Packaging Operator III
Company: Kagome USA
Location: Los Banos
Posted on: June 19, 2022
JOB PURPOSE AND SUMMARY
Performs inspections for product quality and periodically monitors
packaging equipment to maintain packaging efficiencies.
Support the review, understanding and compliance of all programs,
policies and procedures contained in the Food Safety and Quality
Management System. Understand that I am responsible for reporting
food safety issues observed so appropriate action can be taken.
Actively participate and support the 5S and MES initiatives.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
ITEM TIME JOB FUNCTIONS
* Inspects the pouches for seal integrity, proper pouch codes, bad
seals, creases, rips, tears, puncture marks/holes, and product
quality using set quality control guidelines/standards. Insure that
cases are properly indexed prior to packaging and sealing. Monitor
sealed cases to insure they are sealed by performing case seal
integrity tests and monitoring case codes for legible codes. Hand
applies labels in preparation of up coming productions. Cleans and
maintains packaging area and equipment to meet all GMP guidelines
set for a food manufacturing facility.
* Periodically monitor packaging equipment settings for accuracy,
replenishing consumables (I.E. glue and fiber) as needed to
* Work in conjunction with new customer requirements with relation
to product labeling and carton configurations.
* Performs other duties as needed or assigned by Supervisor or Line
POSITION DIMENSIONS AND QUALIFICATIONS
Operations Manager, Operations Supervisor, Line lead, Case Maker
Operator, Pouch Packer Operator, Batch operator and Filler
operator, Quality Personnel and Maintenance
Education Level and Focus:
High school diploma or equivalent preferred
Years and Type of Related Experience Required:
Production line experience preferred
SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Interpersonal and Communication:
Ability to function with minimal supervision including the capacity
to follow verbal and written instruction, team player, ability to
speak and write English
Technical and Analytical:
Ability to count accurately, attention to detail
Administrative and Operations:
Ability to read labels and codes on boxes and product. Understand
and follow all company policies and procedures.
Agile, ability to stand for long periods of time, reaching,
periodic lifting of 40+ lbs, stretching, bending, pulling,
Food plant, cold, hot and humid conditions, wet floors, high noise
levels, forklift and pedestrian traffic. This is a Safety Sensitive
Special Equipment Used:
Label machines, thermometers, various packaging machines,
Keywords: Kagome USA, Merced , Packaging Operator III, Other , Los Banos, California
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