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Filler Operator-Front Half Days-Starting Pay $19/hr

Company: Pacific Foods of Oregon, Inc.
Location: Tualatin
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Title: Filler Operator

Dept: Operations

Reports to: Team Leader

FLSA: Non-exempt

Position Summary:

Responsible for the proper set-up of packaging equipment and process system for aseptic packaging operation. Monitors and operates continuous packaging equipment while ensuring sterile parameters are met. Performs clean up and sanitation duties as required.

Essential Functions

* Set-up, operate, and maintain filling machine.
* Perform and record quality checks to ensure shelf-life integrity and package quality.
* Perform nominal maintenance on equipment.
* Perform and document CIP'S and in-process sanitation on equipment and/or area as needed.
* Ensure food safety and quality protocols are followed.
* Ensure all Safety and GMP regulations are followed at all times
* Utilize appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) including, but not limited to, safety glasses, face shields, hearing protection, safety shoes, gloves and aprons.

Secondary Functions

* Other duties as assigned.
* Responsible for providing coverage in the absence of other Filler Operators

Supervisory responsibilities: This position is not supervisory in nature

Knowledge, skills and abilities:

* Ability to work with moderate supervision, be detail oriented, and exercise independent judgment
* Strong organizational, prioritization, and problem-solving skills
* Strong interpersonal communication skills including the ability to read, write, speak and understand the English language
* Strong basic math skills (addition, subtraction, multiplication and division) and the ability to read charts and monitors
* Ability to multitask
* Ability to push up to 300 pounds and pull up to 500 pounds with mechanical assistance, and lift and/or carry up to 50 pounds frequently. For items over 50 pounds or awkward items (e.g., PECO pallets), two or more employees will lift and/or carry using the buddy system.

Minimum qualifications:

High school degree or equivalent required. Six months plus food processing and/or production experience preferred. Must have ability to become certified forklift operator.

Working conditions:

* Extensive close work with heavy lifting, pulling, pushing, and carrying in a non-climate controlled environment. Subject to continuous walking, standing, repetitive motions including frequent stooping, finger work, grasping, reaching, bending and climbing of stairs and ladders.
* Use of and exposure to: hazardous materials, high voltage, and hot pipes.
* Exposure to moving mechanical parts. Platform work above ground is performed.
* The noise level is typically moderate to loud.
* Mandatory overtime may be required.

Keywords: Pacific Foods of Oregon, Inc., Portland , Filler Operator-Front Half Days-Starting Pay $19/hr, Human Resources , Tualatin, Oregon

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