Line Technician

Line Technician

This position efficiently operates assigned equipment to produce product at prescribed standards; minimize material waste and product loss. The position also oversees all aspects of line function.

Job Description

Responsible for performing job functions in a manner that promotes a safe work environment, including compliance with confined space, PPE, fall protection, and all other safety policies and practices.

Active member of a Production Team (Space Saver, Klondike, Gram) and supports the team culture of the Covington Plant through participation and leadership in Star Point.

Set up machine for production including assembling freezers and various parts of machine, assemble necessary ingredients, sanitize lines, and adjust machine to formula specifications.

Comply with all GMP/quality issues including all charting procedures. Follow established procedures for monitoring product specifications such as bar weight, product size, machine output, speed, wrap, code dates, product quality etc. Keep areas clean and dry.

Monitor equipment for malfunctions, solving minor problems without assistance and eliminating potential threats to production. Communicate effectively with Supervisors and maintenance personnel regarding recurring problems and needs for repair. Take part in PM's. Follow lubrication programs and maintain lube log.

Oversee all operations at the workstation including responsibilities of the Wrapper Operators and Hand-packers. Work effectively with Wrapper operators and Handpackers to ensure smooth operation of line. Help work in tubs from freezer. Report any problems to Supervisors.

Plays an active role in TPM including participation in the creation and documentation of Standard Operating Procedures and Work Instructions, the creation and maintenance of TPM standards, the writing of One Point Lessons, and participation in Kaizen events.

Observes all safety, quality and other company rules and regulations in the performance of duties.

Function as needed in various capacities, including moving supplies and discard, filling in for other teammates on the line as necessary and other duties as assigned.


Must have a High School Diploma or general education degree (GED)

Must have Two (2) years of manufacturing mechanical or technical experience

Must have a Career Readiness Certification (CRC) with a Silver, Gold or Platinum ranking

Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs.

Must be able to work 8 or 12 hours night shift

Please note: as part of the job application, you will be asked to complete pre-screening questions. Completion of the pre-screening questions are mandatory in order to be considered. Please allow yourself plenty of time to complete both the application and pre-screening questions. If the pre-screening questions are partially answered or not at all, it will adversely affect the progress of your application. Please be aware that you will have to complete the pre-screening questions at once as you will be unable to return to it later.

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