Golden State Foods

Pouch Machine Oper

Location US-GA-Conyers
Job ID



To properly operate equipment from a safety, quality and efficient perspective, while maintaining the cleanliness of all equipment.



  • Adheres to safety, food safety, quality and legal compliance.
  • Perform all work in accordance with environmental, health and safety standards, rules, regulations and practices of the facility.
  • Must be able to pass training/certifications as required for qualification.
  • Must perform lockout tagout as required by company standards.
  • Must be able to operate multiple pieces of equipment which may include W25-1 & 2, Cryovac, L24, BIB, 12-up fillers, and 6-up fillers.
  • Must be aware of all emergency stops and pinch points caused by moving machinery including energized equipment by air or electrical.
  • Must be able to follow proper film cart loading procedure and must be able to execute proper film roll loading on machines.
  • Must be able to identify proper boxes, labels and correct coding.
  • Must be able to perform weight adjustments to maintain proper product weight.
  • Must work with team members to maintain standard changeovers while ensuring line efficiencies.
  • Must be able to troubleshoot and correct minor mechanical issues.
  • Must be able to fully and accurately document line production by filling out inspection record/downtime sheets as well as metal detection information.
  • Must be able to identify varying machine set-ups to ensure proper operation.
  • Must be able to disassemble production equipment: clean, rinse, and sanitize all product contact machinery utilizing proper cleaning utensils, chemicals, and COP (Clean Out of Place) process.
  • Must be able to assemble production equipment: clean, rinse, and sanitize all product contact machinery utilizing proper cleaning utensils, chemicals, and CIP (Clean In Place) process.
  • Document completed work as required by the supervisor.
  • Compliance with all other duties as assigned.



         - None.



  • Maintain flow of product through machine.
  • Reach horizontally and vertically for boxes/product.
  • Remove unusable product from machine, conveyors, boxes or floor.
  • Safely hose down machines or conveyors.
  • Change film rolls and tape in machines.
  • Lift cases of product.
  • Ability to visually differentiate items of color, up close and in the distance.


  • Ability to wear personal protective equipment and/or clothing.
  • Stand/walk 7 or more hours per day.
  • Continuously talk/hear throughout the day.
  • Frequently bend, reach, twist/turn and grip/grasp.
  • Frequently use eye/hand coordination and use handling/fingering to handle boxes, use hoses or tools.
  • Frequently lift and carry less than 5 pounds from floor level to overhead.
  • Occasionally kneel/crawl, squat, or climb.
  • Occasionally use eye/hand/foot coordination when handling film carts.
  • Occasionally use fine motor tasks and taste/smell.
  • Occasionally lift up to 50 lbs for an entire shift from floor level to shoulder height.
  • Occasionally carry up to 50 lbs 50-100 feet.
  • Push rolls of film on carts requiring 25 lbs of force 100 feet.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and color vision.


  • Constantly work in damp, wet, humid and slippery environments.
  • Constantly work near moving equipment with fumes or airborne debris.
  • Constantly work in high noise levels requiring hearing protection.
  • Occasionally work with toxic or caustic chemicals.
  • Occasionally work in extreme heat/cold.
  • Occasionally work with hand tools causing segmental or whole-body vibration.


  • Bump cap, hair net, safety glasses, hearing protection, and uniform or smock.
  • Cut resistant gloves.
  • Nitrile gloves, plastic apron, and plastic sleeves.
  • Pouch machine and conveyors.
  • Food safety knife and small hand tools.
  • Manual pallet jack.
  • Human Machine Interface (HMI) software.
  • Lockout locks and tags.



  • High school diploma or GED.
  • One to three months of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.
  • Ability to write simple correspondence.
  • Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one small group situations to customers, clients, and other team members of the organization.
  • Ability to use effective problem solving skills.


  • Ability to use mathematical functions including addition, subtraction, multiplication and division in accordance with production paperwork.
  • Ability to perform these operations using units of weight measurement, volume, and distance.



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