- 10-Mar-2017 to 01-May-2017 (PST)
- Monroe, WA, USA
- Full Time
Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance, Employee Purchasing Discounts, and Accrued Paid Time Off
PACKER Job Description
Job Classification Non-Exempt / Hourly
Reports to: Assistant Packing Manager
At Wet Noses Organic Dog Treat Company, the packer is responsible for packing finished product, which includes direct and indirect contact with food.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITES
To perform the job of packer successfully; an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
- Pack finished product into secondary packaging, then into cases, then onto a pallet.
- Applying labels to product
- Using an automatic pallet jack, when warranted, to transport the full pallet from the stacking area to the shrink wrap machine to the storage/shipping area.
- Report food safety and quality problems to personnel with authority to initiate action.
- Wash hands prior to direct handling of food.
QUALIFICATON AND REQUIREMENTS
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and /or ability required to perform the job of packer successfully. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- Ability to work in a team environment.
- Very quick learner in a fast-paced, manufacturing environment.
- Persistent and dependable especially with attendance.
- Able to adapt to a constantly changing environment with flexibility to work extended hours.
- High degree of personal integrity and professionalism with solid business acumen.
Thorough understanding of Wet Noses SQF (Safe Quality Foods) and H.A.C.C.P (Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points). This includes document control (batch sheets, data codes, logs, etc.), following Wet Noses Natural Dog Treat Company safety procedures; which include using personal protective gear while on production floor (apron &/or vest, hairnet, gloves) and ensuring that duties are covered during my absence.
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
High School Diploma or GED
Must have the ability to speak, write and read English.
Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10's and 100's. Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume and distance.
Ability to apply commonsense understanding to carry out detailed and uninvolved written or oral instructions.
The Physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the 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 for long periods of time. The employee frequently is required to use hand to finger, handle, feel objects and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, talk and hear.
The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 20 pounds and occasional lift and/or move up to 30 pounds.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristic described here are representative of those an employee may encounter while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Work is performed in a shop environment.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts.
May work at different workstations as production needs require; or shifts from one station to another.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate; but can vary.
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.