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Densifier Operator-Packager-3rd Shift



Michael Foods, Inc. is a leader in the food processing and distribution industry with business in egg products, refrigerated grocery and potato products. We offer exciting job possibilities throughout our organization where you can enhance your career, sharpen your talents and make an impact. Join our company and be part of an innovative team that’s First in Food.


This person is responsible for sewing and stacking bags of inedible product. Verifying weight of finished product. Maintaining clean environment. Operate forklift and pallet jack. Pull product samples. Follow all safety procedures and GMP's.


  • Perform moisture testing as directed and keep dryer operator informed of any and all changes.
  • Pull product samples for moisture, chem lab and micro lab.
  • Operates and oversees densifier equipment
  • Operate forklift and pallet mover.
  • Maintain standard of cleanliness of work area
  • Responsible for confirming and verifying final weights of finished products
  • Responsible for proper sealing and labeling of finished product containers
  • Stack finished product on pallets
  • Assist in maintaining cleanliness/sanitation of all warehouse/rack areas.
  • Assist dryer operator with dryer sanitation.
  • Assist and communicate with dryer operator to maintain proper finished goods moistures.
  • Maintain all required documentation. Examples: moisture chart, metal detector, sifter cks, SAP tag logs, etc..
  • Some basic maintenance.
  • Maintain cleanliness of all production package areas, i.e., bulk loading bay, tote scale, bag packaging, etc..
  • Adhere to safe work practices, follow GMP’s, maintain sanitary conditions and ensure that product quality is maintained. Report to management any conditions or practices that may adversely affect food safety, food quality or personnel safety.
  • Adhere to all safety policies and procedures.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

    High school diploma or general education degree (GED) or equivalent.

    Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations.

    Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10’s and 100’s. Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume and distance.

    Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, and diagram or schedule form.

    Knowledge of basic dryer operation

    Be able to obtain a forklift and pallet mover operator’s license.

    Communicate effectively

    Basic computer skills necessary

    Ability to stand on hard surface most of shift

    Ability to repeatedly lift and carry 60 lbs for 8 feet

    Ability to climb steps and ladders

    Ability to follow oral and written instructions

    Ability to work in warm, noisy and sometimes dusty environment.

    Able to work weekends, holidays and overtime as needed.

    Must be able to obtain a LOTO, Confined Space, and respirator certification


    Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

    The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

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