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Packaging Operator I

Company: Lignetics Inc.
Location: Brownsville
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Job Description:

Lignetics, Inc. offers clean, renewable solutions. We have 30 years of experience innovating eco-friendly?essentials for everyday life. Lignetics manufactures a variety of consumer brands in several different categories including wood pellets for home heating, BBQ pellets for grilling, wood pellets and shavings for animal bedding, and a wood fiber-based cat litter. Each of our products has unique features and benefits but is all linked with a wonderful recycled, renewable, sustainable, and carbon-neutral story. We turn recycled sawdust into value-add, branded consumer products.

*The hours for this position will be 12 hour shifts on a rotating schedule of (2 on 2 off 3 on 3 off). Night shift option will be 6pm - 6:30am, day shift option will be 6am - 6:30pm*

The packaging operator is required to perform two functions: the bagging operation and the baler operation. The packaging operator must maintain the ability to perform both bagging and baler functions as determined by the Shift Leads.
Operate machinery in a productive manner using the established safety guidelines and procedures.
Responsible for assisting other production areas, as needed.
Move and wrap completed products.
Assist the Shift Leads to start and stop the pellet mills.
Communicate any moisture or material problems to Shift Lead.
Maintain a clean workstation.
Other duties as assigned.

The Bagging Operation:
Responsible for operating a variety of machinery, primarily bagging and baler machines, shrink wrapping machines, forklifts, pallet jack, and bag sealer.
Stacking bags on pallets, putting covers on pallets, and placing finished goods in the correct warehouse location.
Position requires accurate completion of the Bagger production report, filling pellet sample cups every ton for quality control information, and tagging pallet with Quality Control tag with initials, date, ton number, and the shift the pallet was completed.

The Baler Operation:
Stacking bales on pallets, sealing bales with an iron, and wrapping pallets.
Position requires accurate completion of the Baler Operator production report, checking bale weight, and recording information on various reports and quality control tags.

High School diploma or GED preferred
Prior forklift and production line experience preferred
Must have good eye, hand, and foot coordination
Must be able to pass the company forklift training
Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs and stand for a minimum of 7 hours per day
Required to read and interpret scales
Requires mechanical aptitude and troubleshooting skills to adjust the weight and timing of baler and various other simple maintenance problems
Requires the ability to do simple math calculations

Annual bonus
Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance (FSA & HSA options)
401(k) with matching opportunities
Pellet purchase program
Paid Vacation, Holiday & Sick Days
Flexible schedules
Career development opportunities
Lignetics SWAG gear to include an annual pair of work boots & other PPE

Salary: $16 - 18 /hr DOE

Job Type: Full-Time




Keywords: Lignetics Inc., Eugene , Packaging Operator I, Other , Brownsville, Oregon

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