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Packaging Technician - 2nd Shift

Greentop, Missouri
Job Type
6 Sep 2022

Position Summary

Packages Ready to Eat (RTE) products by feeding, catching, metal detecting, palletizing, etc. to ensure high-quality products that meet customer, Quality Assurance (QA), and United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) specifications to guarantee satisfaction.

Essential Functions include but not limited to the following:

• Wears the correct Food Safety garments including: frock, gloves, aprons, sleeves, hairnet, beard nets, etc. in designated areas of the packaging process.

• Catch the correct amount of sticks and filling the caddy with the correct product. • Check film, printer, cutting mechanisms, and other packaging machine functions to ensure high quality of products.

• Set up, check and document the printer for lot and best by information on finished product package.

• Feed the correct size, color, and quality meat product into the packaging machine.

• Provide packaging machine with lugs, film, labels, etc. in order to keep production running smoothly.

• Cut meat products to the correct customer specifications and label each lug / rack as necessary to keep products separate.

• Watch smokehouse cook cycles to ensure timely cutting of meat products. • Responsible for counting products and packaging finished product.

• Clean and sanitize packaging equipment / room before each use, break, lunch/supper, or any other production disruption.

• Change out and set up machines to the correct specifications for each product. • Prepare labels and products for shipment.

• Verify the correct information on product labels, packaging labels, film, caddies, boxes, etc.

• Document accurate information on Metal Detector and Printer check sheets. • Wrap and label pallets for shipment.

• Make and check labels for boxes, caddies, and any other packaging materials that are necessary.

• Stock finished product and packaging materials neatly on racks.

• Metal Detector monitoring, maintaining, calibrating and using screens, sieves, filters or other technologies to remove or detect foreign matter shall be documented.

• Unload and load trailers, verify Bill of Lading (BOL)/packing slips, fill out documents for incoming and outgoing trailer sheets, and scan products in to Vista Trac.

• Scan product, film, and any other materials into batch to maintain precise inventory in Vista Trac.

• Will need to be able to lift 60+ lbs. on a daily basis. • Wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) as necessary for the job.

• Follows Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs), and all Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulations.

• Report any food safety, food defense, internal or external damage to building, and equipment failure to supervisors.

• Assume the responsibilities of other Packaging Technician(s), Packaging Manager and/or Warehouse Manager in their absence.

• Assist in other departments as needed. • Other duties may be assigned based on company needs.


2nd Shift Hours: 3:00pm - 12:00a (Monday - Friday)
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  • Job Reference: 705561019-2
  • Date Posted: 6 September 2022
  • Location: Greentop, Missouri
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Manufacturing Operations
  • Job Type: Permanent