Packaging Operator-Pm

Saputo Plant City , FL 33567

Posted 3 months ago

  • Safe and efficient operation of production packaging equipment to include: Automated case forming, packaging and palletizing equipment.

  • Set-up, operate and replenish fiber gluer and/or taping equipment.

  • Ability to follow standard operating procedures (SOP's) in detail without deviation.

  • Generate pallet identification labels in accordance to the production schedule. This includes the verification of case quantity, product, product ID and production dates.

  • Set-up case coding equipment and validate product case codes in accordance with code specifications.

  • Verify and record accurate product case quantities.

  • Identify and effectively communicate any out-of-specification product conditions. Follow the established notification protocol.

  • Perform routine equipment adjustments.

  • Accurately and neatly complete production records and documents.

  • Perform equipment change-overs, clean-up operations and equipment set-up.

  • Perform environmental controls.

  • Perform product reclaim and rework operations in accordance with reclaim guidelines.

  • Support internal and external audits.

  • Follow all established occupational health and safety procedures.

  • Follow all established GMP's and Food Safety requirements.

  • Cross-train with other departments.

  • Perform good housekeeping within established housekeeping guidelines.

  • Comply with federal, state and local dairy food regulations.

  • Adhere to the Saputo code of ethics and actively apply the Saputo values.

  • Work together professionally in a team environment with coworkers and other department personnel.

  • Other duties as required by management.


  • High school diploma or equivalent.

  • Minimum of (2)-two years of demonstrated work experience in food manufacturing, dairy food manufacturing experience preferred.

  • Advanced quality/food safety training and/or certifications is a plus, but not required.

  • Strong math skills.

  • Strong technical skills, ability to operate and understand equipment controls, touch panels and mechanical operations.

  • Ability to achieve lift truck certification and safely operate lift trucks as applicable.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.

  • Demonstrated work history.

  • Consistent attendance is a must.

  • Shift flexibility. This is a hands-on role for a 24/7 manufacturing facility. Our equipment operators are assigned to a team in support of operations. This can either be day, swing or night shifts and also includes working weekends. Work days and shifts may change to help cover vacations/absences, during plant downtime or related events such as audits. This is a 12-hour shift, working a rotating schedule (2-2-3).


Relocation Offered


Exemption Type


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