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Packaging Tech Lead CPO

Location: Fall River, MA, United States
Date Posted: Jul 3, 2024



Bringing our love of food to families for five generations!  Blount Fine Foods is a family-owned and operated manufacturer, marketer, and developer of premium fresh prepared foods. We are an engaging team, bringing restaurant-quality products to America including single-serve grab-n-go fresh soups, mac & cheese, and entrées in grocery stores across the country, as well as for hot bars and restaurants. Help us create the finest food experiences including those with specialty certifications that include organic, gluten-free, and low sodium, among others. Join a proven team for growth, success, and a satisfying career!

Summary: The Packaging Technician Lead position is responsible for the continuous and “trouble free” running of all equipment incorporated within the Cup Pack out processing department.
Essential Duties:
  • Daily maintenance of all Packout line equipment
  • Provides a daily review of work activities/personnel status and PM results to the CPO Manager and Maintenance team with updates for substantial issues (any event that might affect production, or product quality) throughout the day.
  • Reviews manufacturer’s service manuals, Blount Fine Foods equipment usage schedules, and records of maintenance problems to determine the optimum frequency of preventative maintenance.
  • Repair of any breakdowns during normal production.
  • Regularly checks production schedules and confers with other departments, managers, and staff to determine when planned maintenance least interferes with operations.
  • Proactive line adjustments, to prevent lost processing time.
  • Continuous equipment Preventative Maintenance, to eliminate or minimize future processing “downtime”
  • Ability to learn all aspect of processing line equipment, with the ability to teach others key primary adjustments
  • Ability to identify product variation to set up machinery in a timely manner.
  • Ensure an optimal level of spare parts and equipment are kept in stock to minimize unscheduled operations downtime, while minimizing cost of inventory.
  • Proactive approach to mitigate process lost time between production runs.
  • Promotes a safe working environment for self as well as coworkers
  • Assists in training and development of the machine operators and line technicians for equipment and process controls operation.
  • Ability to assist Maintenance team in mechanical breakdowns.
  • Assist Maintenance team with modifications/fabrications to machine parts to maintain equipment performance and safety.
  • Assist in evaluating manufacturing processes, suggest alternative improvements to equipment that improve and reduce repetitive downtime occurrences.
  • Evaluate and report equipment condition.
Education and/or Experience 
  • One year certificate from college or technical school 
  • Three to four years’ experience leading and training a team.
  • Mechanical experience with industrial machines (conveyors)
Our Total Compensation Package Includes: 
  • Medical, dental and vision benefits 
  • 401k with Company match 
  • Paid time off including vacation, sick time, and holidays. 
  • Education Assistance Program 
  • Life Insurance and Short-Term Disability 
  • Discounts on Blount products at Company retail locations 
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