The Machine Operator will safely and efficiently operate all machinery in the manufacturing facility along with the operation of all equipment necessary to fill and package the finished products.
Responsibilities: Other duties as assigned
Communicate with Supervisors and facility leadership regarding safety, production, quality, or any other operational issue
Follow & perform the operation according to the daily production sheet while following all Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)
Understands and efficiently performs all phases of the machine operator position.
Package product in accordance with all safety, quality, and efficiency standards by following SOPs, and verbal directions
Safely and efficiently operate various styles of packaging equipment.
Wear proper Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) when required
Understands quality expectations relating to the packaging of our products, including fill weights, the appearance of packages, and proper labeling
Perform required calibrations or routine maintenance to equipment in accordance with company procedures including changing machine programs and checking weights, etc.
Ensure accurate documentation & inventory accuracy in accordance with established doctrine
Use all equipment safely and ensure safe operation of equipment by coworkers
Maintain clean work areas in accordance with 5S protocol
Assist in modifying or establishing procedures as needed
Assist in the prevention of quality problems and establishment of solutions for existing issues
Education and Qualifications:
High School diploma or equivalent education required
3 years' work experience as a machine operator preferred
Forklift operation experience preferred
Basic understanding of computers
Oral and written communication skills and basic math
Willingness to work in a team environment
Ability to adapt to changing demands and to react positively to verbal instructions given by a Supervisor or another manager
Ability to climb stairs, stand or sit for extended periods of time, and safely lift up to 40 lbs. repetitively
Ability to wear required Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for extended periods of time
Hours are Monday through Friday 2:00 pm to 11:00 pm with overtime when assigned.