Bagging Machine Operator in Trumansburg, NY at BCforward

Date Posted: 11/20/2020

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Bagging Machine Operator

BCforward is currently seeking highly motivated Bagging Machine Operator/Production Worker for an opportunity in Lansing, NY 14882

Job Title: Bagging Machine Operator/Production Worker

Duration: 3-6 months depending on workload and season

Location: Lansing, NY 14882

Job Description:

The job of the Bagger is to safely and efficiently:

* Operate both the automatic and manual bagging equipment so as to fill and seal the

sacks of salt to the specified quantity level per order specifications. This includes:

o manually palletizing bags

o manually lifting / stacking / weighing bags

o wrapping / sealing pallets of bags

o Perform housekeeping duties within the bagging and warehouse areas

o The Baggers work under the supervision and direction of the Production Supervisor.

The employees hours will vary depending on the time of the year and the work demands in this position. Thus he / she can be scheduled to work 8 hour, 10 hour and 12 hour shifts. Thus the individual must have the attention span to stay alert and attentive during the hours of his / her shift, often times which involves performing repetitive and often times monotonous tasks, in a safe manner. When the employee is working on the semi automatic palletizing equipment, he / she must stay attentive and be able to accurately follow a regular alternating pattern for placing the sacks at each level on the pallet. When operating the automated bagging equipment, the employee must remain alert to what is occurring throughout the line to ensure the product is flowing smoothly throughout the line, to ensure the line does not jam up and quality control is maintained

o Each employee will have specific operational duties to attend to along with safety procedures specific to the tasks they are involved with. He / she must remain alert and attentive to the procedures in place to work in a safe manner. Furthermore, each employee is responsible for alerting the supervisor to any unsafe or potentially unsafe activities they encounter. He / she must know how to respond to these unsafe actions as he / she is aware of them as well as know when to go to the supervisor in charge before responding to an atypical type of process.

The Bagger must be able to work as a member of a team and as such be willing to assist the other team members with the performance of the job when requested to do so. He / she must be able to listen to, grasp and quickly respond positively to supervision and instructions. He / she must have the intellectual capabilities to learn, understand and utilize the various computer generated and operated equipment that comprises the packaging department.

o Although the individual will be assigned to work days / nights, the individual may be called upon to work additional hours as needed. This can include working weekends, holidays and overtime as assigned.

o Physically the individual must be able to independently transition to and from the ground without the aid of a stationary object, work in a variety of postures and positions including kneeling, squatting, forward flexion and crawling. The employee will have to be able to safely and efficiently climb multiple stairs, walk up and down inclines and be able to walk on snow / ice and wet level and unlevel surfaces. He / she must be able to stand / walk throughout the work day while wearing steel toed boots, hard hats and safety glasses.

o The Bagger must be able to repetitively lift and handle salt sacks that weigh up to 50 lbs.

Furthermore he / she will have to reach with both upper extremities, grab sacks of salt and slide them into place on a continuous basis.

o Although the individual is working inside a building that is protected from the weather conditions with a roof and walls the individual will be exposed to the air temperature and humidity one can reasonably expect in northern New York.

Pre-Employment Requirements:

Pre-Employment Physical

Drug Screen (5 panel + expanded opiates)

Respirator Certification Questionnaire

Lifting Assessment

Mobility Assessment

HireRight Background Check

About BCforward:

BCforward began as an IT business solution and staffing firm. Founded in 1998, BCforward has grown with our customers' needs into a full-service personnel solution's organization. Headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana, BCforward also operates numerous delivery centers across North America and India. We are currently the largest consulting firm and largest MBE certified firm in Indiana. Our uninterrupted growth has allowed BCforward to deliver uniquely configured IT staffing and project solutions for over the years of catering to our customers' specific needs. BCforward currently maintains a team of over 5000 global resources. With our additional brand, Stafforward, together we have the capabilities to deliver services for a variety of industries in both public and private sectors which allows us to address your most challenging needs.

We must inform you that during the hiring process, we may ask for you to disclose and provide us with various categories of your personal information, including identifiers such as your name and address, professional information, commercial information, education information, and other related information. Please note that we will only use this information to facilitate and complete the recruiting process. This posting is not an offer of employment. All applicants must be authorized to work in the United States and willing to cooperate with a background check and drug screen, to the extent permitted by federal and local laws up to and including both criminal and financial reviews. The submission of intentionally false or fraudulent information in response to this job posting shall render the applicant ineligible for the position. BCforward is an equal opportunity employer. Any subsequent offer of employment shall be considered employment at will regardless of the anticipated assignment duration.

Interested candidates please send resume in Word format Please reference job code 116784 when responding to this ad.


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