Pinnacle Foods

Pack Machine Operator 1st Shift

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We are the maker, marketer and distributor of branded food products that have been American favorites for decades. Our employees located in more than 20 offices and plants across North America rally around our mission, Reinvigorating Iconic Brands. We work to transform our brands to be more profitable for our customers and more enjoyable for our consumers.


At Pinnacle Foods, every employee has the opportunity to make an impact—from marketing and research & development, to manufacturing, finance and sales—each function plays a critical role in our success. By living our values of trust, candor and ownership we create great relationships that help us deliver results and drive meaningful change for our brands and business.




Responsible for efficient operation of packaging machines ensuring proper weight, spicing, sealing and code date of finished product.  1st shift works 6:00am - 2:30 pm. 



Essential duties and responsibilities include the following; other duties may be assigned.

  • Inspects equipment daily to be sure it is clean and sanitary.
  • Checks metal detectors as instructed.
  • Conducts changeovers, replacing packaging film as needed.
  • Coordinates proper spicing with correct packaging film.
  • Checks code dates for accuracy every 15 minutes.
  • Inspects bag seams making sure seals are strong.
  • Works with quality control to ensure standards are good; keeps applicable records.
  • Maintains efficient operation of equipment.
  • Troubleshoots and proactively solves potential problems with equipment.
  • Communicates with all production associates to ensure positive flow of production and accomplish goals of the packaging schedule.



  • Minimum two years’ experience in operating food processing equipment.
  • Thorough knowledge of machinery and sound mechanical ability.
  • Ability to use production computer program.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills required.
  • Ability to be an independent thinker and make good decisions.
  • Must have the ability to work in a fast paced environment under constant pressure of production line environment.  
  • Must be able to lift rolls of film weighing up to 50 pounds.


High School diploma or on the job experience.


Pinnacle Foods is an Affirmative Action/EEO Employer –
qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to
protected veteran or disability status, race/color, religion, gender, national
origin, age, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity or any
other legally protected basis.


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