Pouchroom Operator-4

Kraft Heinz Company

Winchester, VA

Job Description
Kraft Heinz - Winchester

Pouch Room Operator Job Description

Department: Operations

Position Type: Hourly

Wage Type: Class TI

Function: Operations

The statements included in this Position Description reflect, in general, the duties and responsibilities of this position and are not to be interpreted as being all inclusive. The focus should be on the position and not the current incumbent.

SUMMARY: Operate multiple pouch machines safely and efficiently while performing quality control audits of liquid drink pouches.

Essential duties and responsibilities:

Starts up, operates, and shuts down pouch forming, cooling, sealing, straw strip placement, coding, and conveying systems of the pouch machine. Makes packaging roll changes as needed. Optimizes equipment uptime; monitors mechanical operation of equipment and unjams machines. Helps troubleshoot mechanical problems and notifies technician of issues. Supervises quality issues, performs and records checks on pouch visual points of quality. Conduct vacuum tests and check for seal alignment as prescribed. Ensure adequate quantities of accurate rotated foil stock (FIFO) are available and tested. Complete all required audits. Document pouches material losses, downtime, and production totals; palletize finished boxes of pouches. Maintains good housekeeping Ensures compliance with company policies and procedures. Performs all other duties as assigned.

This position also has accountability for QRMP standards as outlined in the Winchester Kraft Heinz QRMP accountability document.

Proficiencies/ABILITIES: These are key observable/measurable skills, knowledge and behaviors required that contribute to successful performance in the position. (e.g., commit to results, customer focus, etc.).

Safety Awareness – Being aware of conditions that affect employee safety. Quality Orientation – Accomplishing tasks by considering all areas involved, no matter how small; showing concern for all aspects of the job; accurately checking processes and tasks; being watchful over a period of time. Adaptability – Maintaining efficiency when experiencing major changes in work tasks or the work environment; adjusting effectively to work within new work structures, processes, requirements, or cultures. Teamwork/Collaboration – Working effectively with team/work group or those outside the formal line of authority (e.g., peers, senior managers) to accomplish organizational goals; taking actions that respect the needs and contributions of others; contributing to and accepting the consensus; subordinating own objectives to the objectives of the organization or team.

OTHER QUALIFICATIONS: In addition to the capabilities above a good candidate will possess strong organizational skills, ability to multi task, a basic understanding of mechanic parts and how they work.

WORKING CONDITIONS: While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; moving mechanical parts; outside weather conditions; extreme cold; risk of electrical shock and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Personal Protective Equipment While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to wear appropriate company-issued safety and GMP equipment, including: steel toe shoes that are also slip resistant, hearing protection, bump cap, and other personal protective equipment.

Winchester Plant

Kraft Heinz is an Equal Opportunity Employer that prohibits discrimination or harassment of any type. All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Applicants who require an accommodation to participate in the job application or hiring process should contact NATAI@kraftheinz.com.