Packaging Food Technician
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Packaging Food Technician
Ref No.: 17-00033
Location: Garland, Texas
Position Type:Direct Placement
Experience Level: 2 Years
Start Date: 06/11/2018
Pay Rate : $ 17.50 - 17.50 /Hour
Staff Perm has collaborated with Daisy Brand to provide motivated food manufacturing professionals the opportunity to join their team! Daisy Brand is a privately owned, leading manufacturer of premium sour cream and cottage cheese products nationwide. Professionals love the family oriented culture, generous PTO and benefits and are lining up at the door to join! If you're looking for a company that offers longevity.

****REQUIREMENT TO APPLY TO THIS JOB - Must have worked in a food manufacturing plant. ***Please do not apply to this job if do not have food manufacturing experience. Thank you!

LOCATION:       Garland, TX
POSITION:         Full Time / Hourly
SALARY:           17.50hr - 19.50hr to start
SHIFT:                2nd shift (3:00pm-1:30am give/take)
BENEFITS:        Pays 100% Health plan, and has 401(k) matching, profit-sharing, Paid Time Off, ect..
PRE-EMPLOY:    Hair Follicle Drug and Nicotine test, Background Check. Daisy Brand is a Nicotine free company.


PACKAGING TECHNICIAN

The Daisy Brand Packaging Technician position has the primary responsibility of product staging, machine set up, operating, cleaning, and sanitizing the filling machine. The operator will work in a team of 3-6 people who manage the filling and packaging of sour cream and cottage cheese to meet Daisy Brand's inventory and customer needs. The duties will include coordinating with the Processing team to make ready cultured product for packaging, machine operation, and packing cases while moving finished goods to the Replenishment team. Job requires frequent bending, lifting, and twisting. The Packaging Technician is required to package Daisy Brand products per packaging requirements.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES:
  • Set filling equipment up to allow for product introduction i.e., clean in place, sterilize, and product fill
  • Material handling of packaging materials; cups, foil, shippers, etc.
  • Entering material movement into inventory systems as appropriate
  • Staging product and packaging supplies to meet daily production schedule
  • Operate and troubleshoot state-of-the-art processing system through automated and manual controls - filling and packaging equipment including weight control
  • Performing food safety and quality assurance protocols as designated by Daisy Brand procedures
  • Operate box forming and packing equipment
  • Document and record production and quality information as necessary
  • Work closely with maintenance to promote an environment of continuous improvement
  • Execute timely machine preventative maintenance and repair as necessary
  • Responsible for increasing machine efficiencies and reducing waste through ownership, teamwork, communication, and cross-departmental collaboration.

QUALIFICATIONS
  • Minimum requirement is a High School diploma or G.E.D
  • Strong mechanical aptitude; maintenance-related background preferred
  • Attention to detail regarding machine operation, and outgoing package quality

SKILLS (EXPECTED):
  • Proven leadership ability
  • Analytical & applied problem solving (troubleshooting) skills
  • Familiarity with dairy and food plant operations
  • Familiarity with cultured dairy products, procedures, and equipment
  • Computer literate
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Good personal organizational skills

DESIRABLE EXPERINCES:
  • Packaging machine operation experience
  • Experience in food/dairy production environment
  • 2 – 4-year degree



ABOUT DAISY BRAND


Daisy Brand is a privately owned, leading manufacturer of premium sour cream and cottage cheese for retail and food service customers. A history of steady and continued growth, and advanced hands-on work environment makes Daisy Brand one of the most compelling opportunities. We offer a great work environment with exciting and challenging opportunities for the future.

Having grown to above a 45 share, Daisy Brand Sour Cream is the Nation's number one brand with distribution in all 50 states. Additionally, Daisy is the largest brand in food service, military, and club stores and is recognized by consumers for "A Dollop of Daisy”, a tagline that put this once small brand on the map.

While maintaining a strong culture of curious and innovative problem-solvers, Daisy Brand tripled employment over the last 15 years. The future looks bright to further strengthen the foundation for growth.

Daisy Brand offers company paid options for employee medical, dental, and vision plans; 401(k) with employer match and profit sharing contributions; company paid life insurance, short and long term disability; and, a generous time off schedule. Daisy Brand is a nicotine-free company. Daisy Brand is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



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