Packaging Machine Operator I - 2nd Shift in Portsmouth NH

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High Liner Foods
Packaging Machine Operator I - 2nd Shift
Job ID: 
Portsmouth NH
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Job Types:
Packaging Technician, Production Worker
High Liner Foods is proud to be the leading North American processor and marketer of value-added frozen seafood. We are seeking a Packaging Machine Operator to become the newest member of our Production Team. The position will be based out of our Portsmouth, NH facility.

High Liner Foodsisthe leading North American processor and marketer of value-added frozen seafood. Our retail branded products are sold throughout the United States, Canada and Mexico under theHigh Liner,Fisher Boy,MirabelandSea Cuisinelabels, and are available in most grocery and club stores.

Position responsibilities are noted below. Come join our team!

Position Purpose

The individual in this position is responsible for the daily set-up and operation of a variety of production machinery. To include troubleshooting and repairing machinery as needed. In addition, this individual insures that all HLF Good Manufacturing Policies, food safety/quality regulations and Safety Rules are consistently met.

Key Accountabilities

  • Responsible for set-up of assigned machine(s) to ensure daily production goals are met.
  • Responsible for coordination of product change-overs to maximize line efficiencies.
  • Assist with trouble shooting to ensure minimal down time as well as preventative maintenance tasks.

    Ensure quality and safety standards are met
  • Responsible to know, understand, and comply with all HLF Good Manufacturing Policies, Food Safety regulations, and HLF Safety rules.
  • Ensure equipment and surrounding area is maintained in a clean and orderly fashion.
  • Required to use proper safety gear when performing assigned tasks.

    Administrative duties
  • Verify that lines are supplied with necessary components to meet daily production schedule.
  • Reading and understanding product, packaging and labeling specifications, ensuring concise compliance with those specifications) including the operations of specific pieces of equipment utilized to package product.
  • Works with minimum supervision and exercising independent judgment.

Required skills, qualifications, and experience

Skills & Knowledge
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Basic written and effective communication skills
  • Ability to take direction and execute in a fast paced environment
  • Technical skills as it relates to machinery, and ability to troubleshoot
  • Relies on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job

  • The ability to demonstrate strong operating knowledge of production equipment; experience in a fast-paced production environment preferred

Physical/Other Requirements
  • Regularly lift and/or move up to 15 pounds frequently, 70 lbs occasionally
  • Requires constant movement and monitoring
  • Required to climb stairs and ladders to access elevated platforms
  • Demonstrated good hand/eye coordination

  • High School degree or GED required, six months or one year prior experience in a related field. Associate degree a plus

  • Work overtime as needed as well as mandatory overtime as required
  • Employment is subject to drug testing and background screening.

In return for the experience you bring to the table, you will be given the opportunity to join a

progressive, growing organization that has seen its revenue grow 270% in the last six years to a

projected $1.3B.

Offering a competitive compensation package coupled with a bonus, benefits and retirement

plan, this is a chance for you to take the knowledge you've acquired in your career to date and

have a real impact on the business.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color,

national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran, or marital status, genetic

information or other protected status, covered by federal, state or local law.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

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The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)
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