Job Description: Perform essential functions of the case packer.
Assist previous shift operators with clean up, if needed.
Responsible for startup, including checking silos, shakers, check weigher, code date, glue pot and metal detectors. Ensure the code date is correct, glue pot has correct temperature and is full. Take carton tare weights.
Perform size/format changes to machines as per production schedule. Clean up and break down of cartons or cases.
Relieve other operators for breaks.
Complete quality checks on carton, bags and case to ensure bag seal, glue seal, proper weight and metal detector is functioning property; and take corrective action if applicable.
Effectively communicate with forklift driver to replenish necessary supplies.
Communicate with Quality Assurance technician or supervisor regarding any questionable product.
Communicate and partner with maintenance technicians and other operations as needed to resolve line problems.
Operate and monitor processing line to prevent problems and to guarantee that pasta is within quality specification.
Maintain and control process values (recipe values) through a computerized process.
Conduct format change when a new product is run.
Make physical checks of all aspects of the line on an hourly basis to ensure proper operation of all equipment and production of pasta.
Clean out lines when per cleaning procedures.