Packing Operator
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New Hope Mills is located in Auburn, NY and is home to well-known pancake mixes and our growing Store and Cafe. We're currently looking to hire a Packing Operator. This individual will be responsible for performing various tasks to support packing dry-mix into finished units. New Hope Mills offers a positive work environment, paid time off,  as well as health and dental insurance, a 401k program, and life insurance. Hours are generally Monday-Friday, 7-3:30 (adjusted according to company and market conditions). We're looking for a motivated, organized and hardworking individual to fill this role.

Responsibilities

  • Fill food packages with the dry-mix product according to production schedule and production specifications
  • Ensure all packaged products are the correct weight and are of good quality
  • Ensure date codes are correct and match up with desired specifications
  • Operate various industrial machinery such as augers, conveyors, hand sifters, scales, sewing machines, sealing machines, filling machines, boxing machines, metal detectors, air spray devices, and vacuums
  • Cross-train and switch between multiple workstations in the parking area
  • Perform equipment cleaning and change-overs according to the production schedule
  • Perform packing area cleaning according to cleaning schedules
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Required Skills

  • Basic math skills
  • Finger and hand dexterity and necessary endurance for repeated tasks
  • Perform tasks that will result in contact with some food allergens (the company will advise)
  • Ability to stand and maneuver for long periods of time
  • High School Diploma/GED equivalent
  • Demonstrate commitment to quality, efficiency, and integrity
  • Regularly required to sit, stand, walk, bend, push, pull. and regularly lift objects of up to 50lbs.
  • Ability to work as a team, communicate and follow directions
  • Ability to pass a drug test

Desired Skills

  • 2+ years of similar position
  • Proficiency in the basic use of computers
  • Machinery operation experience, especially Pallet Jack and Forklift experience
  • Experience in the manufacturing and food industry

 

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