Filler Operator in Winchester VA

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National Fruit Product Company, Inc.
Filler Operator
Job ID: 
Winchester VA
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Job Types:
Production Worker
Employment Type:
Full Time

Position summary:  Observe machine operations to ensure quality and conformity of filled or packaged products to standards.


Position responsibilities:

  • Running fillers, filling out paperwork, changing codes, changing from one product to another, changing and hooking up tanks, sanitizing machines at correct intervals.
  • Observes the container cleaning, filling, capping operations and takes action to correct any deficiencies.
  • Removes defective containers.
  • Eliminates jams in lines.
  • Observes fill of containers and proper capping.
  • Keeps hoppers supplied.
  • Uprights fallen containers.
  • Uses electrical switches to start and stop lines.
  • Oversees and maintains coders, controls line speeds, and performs certain Quality Assurance checks.
  • Maintains production reports and records.
  • Makes minor repairs to equipment, and capable of all line changeovers.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Job description can be changed at any time.

Essential skills and experience:

  • Reading, writing, numeracy, oral communication, problem solving.


Education and Experience:

  • High School Graduate / GED

SQF Requirements/Responsibilities:

  • Support SQF requirements by maintaining food safety plan and food quality through completing job tasks and maintaining the work area in a sanitary manor to ensure compliance with FDA, USDA, and Kosher product requirements.
  • Report food safety problems to personnel with authority to initiate action and or Food Defense issues to the Food Safety and Quality Department.

Safety Responsibilities:

  • Safety is vitally important not only at our facility but also from a personal standpoint. Employees are responsible for understanding and following all safety procedures. Likewise, food safety is a key performance indicator. Understanding this, GMP and housekeeping procedures are to be followed as part of any job at our facility.

Reporting to this position:

  • No direct reports

Physical demands and work environment: The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Physical demands:  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; balance; stoop; talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
  • Work environment:  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time. The noise level in the work environment requires mandatory use of ear plugs.


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