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Packaging Operator Days

Michael Foods, Inc.

Location: Gibbon, Minnesota 55335
Type: Non-Remote
Posted on: February 1, 2024
Business Unit Description:
Michael Foods, Inc. is a leader in the food processing and distribution industry with business in egg products, refrigerated grocery and potato products. We offer exciting job possibilities throughout our organization where you can enhance your career, sharpen your talents and make an impact. Join our company and be part of an innovative team that’s First in Food .
Location Description: Michael Foods, Inc. located in Gaylord, Minnesota is Minnesota's Healthy Heartland! Gaylord is located in south central Minnesota about an hour west of the Twin Cities and 35 minutes from Mankato, Hutchinson, and New Ulm. As the County Seat, Gaylord is the "Hub of Sibley County." Our location produces liquid egg, hardcook egg, and precooked egg such as scrambled, patties and omelets. Responsibilities:
Starting Wage: $21/Hour
Hours: 6 AM - 6 PM
401(k) matching
Dental insurance
Disability insurance
Employee assistance program
Flexible spending account
Health insurance
Health savings account
Life insurance
Paid time off (Available Day 1)
Referral program
Tuition reimbursement
Vision insurance
To ensure a high quality product is being packaged at all times.
• Maintains all tray packers and ensures proper operations (loading trays, maintaining proper glue volume, etc.)
• Maintains video jet to ensure they are properly cleaned, adequate liquid is available, correct information is coded, and print is clear and readable at all times.
• Monitors shrink-wrap machine and adds film as required.
• Fill in for other Packaging machine operator for breaks and when on vacations.
• Monitor date on master shipper for legibility and to make corrective actions when necessary.
• Set-up of equipment and material for a production run.
• Maintains a clean, sanitary, safe, productive work area.
• Fosters open communications and a good attitude toward work and fellow employees.
• Maintains regular and consistent attendance.
• Adhere to safe work practices, follow GMP’s, maintain sanitary conditions and ensure that product quality is maintained. Report to management any conditions or practices that may adversely affect food safety, food quality or personnel safety
• Perform Sanitation procedures in accordance with department and food safety standards (sometimes for the duration of your shift).
• Run, clean, conduct preventive maintenance, troubleshoot extended run fillers, i.e.: Elopack Fillers/Capers Scholle.
• Ability to navigate operating system on tablets in order to conduct required quality and performance checks
• Follow instructions for ingredient mixing
• Ability to calculate mathematical equations, figures, and amounts to include proportions, percentages, fractions, and ratios.
• Responsible for Food Safety and Food Quality of MFI products.
• Performs other similar duties and responsibilities as requested.
• Perform other duties as assigned.
• None Required.
• One to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and/or experience
• Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups, customers/vendors or employees of the organization.
• Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in oral form. Ability to deal with problems involving one concrete variable in standardized situations.
• Basic computer knowledge and skills.