Operator Helper (Part-time) in Idaho Falls ID

Idahoan Foods
Operator Helper (Part-time)
Job ID: 
Idaho Falls ID
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Job Types:
Production Worker
The Operator Helper supports the operator in maintaining the line and ensuring the line is running continually.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Adhere to Idahoan Good Manufacturing Practice (GMPs).
  • Trained in all safety regulations, follow all plant safety rules to include the use of appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). Maintaining cleanliness in work area(s). May be required to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) when working with cleaning chemicals and sanitizers.
  • Must be able to closely follow directions from the operator(s) and to multi-task effectively and efficiently.
  • Scrubbing equipment when needed with scrub pads, brushes, etc. Must be able to disassemble equipment for cleaning and reassemble when finished. Maintain cleanliness of machines, floors, and work area(s) to include sanitation.
  • Assisting the operator in clearing equipment jams and starting/stopping the line. Loading film, cartons, and cases into machinery.
  • Alerting the Operator of any upset conditions or problems.
  • Participate in cross-training program and ability to train others.
  • Inspecting the product to ensure it is of high quality while using an inventory management system when consuming materials to maintain inventory accuracy.
  • Complete any special project/assignment as assigned by the operator or management.
  • May be called upon to help with any department position to assist with breaks, etc.
  • Acceptable attendance is a crucial part of this job, and all incumbents must adhere to the company’s attendance policy.

Qualifications/Required Skills

  • Experience Previous experience working around packaging equipment preferred.
  • Certifications Company training will be provided for forklift and lockout/tagout policies at Idahoan’s discretion.
  • Interpersonal SkillsClear communication with the operator is essential to ensure there are no errors in product. Ensure proper pallet patterns are followed, and pallets are correctly tagged.
    This position requires self-confidence and maturity to make decisions and to solve problems with minimal direction. Consideration for your own safety and the safety of others is essential.

Work Environment

Location of duties
  • Duties could be completed in a warm/dry, hot/cold area around loud noises and/or dust.

Environmental/Physical aspects
  • This position requires lifting up to 50 lbs. throughout the shift.
  • Requires standing on concrete, walking and using stairs consistently.
  • Consistent movement of hands, arms and shoulders to complete tasks.
  • Able to work under pressure with time limitations.
  • Utilizes cleaning chemicals and sanitizers.

  • Following directions from operators and leads consistently.
  • Accountable to various members of plant management.

Alignment with Core Values of the Company

  • Respect & Value Our People
  • Stay in Front of Challenge While Reducing Costs
  • Delight Our Customers
  • Food Quality & Safety
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