bread in box straight with zippers facing same direction and the bags are all facing the same direction
    • Guide completed boxes through date code and tape machine ensuring proper closure.
    • During changeover to a new box, breakdown all boxes left over to be put in a pallet for shipping.
    • Follow special packing rules for products that require additional inserts on bottom rows, etc
    • Assists with re-packaging or other lines when line goes down
    • When lines goes down, keep work area clean

     

    PALLETIZER

     

    • Observe company’s  safety requirements all the time
    • Identify the appropriate pallet for the product being run.
      • If production run is to be put in trays, stack trays neatly.

     

    • Check pallets to ensure they are in good condition for loading product on
    • Verify all codes on boxes as complete, accurate, and legible with the line, shift, lot code and product code.
    • Stack boxes on pallet using correct configuration for the product running.
    • Mark box in area that designates the product in box.
    • Notify shift leadership if ink needs changing.
    • Tag full pallets with required documentation and sign off on each pallet on the pallet sheet.
    • Put all pallet ties in trash, NOT on floor.
    • Apply all stickers to boxes if applicable to production run.
    • Stack broken pallets neatly, ask shipping to remove them from production area.
    • Keep packer’s supplies full boxes, tape, inserts, etc.
    • Change tape in box sealer as needed and makes adjustments to the box machine as needed.
    • Assists with re-packaging or other lines when line goes down.
    • When lines goes down, keep work area clean

     

    ALL WRAP ROOM POSITIONS

    • Routinely help in change over’s:
      • Assist in setup of counter/stacker.
    • Consistently keep area clean, includes sweeping and keeping floor free of debris
    • Consistently empty trash at the end of your shift.
    • In the event of down time, first support other lines that are operating, if these lines are caught up, sweep, clean and pick up area.
    • Nothing in this Job description restricts leadership’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.
    • As duties, tasks and responsibilities change, the job description will be reviewed and subject to changes of business necessity.
    • Failure to fulfill the requirements of the position as outlined above can result in disciplinary action up to and including termination.
    • If job description changes, retraining will be provided
    • Willingness to be flexible to work weekends as needed in production or sanitation

    Qualifications

    • High School Diploma or G.E.D. Equivalent.
    • Good hand/eye coordination, hand dexterity and problem solving skills.
    • Ability to read, write, comprehend and communicate in English.

    Working Conditions/Environment

    Physical Effort: Check the physical requirements for performing your position.

    Position

    % of Time in Position

    Position

    % of Time in Position

    Position

    % of Time in Position

    Position

    % of Time in Position

    X    Walking            

    10

    X     Climbing           

    1

    X    Bending            

    1

    X     Stretching

    1

    X    Standing  

    70

    X    Pulling/        
          Weight up           
          to 400lbs

    2

    X    Kneeling  

    1

    X     Sitting

    1

    X    Lifting  up to
          50 lbs.

    10

     

    X    Pushing/
          Weight up
          to 400lbs

    2

    X    Reaching 

    1

    X     Cramped or     confined space 

    0

    Exposed to: Dirt, Cold, Heat, Noise, and Dust.

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