Packer ICS W. Highway 50
Prairie Farms


Job Info


This is a great opportunity to establish yourself in a secure company with a 75+ year history of success. We are proud to be comprised of more than 800 farm families throughout the Midwest. Since 1938, we have been producing high quality products for you and your family.

At Prairie Farms, you'll become part of a dedicated team that manufactures and packages ice cream novelties. We offer full-time schedules with great benefits that include health, dental, vision, and life insurance, short term disability, and pension. You'll also enjoy paid time off- holidays, vacation, and sick days.

  • Shift: 7am-3:30 pm; 3pm-11:30 pm; must be able to work weekends, holidays
  • Location: O'Fallon, IL
  • Job Type: Full-time, 60-day probationary period
  • Union: Teamsters Local 50; Must join union after 30 days

Packer Duties:

  • Places finished product into cartons manually or by the use of the mechanical cartoners. Places the filled cartons into the master corrugated box and tape the master corrugated box closed and place it on the conveyor to go to the freezer and participates in repacking product.
  • Replenishes rolls of wrap on the wrapper stand and when roll is empty or during change-overs to a different product.
  • Removes and replaces the boxes of stickers into the mechanical stickers. During sticker jams, the packer helps insert the sticks manually into the product and helps remove the product not removed by the picker arms.
  • Opens cases of cartons and fills the carton magazines to the proper level with cartons.
  • Works together to maintain their work environment in a clean and orderly manner by picking up trash, hosing down the floors and squeegeeing as needed.
  • Responsible for the proper filling of the consumer packages. They are responsible for removing empty wraps, tape wraps, and mechanically damaged product.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Education/Experience:

  • Candidates must be 18 years or older with the ability to read and speak English for safety purposes.
  • High School diploma or G.E.D. preferred
  • Line packing/production experience preferred
  • Food manufacturing experience preferred

Qualifications/Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to lift, push, pull product weighing up to fifty pounds out of confined spaces and occasionally having to lift product overhead.
  • Must be able to pass a post-offer drug test, alcohol screening, and physical exam.



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