Pinnacle Foods

  • 3rd Shift Packaging Machine Operator

    Location US-WA-Algona
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  • Overview

    At Pinnacle Foods we are at the top of our game and the key to our success is clear. Everything we do is driven by our purpose: unleashing brand potential, dynamically evolving and improving our already beloved products to bring more convenience, taste, nutrition, and joy to today's consumers.


    The results? Our well-recognized products are found in 85% of American households and are leaders in their respective categories, holding the #1 or #2 market share position in 10 of the 14 categories in which we compete — and we're just getting started. We are committed to adding value through strategic growth that synergizes our portfolio of "Leadership" and "Foundation" brands and plays to our strengths in R&D, consumer insights, and senior management experience.



    Responsible for efficient operation of packaging machines ensuring proper weight, spicing, sealing and code date of finished product. This position will also be responsible for sanitation the last night of the week.



    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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