Packer

Department:  Safety
Date:  Oct 2, 2021

External Overview:

FMC Corporation is a leading specialty company focused on agricultural technologies. FMC provides innovative and cost-effective solutions to enhance crop yield and quality by controlling a broad spectrum of insects, weeds and disease, as well as in non-agricultural markets for pest control.

 

FMC is a globally diverse organization that offers its employees exciting opportunities to work on challenging projects that are important to the achievement of our strategic objectives. Your education and professional experience are valued and put to use from day one. Your success at completing key initiatives can result in a varied, progressive and fulfilling career with FMC.

 

With a corporate culture of innovation, integrity, responsibility and customer intimacy, we foster “The Right Chemistry” in everything we do. We are looking for people to join us in creating, developing, and improving our products, our processes, and our markets.  If you are ready to make a difference every day, FMC is ready to talk to you.

 

General Description:

Assist Operators, Crew Leaders, Lead Operators, Contract Formulators, Site Support Services, and Material Handlers. Equipment: Job Related Equipment: Screw conveyor, blenders, storage vessels, pumps, mills, fork trucks, packaging equipment, washing equipment, cleaning utensils, dust houses, filters, sealers, scales, invert-a-bins, manual and power operated overhead lifting devices, and many others*. Safety Equipment: Respirators, gloves, coveralls, hard hats, barrier suits, aprons, goggles, etc.** Refer to appropriate Safety Procedure. *

A complete description of equipment and processes is outlined in the Furadan Department Standard Manufacturing Procedures and the Command Department Standard Manufacturing Procedures and the Custom Formulations Department Standard Manufacturing Procedures. * A list of safety equipment and procedures can be found in the Department Safety Rules (ex. Command, Furadan, Custom Formulations, etc.)

 

Job Responsibilities:

Production: Operate equipment involved in the packaging of finished products. Obtain and/or make up containers, clean, label, fill, seal, palletize, and stretch-wrap according to established procedures, Complete all necessary paperwork. Shovel snow from building entrances, roofs, from around railroad switches and firehouses. Clean plant areas as instructed by supervision. Assist Crew Leaders, Lead Operators, Operators, Contract Formulators, Site Support Services and Material Handlers in the startup and shutdown of production operations, and report any problems and downtime to supervisor, Packers work inside and outside the plant Production, Stores and Warehouse buildings. Other work locations include railcars and trailer trucks and their respective loading and unloading stations. Packers will sometimes be required to climb ladders and stairs, and perform work in and on elevated areas such as roofs and dust collectors.

Some areas will be noisy and may include various inclement temperatures and weather conditions, Stooping, bending and heavy lifting are involved in all areas. Duties performed in operating areas will required working with toxic and hazardous chemicals around moving machinery.

Safety and Health:

Packers are required to work safely, follow all safety rules and procedures, attend monthly safety meetings, report unsafe conditions to supervisors at once, and keep all tools and equipment in safe working condition. They will also be encouraged to read and ask questions about safety materials such as Safety Data Sheets (SDS), Job Safety Analysis (JSA), Job Safety Information (JSI), and know where to find them. Additionally, Packers will need to maintain clean and orderly work areas and offer suggestions and seek answers concerning safety issues.

 

EEO Statement:

FMC employees enjoy competitive compensation, a menu of work/life benefits and opportunities to continue developing their skills and building their career. FMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, gender, disability or protected veteran status. FMC supports a drug-free workplace.