Wooster - Wooster, OH
8800 - Packaging and filling machine operators and tenders
We are looking for motivated individuals who are detail-oriented and exhibit a strong desire to learn and grow. While managing a 24/7 production operation, the Daisy Brand Packaging Team strives to provide a work-life balance with overtime averaging 6 hours/week. Come work with state-of-the-art equipment where there are opportunities for personal and professional growth.
No Experience? Entry level positions also available.
Learn to run Daisy Brand's state-of-the-art packaging machines while earning competitive pay and industry leading benefits. Apply through this job posting to be considered for an entry level role.
The Daisy Brand Machine Operator, also referred to as the Packaging Technician, has the primary responsibility of product staging, machine set up, operating, cleaning, and sanitizing the filling machines. The operator will work in a team of 3-6 people who manage the filling and packaging of sour cream and cottage cheese.
Set up, troubleshoot, operate, and change over automated filler, box forming, and packing equipment.
Manual loading of packaging materials i.e., cups, foil, shippers, etc.
Stage packaging supplies utilizing pallet jacks.
Perform and record production and quality controls.
Clean and sterilize packaging equipment manually and clean in place.
Preventative machine maintenance.
Follow Daisy Brand food safety and quality protocols.
Follow GMPs (Good Manufacturing Practices), housekeeping and safe work practices.
Other duties as assigned.
High School diploma or G.E.D. required.
Strong mechanical aptitude; maintenance-related background preferred.
Packaging machine operation and troubleshooting experience preferred.
Attention to detail regarding machine operation, and outgoing package quality.
Must be able to understand and follow all GMP and Safety requirements.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications.
Must be able to lift 50 pounds.
Must be able to stand, bend, lift, and twist throughout shift.
Must be able to multitask while working with a team.
Experience in food/dairy production environment preferred.
For more than four generations (over 100 years), Daisy Brand has been a family-owned company committed to providing the freshest, most wholesome dairy products with over half a billion in revenues. The company is headquartered in Dallas, Texas with manufacturing plants in Garland, Texas (opened in 1998), Casa Grande, Arizona (opened in 2008), and Wooster, Ohio (opened in late 2015).
Having grown to above a 50 share, Daisy Sour Cream is the Nations number one brand with distribution in all 50 states. Additionally, Daisy is the largest brand in food service, military, and club and is recognized by consumers for A Dollop of Daisy, a tagline that put this once small brand on the map.
Daisys core values are Clean and Trust, which are woven into everything we do. In 2008, the company was given the impressive American Business Ethics award, awarded by Foundation for Financial Service Professionals.
While maintaining a strong culture of curious and innovative problem-solvers, Daisy Brand tripled employment over the last 15 years. The future looks bright with the opening of its third facility to further strengthen the foundation for growth.
Daisy Brand offers an industry leading benefits package that includes:
A no-deductible, $0 premium option for employee-only health coverage.
401(k) with 50% company match on first 8% of earnings you contribute.
Safe harbor and profit sharing company contributions to 401(k).
Company paid short and long term disability coverage.
Company paid 2X annual salary life and AD&D insurance.
4 weeks annual paid time off.
Extra time off for volunteering.
Fitness membership reimbursement.
Daisy Brand is a nicotine-free company. Daisy Brand is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Veterans and disabled encouraged to apply.
Daisy Brand is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Veterans and disabled are encouraged to apply.