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Pretzel PC Plymouth Plant

Posted Date:  Jun 2, 2024
Requisition Number:  121623

Location: Plymouth, IN

 

We are mixing up something new in Plymouth, IN. This is an exciting time to join our team. Pretzels, Inc is now a part of Hershey Salty Snacks. We have over 40 years of experience in making pretzels and delivering high quality snacks to consumers.

 

Pay:

  • Starting at $19.31/hr, overnight shift has $1.00/hr shift differential
  • Bi-weekly pay
  • $500 sign-on bonus for eligible candidates

 

Total Rewards:

  • Health Insurance (Medical, Dental, & Vision) starting day 1
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Paid Time off

 

Shifts:

  • Day or Night shifts available
  • 12 hours shifts (6am-6pm OR 6pm-6am) 
  • Plant operates on various schedules (schedule assignment determined by candidate preference and plant needs):
    • 2-2-3 schedule: 2 days on, 2 days off, 3 days on, 2 days off, 2 days on, 3 days off rotation. Working 3-4 days/week (One week: Sun, Wed, Thurs Next week: Mon, Tues, Fri, Sat).

Candidate Process:

Please note- communication will be through phone, email, and text. Ensure you have access to a valid email address

  • Qualified applicants will receive a phone call to schedule an onsite interview
  • Post Offer background check and drug screen required

 

Summary:

This position is responsible for safely and effectively setting up and maintaining the packaging areas.

 

Essential Functions/Duties and Responsibilities

  • Adhere to Pretzel’s GMP’s (Good Manufacturing Practices)  

  • Maintain the Daily Cleaning Checklist SSOP compliance  

  • Set up and maintain the packaging area safely and effectively   

  • Communicate accordingly with supervisors, PMO’s and packers. Also communicate effectively with PC on previous or next shift.

  • Review line sheets for changeovers, special labels, chep pallets, etc.

  • Follow schedule priority according to line sheet

  • Understanding S4 Hana and use of job tracker  

  • Communicate changeover status (pounds left or cases left) with Supervisor, PMO, Baker, and QC   

  • Minimize and rework any overruns on shift. Communicate all overruns to Supervisor  

  • Print off lead labels and first case verifications (provide to packers for each sku ran) and order all supplies needed for the job  

  • Set up the job accordingly with boxes, labels, a scale, tape, and skids  

  • Refill the Zebra printers with labels and ribbon as needed  

  • Set up the tape machine  

  • Load job into computer for Zebra printer and verify with lead label

  • Set up the bulk lines accordingly to lead label, color bags, boxes, etc.

  • Understand and follow WIP procedure

  • Assist quality with hold procedure as needed

  • Ensure no damaged cases leave packaging room; assist with repack as needed

  • Pull finished product to the wrapper or to the warehouse staging area

  • Ensure all skids have correct LP

  • Wrap skids and place them in the holding area until they are license plated

  • Print license plates and apply accordingly 

  • Continually work on housekeeping

  • Follow all safety rules and policies, general work rules and policies

  • Complete all required trainings, including Alchemy, timely  

  • All other duties as assigned by supervisor

  

Qualifications

  • High School diploma or GED

  • 1-month related experience or training  

  • Proficiency of the English language (read, write, and speak English)

  • Ability to effectively present information to other employees of the organization

  • Basic math skills: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals and be able to pass math test

 

Physical Demands and Work Environment

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. The working conditions are normal for a manufacturing environment. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee must be in good physical condition to perform the tasks assigned:

 

  • Occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Able to lift with both hands and lift overhead with both hands.

  • Stand, walk, climb, and reach with both hands and arms, bend and twist. 

  • Agility of both hands and all fingers to push, pull, grasp, touch and feel.   

  • Visual acuity and hand/eye coordination. 

  • Talk/communicate and hear.

 

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud. Work environment conditions may require the use of safety equipment to include but not limited to eye safety glasses, side shields, steel toe or composite toe shoes, hearing protectors and hair nets.

 

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by team members assigned to this position.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, qualifications or working conditions.

 

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