Packer I - Edesia

North Kingstown, RI 02852

Posted: 07/20/2020 Industry: Manufacturing/Warehouse Job Number: 2045

Job Description


Skills for Rhode Island’ s Future is recruiting candidates for Edesia. Please read more about Skills for Rhode Island’ s Future at the end of this job description.

COMPANY NAME: Edesia
JOB TITLE: Packer I
LOCATION: North Kingstown, RI
HOURS:  3rd  shift available


The Packer is expected to perform the duties listed below along with any other requirements requested by He/she(s) supervisor


Key Responsibilities:

- Hand package sachets of food product into finished product cartons

- Inspect food sachets for quality compliance (print and seal qualities, and weigh checks)

- Operate form-fill-seal machine to produce sachets

- Monitor production equipment for proper operation

- Document all necessary recordings while producing (weights, scrap, quality and downtime issues…)

- Comply with production requirements for expected output/shift

- Identify/communicate reasons for missed production output/quality issues and downtime occurrences

- In situation be prepared to lift 30-35lbs boxes from production line

- Responsible for department organization, cleanliness, and Master sanitation schedule

- Work in compliance to all company procedures as pertaining to safety, quality and production

- Work any & all production positions as requested

- Cover for breaks /lunch throughout the department

- Count sachets on line or inside boxes as needed

- Assist in changing of film when change-over and film charges are required

- Initiate cleaning process of sealing jaws, also changing of cutting blades

- Ability to learn basic machinery functions (Adjusting sachet weight)

Successful candidates will have:

- Proficient of written and spoken English

- Proven positive attendance record and proven record of punctuality in previous employment with no written warnings

- Have keen visual and comprehensive inspection skills & proven experience

- A good understanding of a Quality Management System (QMS)

- Ability to learn and follow Good Manufacturing Procedures (GMP’ s) as directed

- Ability to frequently lift and carry 50 lbs. for short distances

- Must be 18 years or older

- Self-starter – works with minimal supervision

- Prior experience in a manufacturing environment

- Prior participation in safety teams / have had certified safety training

- Willing to train for expanded duties in batch making & blending areas

- Ability to use a low-lift/Walkie

Preferred:

- Prior experience working in a food specific manufacturing facility

- High school education or GED equivalent

- Demonstrate basic math skills and use of desktop computer

- Flexible in working hours/shifts

- Can accommodate overtime as requested

- Prior experience working with packaging equipment

 

- Industrial food manufacturing/Production line environment

- Close proximity to peanuts, vegetable oils and food powders

- Fast paced continuous production line

- Requires constant standing while on production floor

- Inconsistent loud machinery for less than two hour increments


HOW TO APPLY
For more information and a full job description, please visit Skills for Rhode Island’ s Future website at www.skillsforri.com/jobs. Applicants interested in this position will be screened by Skills for Rhode Island’ s Future and Edesia will make the final hiring decisions.


WHY APPLY THROUGH SKILLS FOR RHODE ISLAND’ S FUTURE
Our mission is focused on supporting unemployed and underemployed job seekers. Our goal is to get you back to work. Skills for Rhode Island’ s Future’ s team will guide and provide you with support throughout the hiring process.
Skills for Rhode Island’ s Future has agreements with employers to recruit talent like you, making us a resource to get the unemployed and underemployed job seeker back to work.

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