Dole Packaged Foods

Production Technician II- 2nd Shift

Job Location US-GA-McDonough
ID
2022-2434
Category
Manufacturing
Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

Dole Packaged Foods is a purpose led health and wellness organization that “champions a more equitable world.” A world where everyone has the right to nutrition from the goodness of the earth and we reduce these gaps, one action at a time.

 

PRIMARY PURPOSE OF POSITION:
Under supervision responsible for the safe production and quality of Frozen Fruit through the operation, maintenance and sanitation of food production and packaging equipment. May perform the following tasks including lifting, stacking, dumping, pushing and pulling of frozen fruit boxes. Adhere to all GMP, HACCP, safety, regulatory, and company policies and procedures.

Responsibilities

The statements below are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. May perform other duties as assigned.

 

  • Follow all company Safety Rules and Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP’s) and adhere to JSA guidelines.
  • Follow all SOP’s (standard operating procedures) for the operation of the equipment used
  • Produce high quality products in a safe and healthful manner
  • Set up machinery ensuring all production materials are available
  • Operate and monitor equipment and replenish materials as needed
  • Follow specific machine operating procedures and make adjustments as necessary
  • Follow daily set up and/or shutdown procedures
  • Maintain accurate production records
  • Make adjustments to check weighers, metal detectors and codes as required
  • Expected to achieve established performance standards.
  • Maintain appropriate level of raw materials as required, to ensure production lines incur minimal down time
  • Work in all areas of production and packaging, as assigned, which includes operating, being in close proximity to and crossing over or under machinery.
  • Ability to perform the essential functions of the job and perform as a member of a team
  • Must be able to work any shift, overtime, weekends and/or holidays
  • Ability to follow written and verbal instructions
  • Complete routine documentation associated with the manufacture of product
  • Ability to identify visual defects and make correction as needed, and identify and distinguish between colors
  • Must be able to work in areas of varying temperatures
  • Relieve other associates as necessary
  • Maintain good housekeeping
  • Regular attendance
  • Perform all job duties and responsibilities in a compliant and ethical manner and in accordance with applicable Federal, State, and local laws as well as company policies and procedures
  • Must be able to follow the Dole Packaged Foods Code of Conduct
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS:
To 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 to perform the essential functions.

  • Ability to read, write and interpret documents such as box markings, labels, schedules, safety rules, GMP’s and general instructions.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of manufacturing process and equipment
  • Previous operating experience preferred
  • Ability to work in a high paced environment
  • Reliable attendance is an essential function of the job
  • Ability to operate manual and motorized pallet jack and walkie stacker


EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • High School graduate or equivalent preferred.


PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those an employee should possess to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Must be able to pass job specific Physical Ability Test (PAT)
  • Must be able to stand for 8+ hours on concrete and/or metal grating.
  • Must be able to lift, push and pull up to 60 lbs. on frequent basis.
  • Must be able to bend/stoop/squat/twist, kneel and turn throughout workday for varying lengths of time.
  • Must be able to reach with hands and arms below shoulder level to above shoulder level
  • Must be able to work in temperatures ranging from 40-47 degrees Fahrenheit
  • Must be able to squat and/or kneel and to bend on frequent basis
  • Must be able to climb stairs.
  • Requires climbing, standing, walking, squatting, kneeling, lifting and other physical movements to perform job.
  • Specific vision abilities required include close vision, distance vision and ability to adjust focus

Employment is contingent upon drug screen, background verification and skills test required for some positions.


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.

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