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Dryer Deck Operator (1st and 2nd Shift available)

Company: Fresh Express
Location: Harrisburg
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:


Transports products from trim lines into dryers and from dryers into hoppers via barrels and totes.

Job Function Statements Essential Functions:

Obtains empty barrels and positions same under the appropriate trim line.

Ensure barrels are filled properly to ensure maximum drying efficiency per product specifications.

Operates dryer apparatus including but not limited to barrels, dollies, hoists, dryers and hoppers.

Ensures proper product is dries correctly and added to correct hopper per the production schedule.

Modifies machine settings as needed based on product specifications.

Follows checklists and processes to ensure proper start up of equipment.

Keep area clean as needed.

Employees may infrequently be assigned to perform other tasks on a temporary basis." During the temporary assignment, the employee must still maintain compliance with all plant policies but will not be disciplined for productivity- throughput performance."

Responsible for actively supporting the other members of the employee's work team including assisting with cross-training, new-hire/buddy assignments, and process support during breaks, meal periods, and other staff coverage as needed.

Required Qualifications/Skills:

Must be able to continuously lift/push/pull barrels of product with assistance from a hydraulic hoist for certain process steps.

Physical requirements: must be able to stand for the duration of the shift (8 hours or more), perform repetitive motions throughout shift such as push/pull/lift, bending continuously throughout the shift.

Must be able to work 6 consecutive days, overtime and weekends if necessary.

Working conditions include a cold atmosphere (30-34 degrees) wet surfaces and moderate to high noise levels.

Must be able to climb stairs or step up onto a platform several times throughout the shift.

Must be able to count.

Must be able to follow oral instruction.

Must pass physical strength test that measures physical strength ability and can follow all safety guidelines and procedures.

Other Desired Qualifications/Skills:

Receptive to training and have the ability to learn new procedures


Must successfully complete required identified Dryer Operator training course.

Keywords: Fresh Express, Harrisburg , Dryer Deck Operator (1st and 2nd Shift available), Other , Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

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