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Packaging Inspector - Night Shift

Simmons Pet Food

1 Positions

ID: PACKA030128

Posted On 10/20/2023

Job Overview


 Ensuring leads are aware of any changes for Trays Can size, Can codes, Schedule order

 Inspect cans for; label alignment, can codes, UPC, dents, droops and all other can defects

 Strip improper labels with hands and cutting utensil

 Notify supervisor and maintenance of any mechanical problems or potential problems

 Notify Tray Packer operator of label or code changes

 Monitor and ensure proper label adhesion

 Assist with can changeovers.

 Manage down time for cleanup.

 Verify that the can code matches the schedule and labels.

 Communicate changeovers with Unloader/Brite Stacker operators.

 Communicate with Palletizer operator to ensure proper pallet count.

 Perform weekly sanitation.

 Participates as a member of the Team. Participates in ongoing development, communication and implementation of team concepts, programs and policies; coordinates work to ensure B.E.S.T practices with all team members. Attends appropriate team meetings. As a member of the Team, fosters strong cohesiveness regarding all major issues; e.g., direction, annual plan, budget, policy changes, etc. Accepts responsibility to quickly identify any areas that lack cohesiveness, bringing them to the attention of the team leader and working with the team in a supportive manner to resolve issues and actively look for ways, and reinforces actions needed, to achieve synergy possible within the larger organization.

 Simmons Operating systems principles and objectives: Is familiar with Simmons' established operating systems (e.g. quality, security, office environment, company policies); understands the responsibility to maintain familiarity with the systems and this position's role in support of these systems - including a consideration of the impact of individual actions on the systems and the responsibility to communicate concerns and improvement ideas.

 Performs other duties as necessary in support of business objectives: This position description is intended to guide the activities of the Packaging Inspector and is not intended to limit the thinking and creativity of the person to the work of this function nor is it intended that this describe all the work that may be required of the person in this position.

 Physical Activities: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand and walk. Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs. Must be able to walk up and down stairs.

 Personal Protective Equipment (PPE): Steel toed shoes, Ear Plugs, Hair Net, Safety glasses

 Travel: N/A.

 Technical Experience: Machine Operation preferred. Experienced within a manufacturing/process environment with knowledge of Good Manufacturing Practices.

 Industry Experience: Manufacturing or warehouse.

 Minimum Education: High School Diploma or Equivalent. Must be able to read, write and understand English.

 Preferred Education:


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Dubuque, IA

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Simmons Pet Food

About the Company

Simmons Pet Food is a trusted leader in private label and contract manufacturing of pet food. We source high-quality ingredients and use state-of-the-art manufacturing processes to produce premium and value-focused pet food. We supply top brands and retailers with products in a variety of formats, including dry kibble, jerky treats and wet in cans, pouches, and cups. These operations are in Northwest Arkansas, Iowa, Emporia, Kansas, and Ontario, Canada.

We’re excited that Dubuque will be the home of our newest pet food operation. Join us in the rewarding work of making food for the pets we love. We’re building our team today!