Job Description SummaryThis position is responsible for operating the automatic palletizer, related conveyor systems, stretchwrap machines, and manifesting equipment.
Follow all plant safety policies and procedures. Be actively involved in safety, participate in safety programs, engaged in safety activities, perform risk assessments and demonstrate ownership as well as leadership in personal safety and the safety of other team members.
Start-up and shut down palletizers, wrappers and related conveyor systems. While the system is in operation, troubleshoot mechanical operations of equipment. Check for and pull out damaged cases coming through the system. Set up proper sequence for 9 block patterns of stacking. Insert slipsheets in proper location in pallets of cases. During times when the palletizer is down, assist in hand stacking cases. Be available to put pallets in the pallet dispenser when necessary.
Communicate effectively with Maintenance, Package Operations, Forklift Operators and Supervisors.
Set Case configuration
Load Pallets in the dispenser using forklift
Pull off damaged cases
Address mis-stacked pallets
Load Slip sheets, tie sheets and stretch wrap
Print Manual tickets, print Bulk tickets, and change ticket media as necessary
Unload pallets from the trailer and load broken pallets on to the trailer.
Jog pallets on ATL feed System as needed
Pull off rejected pallets from the ATL System as necessary
Will provide relief to Tote Dump Operator
May be required to use a 2 way radio.
Required to use a computer touch screen to monitor and control equipment.
Perform housekeeping duties as needed to keep equipment and area clean.
Follow good housekeeping practices and GMP's.
Wear required PPE.
Actively participate in AMD activities; Maintain Centerlines and CIL's.
Perform any other duties as assigned by a Team Leader
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and abilities required for this job. To successfully perform this job an individual must:
Ability to be Sanitation trained and qualified as it is a required aspect of the position.
Ability to be Lock Out/Tag Out trained and qualified as it is a required aspect of the position.
Ability to be trained and Forklift Certified as Forklift Certification is required.
Read, understand, and obey all plant rules and practice safety as outlined in the employee handbook.
Practice proper body mechanics and safe lifting techniques.
Be knowledgeable of the potential hazards and safety procedures associated with the task being performed.
Actively practice and abide by all Company work, safety, and personal hygiene rules and regulations as outlined in the employee handbook.
Education: High school diploma or general education degree (GED) preferred.
Language Skills: Effectively communicate in English verbally and in writing. Ability to understand instructions and follow directions in English.
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