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Packaging Machine Operator in Columbia, SC at TreeHouse Foods

Date Posted: 2/15/2018

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  • Location:
    Columbia, SC
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Job Description

Employee Type:

Full time


SC Columbia

Job Type:

Production Packaging

Job Posting Title:

Packaging Machine Operator

Job Description:

This is a night shift position working 6PM - 6AM on a rotating schedule. This position will require a self-directed, team oriented individual who takes pride and ownership in his/her work, and is willing to accept total responsibility for the performance of the packaging operation on his/her shift.  This individual must possess good mechanical skills and be able to demonstrate their ability to produce quality product at levels that will allow the plant to meet or exceed its goals and objectives.


  • Monitor product flow from strippers and silos to packaging machines.
  • Clear product jams at stripper and in turners, chimneys and scales.
  • Add cartons and change packaging film.
  • Add containers to case packers.
  • Make operational adjustments to maintain proper machine rates and packaging quality.
  • Perform machine and product changeovers accurately in standard allocated time for individual lines.
  • Add glue and tape.
  • Monitor, operate and changeover code daters, printers and labelers.
  • Monitor and adjust scales to ensure proper weights.
  • Complete required production paperwork to accurately calculate run time, efficiencies and cases produced.
  • Always maintain a sanitary work environment. Ensure that work areas are clean and that Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP’s) are fully complied with. 
  • Accept responsibility for AIB scores in the packaging area.
  • Ensure compliance with all safety programs and maintain hazard free work areas.
  • Responsible for the manufacture of safe, legal and quality product.
  • Must be able to adjust own work schedule in order to maintain a 2-shift operation (may require overtime as operation requires).
  • Be able to effectively communicate with team members to support a self-directed work environment.
  • Use sound judgment in exercising caution to insure personal safety and the safety of others.

Disability Assistance
TreeHouse Foods is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers, including those with disabilities.  If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, please contact us by sending an email to In your email please include a description of the specific accommodation you are requesting and a description of the position for which you are applying.

EEO Considerations

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.


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