You will be responsible for duties as assigned while performing a variety of functions in the packaging area of the production department.Those duties may include case packing, carton packing, inspecting, check weighing, labeling, box making, palletizing, and reworking product.The tasks will entail the use of standard packing machinery and procedures to pack and box various finished goods in cartons, bags, or containers.
As a Weigher/Packer, a typical day might include the following:
- Packing finished goods containers (bags, cartons, boxes, etc.) into finished cases.
- Inspecting finished product, as well as primary, and secondary packaging for defects (broken, doubles, count, poor seals, code dates, etc.) and
- Packing primary packages (bags, cartons, etc.) into finished Master Cases.
- Ensuring that all finished product meets, or exceeds, High Liner Foods (HLF) quality standards.
- Having a thorough understanding of HLF quality standards, 1stPass Product quality and characteristics, and ability to sort out product which does not meet HLF standards.
- Reporting any condition which does not meet HLF standards.
- Working in a manner that enables HLF to produce the highest quality, safest, most cost efficient products possible.
- Knowing, understanding, and complying with all HLF Good Manufacturing Policies (GMP#39;s), Food Safety regulations and practices, and HLF Safety Rules.
This job might be for you if:
- Have the ability to read, write, understand and communicate in spoken English:
High Liner Foods (USA), Inc. requires for safety, quality control and emergency procedures that all employees be proficient in English. This means they must be able to read and write as well as understand and communicate in spoken English. (This is not an English -Only rule. We recognize that English is not the first language for some of our employees. Translation services and assistance may be provided as needed however, all employees need to have a basic understanding of and proficiency in English.)
- May require the successful completion of a basic competency exam
- May require a high school diploma and six months to one year prior experience in a related field
The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- Occasionally lift and carry up to 24 lbs, 50lbs on occasion
- Occasionally pull/push 6 lbs to 24 lbs, 40lbs on occasion
- Repetitive motion of upper extremities
- Reach forward to product constantly
- Constant standing
- Repetitive fine motor (finger grasping) tasks
- Table height is 32"
- Conveyor height is 36-41"
- Shelving for scale is up to 56" high
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 almost $1.2B. With a reputation for excellence in North America and the global marketplace, you will have the professional benefits of a career with an international organization. This function is seen as a key piece of the corporate strategic plan, so you#39;ll also be given the opportunity to grow professionally and develop new skills as the organization continues to expand.
Offering a competitive compensation package coupled with a bonus, benefits and retirement plan, this is a chance for you to take the knowledge you#39;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
- High Liner Foods participates in E-Verify
- 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#39;s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)