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Automated Packing Operator

Company: Georgia Nut Company
Location: Skokie
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Job Description:

Georgia Nut Company (GNC) is a food manufacturing company that combines classic recipes with state-of-the-art equipment and technology to provide consumers with both everyday confections they love and innovative snacks that continue to drive our industry. Founded in 1945, GNC has been a family owned business for over four generations, bringing forth new ideas and driving the entrepreneurial spirit of the company into the future. Our mission is to create a pleasurable eating experience for our customers by offering high quality confections and snacks while maintaining an unrelenting commitment to excellence.ROLE SUMMARYThe Packing Operator is responsible for operating an automatic line and packing the finish product into boxes at the end of the chocolate panning and polishing process. The role will assist in setting up and operating equipment relative to the proper production specs, weight, and customer requirements. There will also be an associate/helper under this role to assist throughout the process. The Packaging Operator is also responsible for maintaining all aspects of production runs (including shift end), meeting production standards, and submitting all shift documents with accurate and detailed information.PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES Fill out material worksheets, all quality form checks, and report inventory accurately Consume in the system (AX) material used during production and report any discrepancy to supervisor. Match retain sample with actual production (validation of quality) Assist in training and instructing new and temporary employees. Maintain cleanliness and safe operation of equipment (follow 5s-GMPs) Perform department shut down procedures. Inform supervisor of any issues as they occur including safety, equipment, material shortages, formulas, and employees. Perform allergen change overs and have QA sign-off before starting production Turn work order packets into supervisor upon completion of the scheduled quantity. Conduct scrap reporting and labor reporting according to procedures. Fill out production report based on completed quantity information from line leader packer. Run efficiently and follow all procedures related to job responsibilities. Cross-train in all other positions within of department. Run a continuous process from one shift to the next, tagging in and out. Encourage continuous employee empowerment. Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor/manage PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Must wear proper personal protective equipment including uniform, face mask, hair net, latex gloves, bump cap, earplugs, and safety shoes Will be standing on concrete, bending, stooping, twisting, and turning for an extended period of time Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds Working weekends is mandatory and required to work overtime during peak season and/or when needed KNOWLEDGE AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS High School Diploma or GED require. Strong computer skills including Microsoft AX, Word, and Excel. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Must be well-organized and possess a high attention to detail. Ability to successfully prioritize workload. Ability to perform basic math and reading skills, including reading labels, formulas, and directions. Knowledge of measurements, percentages, and ratios. Flexible working hours for a seven-day operation. Dependable and adaptable to a fast-paced work environment.

Keywords: Georgia Nut Company, Skokie , Automated Packing Operator, Other , Skokie, Illinois

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