McCain Foods Packaging Laborer D Shift in Othello, Washington

Packaging Laborer D Shift

Company McCain Foods USA Inc.

Job Description JobDescriptionSUMMARY Responsible for inspecting finished product to ensure that it meets safety and quality requirements. Helps with daily sanitation and clean-ups. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES · Promotes and adheres to company safety work rules and regulations.· Sorts and inspects finished product looking for defects, off-cuts or foreign material discarding unusable product in appropriate waste container.· Discards of unsuitable product or foreign material.· Strips out held product and re-casing as necessary. · Makes tickets for totes. · Attends and participates in all annual, departmental, and job specific required training and monthly informational meetings.· Communicates any problems or changes in production or quality to supervisor and appropriate personnel.· Understands and adheres to the concepts and techniques of the quality process in order to ensure a quality operation.· Keeps area clean and orderly in accordance with Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP’s).· Helps to build and promote a strong “Teamwork” environment in each individual work group, the Factory, and the Company.· Participates in continuous improvement process. The employee may be required to successfully complete the orientation and training provided during the first ninety- (90) days of employment. REPRESENTATION Must adhere to the McCain Code of Conduct. SCOPE OF AUTHORITY Responsibility to monitor work areas, watch for suspicious behavior and report any concerns regarding unidentified visitors and/or unauthorized personnel. Authority to question and take appropriate measures regarding the safety of themselves, other employees, products, and equipment. Responsibility of maintaining a high standard of cleanliness throughout the food processing facility, especially where any raw or finished product is produced. Authority to report and/or eliminate hazards to the safety of the food that is produced in the facility. REQUIRED TRAINING McCain Safety Policy/Accident Reporting Annual HACCP/GMP’s Training Annual Sexual Harassment Awareness Training Plant Emergency Evacuation Training/Emergency Response Right-To-Know Lockout-Tag out Ladder Safety Fall Protection/PPE’s Confined Space Hot Work Blood-borne Pathogens Key-Element Training Crisis Management MQP Training Other Training as Required QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE High school diploma or general education degree (GED). LANGUAGE SKILLS Ability to read a limited number of two- and three-syllable words and to recognize similarities and differences between words and between series of numbers. Ability to print and speak simple sentences. MATHEMATICAL SKILLS Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10's and 100's. Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume, and distance. REASONING ABILITY Ability to apply commonsense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations. PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described 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 individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. SUMMARY OF PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS OF PACKAGING LABORER 1. Work positions (#hours, % of work shift, or # times/shift)a. Sitting……………………..… 20% (option to stand)b. Standing……………………... 70-90% (8-10 hours with option to sit)c. Walking……………………... 10% (distances up to 250 feet)d. Climbing stairs………………. Up to 17 steps to break room e. Leaning forward……………. Frequently (34-66%) f. Trunk rotation/twisting……… Occasionally (1-33%) g. Bending/stooping/crouching… Occasionally (1-33% up to 6 times/shift). Low overhand 47 Inches high requires bending/stooping. 1. Weight lifting requirements:a. Lifting up to a 50 lbs. box. b. Carrying up to 50 lbs. for 50 feet on even surface. 1. Use of upper extremitiesa. Horizontal reaching: 15 ½ inches (width of moving belt = 24 – 25 inches) Continuously (67-100%)b. Vertical reaching: Shoulder to waist height. (Continuously 67-100%)c. Heights of tables/moving belt from floor: 34-35 ½ inches. Add back: 38 ½ inchesd. Grasping/handling: Continuously (67-100%). Light handling. e. Fine manipulation/fingering: continuously (67-100%)f. Frequency/repetitions: Continuousg. Dexterity: Fine to mediumh. Hand Use: One, two, alternating use of both handsi. Types of motions/movements: Opening and closing fingers, grasping, sorting, repetitive finger, wrist, elbow, arm movements. 1. Sensory requirements:a. Visual acuity and alertness(i.e. for inspecting, sorting, as well as for safety due to moving belts/equipment) b. Speech/communication/hearing. (Requires ability to inform supervisor of operator of changes in quality, production, problems, etc. Requires ability to listen and follow any special instructions pertaining to safety, problems, etc.)c. Finger tip acuity. 1. Physical agility/flexibility: Low to med. Must be able to climb/descend stairs, stoop to clear 47 inch height. 2. Able to perform all job safety requirements. 3. Able to perform all company handling and sanitation standards. 4. Average hours per work shift: 8 hours. Time spent inside: 100% 5. Availability of task rotation: At least ever 2 hours. Not allowed to leave lines unless replaced. Must be at work station continuously. 6. Personal protective equipment furnished by company (i.e. hard hat, hearing protections, aprons, etc.) WORK ENVIRONMENT 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 regularly works near moving mechanical parts and is regularly exposed to vibration. The employee occasionally works in outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud. POTENTIAL HAZARDS AND ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS 1. Mechanical (i.e. equipment, moving belts/conveyors, moving hyster) 2. Electrical 3. Hazardous chemicals 4. Fumes, odors 5. Mist/steam 6. Burns 7. Wet or slippery surfaces 8. Vibration 9. Noise (ear protective devices required) 10. Concrete floors, metal catwalks, uneven footing (i.e. hoses) 11. Stair steps 12. Inside temperature: Varies with area from clot to >80 degrees (40 degrees F. in hash brown sorting area) 13. Low metal overhang (47 inches) The above statements are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and skills required for the position. Flexibility and improvement of job skills are essential to all positions at McCain Foods USA, Inc.

  • McCain Foods is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of any legally protected status or characteristic. Minority/Female/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Disability/Veteran

    Function Packing

    Country United States of America

    State/Province/Region Washington

    City/Town Othello