Bag Machine Operator
We are seeking a Poly Bag Machine Operator to join our team. This
position is responsible for operating and maintaining the VFFS
machines (Vertical Form Fill and Seal).
The position will work in a coordinated effort with Plant
Manager Plant, Production Manager, Quality Assurance staff, and
Production Supervisors to maintain the highest level of cleanliness,
product safety, efficiency and profitability. Shall maintain written
daily production records.
Essential functions include:
work instructions and directives for daily
Performs pre-production set up of poly bag scale and
Responsible for highest possible quality formed
pouch bag, and accurate weights per individual
Programs codes on film printer as per work
Programs and adjusts knowledge/training for metal
detector and x-ray machines.
Schedules preventative maintenance on knives, jaws
and lubrication points.
Responsible for keeping poly bag machine(s) and
vicinity clean at all times.
Responsible for cleaning forming tubes and cleaning
knives/heaters at the end of shift.
Documents any issues with machines in detail for
notification to Maintenance staff.
Studies technical publications related to machinery
for increased effectiveness.
Trains machine operator staff when necessary.
Works in a safe manner and follows all state, local
and corporate safety regulations.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Ability to follow instructions and use effective
time management and organizational skills.
Ability to adapt, with minimal or no advance notice,
to changes in production schedule.
Demonstrated ability to safely operate machinery.
Must adapt, with minimal or no advance notice, to
changes in how business is conducted and work is
Must be able to communicate in both written and oral forms in
English. Must work well with other people, take direction and be
willing to learn. An equivalent combination of education and
experience may be substituted that provides the skills, knowledge
and abilities to perform the essential functions of this position.
Working Conditions/Physical Requirements:
Work is performed both indoors and outdoors; in a food processing
plant with a high noise level, storage coolers/facilities and in an
office environment. Position
requires working around processing plant equipment, farm equipment,
and transport trucks. Must
be physically capable of working long hours (seasonally), working
outdoors, standing for long periods of time and operating farm
equipment and vehicles.
cover letter, resume and employment
firstname.lastname@example.org or mail to:
HR Dept. Sakuma Bros. Farms, P.O. Box 427, Burlington, WA
Sakuma Bros. Farms Employment Application