Cutter Tech in Le Center

Le Center, Minnesota
Manufacturing & Production
Job Type
Temp to Perm
US$ 10.00 - US$ 10.75 per hour
Ref. Number
Linder, Kala, Spherion
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Job Description

Operates all cutters (i.e. double cutters, auto cutters) and oversees manual operations, including dome products to ensure finished products reach quality standards. Position works on either a manual line or automated line as directed.

- Setup cutter or manual line according to product.
- Perform pre operational safety inspection (guarding, e-stops, safety devices)
- Perform changeovers and input settings into the inline cutters, outfeed conveyors and merge table.
- Determine proper paper/collar or domes/bases and supply line with correct materials.
- Ensure product identity and keep track of lot numbers.
- Communicate with lead or supervisor for product sequence.
- Place product into cutter and operate cutter.
- Place product onto the line after cutting. If conveyor belt is full, place back on rack and continue cutting.
- Ensure quality of cuts and final appearance of product prior to packaging (i.e. slice count, centered)
- Report any product issue with packaging lead or QA.
- Communicate any equipment issues to the packaging lead and maintenance.
- Follow allergen procedures when working with nuts.
- Respond to any sealer issues with the auto sealer and report any issues to maintenance and the packaging lead.
- Paperwork should be filled out as needed, correct and neat (i.e. excessive waste, shift report, allergen report, approach sheets)
- Must be able to perform duties in a pace consistent with production flow.
- Assist other positions as directed or as necessary.

Work Environment:
- Fast paced, working with manual and automated processes and equipment. Factory climate changes with the season and employee must dress accordingly. Chemical handling is required for production line sanitation.
- This plant produces and employees will be handling products that contain allergens, including, but not limited to: milk, soy, wheat, egg, tree nuts and peanuts.

Working hours: 6:00am to 5:00pm Monday through Thursday

- Ability to efficiently operate all cutters or other production machinery.
- Possess normal to excellent manual dexterity and motor skills.
- Possess good eye-hand coordination.
- Must be able to perform job duties at a pace that is consistent with the pace set by the Supervisor of the line.
- Demonstrate knowledge of product packaging, slice count, and final icing.
- Demonstrate knowledge of product quality specifications and the ability to differentiate between acceptable and off spec product.
- Familiarity with factory policies regarding safety, quality, and GMP's.


3 - 6 months of related experience.

Physical Demands:
- Lifting up to 40 pounds.
- Standing most of the shift.
- Ability to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) (Hair net, ear plugs, boots, smock, and frequent hand washing)
- Must wear cut resistant gloves at all times when using knives or similar tools.
- Must wear eye protection at all times.

Spherion has helped thousands of people just like you find work happiness! Our experienced staff will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. Whether you're looking for temporary, temp-to-perm or direct hire opportunities, no one works harder for you than Spherion. EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.


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