Packaging Technician

QPS Employment - Plover, WI

Position Title: Packaging Technician

Wage: $11.25-11.75/hr.

Shift: 1st, 2nd

Hours: 6am-2pm, 2pm-10pm

We’re hiring for a Packaging Technician in Plover, WI. This company is a 4th generation family-owned company who is proud to have nearly doubled its workforce in the past decade. They continue to grow and are always looking for quality candidates to work in their plant and in their administrative areas. This company provides competitive wages, great benefits and a family-inspired environment their employees enjoy. Many of the employees have been with them for decades. If you’re ready to work hard and enjoy great benefits, then this position may be right for you. This is a temp to hire position.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
- Tear off plastic from cheese cubes
- Push cheese cubes onto line to go through slicer
- Inspect cheese that is sliced for visual accuracy
- Count accurately and read digital scales
- Place weighed cheese on line for machine to plastic wrap and label it
- Remove packaged cheese and place in box
- Place filled box on a pallet
- Use approved box cutters with retractable blades to open boxes/cut open cheese blocks provided by client
- Participate/support the SQF program and assist in the development of the system and operational standards and corrective actions
- Understand all plant GMP's
- Perform routine quality checks
- Hold yourself and team members accountable
- Make verbal reports to Section Leader and provide spoken information about a problem or issue
- Work flexible hours; overtime and weekends as necessary
- Learn plant floor plan

- Ability to stand, walk, sit, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, and crawl for up to 9 hours
- Ability to use hands/arms to reach, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls for up to 9 hours
- Ability to work in multiple areas of the plant and work in a cool environment (50-55 degrees)
- Must be able to lift up to 24 pounds repeatedly, up to 100 pounds occasionally
- Must have excellent vision, distant and peripheral, with the ability to identify and distinguish colors, and adjust focus
- Will work near moving mechanical parts
- Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals
- Demonstrate reliability and good work ethics, quality work performance, attention to detail is a must, and maintain a good working relationship with all other departments
- Must be able to work independently with little supervision
- Ability to multitask and work in a team-oriented fast-paced environment
- Willingness to grow with the organization
- Must have the ability to exercise considerable judgment and be able to identify and solve problems
- Must have excellent attendance
- Food production experience is preferred

Upon being hired, eligible to receive access to health care, vision, dental, short-term and long-term disability insurance, life insurance, 401(k) plan with company match, 8 company paid holidays, vacation time on the first day of hire, and alchemy computer-based safety training program


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