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Machine Operator I

at SunOpta Companies, Inc. in Edwardsville, Kansas, United States

Job Description

Machine Operator I

Edwardsville Facility, 1103 Blake Street, Edwardsville, Kansas, United States of America

 Req #189

Tuesday, May 4, 2021

 

 

 

 

Machine Operator I

 

Essential Duties and

Responsibilities:

 

Perform

diversified duties to ensure efficient operation of production packaging

equipment

 

Provide

emergency troubleshooting of production equipment during production runs while

working in tandem with Production Maintenance Mechanics and Production Managers

to maintain efficiency

 

Perform

machine set ups and changeovers while maintaining full compliance with food

safety and quality standards

 

Ensure

effective mechanical adjustments are made in a timely manner to avoid downtime

and product waste

 

Diagnose

minor issues, repair or work with mechanics to help repair equipment, test and

make necessary adjustments

 

Use

a variety of hand tools, power tools, and material handling equipment in

performing duties

 

Complete

production and quality control paperwork with acute attention to detail

 

Effective

operation of computer, keyboard, mouse, and HMI

 

Effectively

communicate with members of staff at all levels in a professional manner

 

Actively

participate in company safety meetings and be a proponent of employee safety

 

Follow

all GMPs and all other company quality and food safety programs as they relate

to the production department

 

All

other duties as assigned

 

Competencies:

 

Mechanical

aptitude

 

Communication

skills

 

Results-driven

 

Initiative

 

Position Type:

This is a full-time

position 3rd Shift hours of work are: Sunday thru Friday 11:30 pm to

7:30 am

work as needed subject to business needs

 

Supervisory Responsibilities:

This position

has no supervisory responsibilities

 

Travel Requirements:

This position

will require minimal travel, if any

 

Education and

Experience:

 

High

school diploma or G.E.D. and completion of at least 2 years in an industrial production

role

 

Food

manufacturing and packaging equipment (form-fill-seal) both vertical and

horizontal heat seal experience preferred and highly desired

 

Must

have at least 2 years' experience in a machine operator role

 

Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be

able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed

below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities

to perform the essential functions.

 

Knowledge and Skills:

Outstanding

written and verbal communications skills, bi-lingual English/Spanish a plus,

but not essential. Must be able to operate a variety of hand tools, computer,

mouse, and HMIs.

 

Work Environment and

Physical Demands:

Approximately

90% of work is performed in a refrigerated or sub-zero environment. While

performing the duties of this job, the employee will be required to talk and hear.

This position is very active and requires standing, walking, bending, kneeling,

stooping, twisting, feeling, fingering, crouching, crawling and climbing during

the entirety of shift. The employee must frequently lift and/or move items over

50 lbs. Vision abilities require close vision, distance vision, color vision,

depth perception and ability to adjust focus with or without corrective lenses.

This position works with a variety of tools that vibrate.

 

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

 

EOE M/W/VET/DISABLED

 

 Other details

Job Family

 Operations

Job Function

 Non-manager

Pay Type

 Hourly

Travel Required

 No

Travel %

 0

Required Education

 High School

Job Start Date

 Monday, July 5, 2021

 

 

Edwardsville Facility, 1103 Blake Street, Edwardsville, Kansas, United States of America

 

 

 

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The Employer is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Employer does not discriminate in employment and no question on this application is used for the purpose of limiting or excusing any applicant's consideration for employment on a basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Job Details

Company

SunOpta Companies, Inc.

Location

1103 Blake Street
Edwardsville, Kansas 66111
United States

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Job Order: 11482080

Posted On: May 04, 2021

Updated On: May 04, 2021