General Help - Packer/Stacker/Feeder

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POST DATE 9/15/2016
END DATE 10/14/2016

Northeast Foods Baltimore, MD

Baltimore, MD
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Full Time
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Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
High School Diploma or GED



Mid Atlantic Baking Company. seeks a General Help (Packer/Stacker/Feeder) for the Wrapping Department. This is an exciting opportunity and hands-on position involving placing the correct number of product from the assembly line on the tray or in a case. Exceed customer expectations through a continuous improvement process; and leverage our employee and supplier resources. We are looking for individuals who have passion for delivering 100% Customer Satisfaction through consistent, predictable, high quality products

Responsibilities include:

As a Packer/Stacker:

* Verifies the proper codes are correctly placed and legible on bags and/or cases.
* Verifies proper packaging is being used.
* Checks the package seal consistently.
* Ensures correct number of products is placed on trays or in cases.
* Make sure trays are clean and not broken prior to using.
* Assist and follows changeover procedures when needed.
* Assists Machine Operators in setting up machines for all varieties of products.
* Communicates any issues to the Machine Operator or Lead Person or Packaging Supervisor.

As a Table Person:

* Ensures in feed to the machines is properly adjusted to accommodate the product without causing damage.
* Removes any product out of spec and regrinds.
* Goes to slicer and corrects jam-ups when needed.
* Removes product from line and places it on the appropriate rack/tray when machine is stopped.
* Sets up lanes for bagging properly.
* Assists and follows changeover procedures when needed.
* Communicates any issues to the Machine Operator or Lead Person or Supervisor

As a Chute Person:

* Makes sure product is turned proper way (tops out).
* Make sure proper # of product in chutes.
* Assists operator in putting proper bags in machine.
* Assists in cleaning up and following proper changeover procedures.
* Assists and follows changeover procedures when needed.
* Communicates any issues to the Machine Operator or Lead Person or Supervisor


* Maintains safe working environment for all employees/contractors.

* Promotes safety in all areas of operations.


* Maintains cleanliness of the work area.

* Follows proper G. M. P. s at all times.

Other related duties as assigned by Packaging Supervisor or Lead Person.



* High School Diploma or equivalent preferred
* Minimum one year of experience in manufacturing industry preferred
* Must be available for all three (3) shifts
* Must be able to work overtime as needed
* Must be able to count and perform basic math
* Must be able to read and comprehend production schedule
* Must be capable of lifting or maneuvering up to 50 pounds and consistently lifting approximately 20 pounds throughout a workday
* Must be able to stand for long periods of time
* Must be able to reach approximately 7 feet high to move product
* Must be physically capable of moving to all areas of the plant
* Must be able to view product and determine adherence to quality control standards including size, shape, color, cut, etc.
* Must be able to perform all duties so as not to produce damage
* Must be able to read, comprehend and practice necessary safety procedures, signs, etc.
* Must be able to keep up with machine speed through repetitive motion

Working Conditions:

* Standing for approximately 90% of scheduled shift, lifting, bending and twisting on a regular basis, and.

Northeast Foods is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, or other non-merit factors.