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Packaging Operator

Company: Lignetics Inc.
Location: Arcade
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Description:Packaging OperatorSalary: $16/hr - 18/hr+Job Type: Full-time** Pre-employment background check and drug screen required.Responsibilities:The packaging operator is required to perform two functions: the bagging operation and the baler operation. The packaging operator must maintain the ability to perform both bagging and baler functions as determined by the Shift Leads.Operate machinery in a productive manner using the established safety guidelines and procedures.Responsible for assisting other production areas, as needed.Move and wrap completed products.Assist the Shift Leads to start and stop the pellet mills.Communicate any moisture or material problems to Shift Lead.Maintain a clean workstation.Other duties as assigned. The Bagging Operation:Responsible for operating a variety of machinery, primarily bagging and baler machines, shrink wrapping machines, forklifts, pallet jack, and bag sealer.Stacking bags on pallets, putting covers on pallets and placing finished goods in the correct warehouse location.Position requires accurate completion of the Bagger production report, filling pellet sample cups every ton for quality control information, and tagging pallet with Quality Control tag with initials, date, ton number, and the shift the pallet was completed. The Baler Operation: Stacking bales on pallets, sealing bales with an iron, and wrapping pallets.Position requires accurate completion of the Baler Operator production report, checking bale weight, and recording information on various reports and quality control tags. Qualifications/Education:High School diploma or GED preferred.Prior forklift and production line experience preferred.Must have a good eye, hand, and foot coordination.Must be able to pass the company forklift training.Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs and stand for a minimum of 7 hours per day.Required to read and interpret scales.Requires mechanical aptitude and troubleshooting skills to adjust the weight and timing of baler and various other simple maintenance problems.Requires the ability to do simple math calculations. Benefits:Annual bonusPellet purchase program2 weeks paid time off.Full benefits - vision/dentalFlexible schedulesLignetics SWAG gear to include an annual pair of work boots & other PPE. About Lignetics, Inc.Lignetics, Inc. offers clean, renewable solutions. We have 30 years of experience innovating eco-friendly essentials for everyday life. Lignetics manufactures a variety of consumer brands in several different categories including wood pellets for home heating, BBQ pellets for grilling, wood pellets and shavings for animal bedding, and a wood fiber-based cat litter. Each of our products have unique features and benefits but are all linked with a wonderful recycled, renewable, sustainable, and carbon neutral story. We turn recycled sawdust into value-add, branded consumer products. PM21Requirements:PI201945917

Keywords: Lignetics Inc., Buffalo , Packaging Operator, Other , Arcade, New York

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