Kettle Cuisine

Packager - 12 Hour Shifts - Days or Nights

  • Location:   Green Bay, WI
  • Position Type:   Full Time - Hourly

The packager position is responsible to perform all tasks conducted by the team in the assembly process and rotate through all or most of them rather than being assigned to a specific task on a permanent basis.

Role and Responsibilities

  • All Packagers follow a 2-2-3 schedule, meaning every other weekend off plus 2 or 3 days off during the week.
  • Responsible for operating, cleaning, and maintaining multiple pieces of manufacturing equipment. This may include material handling to the production line, set-up, changeover, operation and troubleshooting of all retail packaging equipment - spiral through Final Case palletizing.
  • Ensure finished product conforms to specifications.
  • Removes damaged products or supplies, as needed.
  • Responsible for production, package, and product changeovers.
  • Maintains required product inspection processes.
  • Performs basic troubleshooting and minor repairs to ensure production equipment runs efficiently.
  • Perform preventative maintenance, clear jams as well as set up for new production runs.
  • Operate all manufacturing equipment (including new technologies) efficiently and safely.
  • Maintain clean work area through good housekeeping practices.
  • Perform cleaning, inspection, and lubrication of equipment.
  • Keep daily records of down time and machine operations.
  • Work well with others in a team-oriented atmosphere.
  • Responsible for training other packaging machine operators or cross train other PMOMs.
  • Ability to understand and perform equipment changeovers in a timely manner.
  • Be able to quickly learn and explain the operating principals for assigned equipment.
  • Understand and perform manufacturer related sanitation and assembly tasks on equipment.
  • Be able to perform basic technical functions such as removing belts for cleaning and changing out basic damaged components.
  • Be able to notify and explain to maintenance when the assigned equipment is not running to center line.
  • Assist in the development of a lubrication schedule for the assigned equipment and execute the schedule.
  • Gain a subject matter expert level of understanding of the operational principles of the assigned equipment.
  • Ability to operate pallet jack.
  • Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
  • Follows all Good Manufacturing Practices as stated within the policy.
  • Follows all Safety rules & procedures by working safely and ensuring safety of others.
  • Follows all food safety procedures.
  • Follows all environmental protocols as applicable.
  • Follows all sanitation procedures and work instructions.

Qualifications and Experience

  • High school diploma of GED certificate.
  • 1 + years’ experience as a team leader in manufacturing facility. Perfervidly in food.
  • Bilingual in Spanish is a plus.

Required attributes

  • Must have high attention to detail.
  • Must be dependable, trustworthy, able to bring energy to the performance of a task and able to show consideration for and maintain good relations with others.
  • Ability to exhibit a professional and collaborative demeanor toward others; able to work productively with a variety of personalities and individuals.
  • Self-starter able to conceptualize and drive initiatives forward.
  • Positive attitude and motivated by contributing to the overall success of the team.
  • Able to develop strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Creative problem-solving skills.
  • Comfortable moving at a fast pace and in ambiguous environments.

In addition, the ideal candidate will have confidentiality, quality, accuracy, timeliness, reliability, and thoroughness of work performed; ability to gain the trust and respect of management team at the facility and employees, maintain the integrity of confidential business and product information; ability to communicate effectively and develop good working relationships with employees at all levels of the company, and ability to work with and through others is essential to accomplish goals and objectives of the Company. 


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