Afternoon Packaging Operator

Mankato, Minnesota
Manufacturing & Production (Production Occupations)
Job Type
Working Hours
3:30 PM - 2:30 AM
US$ 14.75 per hour
Ref. Number
Leah Macgregor, Spherion
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Job Description

**This is a direct Hire Opportunity; there is no probationary period through Spherion**

The basic function of the Machine Operator is to perform all operational functions on the machines to achieve production goals on a daily and annual basis. Incumbent performs necessary functions in order to efficiently, safely, and correctly process materials in preparation for cooking or for packaging.

Manage start-up to make sure equipment is in proper operating condition.
Set-up, operate, and perform change-over procedures of machine in accordance with operating standard protocols and machine settings.
Change rolls (of film, zipper, scavengers, stickers, etc.) in a timely manner to minimize down time and lost material.
Partner with Maintenance to minimized downtime. Communicate effectively with Maintenance personnel to prevent and address any machine malfunctions. Help complete basic troubleshooting or repair. Complete basic preventative maintenance.
Continually strive to maximize productivity and efficiency while decreasing waste and work at full capacity.
Ability to assemble and de-assemble machine.
Perform necessary checks at start of shift and at each new product; document on paperwork, code date, correct label, upper/lower film, etc.
Follow daily production schedule and achieve specified goals.
Ensure quality protocols & SOPs are followed and openly communicate with FSQ in order to fix defects to ensure quality standards are consistently met.
Ensure product conforms to specifications (i.e. weights & lengths) by performing periodic checks on output.
Ensure products are correctly labeled and identified for proper disposition.
Prevent and minimize rework and/or inedible.
Record daily production paperwork, process monitors, and daily run logs sheets completely and accurately.
Monitor workflow to maximize machine output efficiencies.
Keep hard supplies for batch run, such as combos and v-mags stocked in the area.
Accurately document all ingredients used and maintain a stock of necessary materials.
Ensure Team Members working on line are efficient and completing work safety and with quality in mind
Clearly communicate work assignments, directives, and expected outcomes with line personnel.
Ensure all associates on your line understand and follow all policies and standard operating procedures.
Empower personnel to strive to improve and do their best; ensuring pride in their team and ownership of their line.
Train and continually develop the skills of the personnel in your area.

Working hours: 3:30 PM - 2:30 AM

Required Education/Experience: Less than high school education; or up to 2-12 months related experience or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience

No Degree Required

0-1 years

Problem Solving - Ability to find a solution for or to deal proactively with work-related problems
Multi-tasking - Ability to work under pressure, meet deadlines and handle multiple projects simultaneously and work in a fast-paced environment.
Initiative - Ability to make decisions or take actions to solve a problem or reach a goal.
Accuracy - Superior accuracy and attention to detail
Detail Oriented - Ability to pay attention to the minute details of a project or task
Relationships - Establishes and maintains professional relationships with vendors, customers and employees at all levels based on credibility, integrity and trust
Accountability - Ability to accept responsibility and account for his/her actions
Honesty / Integrity - Ability to be truthful and be seen as credible in the workplace
Organized - Possessing the trait of being organized or following a systematic method of performing a task
Time Management - Ability to utilize the available time to organize and complete work within given deadlines
Reliability - The trait of being dependable and trustworthy
Verbal/Written Communication Skills - Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and/or maintenance instructions and procedure manuals.
Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers.
Must be able to perform repetitive functions.

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