Packaging Machine Op

Packaging Machine Operator

Department: Production

Reports to: Production Manager

Summary: Tends machine that performs one or more packaging functions such as filling, marking, labeling, banding, tying, packing, or wrapping containers by performing the following duties.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:

  • Starts machine and observes operation to detect malfunctions of machine.

  • Stops machine and reports malfunction to supervisor.

  • Makes minor adjustments or repairs such as opening valves, changing forming and cutting dies, setting guides, or clearing away damaged product bags.

  • Inspects filled container to ensure that product is packaged according to specifications.

  • Replenishes packaging supplies such as plastic film.

  • Mounts supplies on spindles or places supplies in hopper or other feeding devices.

  • Attaches information on container such as lot number or product number etc.

  • Moves controls on machine to adjust temperature, pressure, and time cycle.

  • Loads feeding mechanism with rolls of plastic material.

  • Verify correct and complete labeling being printed.

Education and/or Experience

Required: 1 year or more experience in Packaging Machine Operating within a produce processing plant or related manufacturer.

Other Skills and Abilities

  • Team player who will exceed assigned responsibilities and assist others to reach objectives

  • Native intellectual curiosity and mental stamina

  • Willingness and ability to work occasional long and sometimes irregular hours including working night shifts, weekends and holiday hours.

Other Qualifications

  • Able to travel/relocate to and from Yuma, AZ as required

Work Environment

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is exposed to a cold (34-36 degrees F) and wet manufacturing environment, the smell of chlorine and ammonia, outside weather conditions, uneven walking surfaces, heavy machinery, forklift traffic and loud noise.



Sales & Main Office

19065 Portola Drive
Salinas, CA 93908

Processing Plant

1275 San Justo Road
San Juan Bautista, CA 95045

Processing Plant (Winter Season)

2955 S Avenue 2½ E
Yuma, AZ 85365


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