Bag Catcher

Walton, KY 41094

Post Date: 03/29/2018 Job ID: FLOR-7106-0030 Industry: Manufacturing Pay Rate: $13.43/hr starting pay

Position Summary:

 Responsible for catching and inspecting bags, ensuring that product meets our quality standards, with minimal waste. 

 

Essential Functions & Key Responsibilities:

 

  • Continuously perform all required tasks in a safe manner, adhering to all established safety rules and procedures. Must take immediate action to correct and/or report any unsafe conditions and hazards.
  • Utilize lockout/tagout as required, following established policy; ensure guarding is in place at all times.
  • Keep work area clean and organized, per standards.
  • Ensure that work is being performed in a manner to produce quality products, according to our quality requirements and specifications.
  • Follow all applicable food service policies and procedures.
  • Follow all PPE policies, wearing steel toed shoes, hearing protection, safety glasses, hair nets/beard nets, etc. as required.
  • Meet production targets set by management.
  • Catch bags as they come off machine.
  • Inspect bags for flaws in quality, assembly, print or other problems, and reject those that do not meet standards set by management.
  • Place proper amount of bags into sleeve in the press.
  • Report machine adjustments and repairs to be done to Machine Tender/Collator Tender/Adjuster Supervisor.
  • Inspect bales to ensure they are sealed properly and meet quality standards before banding together and placing on skid.
  • Band bales together.
  • Place labels on bales, making sure they are marked correctly, neatly and are upright.
  • Spot check bales to make sure correct amount of bags are enclosed        (i.e, 250, 500).
  • Place acceptable bales on skids by using proper lifting techniques.

     

  • Ensure machine is shut off to prevent machine damage in a timely fashion.
  • Must be able to keep up with budgeted machine speed.
  • Assist Machine Tender/Collator Tender, if needed, while he/she performs work on machines during downtime, assisting in stripping and changing rolls and in clean-up.
  • Keep accurate production reports, ensuring all required forms are filled out completely, accurately and legibly.
  • Safely clean print when needed while machine is not
  • Perform roll changes as necessary.
  • If no specific work instructions are given, clean-up is to be performed at your normal work area.
  • Meet/achieve safety, quality, production, waste and housekeeping  goals as set forth by management.
  • Other miscellaneous duties as assigned by management.

 

 

RESUME REQUIRED

-Willing to submit and pass a pre-employment drug screen
-Willing to submit and pass a pre-employment criminal background check

 

Candidate Requirements:

  • Reading, writing and basic math skills are needed to complete paperwork.
  • This is an entry level position.
  • Must have ability to discern detail and make decisions about bag quality.
  • Must be able to keep up with pace of machine.

 

Physical Requirements:

 

  • Lifting; a minimum of 50 lbs. *Sack Dept requires 70 lbs.*
  • Carrying; a minimum of 50 lbs. *Sack Dept requires 70 lbs*
  • Pulling; 2 hours
  • Pushing; 3 hours
  • Reaching above shoulders
  • Use of fingers
  • Walking; 8 hours, excluding breaks
  • Standing; 8 hours, excluding breaks
  • Kneeling; 2 hours
  • Bending; 4 hours
  • Climbing;4 hours
  • Visual ability
  • Depth perception
  • Ability to distinguish color
  • Hearing ability

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