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Packing Associate

Location: 

Buffalo, NY, US

Req ID:  28424
Date:  Dec 21, 2021

ASR Group is the world’s largest refiner and marketer of cane sugar, with an annual production capacity of more than 6 million tons of sugar. The company produces a full line of grocery, industrial, food service and specialty sweetener products. Across North America, ASR Group owns and operates six sugar refineries, located in Louisiana, New York, California, Maryland, Canada and Mexico. In the European Union, the company owns and operates sugar refineries in England, Portugal.  ASR Group also owns and operates mills in Mexico and Belize.  The company’s brand portfolio includes the leading brands Domino®, C&H®, Redpath®, Tate & Lyle®, Lyle’s® and Sidul®.

OVERVIEW

This position is responsible for packing brown, powdered, and private label sugar (1, 2, 7, 50 Ibs. bags).

 

Hiring 2nd and 3rd shifts:

  • Starting rate at 18.00/hour
  • 2nd Shift differential: $1.00/hour
  • 3rd Shift differential: $1.50/hour

 

BENEFITS:

  • Up to 3 weeks of vacation your first year
  • Paid sick time
  • Quarterly bonus program of up to 7% of quarterly gross pay
  • Annual merit increases
  • 24/5 operation with multiple shift options
  • Training and career growth opportunity
  • OT availability
  • Competitive health benefits
  • Pet Insurance

 

DETAILED ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Pack finished goods into cases, place finished case onto pallet (must be able to lift 50 lbs.).
  • Check individual packages for quality issues:
    • Back seal
    • End seals
    • Production date code both on bags and boxes
    • Bags and boxes are the same item
  • Maintain cleanliness of production area around assigned production line.
  • Open re-work, both daily and returned product when necessary.
  • Assist machine operator as needed (changing poly, learn basic operations to stop/start machine in event of problems).
  • Label boxes as necessary.
  • Must know the difference between edible and non-edible products.
  • Assist in the cleaning of the plant as required.
  • Must understand the basics of the Metal Detectors in terms of rejected bag handling and the basics of the HACCP program.
  • Be vigilant for any product contamination and report any contamination or otherwise dangerous issues to line operator or shift supervisor.
  • Assist in the plant when needed
  • Other duties as assigned

 

WORK EXPERIENCES

  • Prior packaging experience is preferred but not required

 

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

  • HS Diploma or GED preferred but not required

 

ESSENTIAL CAPABILITIES (KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES)

  • Ability to lift up to 50lbs
  • Must be able to work 12 hour shifts as scheduled
  • Must possess great attention to detail and the ability to multitask in a fast-paced industrial environment
  • Must be able to understand verbal and written English
  • Results-focused and detailed oriented
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include Close vision, Distance vision, Peripheral vision, Depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or hear.
  • Ability to work well with others
  • Flexibility to perform other duties when necessary

 

Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities.


Nearest Major Market: Buffalo