Packaging Technician I
Tremonton, UT 
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Posted 22 days ago
Job Description
Business Unit Overview

Headquartered in Lakeville, Minn., Post Consumer Brands, a business unit of Post Holdings, Inc., is dedicated to providing people and their pets with delicious food choices for every taste and budget. The company's portfolio includes beloved brands such as Honey Bunches of Oats, PEBBLES, Grape-Nuts and Malt-O-Meal cereal, and Peter Pan peanut butter, as well as Rachael Ray Nutrish, Kibbles 'n Bits and 9Lives dog and cat food. As a company committed to high standards of quality and to our values, we are driven by one idea: To make lives better by making delicious food accessible for all. For more information about our brands, visit www.postconsumerbrands.com and follow us on LinkedIn for the latest news.


Brand

Post Consumer Brands recently acquired several iconic pet food brands, venturing into a new market while remaining true to our purpose to provide delicious and accessible food that our consumers love. We're always searching the center store for the next exciting product to add to our portfolio, and right now, we're growing and need passionate, driven individuals with diverse perspectives to help us reach greater heights. That's where you come in. Join a team where your voice is not only heard but valued. Make a real impact on brands enjoyed by millions of people and their pets.

At Post Consumer Brands, we take pride in our longstanding legacy of making one of every five breakfast cereals families eat daily. Today, we're just as focused on our future as we expand our grocery business with different shelf-stable foods, including snacks and peanut butter. We are committed to providing accessible and delicious food for families, and we're always searching the center store for the next exciting product to add to our portfolio. As we soar to new heights, we need creative, determined individuals from all walks of life to join our team, where your unique perspective and ideas are acknowledged and valued. Be a part of a company that empowers you to make a difference that's evident on grocery store shelves and families' tables across North America.


Location Description

The Post Consumer Brands plant in Tremonton, Utah is part of the company's West Coast network, with more than 220 team members supplying Malt-O-Meal bag cereals, PEBBLES cereals, and more to a variety of retailers. When you join the Tremonton team, you'll be joining a group of motivated problem-solvers and safety-first culture.


Responsibilities

Job Function:

The purpose of this job is to provide real-time packaging support to the Production Teams and other support staff as requested. The individual is responsible for providing Post Consumer Brands personnel with the needed packaging support and training to allow continuous improvement in the packaging of intermediate and finished goods.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Improving packaging uptime, rates and changeover performance
  • Develop and Maintain equipment, set points, and programs
  • Participate in and help drive Continuous Improvement efforts
  • Project planning and execution
  • Point person for resolving packing issues with vendors
  • Support new products and packaging materials
  • Support the continuous improvement and long-term sustainability of packaging performance
  • Improving packaging equipment reliability.
  • Technical troubleshooting and support for Maintenance and Operations.
  • Technical development and training of Team Leads, Packaging Specialists and Maintenance Technicians.
  • Collaborating with Packaging Engineer to implement best practices across all teams.
  • Maintain an extensive knowledge of existing packaging materials and equipment technology.
  • Maintain and repair packaging equipment.

Job Duties:

  • Technical Training
  • Trouble shooting and repair of equipment issues
  • Perform specialized packaging maintenance
  • Support packaging equipment set up issues
  • Schedule optimization and sequencing
  • On Shift-resource for packaging trouble calls

Qualifications

Job Requirements:

  • Education: 2 years post high school education or equivalent in packaging, preferred Knowledge of packaging materials and equipment, project coordination, manufacturing processes and basic statistical process control. Industrial Automation and maintenance.
  • Preferred Education: 2 years Robotics, Technical, Pneumatics, engineering, maintenance. Industrial Automation

Skills:

  • Ability to gather data working with packaging team members and construct samples to test/verify dimensions and material composition of food packages. Ability to compile, analyze and present data in summary form; competence in PC use and software applications (word-processing, spreadsheets, databases.) Ability to troubleshoot advanced technical equipment issues (electrical, mechanical, programming, pneumatic, etc.)
  • Leadership Skills: Must have excellent organization and communication skills. Ability to coordinate activities; interact, train, support and facilitate work teams. Takes initiative to resolve issues and work with minimal direct supervision when needed.
  • Problem Solving: Identification of occurrences or trends relating to packaging KPI's. Application of scientific methodology in gathering information, compiling and presenting results in a summary form. Must provide problem solving consulting to all departments in the areas of package material and equipment performance and adherence to packaging specifications. Must consider time frame, cost, sanitation, and safety.
  • Demonstrate ability to effectively train, develop, and mentor others.

Physical Working Conditions:

  • Capable of being able to stand and walk, majority of 12 hour shift in extreme heat/cold conditions.
  • Capable of being able to bend, kneel, and crawl under equipment to perform repairs.

Post Consumer Brands is an equal opportunity employer.


Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

 

Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
Open
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