Packaging Technician Level 1 (Bells Plant) in Bells TN

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Packaging Technician Level 1 (Bells Plant)
Job ID: 
Bells TN
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Job Types:
Packaging Technician, Production Worker

Summary of Essential Duties:

  • Responsible for assisting in the operation and mechanical maintenance of assigned packaging line(s).
  • Works cooperatively with Operators, Supervisors, Maintenance, and line workers to meet productivity standards.
  • Assists in setting up line for production runs.
  • Capable of monitoring a complete line for short periods.
  • Assists in continually monitoring packaging equipment, product, packaging and personnel for the production run.
  • Maintains safety, quality and production standards for each production run.
  • Perform minor adjustments to machinery under the supervision of line operator and/or maintenance
  • Maintain and operate ink jet coders as well as case printers.
  • Responsible for identifying errors and correcting when skilled and trained to do so.
  • Must maintain proper corrugate in the Douglas or Wexxar erector magazine.
  • Must maintain proper film on the Bosch baggers. Including splicing rolls.


  • Industrial machine operating experience or vocational training
  • Should have a basic understanding of electrical controls related directly to Pictsweet packaging machinery.
  • Prefer candidate with knowledge of hydraulic systems, pneumatic systems, weigh machines, metal detectors, VFFS baggers, and material handling systems.
  • Should possess a basic understanding of packaging systems, applicable to Pictsweet packaging equipment.


  • Cognitive & Psychological
    • Must be able to understand basic mathematical computation.
    • Must be able to communicate effectively verbally and written English.
    • Must be able to excel in a cooperative team environment.
  • Physical
    • Must be able to stand, bend, reach and work in cold environment (35-40 degrees) for an extended period.
    • Must be able to lift (up to 75 pounds).*
    • Must be able to changeover Douglas case packer and make minor adjustments with operator guidance.
    • Must be able to keep a bagger running and splice a new roll.
    • Clear and restart Douglas, Fallas, and Bosch machines from most fault conditions.
    • Consistently meet efficiency standards for a sustained period.

*As determined by “fit for duty” assessment by medical professional.

  • Other
    • Must be willing to work extended hours as needed (including weekends and holidays).


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