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Packaging Technician - $2500 sign-on bonus

Date: Nov 15, 2021

Location: New Century, Kansas, US, 66031

Company: IFF Family of Companies

Packaging Technician - $2500 sign on bonus 

Job Description

We offer a comprehensive benefits package which includes:

Starting pay $20/hr plus shift diff.

Medical, Dental & Vison Insurance
Best in Class 401k Plan
12 Paid Holidays + 120 Hours Vacation/year
Discount on Medical Premium $500/year
Basic Life Insurance - no cost
Legal and Pet Insurance

Fee Gym @ work


IFF is seeking Packaging Technicians to join our team in New Century, KS! If you are a dependable and hard-working individual who has a great attendance record, then this is the role for you! 

As a Packaging Technician, you will be responsible for the safe and efficient operation, troubleshooting, preventive maintenance, and general maintenance of all automated, semi-automated and manually operated packaging equipment. The environment can consist of excessive dust and powders. You will also be required to operate a fork lift on a minimal basis. Fork truck certification will be provided during your first week of training.
Main responsibilities include, but are not limited to: 

•    Safe and effective operation and preventive maintenance of all automated packaging equipment
•    Proper handling, packaging and labeling, coding and marking of product
•    Accurate and timely sampling and reporting of production and packaging usage to production management
•    Clean dusty vessels
•    Accurate and timely reporting of production and transfers
•    Safe, healthy and clean work environment.  Report all accidents or near misses to supervisor
•    Timely back up of other production staff
•    Regular on time attendance
•    Effective and efficient I/return and/or remelt processing
•    Proper communication with maintenance is required concerning the performance of equipment
•    Effective evaluation of the quality of all packaging raw materials consumed in the operation
•    Housekeeping:  Ensure all production areas are kept clean and free of clutter
•    All changes are completed in an efficient and timely manner

Job Requirements

The following are required:
•    High School Diploma/GED 
•    Ability to follow written and verbal instructions
•    Strong written and verbal communication skills
•    Ability to work independently and in accordance with the company safety & sanitation standards
•    Able to maintain a good attendance record while also showing up ontime consistently 
•    Basic computer skills
•    Willing and able to lift up to 55 lbs
•    Willing and able to stand for extended periods (approx. 95% of the day)
•    Willing and able to climb stairs and vertical ladders on a frequent basis 
•    Willing and able to wear a respirator and other personal protective equipment (PPE)
•    Willing and able to work both outdoors and indoors in hot, cold, wet and dry conditions
The following are preferred:
•    A two-year technical degree 
•    Production line or manufacturing experience
•    Previous food plant experience
•    Exposure to automated packaging equipment
•    Mechanical aptitude
•    Fork lift experience 

Nearest Major Market: Kansas City