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General Production Operator

Portland, OR
Role Description

Reports To: Production Supervisor

Location: Portland, Oregon

Start Date: January 2, 2024

The General Production Operator is trained in Standard Operating Procedures to operate all equipment and effectively perform the duties of the position. This may include supporting the entire packaging process, transporting pallets of product, loading and unloading shipments, or any other task as designated by the Production Management. The General Production Operator may assist in the cycle count/inventory accuracy program as needed.

Role Responsibilities
  • Properly operate weight scale and heat sealer
  • Place lids on cans, assemble boxes for packaging canned products, fill and seal boxes, and stack pallets.
  • Properly sample bags and sacks at all bagging locations.
  • Read production schedule, work order(s), shipping/receiving order(s) to determine items to be moved or distributed, daily
  • Receive inbound deliveries and/or stage and load outbound deliveries - Complete all documentation as required
  • Pick materials from pick lists and deliver / transfer to appropriate area in facility
  • Maintain perpetual inventory log and manage all materials movement within the ERP system
  • Perform daily forklift checks against PMs schedules
  • Rotate/store stock according to date coding and allergen protocol
  • Return all remaining materials from production runs back into inventory and finalize control documents on said changes (additions/deletions) as required
  • Maintain a vigilant posture and practice on personal safety and product integrity.
  • Follow proper sanitation procedures as described in the associated SOP.
  • Maintain all associated work areas in a clean, neat manner during the entire shift.
  • Safely handle chemicals and effectively clean all designated plant areas.
  • Remove plant generated waste to the trash compactor and safely operate the compactor.
  • Attend all company mandated training sessions - these include Safety, Good Manufacturing Practices, etc.
  • Can perform minor maintenance on associated equipment

Skills & Qualifications
  • High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • Must be self-disciplined, a team player, and be able to handle emergency situations common to the operation.
  • Able to lift 50 lb./25 kg during the packaging process. Need ability to stand, crouch and climb to perform adjustments to equipment, use ladders, and perform various types of manual labor.