Pouch Operator

Posted Date 4 months ago(6/21/2021 8:31 AM)
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About Us

T. Marzetti Company, a wholly owned subsidiary of Lancaster Colony Corporation (NASDAQ: LANC), is a manufacturer and marketer of specialty food products for the retail and foodservice markets. Our retail brands include Marzetti®, New York Bakery™, Sister Schubert’s®, Reames®, Flatout®, Angelic Bakehouse®, and Bantam Bagels®, in addition to exclusive license agreements for Olive Garden® dressings, Chick-fil-A® sauces and Buffalo Wild Wings® sauces. Our foodservice business supplies many of the top restaurant chains in the United States.


At T. Marzetti, our mission is to be The Better Food Company: Better people, that make better products, in a better corporate culture, that work in unison to make the world a better place. Led by our purpose, To Nourish Growth with All that We Do, our more than 3,000 team members are dedicated to innovative and quality products as well as superior service and value for our customers.


Operate machine to package food products into form fill and seal portion packaging equipment. Maintains the packaging machines 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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At T. Marzetti, we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect for everyone. We strongly encourage veterans, women, people of color, people with disabilities, and LGBTQ individuals to apply. As an equal opportunity employer, we will consider all qualified applicants without discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, marital status, age, disability, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.


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