Dean Foods Packer, 3rd shift - 2019-11010 in Belvidere, Illinois

This job was posted by https://illinoisjoblink.illinois.gov : For more information, please see: https://illinoisjoblink.illinois.gov/ada/r/jobs/6416773 With over 60 local processing plants from coast to coast, Dean Foods is committed to delivering freshness. As the largest direct to store milk distributor in the U.S., it is our ambition to be the most admired and trusted provider of wholesome, great tasting dairy products at every occasion.

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We are now hiring at our Belvidere Ice Cream plant to help with increased production volume through the end of September 2019. While this is likely a short term assignment, new hires will be eligible after 30 days to receive all full time benefits and remain on the recall list for 24 months. This is a great opportunity to get your foot in the door with a great company that offers exceptional compensation and benefits! Please note

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Apply today and join over 16,000 employees as part of the Dean Foods legacy!

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Please note the below job description is a generalized description. Site specific duties include operating various machinery that builds product containers and sorts lids. Additional responsibilities include hand packing product off of production lines and other duties as assigned.

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Job Description & Requirements

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+ The Bagger/Debagger is responsible for efficiently and accurately performing the duties that support activities of bagging and debagging bottles.

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+ Familiarity with all applicable equipment and provide quality inspections on all related items.

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+ Has working knowledge of all equipment to include all support equipment and ability to make minor adjustments and repairs using wrenches.

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+ Maintain flow of production, removes defective bottles from production line and places in bin for recycling.

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+ Maintain communication with other departments, management and employees and notify them of any problems and/or concerns that may restrict the efficiency of production.

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+ Ensure all paperwork is filled out in a clear, legible and accurate format, and completed with required information.

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+ Ensure all required information is documented in accordance with SOP's.

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+ Analyze process data and equipment performance data to improve quality, throughput, and troubleshoot.

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+ Utilizing continuous improvement mindset, assist in identifying opportunities to improve processes.

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+ Follow Good Manufacturing Practices.

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+ Maintain a clean, sanitary and safe work area.

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+ Follow all required work safe practices.

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+ This would include wearing of all required PPE in designated areas, confined space safety, safe chemical handling, fall restraints, etc.

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+ Responsible for food safety, pre-requisite programs and food quality related to designated area.

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+ Report any food safety and food quality related issues to management immediately.

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+ Perform other duties as assigned.


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Job Requirements:

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+ High School Diploma or equivalent preferred.

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+ Experience preferred but not required.

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+ Able to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals.

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+ Experience within the food and beverage industry preferred.

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+ Must be able to able to stand, walk, push or pull a majority of the day.

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+ Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds occasionally.

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+ Must be able to work in a wet environment.

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+ Must be willing to work flexible hours including overtime, weekends and holidays.

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+ Be able to effectively work in a team environment.

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+ Effective verbal and written communication skills.

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+ Ability to work in a fast paced environment.

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+ Must be able to pass all pre*employment screens (including drug, background and criminal checks).




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EEO Statement

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Dean Foods c nsiders marijuana (including medical marijuana) to be an illegal drug. Dean Foods will rescind offers of employment to applicants who test positive for marijuana (unless restricted from doing so by state or local law). Dean Foods is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.

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