Packer Forklift Operator

Staffmark Millington, TN 2017-08-08
The operator position is responsible for the production and/or packaging of a variety of manufactured products. 12 HOUR shifts. 4 days on 3 off, 3 on 4 off rotations. The operator is a support role for several areas of manufacturing. Operate machines to prepare industrial products for storage or shipment.

Core Accountabilities

Sort, grade, weigh, and inspect products, verifying and adjusting product weight or measurement to meet specifications.

Observe machine operations to ensure quality and conformity of filled or packaged products to standards.

Monitor the production line, watching for problems such as pile-ups, jams, or glue that isn't sticking properly.

Attach identification labels to finished packaged items, or cut stencils and stencil information on containers, such as lot numbers or shipping destinations.

Stock and sort product for packaging or filling machine operation, and replenish packaging supplies, such as wrapping paper, plastic sheet, boxes, cartons, glue, ink, or labels.

Package the product in the form in which it will be sent out, for example, filling bags with flour from a chute or spout.

Inspect and remove defective products and packaging material.

Start machine by engaging controls.

Remove finished packaged items from machine and separate rejected items.

Count and record finished and rejected packaged items.

Perform production duties such as manual lifting, packaging, taping, labeling operations and sorting.

Move product and inventory using a forklift and bin system.

Report defective materials or questionable conditions to the department supervisor.

Execute and document quality inspections per SOP.

Maintain the work area and equipment in a clean and orderly condition and follow prescribed safety regulations.

Break down cardboard for recycling.

Sweeps and cleans work areas.

Perform related duties as required by supervision.

Required Qualifications

Must have high school diploma or GED.

Understand and follow basic verbal and written instructions.

Effectively communicate information and respond to questions from various levels within the organization.

Possess basic mathematical skills: addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.

Perform basic visual quality inspections on products.

Maintain the production pace of other team members.

Utilize power tools and various equipment as needed to perform duties.

Must be certified or become certified in operation of forklift.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essentials 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 extreme heat and extreme cold.

The employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; and fumes and/or airborne particles.

The noise level in the workplace is generally loud.

Must be able to lift 55 pounds on a continuous basis.

Job Requirements Must have high school diploma or GED.
Understand and follow basic verbal and written instructions.
Effectively communicate information and respond to questions from various levels within the organization.
Possess basic mathematical skills: addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.
Perform basic visual quality inspections on products.
Maintain the production pace of other team members.
Utilize power tools and various equipment as needed to perform duties.
Must be certified or become certified in operation of forklift.

To apply, please send your resume to covingtontn@staffmark.com