Machine Operator
WS Packaging Group, Inc. - Essex Junction, VT

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Position Objective

Machine operator p osition requires operating machinery used in the production process, and assisting machine operators. Employee will set up and operate various production machines following specific manufacturing instructions and guidelines. Will p erform minor adjustments of production machines as needed and be able to t roubleshoot equipment and process issues.

FLSA Status: Exempt or Non-Exempt

Non-Exempt

Essential Functions

• load and unload items from machines

• must have sound technical skills

• ability to fix problems

• Attention to detail

• Follow safety instructions and procedures

The Machine Operator is responsible for maintaining work flow by effectively operating and maintaining the machines used in the production process.

Education:

Requires a High School Diploma or equivalent.

Experience/Requirements:

Prefer a minimum of 1 year of machine operation and/or maintenance.

Manage multiple tasks, understands priorities, communicates effectively and delivers quality products on time with minimal supervision.

Working Conditions:

Works in a production setting. May be required to stand, sit, and/or walk for entire shift. Lifting up to 40 lbs. may be required. The noise level in the production work environment can be moderate to severe. Will be required to wear hearing, foot, and/or other personal protective equipment while performing duties in a manufacturing setting. Must be flexible to work varying schedules and hours as needed. The physical demands described above are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Reporting Relationships:

This position reports directly to team lead and then to the Production Supervisor

This position is not eligible for relocation benefits.

Requirements
Security Clearances: Must successfully pass the US Department of State MRPT Clearance as well as all pre-employment background checks and 10 panel pre-employment drug screen. Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Education and/or Experience: High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Language Skills: Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondences. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization. Mathematical Skills: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Reasoning Ability: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations. Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit or stand. The employee is frequently required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to sit; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or hear. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision and ability to adjust focus. Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts, bright light and non-toxic odors. The noise level in the work environment is usually minimal.

About this company
WS Packaging Group is one of the largest printing and label converting operations in North America, producing high-quality packaging...