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Packing Material Operator

Company: Dole
Location: Bessemer City
Posted on: June 23, 2022

Job Description:

COME GROW WITH US Great products start with amazing people. That's why we work tirelessly to continuously improve the lives and livelihoods of our farmers and workers, offering competitive wages, substantial benefits, and safe work environments. Our main core values of Integrity, Loyalty, Commitment and Respect are there to guide every decision we make. At Dole, we believe that happy hands always grow the most delicious produce. WHAT WE OFFER: Excellent Benefits Competitive Wages 401(K) Matching Paid time off Tuition Reimbursement Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, LTD Required Skills GENERAL DESCRIPTION / PRIMARY PURPOSE Under the direction of the Production Supervisor and PMO lead, this position is responsible for operating one packaging line or tray, and scale equipment in the processing of value added fresh vegetable products. MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES AND TASKS/DUTIES OF THE POSITION Operate Hayssen packaging and scale equipment Operate tray equipment Perform set-ups, shut downs, and adjust control settings and logics Solve problems relating to specifications for packaging quality, weights, fills, seals, tray, and film runs Perform quality checks, product and film changeovers, mechanical adjustments, and required paperwork Assist dryer, packaging and stacking teams to ensure productivity accuracy and efficiency Ensure quality and safety of raw and finished product Ensure safe operating process for all equipment Any and all other duties assigned by your Supervisor Required Experience EXPERIENCE Previous experience in a food processing facility is desired, but not required. Willing to train. SKILLS Excellent oral and written communication skills; Solid mechanical skills. English - well written & spoken. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Work is performed in a cool environment with an average temperature of 34 degrees F. Concentrated chlorine and concealed ammonia is present. Work surfaces and floors may be wet. Employees are required to wear approved shoes and protective equipment. Must be able to lift up to 49 lbs. unassisted up to 1/3 of the workday, and 6 lbs. overhead as job demands. Constant standing on a concrete floor, reaching, bending, stooping, and repetitive hand movements may be required. Moving machinery, including conveyor and forklifts are in operation in the immediate area. ADDITIONAL Hands-on ability to work in a fast-paced, team-oriented food processing environment. Required to work independently and with limited supervision. Must have the ability to make decisions. Must be able to maintain regular and acceptable attendance, follow directions, interact well with co-workers, understand and follow posted work rules/ procedures and to accept constructive criticism. Job Location Bessemer City, North Carolina, United States Position Type Full-Time/Regular

Keywords: Dole, Gastonia , Packing Material Operator, Other , Bessemer City, North Carolina

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