Packaging and Production

Preferred Popcorn   Waco, NE   Full-time     Manufacturing / Production / Operations
Posted on September 23, 2021
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Preferred Popcorn has worked to become a worldwide leader in the popcorn industry. We are a family oriented company that operates on integrity and trust. We are looking for several packaging and production employees in our new facility in Waco, Nebraska.

• Operate packaging line and other plant duties as assigned
• Operate forklift and pallet jacks to move product, load trucks, and unload incoming materials
• Understand and follow shipping schedule to ensure on time packaging and shipping. Gather, inspect, and complete paperwork required for shipping and traceability
• Follow all policies and procedures required by Preferred Snacks that involve the
packaging of products. Report defective product, fill boxes to order, tape and label as needed. Stack and shrink wrap pallets.
• Complete appropriate documentation in order to comply with company guidelines, not limited to packaging and finished product traceability
• Monitor CCP complete appropriate paperwork, perform food safety and quality inspection on finished product and collect retention samples from customer orders
• Maintain and clean all work areas, remove excess product from floor, perform sanitation on production equipment and conduct swabbing
• Report any food safety, quality, and occupational concerns to management immediately
• Follow all policies and procedures on safety, cleanliness, and SQF/FDA
• Other duties as assigned by the Site Manager and management

High school education or equivalent preferred

Forklift experience preferred, will train

Skills: Ability to operate PIT(powered industrial trucks)
Ability to read and follow the shipping schedule
Understanding of food safety and quality guidelines
Ability to lift in excess of 50 pounds throughout an 8 hour shift
Ability to lift above shoulder level
Ability to bend, stoop, and twist
Ability to tolerate fluctuating seasonal temperature conditions
Able to handle multiple tasks and be detail oriented
Must be able to stand for 8-12 hours a day with adequate breaks
Ability to read, write, and communicate in English
Maintain a positive attitude and ability to work well with others.

Preferred Popcorn is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, veteran status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status or disability (in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act) with respect to employment opportunities