Machine Operator
Spectrum Brands - Blacksburg, VA

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This position serves as a machine operator who, under close supervision, develops skills and abilities to set up and operate production machines. While following SOPs and cGMPs, the Machine Operator will operate a variety of production machines including, but not limited to, liquid filling machines, tablet packaging machines, tablet wrapping machines, tube labeling and filling machines, and tablet press production.

Required Skills
  • Learn to set up and operate production macines by following and documenting procedures as required to support production schedules.
  • Check product quality characteristics while operating the equipment.
  • Get required tools or equipment, clean up all equipment and work areas, and properly store tools and equipment. Maintain equipment use logs.
  • Assist the Setup Technician in performing changeovers on produciton machines, cleaning equipment and moving product in or out of the production areas as needed.
  • Provide support work for plant improvment projects as directed.
  • romote team attitude to further company goals concerning productivity, safety and quality.
  • Assist in training less experienced personnel on production machines.
  • Observe and follow safety procedures using personal safety equipment as required.
  • Communicate to Supervisor/Coordinator and other Machine Operators issues with equipment that may affect operations.
  • Assist in Production, performing packagiang duties as needed or requested.
  • Perform other work related duties as assigned.
Required Experience
  • High school diploma or GED.
  • Minimum 1 year experience with setup or operation of pressing equipment preferred but not required.
  • Able to read and legibly write English and follow verbal or written directions.
  • Able to use basic arithmetic skills (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division)
  • Able to lift up to 50 pounds up to 40 inches from the floor.
  • Able to function with a high degree of manual dexterity to assemble or repair precision equipment.
  • Able to read and operate digital and dial scales.
  • Able to stoop, bend, and climb
  • Able to operate material handling equipment including forklifts
  • Able to push/pull carts that may have loads exceeding 200 pounds.

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