Machine Operator IV - 8P to 8A Shift -(Briefs)

SUMMARY OF POSITION:  The machine operator's primary function is to keep the Brief machine running to produce product that are manufactured to specification in the safest and most efficient manner possible.   All tasks must be performed in the safest most efficient manner possible.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Must observe all safety precautions and regulations at all times in all areas where duties are performed.  Will be responsible for reporting all safety hazards and potential unsafe working conditions.  Must utilize the SCORE program and actively participate in safety meetings.
  • Must understand and comply with all current plant policies and procedures.
  • Will order all material necessary to manufacture and package the appropriate product
  • Will load and change raw materials
  • Will troubleshoot and maintain the machine
  • Must maintain the proper levels of hotmelt, polymer and fragrance as applicable to the machine.
  • Will clean the machine and the immediate area as well as keep equipment and materials neat and orderly and in their proper place
  • Will perform and document quality and processing audits
  • Will initiate, maintain and complete all required paperwork for this position
  • Will update BPCS with production and downtime data as required
  • Will be required to conduct inspections such as unlabeled containers and guarding, quality controls, cycle counts, etc.
  • Must meet production and quality standards on a consistent basis

DEPARTMENT SPECIFIC/NON-ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Other duties as assigned with or without accommodation. 

ORGANIZATIONAL RELATIONSHIPS/SCOPE:

  • Must posses ambition and make suggestions for improvement
  • Must have good interpersonal/leadership skills and be able to interface with all departments and associate levels
  • Must have good teamwork skills and be able to interface with all crew members and relief personnel and work toward resolving conflict congenially.   Make an extra effort to deal with coworkers and supervisors on a mature and positive basis.
  • Must have flexibility to accept additional duties as assigned by the Supervisor.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Must be able to work in a team-oriented, fast-paced environment.
  • Must be able to perform work efficiently and effectively under short notice.
  • Must be capable of lifting up to 40 pounds of various sizes and shapes.
  • Must be capable of standing or walking for extended periods of time.
  • Must be capable of pulling and pushing a loaded cart with up to 50 pounds of force.
  • Must be able to climb on ladders or other authorized equipment for cleaning.
  • Must be willing to work off-shifts, overtime and weekends as necessary for business needs.
  • Willingness to travel since some travel may be required for training purposes.
  • Normal working hours depending on the shift you are assigned is:

                               M-F: 8pm-8am

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

Education:                                                                    

High School Diploma or GED

Experience:

One to 3 years manufacturing environment experience preferred.

Skills/Competencies:

Must have the WorkKeys assessment of at least a 4 on Applied Math, 4 on Reading For Information, 4 for Locating Information and 40 on Mechanical Reasoning through Piedmont Technical College.  Must have a minimum score of 50 on the Operator Standard Timing Model. 

Other Skills:

Must be able to speak, read and write the English language