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Packaging Operator

Claypool, IN, United States of America
Job Reference JR0074922
Professional Areas Industry
Function Operations, Engineering and Maintenance
Contract Type Permanent
Years of Work Experience 0 - 3
Start date 2024-03-20

Louis Dreyfus Company is a leading merchant and processor of agricultural goods. Our activities span the entire value chain from farm to fork, across a broad range of business lines, we leverage our global reach and extensive asset network to serve our customers and consumers around the world. Structured as a matrix organization of six geographical regions and ten platforms, Louis Dreyfus Company is active in over 100 countries and employs approximately 17,000 people globally.

Overall Purpose and Objective of Position:  The Packaging Operator is responsible for filling totes / drums with various liquids, and responsible for complying with all applicable company standards and government regulations.

Primary Responsibilities/Essential Functions:

  • Comply with company and food safety policies
  • Receive/unload packaging supplies with a forklift and regularly unload drums manually without a forklift
  • Fill or empty glycerin, canola, and lecithin tanks using computerized controls and following standard operating procedures
  • Create accurate labels, print labels, and label drums, totes, and samples
  • Print accurate shipping paperwork and ensure that it is sent with the correct packages
  • Fill containers with glycerin, canola, lecithin, or other (sometimes mixing additives), using computerized controls and scales
  • Use a forklift to move containers and load trucks with the correct packaged material and accurate shipping paperwork
  • Conduct inventory audits of packaged products & materials; notify the packaging supervisor of low quantities
  • Inspect packaging equipment and report any issues
  • Respond to equipment issues or alarms; investigate and initiate resolutions
  • Accurately complete all required operational and food safety documentation

Additional Responsibilities:

  • New products or product containers might be added to our product line for packaging at any time
  • Ensure work area is kept clean and free of safety hazards
  • Complete all required training tasks as assigned in EHS or by the Packaging Supervisor
  • Attend and participate in safety and general meetings when scheduled or requested
  • High school diploma/GED
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Knowledge of manufacturing processes and procedures
  • Ability to operate machinery and computer control systems while maintaining compliance with regulatory safety requirements, e.g., OSHA (including PSM), EPA, USDA, and ISO 9000
  • Ability to drive a forklift, climb stairs and ladders as well as work at heights; manage confined space entry, withstand extended periods of walking and standing; move manufacturing materials, products and equipment of 50 pounds or more which requires regular bending and lifting
  • Mechanical aptitude, effective communication skills, basic math and fundamental PC skills
  • Experience in receiving/shipping and knowledge of LDC liquid process controls preferred

Additional Information for the job

What We Offer

We provide a dynamic and stimulating international environment, which will stretch and develop your abilities and channel your skills and expertise with outstanding career development opportunities in one of the largest and most solid private companies in the world.

- Comprehensive benefits program including medical, dental and vision care coverage, flexible spending account plans, employee assistance program, life insurance and disability coverage
- 401k with Company Match
- Family Friendly Benefits including childbirth and parental leave, fertility and family building benefits
- Paid Time Off (PTO) and Paid Holidays
- Hybrid work available (not applicable to all roles)

Diversity & Inclusion

LDC is driven by a set of shared values and high ethical standards, with diversity and inclusion being part of our DNA. LDC is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity, equity and inclusion.

LDC encourages diversity, supports local communities and environmental initiatives. We encourage people of all backgrounds to apply.

Equal employment opportunity (EEO)

Louis Dreyfus Company provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Sustainability

Sustainable value is at the heart of our purpose as a company.

We are passionate about creating fair and sustainable value, both for our business and for other value chain stakeholders: our people, our business partners, the communities we touch and the environment around us

Company Description

Louis Dreyfus Company is a leading merchant and processor of agricultural goods. Our activities span the entire value chain from farm to fork, across a broad range of business lines, we leverage our global reach and extensive asset network to serve our customers and consumers around the world. Structured as a matrix organization of six geographical regions and ten platforms, Louis Dreyfus Company is active in over 100 countries and employs approximately 17,000 people globally.


Job Description

Overall Purpose and Objective of Position:  The Packaging Operator is responsible for filling totes / drums with various liquids, and responsible for complying with all applicable company standards and government regulations.

Primary Responsibilities/Essential Functions:

  • Comply with company and food safety policies
  • Receive/unload packaging supplies with a forklift and regularly unload drums manually without a forklift
  • Fill or empty glycerin, canola, and lecithin tanks using computerized controls and following standard operating procedures
  • Create accurate labels, print labels, and label drums, totes, and samples
  • Print accurate shipping paperwork and ensure that it is sent with the correct packages
  • Fill containers with glycerin, canola, lecithin, or other (sometimes mixing additives), using computerized controls and scales
  • Use a forklift to move containers and load trucks with the correct packaged material and accurate shipping paperwork
  • Conduct inventory audits of packaged products & materials; notify the packaging supervisor of low quantities
  • Inspect packaging equipment and report any issues
  • Respond to equipment issues or alarms; investigate and initiate resolutions
  • Accurately complete all required operational and food safety documentation

Additional Responsibilities:

  • New products or product containers might be added to our product line for packaging at any time
  • Ensure work area is kept clean and free of safety hazards
  • Complete all required training tasks as assigned in EHS or by the Packaging Supervisor
  • Attend and participate in safety and general meetings when scheduled or requested

Experience
  • High school diploma/GED
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Knowledge of manufacturing processes and procedures
  • Ability to operate machinery and computer control systems while maintaining compliance with regulatory safety requirements, e.g., OSHA (including PSM), EPA, USDA, and ISO 9000
  • Ability to drive a forklift, climb stairs and ladders as well as work at heights; manage confined space entry, withstand extended periods of walking and standing; move manufacturing materials, products and equipment of 50 pounds or more which requires regular bending and lifting
  • Mechanical aptitude, effective communication skills, basic math and fundamental PC skills
  • Experience in receiving/shipping and knowledge of LDC liquid process controls preferred

Additional Information

Additional Information for the job

What We Offer

We provide a dynamic and stimulating international environment, which will stretch and develop your abilities and channel your skills and expertise with outstanding career development opportunities in one of the largest and most solid private companies in the world.

- Comprehensive benefits program including medical, dental and vision care coverage, flexible spending account plans, employee assistance program, life insurance and disability coverage
- 401k with Company Match
- Family Friendly Benefits including childbirth and parental leave, fertility and family building benefits
- Paid Time Off (PTO) and Paid Holidays
- Hybrid work available (not applicable to all roles)

Diversity & Inclusion

LDC is driven by a set of shared values and high ethical standards, with diversity and inclusion being part of our DNA. LDC is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity, equity and inclusion.

LDC encourages diversity, supports local communities and environmental initiatives. We encourage people of all backgrounds to apply.

Equal employment opportunity (EEO)

Louis Dreyfus Company provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Sustainability

Sustainable value is at the heart of our purpose as a company.

We are passionate about creating fair and sustainable value, both for our business and for other value chain stakeholders: our people, our business partners, the communities we touch and the environment around us