Country Pure Foods
Careers In Food: Post 06/01/2012
Requisition #: 201208
Company: Country Pure Foods
Recruiting Location: Ellington, CT
Job Type: Maintenance, Manufacturing, Production, Food/Beverage
Career Level: Entry Level
Relocation Offered: Not Offered
Travel Required: None
Compensation: $11.50/hr - $12.00/hr + $.20/hr Shift Differential
2nd Shift Cup Filler Operator
Country Pure Foods
Country Pure Foods is one of the top independent juice processors in the country; delivering a fresh assortment of health, refreshing beverages to juice-lovers everywhere.
By competing in the Foodservice, Retail, Convenience Stores and Co-Pack channels, Country Pure Foods targets nationwide customer base with a broad line of products and packaging alternatives. Our innovative product line is supported through strong branding, national distribution, superior customer service, and the highest quality manufacturing in the nation.
Country Pure Foods is an Equal Opportunity Employer which maintains a smoke & tobacco free premises and offers a comprehensive benefits package and pleasant working environment.
For more information about our company, visit our website at www.juice4u.com
Country Pure Foods is seeking an energetic and conscientious individual to operate a cup filling machine involved in the filling and packaging of juice and water products.
Country Pure Foods offers a total rewards package that includes base salary plus additional weekend compensation, vacation and holiday pay, years of service awards, and a comprehensive benefits package offering that includes medical, dental, vision, prescription, and mail order prescription coverage, 401k, basic life insurance, optional life insurance, short and long term disability, medical and dependent care flexible spending accounts and more.
Duties and Responsibilities
Sets up and operates equipment in accordance with Standard Operating Procedures and safe operating guidelines.
Assures proper raw materials are available to run production in accordance with production schedule.
Maintains a continuous supply of cups, lids and folded boxes need to run production and properly utilize the Warehouse Management System (WMS) to reflect material usage.
Monitors materials and production to ensure quality and compliance with product specifications.
Performs hourly weight and vacuum checks on product.
Performs additional product quality testing measures as deemed appropriate by the Quality Assurance Department.
Completes associated production paperwork in a neat, accurate, and timely manner.
Documents any downtime affiliated with equipment or personnel deficiencies.
Operates picker to select product and place in cases.
Maintain clean and orderly work area.
Follows instructions and responds to management or lead direction.
Writes and speaks clearly and informatively and able to read and interpret written information.
Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness and completes work in timely manner.
Able to deal with frequent changes, delays, or unexpected events and reacts well under pressure.
Follows policies and procedures
Observes safety and security procedures and reports potentially unsafe conditions
Uses equipment and materials properly.
Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills
Is consistently at work and on time and commits to long hours or work when necessary to reach goals.
Possesses the Skills and Knowledge, and able to meet the Physical Demands and perform in the work environment described in the Work Environment section below.
Education and/or Experience
High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or six to twelve months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.
To perform this job successfully, an individual should be capable of basic computer skills and the use of a hand held Warehouse Management System scanning device.
The physical demands 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 individual’s with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and smell. The employee must intermittently list and/or move up to 35 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include color vision, close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
The 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 is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts an wet and/or humid conditions. The employee is sometimes exposed to extreme cold. The employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud and hearing protection is required in all production areas of the facility.