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Job Title: Packaging Technician 3rd Shift 
Reports to: Production Supervisor
Department: Production 
Union Status: Local 22
Issued Date: 12/15/2020
Supersedes: N/A
Location: St. Paul

Position Overview: 

Responsible for set-up and operation of all packaging equipment, and quality of the Products being shipped. Responsible for all packaging line positions within the plant. Responsible for performing all packaging, sanitation, and shipping functions, including forklift.

Essential Job Functions: 

Monitor packaging line for maintenance, sanitation, packaging needs and/or deviations making adjustments as necessary.

Report mechanical problems to maintenance.

Recognize, report, and, if necessary, hold non-conforming (out of specification) or inferior product including proper slicing.

Set up packers for all products

Change packaging film, colored bands, and Thermal ribbons.

Pull broken trays and/or foreign matter from line.  Able to run the tray washer.

Abide by and ensure plant personnel are following all GMPs, Personal Safety, Food Safety, HACCP, and SQF Rules.  Adheres to the Baldinger Code of Conduct.

Other duties may be assigned as business necessitates.

Education and Experience/Knowledge Requirements: 

High School graduate or its equivalency in experience and/or training. 

Ability to do basic math and computation skills as well as possess verbal and written skills.

Forklift experience is preferred.

Physical Demands: 

 Able to stand for up to 12 hours, while working with and around machinery.

 Able to stoop, bend and crouch on a regular basis to check equipment or supplies in low-lying areas.

 Able to lift 50 pounds on a continuous basis.

 Able to push and/or pull wheeled carts of 100 to 500 pounds on a regular basis.

 Able to sweep, mop, and do general, as well as detailed, cleaning per SSOPs.

Able to climb ladders.

Additional Information: 

Essential position functions and education and experience are representative of the minimum levels of education, experience and knowledge required to perform the vital duties of this position.  The position description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment.  Baldinger Bakery reserves the right to revise or change essential position functions and/or required duties and responsibilities as the need arises.

 We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

Successful candidates will be required to consent to a pre-employment physical, and a drug screen.