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Machine Operator- High Speed Packaging (Direct Hire)

Buffalo, NY 14220

Posted: 03/29/2023 Job Types: Permanent Industry: Machine Operator Job Number: 100817 Pay Rate: $21.89+/hr

Job Description

Selective Staffing Solutions has joined forces with a global leader in food manufacturing to add a High Speed Packaging Machine Operator to their production team in Buffalo, NY.Shift: 
  • 2nd (2pm-10: 30p)
  • 3rd (10pm - 6: 30am)

Summary: Ability to set-up and operate all equipment while preparing it for sanitation.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Removes all loose cheese from the equipment using compressed air. 
  • Places non-edible cheeses into boxes labeled “ Not for Human Consumption”. 
  • Bags electrical boxes and plugs to prepare equipment for sanitation. 
  • Clean and sanitize all equipment to meet regulatory standards.  
  • Tear down and set up all equipment for sanitation, also to include all packaging equipment.
  • Ability to set-up and operate all packaging and related equipment.   Responsible for quality efficiencies, downtime and other tasks and jobs as required.  
  • Efficiently starts up and changes over Koch line and check for leaking bags according to HACCP.
  • Continuously checks the product for proper texture, general appearance, and product contamination.
  • Monitors the size and shape of the cut ensuring that it meets requirements of desired size and type. (Medium dice, large dice, retail dice, fancy shred, institutional shred, Kirkland cut).
  • Monitors the amount of anti-caking agent added to the product consistent with departmental standard operating procedures.  
  • Monitors the handling of the cellulose powder ensuring it is protected from foreign materials.
  • Maintains proper weight ranges of product when packaging. Stays within MAV.
  • Spot checks packages for errors in printing, color, registration, type setting, sharpness, clarity and print location.
  • Continuously monitor the oxygen content left in the finished product packages on an hourly basis and at start-up.   Recheck after any mechanical adjustments.
  • Accurately performs and records in the metal detector log, daily schedule control log, operational log, package film report, package loss report, weight control tape, and O2 logs.  
  • Other duties may be assigned.

Job Requirements

  • Basics mathematical skills are required (must be able to calculate averages).
  • Previous food manufacturing experience preferred.
  • Sanitation experience a plus.

Education and/or Experience: 
  • High School Diploma required.

Meet Your Recruiter

Staci Biondi
HR Assistant

Staci joined the Selective Staffing Solutions team in 2022 as an HR Assistant. Today she partners with WNY employers to match top candidates for a wide variety of positions in addition to helping out the office with a wide variety of tasks related to the successful operation of a busy staffing firm. Staci's attention to detail not only keeps our office running smoothly, but she has taken on the role of resident food expert. She loves learning about ingredients in our food and is always willing to answer questions on our questionable Door Dash choices. 

Born and raised in Buffalo, Staci has always appreciated the beauty of the four seasons in our area. When she's not in the office you can catch Staci Line Dancing or hitting the lanes (She is a NYS Bowling Champion!). 


Favorite thing about recruiting:

“I love connecting and learning from so many different people and companies in the community”" 

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