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  • Machine Operator

    Posted: 05/12/2024

    AmeriStaff is currently seeking experienced Machine Operators to fill openings with a company in South Boston, VA. The ideal candidate should have experience operating a machine in a manufacturing setting. Benefits of the Machine Operator:

    • Temporary position.
    • 3rd shift positions available.
    • 12-hour shifts.
    • Pay: $17.15 per hour.
    Responsibilities of the Machine Operator
    • Responsible for maintaining acceptable production levels and quality.
    • Pack product at target speed.
    • Perform quality checks according to PQP every 30 minutes and make minor adjustments as needed.
    • Develop communication channel with TPM team, shift responders, process specialists, team members, team leaders, and shift leaders, and shift leaders.
    • Monitor, maintain, and drive improvements to process controls.·Participate in activities related to training, safety, quality, cost improvements, production reporting, and production efficiency improvement.
    • Participate in AM Equipment Wellness events.
    • Glue checks and date code checks once an hour.
    • Check quality of product when first taking over machine.
    • Report machine defects to team leader and shift leader and use Help chain effectively in getting issues resolved.
    • Assist in start-up and shutdowns.
    • Safe operation of bag machine and good housekeeping.
    • Respond to a pike up, wrap up, and/or rip off in a timely manner that does not create additional scrap.
    • Re-thread machine.
    • Maintain good housekeeping and safety practices.
    • Return unused parts to designated return parts area and record them on the return to inventory report.
    • Pack finished product on skids and log information into SHOPFLOOR system timely and accurately.
    • Make changeover adjustments on carton gluers, monitor glue levels throughout shift and check oil daily.
    • Supply information required to fill out production reports.
    • Handle scrap according to established procedures.
    • Change carton date codes at shift start.
    • Maintain good housekeeping. Responsible for maintaining personal conditioning to physically perform essential job functions.
    • Identify non-conforming products and complete a back check procedure for the quality defect.
    • Other duties as deemed necessary by your or shift leader.
    • Responsible to comply with the SQF and GMP practices and programs to ensure safe food packaging product and to report food safety problems to those with authority to take action.
    Requirements of the Machine Operator:
    • Required to lift up-to 50lbs.
    • Steel Toe Boots are required.
    • Ability to work in a non-controlled environment.
    • Ability to walk, lift, and stand for the duration of the shift.