The Line Operator performs all tasks involved in the packaging of products on the packaging line. This includes machine operation, inspection, maintenance and packing. This role is 1st shift: Monday - Thursday, 6am to 6pm although work typically ends for the day around 4pm.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Safely set-up and operate packaging equipment as directed.
Troubleshoot machinery during operation.
Make necessary adjustments to misadjusted equipment and report major malfunctions.
Manage quality control of all machine applications.
Maintain quality control of product leaving designated machine.
Wear the proper safety equipment.
Maintain a clean and safe work area.
Clean machines at the end of packaging run.
Be flexible with tasks - must be willing to do what needs to be done, including extensive, thorough and frequent cleaning.
The successful candidate will be able to take direction, have some mechanical ability, be confident in asking questions and sounding alarms when things aren't right. Attention to detail is key as is being able to work long hours while standing on cement floors in a very loud, wet environment. You must have a flexible schedule that allows you to be at work for 6am and stay as late as 6pm without prior notice.
EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION
Six months experience working in a production environment desired
High School Diploma or GED. Preferred Education: Technical and/or mechanical courses or related experience.
Past experience with forklift helpful but not required.
Standing for long periods of time (up to 8-10 hours per day).
Lifting heavy materials (50 lb. boxes shoulder high).
Constantly ducking under conveyos/equipment.
Climbing ladder next to rotating filler to fill crown hopper.
Routine pushing, pulling, reaching, upper body and arm rotation, and climbing, some bending, stooping and standing