Reporting to the Production Supervisor, the General Labourer (Packing) is responsible to work as part of a team to ensure that quality potatoes are packed into boxes as per LPC spec. Shift work, able to work overtime & weekends as required.
This position will be based in DeForest, WI.
Duties And Responsibilities
- Visually checks packaged potatoes in accordance with quality standards, and eliminates packages with any damaged or unacceptable potatoes.
- Reports excessive product damage to the Machine Operator/Production Supervisor.
- Assembles an adequate supply of cardboard boxes for usage during each packaging run.
- Packs bags of potatoes neatly into boxes; removing bags with packaging defects (open bags, no date printed).
- Sorts and neatly stacks extra cardboard boxes/bags leftover from a packaging run by size and types.
- Inform the plant supervisor or quality control of all quality issues immediately.
- Maintains all working areas by keeping all areas clean and organized while working; ensuring floors are clear of all debris, including bags, boxes, and potatoes.
- Conforms and adheres to all established company policies and procedures and government legislations pertaining to occupation health and safety.
- Other duties as assigned by the Production Supervisor or Machine Operator.
- Be physically fit with the ability to lift and stack boxes up to 25lbs.
- Basic English language skills to read, understand and follow instructions and adhere to rules and regulations.
- Able to work in a fast paced, changing environment.
- Team player with good interpersonal skill and willingness to learn.
- Strong attention to detail and organizational skills.
The Little Potato Company is an innovative, fast-growing company in a unique niche market. Our future looks very bright, and so could yours. Not yet passionate about potatoes? No worries – it’s infectious around here.
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