Crewperson in Training


Waxahachie, TX, US, 75165

Function:  Manufacturing
Audience:  Hourly
Work Arrangement:  On Site
Requisition ID:  61587

Job Title:                      Crewperson

Department:                 Production

Reports to:                   Shift Supervisor

Shift:                             12 hour rotation, includes overnights, holidays, and weekends



Performs the role of operator for the packaging process.  This includes but is not limited to operating all packaging equipment, operating forklifts, final selection of quality product, participation in Total Productive Maintenance programs, and effectively executing safety, housekeeping, environmental, quality, and waste elimination processes  


Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Visually inspects, selects, packages, and labels products according to specifications
  • Positions and loads waretrucks, racks, etc.
  • Sets-up and operates auto baggers, retail baggers, and unitizers/balers
  • Operates scrap compactor, stretch wrappers, reconditioning equipment, conveyors, pinwheel, packagers, palletizers, labeling and printing equipment, belt roll-ups, etc. as required to perform the job
  • Performs packaging operations (including but not limited to, palletizing, assembling, and sealing cartons, closing bags, wrapping bundles, etc.)
  • Salvages, reconditions, re-bags, re-selects off quality product
  • Feeds off-ware into the reconditioning machine
  • Disposes of off-quality materials, scrap, sludge, and other debris
  • Assists in the start-up of equipment (including, but not limited to, insuring product goes on to overhead conveyor, rolling up of uncured product, stripping off of facings, clearing of jam-ups, etc.)
  • Checks weight and packages of reconditioning bags
  • Participates in OCO’s , rebuilds, and  other downtimes
  • Assists with equipment changeovers and cleans equipment as needed
  • Participates in waste elimination processes, including standard work
  • Performs other related duties consistent with the nature of the job as directed
  • Note:  The following tasks are assignment based and are not a part of Crewpersons daily tasks. Training and certification on these tasks may occur post-certification:
  • Uses high pressure cleaning equipment ( ex. NLB, Hotsy, steam cleaners, etc.) to clean oven chains, forming chains, fans, trenches, drop out boxes, shaker screens
  • Waxes oven chains
  • Checks out and operates forklifts and JLG’s, after proper training, at the direction of the Cold End Group Leader or Packing Process Tech II of the area



The employee should hold the following abilities:

  • Must be able to read, write and speak English
  • Must be able to understand verbal and written instructions
  • Must possess strong communication and organizational skills
  • Must have the ability to multi-task
  • Must have strong internal and external customer service skills
  • Must work well in team environment
  • Must be able to work independently
  • Must have ability to do basic math
  • Possess leadership skills
  • Strong commitment to safety
  • Ability to drive TPM techniques



The employee must be able to:

  • Operate a computer and other keyboard instruments
  • Learn SAP, IPOP and LTS systems



The employee should have the following:

  • Minimum high school diploma or equivalent is required
  • Possess valid forklift driver certification
  • Possess valid front end loader certification
  • Manufacturing Experience Required



The employee should possess the ability to:

  • The ability to work varying or 12 hour rotating shifts
  • Medical certification to wear respirator protection
  • Exposure to hot/cold temperatures on a regular basis
  • Exposure to continuous noise and able to wear hearing protection
  • Lifting, carrying/moving up to 50 pounds
  • Standing frequently
  • Bending frequently
  • Walking continuously

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) incumbent in this position.  Employee(s) will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments.

A review of this position has excluded the marginal functions of the position that are incidental to the performance of fundamental job duties.  All duties and responsibilities are essential job functions and requirements and are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.  To perform this job successfully, the incumbents(s) will possess the skills, aptitudes, and abilities to perform each duty proficiently.  Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health or safety of themselves or others.  The requirements listed in this document are the minimum levels of knowledge, skills, and abilities. 

This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at will” relationship.

Nearest Major Market: Dallas
Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth