Vertical Form, Fill, and Seal Machine Operator - 1st Shift

Skjodt-Barrett Foods Inc, 401 S Enterprise Blvd, Lebanon, Indiana, United States of America Req #204
Thursday, September 8, 2022


Skjodt – Barrett Foods is a growing leader in the North American food industry, specializing in the supply of custom developed food solutions for the world’s leading retail food, foodservice and healthcare product manufacturers. Our products are enjoyed in peoples’ homes, when they dine out with their families, and when they need the important nutrition provided by the healthcare community. We support many of the brands that consumers reach for every day. We are a fast-paced business with international customers and continual challenge. We need smart, versatile people who can share their skills and energy with our team as we continue our success.


Job Responsibilities and Essential Functions

  • MUST have previous experience operating a Vertical Form, Fill, and Seal Machine.
  • Set up Vertical Form, Fill, and Seal Machine, readying it for production.
  • Change over Vertical Form, Fill, and Seal Machine for various production runs. 
  • Troubleshoot Vertical Form, Fill, and Seal Machine.
  • Observe Vertical Form, Fill, and Seal Machine operations to ensure quality and conformity of filled products to standards. Adjust machine as necessary to gain or maintain compliance. 
  • Stop or reset Vertical Form, Fill, and Seal Machine when malfunctions occur, troubleshooting as necessary and communicating with supervision and maintenance as necessary.
  • Record production and test data regularly, such as temperature, test results, and cycle time. 
  • Replenish packaging supplies.
  • Ensure packaging supplies match the descriptions provided on the filling sheets. 
  • Ensure coder is operational and code printed onto pouch is correct.
  • Perform regular product quality checks, ensuring product meets specifications
  • Complete documentation
  • Perform basic Vertical Form, Fill, and Seal Machine cleaning procedures.
        Qualifications
  • MUST have previous experience as a Vertical Form, Fill, and Seal machine operator
  • High School Diploma or GED required
  • Ability to read, write and speak English required
  • Experience running and troubleshooting equipment required.
  • Experience in a food manufacturing facility a plus!
  • Proficient at basic addition and subtraction.
  • Understands temperature and weight measurements. 
         Wages and Shift Information:
  • $19.70 per hour
  • 1st Shift: Monday - Friday, 6:00AM - 2:30PM
  • No Mandatory Overtime EVER! Voluntary Overtime available.
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance available on the 1st of the month following 60 days of employment.
We encourage all candidates who have the right mix of skills, abilities and a passion for learning and growing to apply. We thank all applicants for their interest in this position; however only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Personal information submitted will only be used for the purposes of the competition in accordance with the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

Reasonable accommodations are available during the recruitment process to job applicants with disabilities.

SKJODT-BARRETT FOODS INC. IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
Location on Google Maps
  • Skjodt-Barrett Foods Inc, 401 S Enterprise Blvd, Lebanon, Indiana, United States of America