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Palletizer Operator - Second Shift

Company: Michael Foods
Location: Tower City
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

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Location Description

Michael Foods, Inc. located in Klingerstown, Pennyslvania known for their ice cream socials at Klingerstown Lutheran Parish, fishing rodeo, and fireman's parade.

Michael Foods, Inc. is a leader in the food processing and distribution industry with business in egg products, refrigerated grocery and potato products. We offer exciting job possibilities throughout our organization where you can enhance your career, sharpen your talents and make an impact.

We have the honor and responsibility of working in food a critical infrastructure industry during this time of global crisis. We are working around the clock to keep inventory flowing to our retailers and to help feed the world. We are hiring at many of our manufacturing facilitiesthis is a great opportunity for those who are now available due to hours being cut at their regular job or being sent home from college temporarily.


The purpose of the robotic palletizing operator is to monitor the robotic palletizing machines, following all safety policies and procedures, as they collect and separate cases of egg patties and/or omelets according to product SKU and line. This person must ensure cases are not mixed on skids. The Distribution department, customers and consumers benefit by the work of the palletizing operator, ensuring orders are sorted properly.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Adhere to safety policies such as LOTO, PPE, PIT and Housekeeping .
Operate the robotic palletizing machines ensuring cases are properly stacked according to product SKU and line.
Ensure all full pallets are indexed and wrapped with plastic.
Enter data into the SAP system.
Maintain frequent communication with leads and/or supervisor.
Keep empty pallets, slip sheets and other necessary supplies on hand for the job.
Perform preventive maintenance on the equipment as needed.
Determine if product meets proper specifications or not and take corrective action as needed.
Stack cases of product manually as needed.
Maintain cleanliness and general good housekeeping of the palletizing area, keeping all debris and dirt swept up.
Expected to adhere to safe work practices, follow GMP and HACCP guidelines, maintain sanitary conditions and ensure that product quality is maintained in order to maintain SQF Level 3 certification. Report to management any conditions or practices that may adversely affect food safety, food quality or personnel safety.
Performs other duties as assigned.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED: High school diploma or general education degree (GED) or equivalent.
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.
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.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
Powered Industrial Truck (PIT) Certification
Driver's license
Lock Out Tag Out (LOTO)
PREFERRED EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS: Ability lift up to 55 lbs. safely when handling Chep pallets for hand stacking finished outgoing product. Whenever possible, two (2) people should lift or move the pallet. Never lift more than your own capability.
Ability to lift up to 30 lbs continuously when hand stacking cases of finished product.
Ability to work independently at times.
Basic reading, writing and verbal skills.
Basic computer skills.
Strong mechanical background.
Strong attention to detail.
Ability to work indoors in a continuously cold environment.
Ability to travel stairs.
Wear designated Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for the job.
Adhere to LockOut/TagOut policies and procedures as established for Robotic Palletizing Equipment.
Obtain Powered Industrial Truck (PIT) Operator certification.
Equivalent combination of education and experience to successfully perform the essential duties.
Ability to operate specific equipment or tools
Skill in working with computers and experience with spreadsheet and word-processing software.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature of the work and may not include all of the duties required of the position.


Keywords: Michael Foods, Reading , Palletizer Operator - Second Shift, Other , Tower City, Pennsylvania

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