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Machine Operator in Kenosha, WI at Summit Staffing, Inc.

Date Posted: 11/7/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

  • Responsible for independent setup of all packaging equipment as assigned by the supervisor. 
  • Make independent adjustments and corrections to the piece of equipment to which the operator is assigned, insuring efficient operation of that particular piece of equipment. 
  • Direct the production workers assigned to that particular piece of equipment being utilized, to ensure efficient operation in completing the assigned tasks. 
  • Inspect all production to ensure compliance with specifications for that particular package. 
  • Complete all paperwork which is required, including start-up checklists, weight log sheets and warehouse transfers. 
  • Perform changeovers on the variety of packaging equipment as directed by the supervisor. 
  • Use and understanding of written production schedules and instruction manuals in English are required. 
  • Perform maintenance duties on the piece of equipment to which they are assigned. 
  • Assigned to calculate, compile, and report production volumes as directed by the Packaging Supervisor. 
  • Apply customer supplied labels to boxes, bags and tins as needed. 
  • Perform all duties assigned within the packaging section including the packaging of cases or caddies, palletizing cases, gathering, mixing and feeding of product to the packaging equipment, marking cases or cartons, inspection of product and assembly cartons or cases. 
  • Performs the safe operation of a manual or powered pallet jack, also required to operate power lift equipment including specialized narrow-aisle equipment. 
  • Frequently checks scales to ensure accurate weight counts are being observed. 
  • Responsible for the quality of their work and implementation of the food safety/quality procedures applicable to the processes that they perform. 
  • Complete daily end of shift cleaning. 
  • Report daily production accurately using the scanning system. 
  • Report all safety incidents. 
  • Responsible to report any food safety/quality problems to personnel with authority to initiate action - SQF Practitioner or direct supervisor. 

Job Requirements

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED). 
  • One to three months related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience. 
  • Must be able to read and communicate effectively in English. 
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. 
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. 
  • Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization. 
  • Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide. 
  • Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume, and distance. 
  • Must be able to follow packaging quality standards and company policies and procedures. 
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. 
  • Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations. 


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