**DO NOT APPLY IF YOU ARE ALLERGIC TO PEANUTS!!!**
Filler / capper operator is involved in the manufacture of food products intended for the
customer. Being a producer of peanut butter products, the filler / capper operator is aware of
risks involved with regard to proper jar size, fill, temperature, rates, proper cap to use, and consistent flow of
peanut butter from surge kettle to filler. The filler / capper operator must maintain a clean and sanitary operation.
The filler / capper is trained in various areas pertaining to the job required.
Essential Duties and Description:
Expected to arrive at his/her workstation 10 minutes prior to the beginning of the shift to allow time for a
proper shift passover discussion with the operator of their equipment from the previous shift.
Inspect, adjust, and calibrate the machine as required to ensure consistent operation
Verify and make sure correct jars, labels, caps are used
Verify with the ingredient operator there is peanut butter in the kettle.
Change over the filler, capper, sealer, cap hopper, heuft, checkweigher, and Depal as needed. You may
sometimes need to adjust the conveyors
Maintain a consistent and constant product (peanut butter) flow
Verify with QA and Setup Video Jet printer, verify the information is correct
Ensure machinery is properly started and stopped to minimize maintenance and downtime
Ensure product type and containers are correct matching daily production sheet
Ensure all information on packaging and boxes is correct
Record all downtime, length of time, and explanation on Down Time Report. Turn in the report to Shift
Record any other issues or concerns during your shift
Clean and maintain the jar depal area during and after your shift
Fill out other reports assigned
Assist QA Management in any task that needs to be done as assigned.
Help fellow employees in other areas when needed and remove all trash daily at end of shifts
Open pallet of jars for the Depal machine unit to sweep
Make adjustments and corrections to the Depal unit.
Monitor the Depal unit for smooth continuous supply of empty jars
Must dump caps as needed (consistently)
Be familiar with the conveyor system (Nercon)
Clean the filler including disassembly as required
Cross-train with other areas of the packaging line to help expedite changeovers
Assist other operators during breakdowns and/or scheduled cleanings
Solution-Oriented works to solve problems or achieve the outcome
If needed, find alternative ways to complete a task
Reacts to challenges by locating or providing solutions.
Responsible for identifying all requirements of a task, evaluating opportunities or strengths
then takes the appropriate action as required.
Makes timely, well-considered decisions based on current data available and is flexible with
scheduled work hours/shifts
Education and Experience:
High School diploma or equivalent(GED).
Experience with food manufacturing Principles and implementation.
1-3 years’ production manufacturing experience.
Must be able to work well both independently and collaboratively.
Job Physical Demands:
Continuous standing in one location for long periods (2-3 hours before break)
Lifting: Intermediate lifting up to 55 lbs for up to half your shift (up to 4 hours)
Climbing : ladders, stairs, etc. –using feet and legs or hands and arms 1/3 of the time
Stooping: Bending body downward and forward by bending spine at the waist
Crouching: Bending the body downward and forward by bending legs and spine
Reaching: Extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction
Handling: Seizing, holding, grasping, turning, or otherwise working with hand or hands
Hearing: Perceiving the nature of sounds by ears
Depth Perception: Three-dimensional vision. Ability to judge distances
Color Vision: Ability to identify and distinguish colors
Tidewater Staffing Offers:
- Weekly Pay
- Full-Time Employment
- Insurance Benefits
- Referral Bonus Program
- Temp-to-Hire Job Opportunities
- Free Training Programs
- Direct Deposit | Money Network Cards