Basic American Foods
  • Idaho Falls-Packaging
  • Idaho Falls, ID, USA
  • 16.97
  • Hourly
  • Full Time
  • Hourly

Full Benefits Package

Idaho Falls, Idaho


Modern Table is seeking a packaging line owner who is responsible for monitoring line operation and product flow. Embrace the Modern Table Culture. Bring to this position a positive quality attitude while being accountable for efficient operation in relation to material usage, product waste, and process parameter control to meet production objectives while improving quality, safety and sanitation performance to maintain continued customer satisfaction. Demonstrate a daily commitment to the continuous improvement process by following Lean Manufacturing principles, and following the Basic Principles.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities  

  1. Own personnel and team safety performance by using the SAFE Process, participation in regular safety meetings, participation in regular safety/sanitation inspections, and maintaining orderliness in all work areas. 
  2. Own product quality by adherence to product specifications, GMP's & Sanitation Guidelines, FM prevention, HACCP and assisting with inline routine sanitation, area sanitation & tool inspection. 
  3. Maintain a current forklift certification. 
  4. Ensure adherence to production/packaging schedule by monitoring line operation and product flow. This includes, but is not limited to, maintaining budgeted line rate, preventing out of specification production, startup and shutdown of process lines, adjusting for raw material changes, staging materials and/or ingredients, performing line checks. 
  5. Identify and resolve line equipment problems. 
  6. Record production, line conditions, line downtime and other parameters accurately and in a timely fashion. Audit process data paperwork and computer entries for completeness and accuracy 
  7. Perform daily routine maintenance, including lubrication, packing, and general inspection of line equipment. Preform preventative maintenance tasks and care and clean machinery. Make repairs if possible and write work orders as needed.  

Must maintain the highest standards of data management by creating consistent, reliable data which will ensure accuracy and in turn, maximize the use of data and confidence in decision making. 

Proactively manage safety by ensuring compliance with all Federal and State regulations and internal Company policies.  Regularly complete behavior based safety observations.  Ensure unsafe conditions are corrected in a timely manner. 

A trained designee will be appointed by management to cover for absences and vacancies 

All employees are responsible for upholding the principles of SQF. 

All employees are responsible for immediately reporting any food safety, food quality or plant security issues to management for appropriate action. 

Other duties may be assigned. 


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duties satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

Education and/or Experience

Special skills include, but are not limited to, positive attitude, leadership skills, and operating knowledge of personal computers, which includes ability to use a keyboard for data entry and touch screen for line interface.   

Language Skills

Ability to communicate, read, and write in English and comprehend instructions, correspondence, and memos. Incumbent must have the ability to effectively present information verbally one-on-one and small work teams. 

Reasoning Ability

Ability to creatively apply experience and common sense to a variety of situations, process and people. Ability to act as troubleshooter on shift to resolve issues hour to hour that reduce line efficiency, product quality, safety, and sanitation. These issues may include equipment malfunction, and variation in raw material and process conditions. Ability to assist in determining when and how to take malfunctioning equipment down for repair. 

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands and fingers to handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. 

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, and the ability to adjust focus. The employee must be able to sit and operate a personal computer and become forklift certified.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly near moving mechanical parts, moving vehicles and is regularly exposed to hot and/or cold conditions. The employee occasionally must access high, precarious places and is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles.                   


Rotating Schedules Monday through Friday with an occasional Saturday.

We are an equal opportunity employer


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