Newport Packaging Associates

 
Shearer’s Snacks is a privately held producer and marketer of quality snack foods sold under the Shearer’s brand, as well as other “private labels.” Additionally, we utilize our unique manufacturing expertise and serve as a strategic supplier to other nationally recognized brands. With exceptional competence in product development, manufacturing, marketing, and distribution, we continue to realize significant growth in each segment of our business.
 
POSITION SUMMARY
 
Prepare cartons, packing product, final quality inspection and palletizing of product. Package materials and products manually. Only those properly trained are authorized to conduct Food Safety and Food Quality Checks.
 
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
 
1. Packs correct quantity of finished goods bags into shipping cartons and seals shipping cartons.
2. Palletizes finished goods cartons onto shipping pallet and shrink wraps pallet for
shipping.
3. Performs sanitation on packaging machines.
4. Performs inspection of finished goods bag to ensure top, bottom and back seal and
legible and correct code date.
5. Performs sanitation in production department including sweeping/ mopping of floors
and mezzanines, washing of hand rails, mezzanine stands, slipstick conveyor,
crossover conveyors and inclines.
6. Pick out substandard product from a production line.
 
Physical Requirements
1. Required to pack 3 lb bags at a rate of 10/minute, all other bags at a rate of
25/minute.
2. Ability to lift cases weighing approximately 25 lbs.
3. Requires constant lifting, bending and standing.
4. Requires using hand fork truck to pull loads weighing approximately 600 lbs.
 
Qualification Requirements
- Must be able to work weekends, and overtime when needed.
- Pass a Pre-employment hair sample drug test and criminal background check
- High School Diploma or G.E.D. required.
- Prior Experience a Plus

Benefits:
Following 90 Day Introductory Period: Medical, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance, Flexible Spending Account, Supplemental Insurance, 401(k) with company match, Paid Holidays, Employee Assistance Program, Company Uniforms, Wellness Program
 
  EEO/ Drug Free Employer