Packaging Machine Operator


San Juan Bautista, CA

What you'll be doing

Performs pre-shift equipment checks to ensure proper functioning. Sets up and adjusts machines to run a variety of tube sizes and types according to production schedule. Stops, locks out/tags out or reset machines when malfunctions occur, clear machine jams, and reports malfunctions to supervisor or manager. Notifies packaging technicians in a timely fashion if/when unable to rectify problem independently and follows the communication protocol. Performs quality checks ensuring finished units are marked with the correct date code, box code, UPC number/product code, target weight, ingredient mix, and label; stops line and notifies quality assurance and production management in the event of a non-conformance. Communicates with other production staff members to ensure efficient production, appropriate output levels and to minimize set-up times. Monitors production line for malfunctions and adjusts machinery in accordance with policy and safety procedures to correct problems. Provides direction to line staff on task execution based on production flow.

What your background should be

Ability to perform preventative maintenance checks throughout shift and advises production supervisor or manager of equipment malfunctions. Available to work a flexible schedule including evenings, weekends, and overtime as business needs. Ability to participate in all required training sessions. Willingness and ability to lead and offer directions/guidance. Reliable, responsible, dependable and fulfilling of obligations. Pro-actively assist team members, managers and employees as needed. Manage special projects and perform other duties as assigned. Adaptable to a fast paced, shifting work environment; willing to remain flexible to accommodate changing business conditions, work requirements and scheduling needs. Detail oriented, attention to detail, ability to focus on the project or task at hand and consistently deliver error free results. Must complete PMO proficiency test with a score of 90% or better. Basic arithmetic skills including the ability to count, add, subtract, multiply and perform basic division. Strong knowledge of food packaging equipment including scales, baggers, bag sealers, case coders and the manufacturing process. Trained in electrical safety, lock out tag out safety, proper lifting, proper usage of a ladder.

Required Schooling / Training

Not specified

Who is the client company

One of the largest organic produce brand in the U.S.
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