Production Operator-Packaging 2nd Shift

Mankato, Minnesota
Manufacturing & Production (Production Occupations)
Job Type
Working Hours
3:45 PM - 3:00 AM
US$ 15.00 - US$ 19.00 per hour
Ref. Number
Marshall, Jennifer, Spherion
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Job Description

Spherion has a great DIRECT HIRE opportunity for a Production Operator-Packaging 2nd shift Monday-Thursday 3:45pm-3am- NO WEEKENDS!!!!

The basic function of the Machine Operator is to perform all operational functions on the machines to achieve production goals on a daily and annual basis. Incumbent performs necessary functions in order to efficiently, safely, and correctly process materials in preparation for cooking or for packaging.

Manage start-up to make sure equipment is in proper operating condition
Set-up, operate, & perform change-over procedures of machine in accordance with operating standard protocols & machine settings
Change rolls (of film, zipper, scavengers, stickers, etc.) in a timely manner to minimize down time & lost material
Partner with Maintenance to minimized downtime
Communicate effectively with Maintenance personnel to prevent and address any machine malfunctions
Help complete basic troubleshooting or repair. & complete basic preventative maintenance
Continually strive to maximize productivity and efficiency while decreasing waste & work at full capacity.
Ability to assemble and de-assemble machines
Perform necessary checks at start of shift & at each new product; document on paperwork, code date, correct label, upper/lower film
Follow daily production schedule & achieve specified goals
Ensure quality protocols & SOPs are followed and openly communicate with FSQ in order to fix defects to ensure quality standards are consistently met
Ensure product conforms to specifications (i.e. weights & lengths) by performing periodic checks on output
Ensure products are correctly labeled & identified for proper disposition
Prevent and minimize rework and/or inedible
Record daily production paperwork, process monitors, & daily run logs sheets completely & accurately
Monitor workflow to maximize machine output efficiencies
Keep hard supplies for batch run, such as combos & v-mags stocked in the area
Accurately document all ingredients used & maintain a stock of necessary materials.
Ensure Team Members working on line are efficient & completing work safety and with quality in mind
Clearly communicate work assignments, directives, & expected outcomes with line personnel
Ensure all associates on your line understand & follow all policies & standard operating procedures
Routinely communicate with your Supervisor in order to gain directives, discuss decisions and action plans, and share information
Follow Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs), Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) training, along with company pre-requisite programs, Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), & Standard Sanitation Operating Procedures (SSOPs)
Perform all required sanitation functions within acceptable standards
Attend all department & company scheduled meeting
Performs other duties & responsibilities as necessary

Working hours: 3:45 PM - 3:00 AM

Problem Solving - Ability to find a solution for or to deal proactively with work-related problems
Multi-tasking - Ability to work under pressure, meet deadlines and handle multiple projects simultaneously and work in a fast-paced environment.
Initiative - Ability to make decisions or take actions to solve a problem or reach a goal.
Accuracy - Superior accuracy and attention to detail
Detail Oriented - Ability to pay attention to the minute details of a project or task
Relationships - Establishes and maintains professional relationships with vendors, customers and employees at all levels based on credibility, integrity and trust
Honesty / Integrity - Ability to be truthful and be seen as credible in the workplace
Organized - Possessing the trait of being organized or following a systematic method of performing a task
Time Management - Ability to utilize the available time to organize and complete work within given deadlines
Verbal/Written Communication Skills - Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and/or maintenance instructions and procedure manuals.
Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers.
Must be able to perform repetitive functions.

High School

1-4 years

Less than high school education; or up to 2-12 months related experience or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience

This is a DIRECT HIRE opportunity. You will be hired directly to the company. no probationary period or temp status.
Apply on-line or call the office at 507-432-2430 and ask for Jennifer.

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, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.

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