Packaging Technician

Daisy Brand - Garland, TX3.3

Full-timeEstimated: $33,000 - $44,000 a year
EducationSkillsBenefits
The Daisy Brand Packaging Technician position has the primary responsibility of product staging, machine set up, operating, cleaning, and sanitizing the filling machine. The operator will work in a team of 3-6 people who manage the filling and packaging of sour cream and cottage cheese to meet Daisy Brand’s inventory and customer needs. The duties will include coordinating with the Processing team to make ready cultured product for packaging, machine operation, and packing cases while moving finished goods to the Replenishment team. Job requires frequent bending, lifting, and twisting. The Packaging Technician is required to package Daisy Brand products per packaging requirements.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES

Set filling equipment up to allow for product introduction i.e., clean in place, sterilize, and product fill
Direct handling of packaging materials i.e., cups, foil, shippers, and etc.
Record material movement in inventory systems as appropriate
Stage product and packaging supplies to meet daily production schedule
Operate filling and packaging equipment, including weight control
Enforce food safety and quality assurance protocols as designated by Daisy Brand procedures
Operate box forming and packing equipment
Document and record production and quality information as necessary
Machine maintenance as necessary
QUALIFICATIONS

Minimum requirement is a High School diploma or G.E.D
Strong mechanical aptitude; maintenance-related background preferred
Attention to detail regarding machine operation, and outgoing package quality
Must be able to understand and follow all GMP and Safety requirements.
Must be able to lift 75 pounds.

SKILLS (EXPECTED):
Proven leadership ability
Analytical & applied problem solving (troubleshooting) skills
Familiarity with dairy and food plant operations
Familiarity with cultured dairy products, procedures, and equipment
Computer literate
Good written and verbal communication skills
Good personal organizational skills

DESIRABLE EXPERIENCES:
Packaging machine operation experience
2 – 4 year degree is highly desired
Mechanical/electrical skills are desirable
Experience in food/dairy production environment is desirable
Company Overview
For more than four generations (almost 100 years), Daisy Brand has been a family-owned company committed to providing the freshest, most wholesome dairy products with over half a billion in revenues. The company is headquartered in Dallas, Texas with manufacturing plants in Garland, Texas (opened in 1998), Casa Grande, Arizona (opened in 2008), and Wooster, Ohio (opened in late 2015).

Having grown to above a 45 share, Daisy Sour Cream is the Nation’s number one brand with distribution in all 50 states. Additionally, Daisy is the largest brand in food service, military, and club and is recognized by consumers for “A Dollop of Daisy”, a tagline that put this once small brand on the map.

Daisy’s core values are Clean and Trust, which are woven into everything we do. In 2008, the company was given the impressive American Business Ethics award, awarded by Foundation for Financial Service Professionals.

While maintaining a strong culture of curious and innovative problem-solvers, Daisy Brand tripled employment over the last 15 years. The future looks bright with the opening of its third facility to further strengthen the foundation for growth.

Daisy Brand offers company paid options for employee medical and dental plans; 401(k) with employer match and profit sharing contributions; company paid life insurance, short term disability and long term disability; and, a generous time off schedule. Daisy Brand is a nicotine-free company. Daisy Brand is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Veterans and disabled encouraged to apply.

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