Production Line Team Member - Saline, MI

Job Locations US-MI-Saline
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(9/10/2020 10:02 AM)
Requisition ID
2020-2294
# of Openings
1
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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