This job entails the classification defined below.
COMPENSATION This position pays $21.50- $26. 45 per hour, based on experience, paid weekly.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other d uties may be assigned.
Performs all duties associated with the operation of the variety of packaging equipment in the section including the independent setup of all packaging equipment as assigned by the supervisor or production schedule.
To make independent adjustments and corrections to the piece of equipment to which the operator is assigned, ensuring efficient operation of that particular piece of equipment.
Directs the production workers assigned to that particular piece of equipment being utilized, to ensure efficient operation in completing the assigned tasks.
Inspects all production to ensure compliance with specifications for that particular package.
Completes all paperwork which is required, including start-up checklists, weight log sheets, and warehouse transfers.
Perform changeovers on the variety of packaging equipment as directed by the supervisor or production planner.
The use and understanding of written production schedules and instruction manuals, in English, may be required.
Perform cursory preventative maintenance duties on the piece of equipment to which they are assigned.
This may involve the use of written manuals, in English.
May be assigned to calculate, compile, and report production volumes as directed by the packaging supervisor.
Performs all duties assigned within the packaging section including the packing of cases or caddies, palletizing cases, gathering, mixing, and feeding of product to the packaging equipment, marking cases or cartons, inspection of product, and assembly of cartons or cases.
Performs the safe operation of a manual or powered pallet jack, also will be required to operate power lift equipment including specialized (narrow-aisle) equipment including but not limited to Forklifts. Require 6-12 months minimum driving experience.
Inherent in each position is a general duty to maintain each respective work area in a safe and sanitary condition. The employee may be required to perform other such duties within the scope of their employment as may be assigned. Regular, predictable, full-time attendance is required as an essential function of this position. Wages, hours, and working conditions are outlined in a Collective Bargaining Agreement between Jelly Belly Candy Company and Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers & Grainmillers International Union, AFL-CIO, Local #125. Overtime as outlined in the Collective Bargaining Agreement is mandatory. An essential function of this job is a requirement to work all hours scheduled.
No supervisory responsibilities exist in this position.
QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
High School diploma or general education degree (GED); three (3) to five (5) years prior related work experience or nine (9) months structured, on-the-job training. Educational equivalency acceptable.
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of employees of organization.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret graphs.
Ability to apply commonsense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand and walk. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 35 pounds. The employee must seek assistance on all lifting of over 50 lbs.
WORK ENVIRONMENT The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works near moving mechanical parts. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
**All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.**
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