Machine Operator, Level 1/Case Attendant (Bells, TN)

at The Pictsweet Company in Bells, Tennessee, United States

Job Description

The Pictsweet Company is needing production associates with a strong work ethic and excellent attendance to join our vegetable processing facility in Bells, TN. These associates will strive to produce quality branded products in a fast-paced, safe, and clean environment. Basic mechanical skills or experience is required. This is an entry-level operator position that will allow you to start your career with The Pictsweet Company and grow your mechanical knowledge and skills.

Job duties will include:

+ Responsible for setting up cases for up to 2 production lines and verifies correct cases are on the correct lines. Responsible for maintaining case supplies on the assigned lines.

+ Maintains cases in Wexxar and Douglas case formers; places cardboard cases into case erectors. Must have cases in Wexxar and Douglas and ready to run at least 15 minutes prior to production. This involves lifting cardboard cases from pallet. Must continue filling case formers throughout shift.

+ Clears jams on Wexxar and Douglas case formers.

+ Assists with watching other case end areas during breaks and lunches.

+ Responsible for safe and efficient operation of case filling.

+ Monitors case quality on assigned lines.

+ Continually monitors case forming and packaging for the production run.

+ Maintains safety, quality, and production standards for each production run.

+ Communicates progress or problems of line to Packaging Operator/Mechanic, Supervisors, and Repack Generalist.

+ Maintains daily usage and completes all required paperwork.

+ Responsible for occasionally cleaning and maintaining printer.

+ Actively develops solutions to limit operational downtime.

+ Must be able to stack finished goods intermittently to help maintain flow as needed

+ Helps organize and clean production line area throughout production.

+ Maintains a safe working environment and follows all safety policies.

+ Follows all GMP and food safety policies.


+ Prior manufacturing or mechanical experience required. Vocational school can be substituted for experience.

+ Must be reliable, have good attendance, and acceptable performance.


+ Cognitive & Psychological

+ Good team player

+ Strong communication skills

+ Physical

+ Must work in cool temperatures, about 35-45 degrees for 10 or more hours per shift.

+ Must be able to lift up to 75 pounds

Job ID: 2021-1484

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Street: 35 Dawson St

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Job Posting: JC193200939

Posted On: Sep 25, 2021

Updated On: Nov 01, 2021