Machine Operator

Erie, Pennsylvania
Manufacturing & Production
Job Type
Temp to Perm
US$ 9.00 - US$ 9.25 per hour
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Job Description

Facility located in the West Erie Area
10 hour workdays
1st or 2nd shift
Monday - Thursday

Machine Operator / Inspector duties include:

Observe machine operations to ensure quality and conformity of filled or packaged products to standards.
Remove finished packaged items from machine and separate rejected items.
Stop or reset machines when malfunctions occur, and report malfunctions to a supervisor.
Secure finished packaged items by hand tying, sewing, gluing, stapling, or attaching fastener.
Stock and sort product for packaging or filling machine operation, and replenish packaging supplies, such as wrapping paper, plastic sheet, boxes, cartons, glue, ink, or labels.
Clean and remove damaged or otherwise inferior materials to prepare raw products for processing.
Sort, grade, weigh, and inspect products, verifying and adjusting product weight or measurement to meet specifications.
Clean, oil, and make minor adjustments or repairs to machinery and equipment, such as opening valves or setting guides.
Monitor the production line, watching for problems such as pile-ups, jams, or glue that isn't sticking properly.
Stack finished packaged items, or wrap protective material around each item and pack the items in cartons or containers.
Start machine by engaging controls.
Count and record finished and rejected packaged items.
Package the product in the form in which it will be sent out, for example, filling bags with flour from a chute or spout.
Clean packaging containers, line and pad crates, and/or assemble cartons to prepare for product packing.


High school diploma or GED equivalent
High mathematical and mechanical acuity with experience reading blueprints and schematics
High attention to detail
Ability to stand, bend, crouch, twist, and lift a required
Strong analytical and problem solving abilities

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