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General Laborer in Winona, MN at WS Packaging

Date Posted: 7/21/2018

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Job Description

Requisition Number
General Laborer

First Shift Hours
Monday – Thursday, 6:45 am - 3:00 pm; Friday, 5:30 am - 12:30 pm; additional overtime and/or weekend hours as scheduled

Track Operator Overview
The Track Operator must correctly make up pallets of cases of product that meet all customer and/or company specifications as to case counts, correct cases or acceptable substitutes, correct labels, correct size and counts on skids, etc.  This role also keeps raw material usage records accurately and assures that correct information is turned in to the Accounting Department. A small amount of computer work is required to create and print case labels and other production and shipping documents.

Job Duties
  • Palletize cases to be prepared for shipping per customer demand.
  • Operate a forklift to move pallets in and out of the Track area.
  • Make up load tags for all skids.
  • Verify that all labels are correct.
  • Keep track of daily counts for each gluer and record each in the production book and forward specific information to the Accounting department.
  • Label and/or mark all cases and skids correctly.
  • Correctly fill out the completed job tickets and file in the “finished jobs” file.
  • Draw cases from the staging are or warehouse if Shipping & Receiving personnel are busy.
  • Assist the packers in getting corrugated cases to the finishing equipment.
  • When the workload allows, assist Shipping & Receiving personnel in stretch wrapping skids.
  • Maintain the track and case sealer area in a clean and safe manner.
  • Inform the Supervisor of any needs of the palletizing area, i.e. tape, skids, supplies, etc.
  • Follow all WS Packaging Group, Inc.’s rules for the Food Safe Product Program.
  • Operates all equipment with all guards and safety features.
  • Wears Company provided safety equipment as required by company policy, supplier instructions and/or OSHA regulations.
  • Stores all supplies, chemicals and equipment in a safe and orderly manner.
  • Complete others duties as assigned.
Physical Demands
Lifting of cases of folding cartons from a track at waist height and stacking on skids from floor level to a height of approximately 60\u0022.  Average weight of cases would be 40 pounds, with a range of 5-60 pounds.  Twisting and bending is required while stacking corrugated cases on skids and while moving skids with hand trucks.  Skid weights will range from 100-2000 pounds with an average of approximately 1250 pounds.  Working in an environment with paper dust suspended in the air.  Should have the ability to walk and stand on concrete floors for an 8-10 hour shift.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.


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