Packers, by visual inspection, ensure that all products are being manufactured and packaged according to company quality standards and guidelines in a safe and efficient manner.  Packers are responsible for setting aside product that has irregularities that does not meet quality standards.

Essential Functions/Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for performing quality control inspections of product for defects and irregularities against company standards.
  • Responsible for receiving, examining, sorting, arranging, counting, weighing, and packing items for storage and shipment in accordance with established procedures and customer requirements.
  • Reports damaged goods, quality issues or reject conditions to appropriate personnel.
  • Completes relevant documentation as necessary and appropriate.
  • Ensures work area is maintained in order and is free of unused items, carts, machinery not in use to mitigate safety hazards and maintain good housekeeping practices.
  • Minimizes product damage caused by warehouse activity through safe work practices.
  • Performs other job-related duties as required and/or assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Competencies:

  • Ability to read and understand written documents, such as safety rules and operating and maintenance instructions.
  • Ability to count and perform simple mathematics (e.g., subtraction, multiplication, division).

Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications):

  • Prior experience in a related field or manufacturing environment is helpful.

Personal & Product Safety:

  • Follow product safety (Safe Quality Food, a.k.a. SQF) and quality standards.
  • Practices safe work habits and follows general safety procedures including proper use of equipment and use of personal protection equipment (PPE).
  • Follow lockout procedures any time equipment is being cleaned or maintained.
  • Comply with the EH&S Policy and applicable regulatory and company EH&S rules and requirements.
  • Report conditions or practices that are either unsafe or that may adversely impact the environment.

Work Schedule/Hours:

  • Must maintain regular and consistent attendance.
  • Regular scheduled hours/workdays:        2 days on/ 2 days off, varies        Hours:  8–12-hour shifts, varies.Physical/Sensory Requirements & Work Environment:
  • Standing for long periods of time, repetitive motions, frequent bending, stooping, squatting, pushing, and pulling