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Packaging Operator

Company: Lignetics Inc.
Location: Kenbridge
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description:Responsibilities:

  • The packaging operator is required to perform two functions: the bagging operation and the baler operation. The packaging operator must maintain the ability to perform both bagging and baler functions as determined by the Shift Leads.
  • Operate machinery in a productive manner using the established safety guidelines and procedures.
  • Responsible for assisting other production areas, as needed.
  • Move and wrap completed products.
  • Assist the Shift Leads to start and stop the pellet mills.
  • Communicate any moisture or material problems to Shift Lead.
  • Maintain a clean workstation.
  • Other duties as assigned.The Bagging Operation:
    • Responsible for operating a variety of machinery, primarily bagging and baler machines, shrink wrapping machines, forklifts, pallet jack, and bag sealer.
    • Stacking bags on pallets, putting covers on pallets and placing finished goods in the correct warehouse location.
    • Position requires accurate completion of the Bagger production report, filling pellet sample cups every ton for quality control information, and tagging pallet with Quality Control tag with initials, date, ton number, and the shift the pallet was completed.The Baler Operation:
      • Stacking bales on pallets, sealing bales with an iron, and wrapping pallets.
      • Position requires accurate completion of the Baler Operator production report, checking bale weight, and recording information on various reports and quality control tags.Qualifications/Education:
        • High School diploma or GED preferred.
        • Prior forklift and production line experience preferred.
        • Must have a good eye, hand, and foot coordination.
        • Must be able to pass the company forklift training.
        • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs and stand for a minimum of 7 hours per day.
        • Required to read and interpret scales.
        • Requires mechanical aptitude and troubleshooting skills to adjust the weight and timing of baler and various other simple maintenance problems.
        • Requires the ability to do simple math calculations.Benefits:
          • Annual Bonus
          • Employee referral bonus program
          • 2 weeks paid time off + 2 floating holidays
          • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance (FSA & HSA options)
          • Life insurance, short term & long-term disability
          • 401(k) with employer match & immediate vesting
          • Employee heating pellet program
          • Lignetics SWAG gear to include an annual pair of work boots & other PPE Job Type: Full/Part timeShift Schedule Rotating: Day Shift 5am-5pm 2 on 2 off / 3 on 3 off**Candidate must be willing to train on Monday Schedule until the first week of August 2022**Salary: $17 - $18 / hr DOE** Pre-employment background check and drug screen required..About Lignetics, Inc.Lignetics, Inc. offers clean, renewable solutions. We have 30 years of experience innovating eco-friendly essentials for everyday life. Lignetics manufactures a variety of consumer brands in several different categories including wood pellets for home heating, BBQ pellets for grilling, wood pellets and shavings for animal bedding, and a wood fiber-based cat litter. Each of our products have unique features and benefits but are all linked with a wonderful recycled, renewable, sustainable, and carbon neutral story. We turn recycled sawdust into value-add, branded consumer products.


Keywords: Lignetics Inc., Richmond , Packaging Operator, Other , Kenbridge, Virginia

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