Job Details

Requisition Number 18-0014
Post Date 2/16/2018
Title Production Level II - 2nd Shift
City Princeton
State MN
Employment Type Full Time
Work Hours M-Th 4p - 2a

Job Summary:  Under the direction of the assigned Line Lead, performs a range of manual, technical, and machine-oriented tasks that maintain proper functioning of the production line and contribute to meeting the Company’s mission of developing and marketing high-quality brands and running best-in-class operations.  


Qualification Requirements:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Essential Functions:

  • Operates case packers and sealers efficiently to ensure bottles are packed properly into cases.
  • Operates palletizers efficiently to confirm the pallet patterns are correct. 
  • Monitors full cases to ensure accurate content and placement of government panels and 6 x 6 coding stickers.
  • Tracks and records serial numbers to enter into finished goods.
  • Records defective products and documents production line down time on Thin Clients to maintain quality.
  • Utilizes troubleshooting techniques to problem solve when technical difficulty and machine problems arise.
  • Generates I-service requests for Maintenance.
  • Assists Line Operator and other production line teammates to take corrective action when the production line is not working properly or additional help is needed.
  • Observes bottles as they travel along the conveyor to detect and remove defective bottles and adjust misaligned bottles as necessary.
  • Operates all case erectors to ensure that cases are erected properly and delivered to the packing station.
  • Removes full bottles from conveyor and places them into empty cases to package cases for sealing.
  • Screens full cases at predetermined time intervals to check for defects and completes corresponding quality check paperwork to ensure quality standards are met.
  • Repackages, recodes, and performs other custom casework as needed based upon orders received from the Line Lead.
  • Sweeps and mops the floor in the work area, removes trash from area, and places/crushes the trash and cardboard in the compactor.


Additional Responsibilities:

  • Assists with filler washouts, cleaning labeler parts and cap changes when the line moves to a new product.
  • Maintains a clean production area and stocks cleaning supplies properly.
  • Actively participates in Lean Manufacturing teams to improve business processes.
  • Transfers skills efficiently when working towards specific goals in the Special Projects area.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Production Supervisor. 


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Ability to read and write English and perform basic math.
  • Must have basic computer skills.
  • Knowledge of machinery and related equipment.
  • Ability to perform repetitive motions and persistence in completing tasks under time constraints.
  • Ability to use deductive reasoning in troubleshooting to solve work-related problems.
  • Ability to pay close attention to detail.
  • Must have good communication skills, the ability to work well with others, and the ability to multitask to meet production goals.


Commitment to Safety and Continuous Improvement:

  • Must be able to work in a safe and courteous manner while abiding by the Company’s safety policies and procedure and assisting with eliminating and/or controlling safety hazards.
  • Must have the ability to work and participate in an environment that expects all employees to support wellness, safety, quality, and environmental responsibility.
  • Must have the ability to participate in and support Continuous Improvement; including process improvement and Lean Manufacturing activities.


Minimum Requirements of Training and Experience:  Must be able to perform one or more of the Level I production essential functions.  High school diploma or equivalent preferred.


Physical Requirements and Environmental Conditions:  The ability to tolerate 90°F heat and stand or sit for periods of 3 hours.  The ability to lift up to 50 pounds occasionally.

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