Michael Foods, Inc. is a leader in the food processing and distribution industry with business in egg products, refrigerated grocery and potato products. We offer exciting job possibilities throughout our organization where you can enhance your career, sharpen your talents and make an impact. Join our company and be part of an innovative team that’s First in Food.
A Packer is responsible for Packing finished product into appropriate boxes and accurately weighing boxes on electronic scales. Responsibilities will include assisting in other departments or other duties as requested by management.
This position has the responsibility to comply with Safety work rules at all times as well as an obligation to reinforce Safety as a Core Value. Ensures that all policies, procedures, and activities, related to Food Safety & Quality, are followed and complied with uniformly, in an effort to reduce product and process variability.
Job Responsibilities Ensuring a sanitary work environmentPacking finished product into appropriate boxesAccurately weighing boxes on electronic scalesSealing completed boxes and moving them to palletMonitoring equipment to ensure proper functionCleaning and sanitizing equipment after useMinimizing product lossMaintaining and operate all equipment in a safe manner to avoid injury to self or othersKeeping work area neat, clean and sanitaryUsing appropriate safety equipment when required (ear plugs, rubber boots, face shields, aprons, bump caps, etc.) Use lockout/tagout procedures when requiredMaintaining good personal hygieneFollowing instructions from supervisor and cooperate with coworkers and other departments: be willing to fill in where neededMaintaining a positive attitude
LANGUAGE SKILLSAbility to read a limited number of two- and three-syllable words and to recognize similarities and differences between words and between series of numbers. Ability to print and speak simple sentences in English.
MATHEMATICAL SKILLSAbility to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10's and 100's. Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume, and distance.
PHYSICAL DEMANDSThe physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job with or without reasonable accommodations.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception.
WORK ENVIRONMENTThe work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job with or without reasonable accommodations.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; and extreme heat. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.