Packaging Technician - Graveyard Job at Aerotek, Reno, NV

  • Aerotek
  • Reno, NV

Job Description

**Packaging Technician - Graveyard**

**Position Overview**

Company in the Stead area is looking for a Packaging Technician is responsible for preparing, inspecting, and packaging finished goods in accordance to the companys quality and efficiency standards. These duties and tasks span throughout the Production packaging area. All duties and tasks are to be performed in a safe manner ensuring safety within the production facility.

**Essential Functions**

_Ensure finished goods are packaged safely and efficiently according to company standards. Perform a final_ inspection of finished goods in accordance with the companys quality standards in a safe and efficient manner.


Notify Lead when a machine or quality related issue is found. Let the lead make the decision to call Maintenance, QA or the shift Supervisor.

Perform Washout, Hot Rinse and Changeover with correct steps.

Attain packaging materials; as needed. Ask the lead if help is needed to down stack pallets.

Assemble pallet bottoms and tops when running Costco product.

Assemble corrugated box when doing hand packing.

Change film roll when needed.

Clear minor errors on bagger when lead is on break or lunch.

Ergonomically perform all tasks to ensure safety in compliance with GMP standards, OSHA regulations, and company policies

Adhere to required PPE standards in accordance with the task requirements.

Perform other duties as assigned.

Follow correct rotation per company policy.


Inspect and sort all crackers within designated timeframe distinguishing between burnt, under cooked, and satisfactory guidelines.

Gather kick out bags from each equipment. Rerun good bags through equipment. Open bags that are not in spec and put the crackers back onto conveyor.


Place packaged product correctly onto conveyor into cartoner to ensure efficiency.

Inspect each bag for any foreign materials, bad crackers and open seals as you are patting.

Clear minor errors and jams on cartoner.

Retrieve kick out bags.


Keep the carton magazine loaded on the cartoner.

Help clear minor errors and jams on the cartoner.

Check the gluer on cartoner periodically. Refill glue if needed.

Put kick out bags before X-Ray.

Maintain a clean work area free of debris and product by minimizing the amount of product that falls onto the floor.

Insert empty hoppers into overflow conveyor.

Insert hoppers containing product into docking stations. Put hopper tags on hoppers.


Palletize cases of finished product following the case count per pallet required.

Check lot number and best by date as well as the box quality.

Add corrugated box into caser.

Check the gluers on the caser periodically. Refill glue if needed.

Move finished pallet to wrapping machine to wrap it. Then move wrapped pallet to correct location.

Clear minor errors and jams on Caser, Box maker and Box gluer.

Open kick out cases and repack good cartons or cases.

**Other Duties and Responsibilities**

Comply with all safety and quality policies, practices and procedures. Report all unsafe activities to the shift Supervisor.

Participate in proactive team efforts to achieve departmental and company goals.

Provide leadership to others through example and sharing of knowledge/skill.

Perform other duties as assigned.

**Physical Demands**

Extensive physical activity performing strenuous daily activities of a primarily production/technical nature.

Manual dexterity sufficient to reach/handle items, works with the fingers, and perceives attributes of objects and materials.

Ability to have clear vision at 20 inches or less; and 20 feet or more.

Ability to identify and distinguish colors.

Ability to judge distances and spatial relationships.

Ability to adjust the eyes to bring an object into sharp focus.

Ability to exert 56 pounds of force every 15 minutes; lift 7 to 10 pounds every 1 minute.

Ability to stay calm and focused during difficult/stressful situations.

**Work Environment**

Well-lighted, non-heated and/or non-air conditioned production setting with adequate ventilation.

Wet or humid conditions (non-weather).

Work near moving mechanical parts.

Air contamination of fumes or caustic chemicals

Atmosphere with high noise levels

**Preferred Education**

High School diploma or general education degree (GED).

3-6 months of experience working in a food related field, manufacturing industry, an industrial setting, construction.

**About Aerotek:**

We know that a company's success starts with its employees. We also know that an individual's success starts with the right career opportunity. As a Best of Staffing Client and Talent leader, Aerotek's people-focused approach yields competitive advantage for our clients and rewarding careers for our contract employees. Since 1983, Aerotek has grown to become a leader in recruiting and staffing services. With more than 250 non-franchised offices, Aerotek's 8,000 internal employees serve more than 300,000 contract employees and 18,000 clients every year. Aerotek is an Allegis Group company, the global leader in talent solutions. Learn more at

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

Job Tags

Contract work, Shift work,

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