Machine Operator

  • Kerry
  • Jackson, WI 53037, USA
  • Apr 12, 2019
Full time Manufacturing

Job Description

  • Responsible for proper safe operations of the packaging equipment, as well as GMP requirements.
  • Responsible for running packaging lines per Production Supervisor instructions.
  • Provides leadership to general labor crew by giving direction and feedback in order to hit daily production schedules and goals.
  • Responsible for flavor changes.
  • Perform the necessary machine settings, change tools including Hoppers, Augers, Can Twisters.
  • Adjust label sizes and fill weights for different containers.
  • Load rolls of film onto machines.
  • Maintain equipment, complete weigh charts every half hour and perform record keeping duties and clean.
  • Perform required Quality Control protocols.
  • Follow established programs, policies and practices to produce safe/quality foods that meet regulatory and company requirements as trained.
  • Team member must ensure efficiency, operational conformance, product quality and continuous improvement.
  • Follow GMPs, HACCP, and SOPs and safety rules in order to maintain a safe, quality conscience work environment at all times.
  • Ensure good housekeeping and sanitation standards in packaging area and perform monthly preventative maintenance program.
  • Demonstrate high degree of ownership for product quality, understanding of production schedules and work instructions.


Minimum experience or requirements:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Minimum of one year recent machine operating experience, preferably in a food manufacturing environment.
  • Good mathematical aptitude, with ability to add, multiply, subtract, and divide.
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs regularly.
  • Available to work overtime when needed.
  • Ability to lift, stand, and stoop for long periods of time.
  • Team player, action oriented and problem solving abilities.
  • Strong communication and leadership skills.

Demonstrated desire for continuous self-development