Machine Operator (second shift - 3pm-11pm)


The Operator operates the machinery. This position fills in for the Packer, Grinder, and Utility positions as needed.

Essential Functions/Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ensures product produced meets quality standards by ensuring QC testing is conducted, documenting results and correcting process or material issues when defects are identified.
  • Ensures the line has the proper carton, label and raw material according to the QC Standard
  • Accurately loads rolls and verifies and/or sets machine settings sheets; unloads rolls of material on machine.
  • Properly and timely starts/restarts/stops machine, removes roll, scrap and rewind.
  • Performs changeovers.
  • Correctly operates thermoforming, automation, and auxiliary equipment (i.e. case tapers, grinders, stackers).
  • Assists with setup of machines as needed.
  • Additional duties as assigned.
Skills and Competencies:
  • Communication: Ability to follow directions. Ability to read and understand written documents, such as safety rules and operating and maintenance instructions.
  • Interpersonal:
  • Logical reasoning: Ability to understand instructions furnished in written, oral, and diagram form.
  • Mathematical: Ability to use and understand simple mathematics, using addition, subtraction, fractions, and decimals.
  • Technical: Ability to use calipers, tape measure, protractors, pressure gauges, temperature thermocouples.
  • Technological: Computer experience is a plus.
Education and Experience

High school diploma or general equivalency degree (GED). Prior experience or training in a related field or manufacturing environment.

Physical Demands:
  • May be required to stand for long periods of time.
  • May involve some repetitive motions.
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds.
  • May also engage in frequent bending, stooping, squatting, pushing and pulling of parts and part containers.
  • Due to the open environment of the warehouse, must be able to work in various weather and temperature conditions to include extreme heat, humidity, and cold.
Personal & Product Safety:
  • Follows product safety (Safe Quality Food, a.k.a. SQF) and quality standards.
  • Practices safe work habits and follows general safety procedures such as proper lifting and bending, ergonomics, proper use of equipment and use of personal protection equipment (PPE).
  • Ensures lockout procedures are followed any time the equipment is being cleaned or maintained.
All Employees Shall:
  • Comply with the EH&S Policy and applicable regulatory and company EH&S rules and requirements.
  • Report to supervision conditions or practices that are either unsafe or that may adversely impact the environment, to ensure prompt resolution of potential hazards.
  • Attend scheduled EH&S training program.
  • Actively support the organization's efforts to meet or exceed EH&S goals and plans.
  • Recommend improved EH&S practices.
  • Must maintain regular and consistent attendance.

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