Title:  Feeder-Packer

Requisition ID:  1798

Sturgis, MI, US, 49091

Department:  Hourly Plant & Mill (Except Maintenance Roles)
Travel:  No Travel Required

Job Summary:

Performs a wide variety of duties associated with the finishing process, by feeding or packing folding cartons on a machine fed line.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Load cartons in the feeder of the folder/gluer.
  2. Provide training for new Associates in the process.
  3. Inform the Glue Operators of any problems occurring on the line.
  4. Inform the Glue Operators when running short on supplies.
  5. Assist with clearing jam ups occurring on machine fed lines.
  6. Consult job ticket for proper instructions prior to starting a new job/shift.
  7. Follow the packing instructions for each job as documented on the job ticket.
  8. Capable of lifting 40 lbs.
  9. Backup other Associates on machine fed lines as needed to keep production going.
  10. Communicate instructions to other Associates/shifts.
  11. Monitor case counts to assure quantities packed are correct.
  12. Participate in any tasks necessary to allow for continuous operation of the process.
  13. Follow all Plant Safety rules and maintain a safe working environment.
  14. Monitor the level of quality in the products being produced.
  15. Comply with the Consolidated Standards for Inspection – Food Contact Manufacturing Facilities following SQF Guidelines.


Additional Responsibilities:

  1. Collect Statistical Process Control (SPC) Data as required.
  2. Participate in Continuous Process Improvement Activities as required.



Basic math, reading and writing skills are required to perform this job.




Nearest Major Market: Kalamazoo