Packaging- First Shift
Company: Michael Foods
Posted on: November 17, 2021
Business Unit Overview
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 .
Michael Foods, Inc. located in Lenox, Iowa and often called the
"Pearl of the Prairie" is where you can find small town living,
focused on family and friends, with big city amenities not far from
reach in Des Moines, Omaha, and Kansas City. Located in southwest
Iowa, Taylor county, with a population of around 1400, the Lenox
area reaches far beyond the city limits with beautiful and
productive fields of corn, beans, and other croplands. Lenox holds
an amazing four day Rodeo every July and is home to a beautiful
36-9 hole golf course, several fishing and boating lakes, great
area hunting, a beautiful city park with swimming pool, and many
picnic parks. The MFI location in Lenox produces primarily
pre-cooked egg patties. With its friendly atmosphere, safe
environment, and progressive spirit, Lenox is a great place to
live, work, play, and raise a family.
The purpose of the packer is to pack finished high quality frozen
egg products in cases according to customer specifications. The
packer fills and folds omelets and prepares them for freezing;
monitors and picks off defective egg products that do not meet
customer specifications. Customers and the public benefit from the
work packers do by the high quality safe product they package.
This position has the responsibility to comply with Safety work
rules at all times as well as an obligation to reinforce Safety as
a Core Value. Ensures that all policies, procedures and activities,
related to Food Safety & Quality, are followed and complied with
uniformly, in an effort to reduce product and process
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Sort and pack frozen egg products
according to customer specifications while keeping pace with
machinery and the conveyor system.
Read scales and check case weights according to customer
Lift and carry up to 50 lbs. safely.
Work in teams ensuring that the conveyor system does not back up
and become jammed with product.
Rotate to different positions during shift.
Determine if product meets proper specifications or not and take
corrective action as needed.
Assist in the general good housekeeping of the area.
Expected to adhere to safe work practices, follow GMP and HACCP
guidelines, 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.
Performs other duties as assigned.
SKILLS AND ABILITIES : The ability to work in a fast paced
environment and withstand constant motion.
The ability to repeatedly lift and carry 30 lbs. and occasionally
up to 50 lbs. safely.
The ability to work indoors, on hard surfaces, in changing
Ability to travel stairs.
Basic math skills.
Basic verbal skills.
Ability to work in a team environment.
Follow all Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP's) and Safety
regulations and wear Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) as
Ensures regulatory compliance at all times.
LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read a limited number of two-and
three-syllable words and to recognize similarities and differences
between words and between series of numbers.
Ability to print and speak simple sentences.
MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers
and to multiply and divide with 10's and 100's.
Ability to perform these operations using units of American money
and weight measurement, volume and distance.
REASONING ABILITY: Ability to apply common sense understanding to
carry out instructions furnished in oral form.
Ability to deal with problems involving one concrete variable in
EDUCATION AND EXPEREINCE REQUIRED: No prior experience or
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