Snyder's Lance Packaging Technician (2:15-10:30 PM) in CHARLOTTE, North Carolina

Title: Packaging Technician (2:15-10:30 PM)

Location: United States-North Carolina-Charlotte

Job Number: 18763

Job Summary

The Packaging Technician is responsible for providing assistance in duties related to keeping the line running smoothly.

Leads direct activities for production focus on equipment and process.

Essential Job Duties

  • Leads team in line setup and changeover of product, identify critical controls, and issues.

  • Provides production run sheets to packaging machine operators to complete daily production run.

  • Updates production system and/or case total board with completed case counts in order to communicate production goals to next shift.

  • Maintains raw material inventory and communicates discrepancies as needed.

  • Sets up, and operates multiple machines in the packaging area.

  • Assists with keeping the production line consistently operating and clear of jams.

  • Responsible for basic trouble shooting and making minor adjustments as needed.

  • Aids the operation of packaging machinery by trouble shooting issues with codes, dates and prices.

  • Assists and/or submits maintenance work orders.

  • Performs or assists with Preventative Maintenance (PM) as needed.

  • Monitors and checks weights and product appearance as required.

  • Maintains and leads GMP, PPE, safety, and quality policy compliance – by following and setting an example and validating employee compliance.

  • Assists with communications to Quality Assurance on holds, changeovers, etc.

  • Assist supervisor in completing daily line paperwork on KPIs.

  • Reads and understands machine data.

  • May assist Packaging Coordinator or Supervisor with training of new employees and operators on the line.

  • If applicable, runs checks on metal detectors to ensure they are working properly.

  • Keeps work area aisles/exits clear and free from obstruction; removes trash from work area floor.

  • Supports and participates in Continuous Improvement initiatives including 5S (sort, set, shine, standardize, and sustain).

  • Follows instructions for safe lifting/carrying of various sizes, shapes and weights; identifies/reports issues with equipment; reports all job-related injuries to supervision.

  • May perform sanitation tasks as directed (including, but not limited to equipment washes which requires tear down and reassembly, seasoner cleanings, and wipeouts).

  • Mandatory overtime may be required.

  • May perform other duties as required.

Scope of Responsibility

May serve in a lead role to other employees.

Knowledge and Skill Requirements Attention to detail, mechanical ability.

  • Able to assist supervisor or packaging coordinator in leading team.

  • Must have good solid Computer skills.

  • Clearly express instructions and communications in talking and writing.

  • Demonstrates ownership accountabilities.

  • Demonstrate leadership.

  • Good written and verbal communication skills.

  • Average (Add, subtraction, dividing, percentages, and fractions).

  • All machines on line (continuously).

  • Mechanical aptitudes – preferred maintenance/production machine experience/knowledge.

Education and Experience

High School Diploma or GED required.

Professional Licenses or Certifications

Be able to obtain Lockout/Tag out Certification.

Job: Manufacturing

EEO Disclosure: Snyder’s-Lance is an Equal Opportunity Employer- Veterans/Disabled and Other Protected Categories