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Packaging Machine Operator 2nd and 3rd shift

Independence Lee's Summit, MO
  • Expired: 25 days ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

Packaging Operator Essential Job Functions

  • Set up and operate vertical form-fill-seal and folding carton equipment for the purposes of packaging dry pasta products for distribution in the retail and food service markets.
  • Set up and operate automated case packing equipment
  • Set up and operate ink jet date and case coding equipment
  • Operate and monitor conveyors, elevators, and pallet stackers
  • Operate powered industrial trucks (forklifts)
  • Maintain a clean and safe work environment
  • Lift, stack, and perform other various tasks, as needed

Processing (press) Operator Essential Job Functions

  • Performs die format and recipe changes on Short and Long Goods press as procedures require.
  • Constantly reviews the processing operation and parameters to monitor production and quality, anticipating and solving problems in a timely manner, and identifying opportunities for improvement.
  • Maintains adequate records of key production variables such as production volume, yield, plant uptime, utility consumption, etc., on a daily, weekly, and/or monthly basis, as required.
  • Regularly monitors Die Washing operations and Flour Unloading operations.
  • Participates in projects that improve efficiency and/or reduce operating costs.
  • Communicates directly with QA laboratory to ensure effective participation in the implementation of QA policies and procedures.
  • Samples and tests process streams as required by the QA program and procedures.
  • Maintains QA records.
  • Understands and interprets QA results and takes appropriate action when required.
  • Communicates directly with the maintenance department to coordinate maintenance and repair work in process areas.
  • Performs preventive maintenance activities as required.
  • Assists maintenance technicians in performing maintenance and repairs.
  • Assists with diagnosing and trouble-shooting maintenance related issues.
  • Works in a safe manner at all times.


Minimum Education: High School diploma or equivalent GED certification

Minimum Experience: 1+ years experience in a manufacturing environment desired. Food processing/packaging machine experience is preferred.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Must have a general knowledge of basic computer operation. The ability to enter data and parameters into equipment touch screens is required. Must be able to independently analyze and solve problems.


Call (816) 886-0622 for more information.


Lee's Summit, MO