Packer
Snyder's-Lance, Inc. - Jeffersonville, IN

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Job Description

Job Title:
Packer

Department:
Packaging

Reports To:
Packaging Supervisor

FLSA Status:
Hourly

Prepared By:
Rachel Barr

Prepared Date:
June 17, 2008

Approved By:
Approved Date:
SUMMARY

Prepares cartons, packing product, final quality inspection and palletizing of product. Packages materials and products manually by performing the following duties.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

include the following. Other duties may be assigned due to business needs or special circumstances which may require reassignment to other departments or other job duties.

Prepares cardboard cartons for product packing by supplying the packing station, folding, taping, and labeling cartons, and placing cartons on the work table.

Inspects final product before packing by checking bag weights, codes and prices, bag and caddy seals.

Removes unsuitable product and communicates persistent packaging problems to supervisor.

Fills cartons/display cartons appropriately.

Ensures that products are packaged in boxes with appropriate corresponding labels; places proper quantities of product in each carton/tray; properly packs bags; tapes and seals cartons.

Stacks correct number of cartons/trays appropriately on skids using correct stacking pattern.

Keeps work area clean.

Clears loose product from turntable; discards defective bags, boxes, trays; assists in sweeping the floor.

Must be able to get along well with others.

Practices and adheres to appropriate safety and hygiene guidelines/procedures for safe housekeeping and personal protection; keeps work area clean; stores packaging room supplies in designated areas.

Keeps work area aisles/exits clear and free from obstructions; removes trash from work area floor; keeps turntables clean; follows instructions for safe lifting/carrying of various sizes, shapes and weights; identifies/reports defective equipment; reports all job related injuries to supervisor.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

High school diploma or general education degree (GED); along with related experience and/or training.

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.

Ability to write simple correspondence.

Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.

Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

REASONING ABILITY

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions.

Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

None required.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear.

The employee frequently is required to walk; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.

The employee is occasionally required to taste or smell.

The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 30 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. The employee must occasionally stack boxes overhead.

Overtime work is mandatory and a requirement for the position as needed.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is frequently exposed to high, precarious places such as catwalks. The employee is regularly exposed to pretzel dust and seasonings. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions along with closed in spaces near Jones equipment and conveyor lines. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

Job

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Manufacturing

Primary Location

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USA-Indiana-Jeffersonville

Organization

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Manufacturing

Schedule

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Full-time

EEO Disclosure

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Snyder’s-Lance is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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About this company
Snyder’s-Lance, Inc., headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, manufactures, markets and distributes snack foods throughout the...