Filler Operator | 3rd Shift

SIGN-ON BONUS!
  • This position is eligible for a $1,000 sign-on bonus (paid in two $500 installments)


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The Filler Operator is responsible for the filler and support equipment for filling product and is responsible for product quality and product safety (including CQP and CCP monitoring requirements). Performs product and package changeovers. Keeps material and product loss to a minimum. Performs product quality checks. This role reports to the Production Supervisor and is based out of our Seabrook, New Jersey location.

This is outlined as a 3rd shift opening. Although training may occur on a different shift, it is intended that this role work 11PM - 7AM.


Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Responsible for moving juice/cranberry sauce from the balance/run tank to the filler, keep accurate data on temperature control charts, ensure Critical Control Points are met, complete CIP/Kosher/Organic Washes from the run tank through the pasteurizer and to the fillers.
  • Attend the filler by operating the equipment efficiently to optimize production-line run time.
  • Monitor the flow of cans from the depalletizing area, clear can jams and alert maintenance personnel of any mechanical malfunctions.
  • Retrieve "ends" from the storage area and fill seamer.
  • Monitor and adjust speed of filler to ensure proper work flow to the rest of the production line.
  • Perform minor adjustments on equipment to ensure smooth operation of the production line.
  • Complete packaging changeovers on the filler, rinser and depal by adjusting rails, swapping out change parts and adjusting the timing.
  • Sample product at beginning of run to ensure conformance to standards.
  • Retrieve product quality specifications from the "Processing Guide" as provided by the Quality Assurance Department.
  • Perform quality tests to ensure that batch conforms to product quality specifications. Weights sample of five bottles of product using scale.
  • Maintain a clean work area.
  • Perform rinse out at the fillers and support tanks.
  • Document wash process as they are being performed on the chart records.
  • Monitor pasteurizer and fill-tank temperature charts, product flow rates, and fill-tank levels.
  • Adjusts temperatures and/or product flow to ensure conformance to specifications and established standards - record reason for variations on temperature charts.
  • Record all product changes at time of change over on the pasteurizer and fill-tank temperature charts.
  • Monitor "pick & place" as well as induction sealer for good seals.
  • Report waste silo levels.
  • Ability to perform metal detector verifications.
  • Adhere to and promote a culture of food safety and quality.


EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

Minimum Required Qualifications

  • A high school diploma or equivalent
  • Must be forklift certified.
  • Six months experience in a manufacturing environment operating production equipment

Additional Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in the food/beverage industry
  • Previous experience in Manufacturing or production environment


Lassonde Pappas & Co., Inc provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.


Category

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders


Education

High School or Equivalent


Experience

0 to 1 year


Job type

Full time

Posted
10/01/2021
Salary Range
$22,000.00 - 33,000.00
per Year
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Location
Bridgeton, NJ 08302, US
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