Packager - Days

Rembrandt, IA
Full Time
Entry Level

Job Summary:


The Packager packages eggs and egg products including filling equipment operation and proper labeling, date code and lot tracking, ensuring finished product quality and compliance with regulatory guidelines.  The individual will be responsible for building pallets of packaged products.  This position performs sanitation and minor maintenance of packaging and labeling equipment, maintains cleanliness of work area and readiness of machinery and building.   Must be able to safely lift 30 – 60 pound boxes constantly during course of shift. 


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Stock and sort product for packaging or filling and replenish packaging supplies
  • Packaging product in boxes and/or in bags
  • Packing boxes in dryer
  • Stop or reset machines when malfunctions occur, clear machine jams  and report malfunctions to manager/supervisor/maintenance (NOTE: This would require Lock Out Tag Out training/certification)
  • Inspect, remove defective packaging material, place to a safe side and communicate defect to supervisor
  • Start machine by engaging controls
  • Assist with training of additional packagers
  • Package product in the form in which it will be sent out
  • Record all information per training when applicable
  • Attach identification labels to finished packaged items
  • Clean packaging containers and prepare for product packing
  • Perform quality activities, training sessions and employee activity teams when needed
  • Follow company Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs) and Food Safety programs



  • A trained designee will be appointed by management to cover for absences or vacancies; refer to Rembrandt Foods site-specific facility back-up matrix on file.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:


  • Knowledge of production process, quality control and personal services
  • Knowledge of machines and tools, including their maintenance
  • Ability to read basic English labels
  • Ability to follow all safety and quality policies and procedures
  • Ability to see details at close range
  • Ability to recognize that there is a problem at hand and report to supervisor/manager
  • Control Precision: ability to concentrate on a task over a period of time without distractions
  • Static Strength: ability to exert maximum muscle force to lift, push, pull or carry objects
  • Reaction time: ability to respond to signals when necessary
  • Lift, stack and place boxes weighing up to 60 pound boxes



  • Knowledge and Understanding of HAACP and SQF Certification
  • Bilingual: Spanish
  • Computer Skills: Word, Excel, Outlook
  • Ability to work on a fast paced line



  • Rubber Boots, Hard hat, Hair net,  Facial net if facial hair, Frock, Safety glasses/Goggles, Ear protection,  Non-Slip steel toed boots/shoes, Disposable Apron, Bump Cap
  • Hand tools/ Power tools/Clamps
  • Safety Harness
  • Hand/Electric Pallet Jack
  • Large push broom, kitchen pull broom/Squeegee, floor mop/ High pressure wand/ Air hoses


Universal Expectations:

  • Follows all Safety, Bio-Security, Environmental, and Animal Welfare Procedures
  • Ensures compliance with and follows all OSHA and REI safety regulations and procedures
  • Ensures that all care is provided with respect to customer, client and co-workers’ rights
  • Ensures a safe and clean work environment
  • Maintains confidentiality
  • Adheres to work schedules in completing and performing assigned tasks
  • Takes appropriate action to ensure the integrity and sustained certification of the SQF system.
  • Responsible for reporting and taking any necessary action to prevent food safety and food quality problems from occurring.
  • Responsible for following and enforcing procedures outlined in the Food Safety Plan and the Food Quality Plan and any other programs that support the SQF system and other 3rd party audits
  • Performs other tasks as assigned

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