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Machine Operator I - 3rd Shift

MAC0100BHHowell, Michigan

Job Description

Under direction of the Production Supervisor and line leads, the Operator 1 operates production equipment according to instructions to ensure proper operations, safety and product output.  This role operates a variety of equipment in order to manufacture products.

Core Job Responsibilities:
  • Operate line equipment in accordance with company policy and procedure.
  • Load product into machine and unload/package products.  Ensure labels, packaging, solutions, etc. are loaded correctly to ensure no error on the line.
  • Operate automated pick and place boxing lines, loading boxes on skids, shrink wrapping, and hauling the pallets to a finished goods area with a pallet jack.
  • Read and understand procedures for individual pieces of equipment to run efficiently.
  • Apply understanding of the mechanical characteristics of machines adequately to set up and operate the unit safely without damaging equipment.
  • Observe various machine failures and make corrections and/or get maintenance involved as needed.
  • Understand the process and individual machine operating parameters adequately to produce quality products as required by established process specifications.
  • Maintain awareness of product quality and adjust processes within specifications to attain high product quality.
  • Document machine product attributes and parameters on required forms and logs.
  • Complete regular cleaning of equipment and production areas as required.
  • Perform duties as backup to other positions.
  • Complete other projects as assigned by management.

Job Qualifications

  • Must be able to read and understand charts, indicators, instructions on controls, operator checklists.
  • Read, write, and understand the English language.

  • Basic math skills including fractional / decimal equations.

  • Must be able to stand for an entire shift.  Must have the ability to lift, reach, squat, push, and pull.

  • Requires lifting of objects up to 50 lbs.

  • Willing to work in warm and cold environments.

  • Must be able to operate a pallet jack.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Previous experience working in a manufacturing environment.