[Close] 

Package Operator (full-time)

Packaging Operator
Come join the Tillamook Team where our philosophy is "Dairy Done Right." As an independent farmer-owned cooperative, we have been guided by good, honest values since 1909. We believe in putting quality over profit, natural over artificial, and that hard work can never be outsmarted. We're taking a stand for real food, because everyone deserves better.
About you:
What does real food mean to you? Is your favorite dish a cheesy casserole? Perhaps a decadent and indulgent ice cream? Either way, your identification with food is important to us. People who fit well here at Tillamook have a commitment to quality in everything they do. Our team members understand our vision, contribute to our mission, thrive on innovative thinking, hard work and good, honest values
About us:
Our team members understand our vision, contribute to our mission, thrive on innovative thinking, hard work and good, honest values. We live by these shared values: We are Good Stewards, We believe in Uncompromising Quality, We work as One Team, We Play to Win, and We Genuinely Care for each other.
What you will do:
Package Operator works at the last stages of the cheese manufacturing line to pack finished products label and aggregate them for storage or shipment to distribution outlets. Package Operator also checks personnel schedule for package line and starting position following the line rotation schedule from that position.
Here's a day in the life:
Packaging DE-Nester: Break apart cheese pieces coming from the cutter, inspect the pieces to put on the line or put in tubs for trim or grind, position the cheese on the belt that goes across the check-weigher keeping the line full with the correct side up, assist Weigher if line is down, cover cheese in area during downtime, and sweep and clean area if line is down.
Packaging Weigher: Pull off weight cheese from line, add a patch to underweight pieces according to patch matrix to achieve target weight, trim overweight pieces to achieve target weight, place re-weighed pieces back on the line, cover cheese in area during downtime, and sweep and clean area if line is down.
Packaging Rework Line 2 & 3: Inspect pieces coming from the baggers, correct miss bagged pieces, place reworked pieces back on conveyor, adjust, attach and tie bags on bagger when needed, clear jams at plunger (west side) and Schneider (east side) on line 3, clear out overflow from stop gate area (west side), reweigh and rework cheese kicked out at the downstream check weigher, hand bag cheese, and stack tables of bagged cheese when 8600 is down.
Packaging Feeder: Attend to the operation of the 8600 machine, place cheese on 8600 platens', pull miss bagged cheese, monitor the plunger gate, and sweep and clean area if line is down.
Packaging Inspect Line #1: Inspect the product packaging for date placement and bad seals, pull and open irregular packaged product to be reworked, monitor the incline belt to the case packer and stack packaged cheese when the belt stops, fill out inspection form, and sweep and clean area if line is down.
Packaging Inspect Line #2 and #3: Inspect the product packaging for date, placement and bad seals, pull and open irregular packaged product to be reworked, open leakers and disposition for grind or repress, fill out inspection form, and sweep and clean area if line is down.
Packaging Patch makers: Operate patch material cutter on line #3, operate electric patch slicer, make patches according to patch matrix, deliver patches to weighers, cover cheese at downtime, and sweep and clean area if line is down.
Perform all other duties assigned as needed.
Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with co-workers and supervisors.
Skills you'll need:
Education and Experience:
High school diploma or GED is required. Previous experience in packaging or other manufacturing operations is a plus.
Physical Requirements:
Production: Space can be crowded with manufacturing equipment. Must remain aware of other forklift traffic. Noisy; some areas can be dusty. May encounter extremes in temperature. Requires operation of forklift or other power equipment. Duties may include repetitive motion and lifting up to 45 pounds.
Must be able to stand full shift, visually inspect packaging & repetitively lift 45 pounds.
Must be 18 years or older. Pre-work screen is required.
Must be able to work various shifts including days, swing, graveyard, weekends, and/or holidays as needed.
Industry leading benefit and reward programs:
We offer outstanding benefits to our employees. For more information, please visit the careers page: www.tillamook.com/careers.
Fulltime position. Wage is $13.77 to start (after 720 hours worked wage increases) as per union contract. Shift differential for swing and graveyard shifts.
We are committed to creating a diverse culture and inclusive conditions where all employees are heard, valued and feel a sense of belonging. We rely on different perspectives, thoughts, backgrounds and cultures to inform our work, to help us be better as a brand and as an employer and to fuel our success. We are seeking talent from a wide range of diversity, perspectives and backgrounds to join our exceptional organization and help us build our future.
Tillamook County Creamery Association (TCCA) is a Drug-Free Workplace. EEO/AA

Don't Be Fooled

The fraudster will send a check to the victim who has accepted a job. The check can be for multiple reasons such as signing bonus, supplies, etc. The victim will be instructed to deposit the check and use the money for any of these reasons and then instructed to send the remaining funds to the fraudster. The check will bounce and the victim is left responsible.

More Jobs

COOK (FULL-TIME Monday through Friday, days)
Corvallis, OR Compass Group, North America
FOOD SERVICE WORKER (FULL-TIME) Lewis & Clark ...
Portland, OR Compass Group, North America
DISHWASHER (FULL-TIME Monday through Friday, D...
Wilsonville, OR Compass Group, North America
Guest Services Rep Full Time-104010
Hillsboro, OR Extended Stay America
BARISTA (FULL-TIME) Lewis & Clark College
Portland, OR Compass Group, North America