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Poly Operator

Company: McCain Foods USA, Inc.
Location: Othello
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

Position Title: Poly OperatorPosition Type: Regular - Full-TimePosition Location: OthelloRequisition ID: 7587This role has an introduction rate of $19.50 and once fully trained, the role will be $21.66We are expanding our existing operations at McCain foods in Othello, making it an exciting time to join our team! McCain Foods USA, Inc., a division of McCain foods Limited, the world's largest producer of frozen french fries, announced a $300 million investment in its Othello, Washington facility in May of 2019. This expansion adds a 170,000 square-foot expansion and brings 180 new jobs to the Othello community. In line with our values and our overall global commitment to sustainability, this investment also brings environmental efficiencies, reducing the facility's carbon footprint while doubling its production, underlining McCain's commitment to sustainability.Come and grow with us at McCain in Othello where we offer a safety-first mindset, competitive wages and a comprehensive benefits package; which includes medical, dental, vision, PTO, and a 401(k) with Company match. Further, McCain foods supports our personnel to develop, cross-train and more. Apply today!SUMMARYOperates food packaging machine and related equipment, such as scales, bagger, metal detector, bag conveyor, case erector and case machine efficiently in relation to material usage, product waste, and weight control. Performs sanitation duties of the work area including the machines.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESPromotes and adheres to company safety work rules and regulations.Operates packaging machine and related equipment.Performs machine preventative maintenance checks, diagnostic checks, and routine adjustments on equipment.Monitors and corrects codes on finished product bags according to customer specifications.Monitors product flow from feed shakers, Ishida's, and Bosch.Documents packaging machinery data.Performs standardized testing and control measurements.Ensures equipment runs efficiently and outputs quality productCleans packaging machines.Attends and participates in all annual, departmental, and job specific required training and monthly informational meetings.Communicates any problems or changes in production or quality to supervisor and appropriate personnel.Understands and adheres to the concepts and techniques of the quality process in order to ensure a quality operation.Keeps area clean and orderly in accordance with Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP's).Helps to build and promote a strong "Teamwork" environment in each individual work group, the Factory, and the Company.Participates in continuous improvement process.Must adhere to the McCain Code of Conduct.The employee may be required to successfully complete the orientation and training provided during the first ninety- (90) days of employment.SCOPE OF AUTHORITYResponsibility to monitor work areas, watch for suspicious behavior and report any concerns regarding unidentified visitors and/or unauthorized personnel.Authority to question and take appropriate measures regarding the safety of themselves, other employees, products, and equipment.Responsibility of maintaining a high standard of cleanliness throughout the food processing facility, especially where any raw or finished product is produced.Authority to report and/or eliminate hazards to the safety of the food that is produced in the facility.REQUIRED TRAININGMcCain Safety Policy/Accident ReportingAnnual HACCP/GMP's TrainingAnnual Sexual Harassment Awareness TrainingPlant Emergency Evacuation Training/Emergency ResponseRight-To-KnowLockout-Tag outLadder SafetyFall Protection/PPE'sConfined SpaceHot WorkBlood-borne PathogensKey-Element TrainingCrisis ManagementMCE TrainingOther Training as RequiredQUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTSTo perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCEHigh school diploma or general education degree (GED); or six months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.LANGUAGE SKILLSAbility to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.MATHEMATICAL SKILLSAbility to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to interpret bar graphs.REASONING ABILITYAbility to apply commonsense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few variables in standardized situations.CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONSThe operator will have to successfully complete the orientation and training provided during the first 90 days of employment.WORK ENVIRONMENTThe work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works near moving mechanical parts and is regularly exposed to vibration. The employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles and risk of electrical shock. The employee is occasionally exposed to extreme cold.The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.POTENTIAL HAZARDS AND ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORSMechanical (potential for injury due to moving conveyor poly machine, and automatic caser, also potential for being struck by moving objects such as dynapak chair, poly roll, etc.)ElectricalChemicals (cleaning)Fumes, odors, box fiber dustWet or slippery surfacesVibrationNoise (hearing protection required)Concrete floor, uneven footingFallsKnife (cutting poly wrap on caser bundles)Inside temperature variable: 60-90 degrees F.Stair steps/ladderProduct jacksPHYSICAL DEMANDSThe physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.SUMMARY OF PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS FOR FORKLIFT OPERATORWork positions (# hours, % of work shift, # times/shift):Sitting 10-20% (option to stand)Standing 80-100% (option to sit)Walking 5-50% (frequently)Climbing moveable ladder Occasionally (1-33%)Leaning forward Frequently (34-66%)Trunk rotation/twisting Frequently to continuously (34-80%)Bending/stooping/crouching Occasionally (1-33%)Weight lifting requirementsMaximum weight: 6-50 lbs. Type of object: Filled boxes/cases. Requires lifting wide range of weights ranging from empty boxes to full cases and bundles of empty boxes up to 50 lbs. In addition, the employee must occasionally adjust poly rolls.Pushing: Pushing cases onto conveyor. Frequently. Force Carrying: 36 lbs. Frequently Use of upper extremitiesHorizontal reaching: Frequently (34-66%) 12-22 inch reach.Vertical reach height: Frequently (34-66%) Ranges from floor to above shoulder. Moving conveyor belt height: 33 inches from floor.Grasping/handling: Frequently 34-66% Handles 5-6 lb bags of product. Dynamometer grip strength: 20-40 lbs.Fine manipulation: Handling individual boxes.Hand Use: Requires use of both hands (Continuously 66- 100%)Sensory requirements:Visual acuity and alertness. Required for operating bagging machine, identifying problems and for safety due to moving equipment.Speech/communication/hearing. Required ability to inform supervisor or other employees of problems. Requires ability to listen and follow any special instructions relating to safety or job performance.Touch. Must be able to use fingers to grasp objects, etc.Able to perform all job safety requirements.Average hours per work shift: 12 hours Time spent inside: 100%Availability of task rotation: Completion of inspection jobs as needed.Personal protective equipment furnished by companySimple computer skills.Other: Requires moderate degree of manual and mental skill, initiative, and independence. Requires reasonable care to avoid minor product or equipment losses. Requires considerable care to avoid moderate injuries to self. Requires standing with extensive movements in one area for long periods of time. Occasionally requires individual to be in awkward positions. Caution is required when working around equipment including automatic caser and bagging machine to keep hands clear of moving parts when removing jams and adjusting machines. Proper body mechanics need to be practiced whether lifting, pushing, sweeping, bending, stooping, crouching, etc.The above statements are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and skills required for the position. Flexibility and improvement of job skills are essential to all positions at McCain Foods USA, Inc.McCain Foods is an equal opportunity employer. We see value in ensuring we have a diverse, antiracist, inclusive, merit-based, and equitable workplace. As a global family-owned company we are proud to reflect the diverse communities around the world in which we live and work. We recognize that diversity drives our creativity, resilience, and success and makes our business stronger.McCain is an accessible employer. If you require an accommodation throughout the recruitment process (including alternate formats of materials or accessible meeting rooms), please let us know and we will work with you to meet your needs.Your privacy is important to us. By submitting personal data or information to us, you agree this will be handled in accordance with the Global Privacy PolicyJob Family: ManufacturingDivision: USDepartment: Production 2Location(s): Othello || US - United States of America : Arizona : Phoenix || US - United States of America : California : Colton || US - United States of America : California : Los Angeles || US - United States of America : California : Palo Alto || US - United States of America : California : San Francisco || US - United States of America : Colorado : Denver || US - United States of America : Florida : Orlando || US - United States of America : Georgia : Atlanta || US - United States of America : Idaho : Boise || US - United States of America : Idaho : Burley || US - United States of America : Idaho : Fruitland || US - United States of America : Idaho : Nampa || US - United States of America : Illinois : Chicago || US - United States of America : Illinois : Lisle || US - United States of America : Illinois : Oakbrook Terrace || US - United States of America : Indiana : Indianapolis || US - United States of America : Kansas : Kansas City || US - United States of America : Kentucky : Louisville || US - United States of America : Maine : Easton || US - United States of America : Maine : Presque Isle || US - United States of America : Maryland : Baltimore || US - United States of America : Massachusetts : Boston || US - United States of America : Michigan : Armada || US - United States of America : Michigan : Detroit || US - United States of America : Michigan : Newark || US - United States of America : Minnesota : Minneapolis || US - United States of America : Missouri : Saint Louis || US - United States of America : Nebraska : Grand Island || US - United States of America : Nebraska : Lincoln || US - United States of America : Nebraska : Omaha || US - United States of America : New Jersey : Lodi || US - United States of America : New York : New York || US - United States of America : North Carolina : Charlotte || US - United States of America : Ohio : Cleveland || US - United States of America : Ohio : Columbus || US - United States of America : Oregon : Portland || US - United States of America : Other : Reference job description || US - United States of America : Pennsylvania : Philadelphia || US - United States of America : Pennsylvania : Pittsburgh || US - United States of America : Tennessee : Memphis || US - United States of America : Tennessee : Nashville || US - United States of America : Texas : Dallas || US - United States of America : Texas : Fort Worth || US - United States of America : Texas : Houston || US - United States of America : Virginia : Virginia Beach || US - United States of America : Washington : Othello || US - United States of America : Washington : Seattle || US - United States of America : Wisconsin : Appleton || US - United States of America : Wisconsin : Fort Atkinson || US - United States of America : Wisconsin : Milwaukee || US - United States of America : Wisconsin : Plover || US - United States of America : Wisconsin : Rice Lake || US - United States of America : Wisconsin : Wisconsin RapidsCompany: McCain Foods USA, Inc.

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