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- Safely and effectively operate and monitor blowmolding machines and equipment used in the production of products.
- Perform quality control checks in accordance with company policy and procedures, and ensure production meets quality standards at all times.
- Perform machine start-up, shut down, changeovers, and clean up; ensure all production materials are readily available.
- Coordinate production, sometimes monitoring multiple production lines at once.
- Provide guidance to team members as appropriate.
- Collect and properly record production and quality data.
- Adjust operations machines and equipment as needed to correct quality and production issues.
- Perform equipment changes as indicated by the production schedule.
- Perform minor adjustments and routine maintenance; assist as needed with preventative maintenance and major repair work.
- Work with others as a team and help in training of new associates.
- Maintain good house keeping and regularly clean work area, machines, and equipment.
- Identify and contribute to continuous improvement efforts to reduce costs or increase productivity without reducing effectiveness.
- Maintain an open and candid working relationship with immediate supervisor/manager in discussing matters of importance.
- Adhere to established company values, practices, policies and procedures at all times. Follow and support compliance with all applicable safety rules, laws, regulations, and standards.
- Demonstrate regular and punctual attendance at the assigned work location.
An individual qualified for this job must be able to:
- Perform work in a safe manner at all times.
- Visibly inspect equipment to detect any problems and make adjustments, as needed.
- Conduct required quality checks and tests.
- Demonstrate good mechanical and operational understanding of machinery.
- Be cross-trained into a variety of positions and willing to perform those functions as required.
- Pay close attention to details and pursue quality in accomplishing work duties and tasks.
- Organize work priorities to meet individual and team goals.
- Exhibit familiarity with manufacturing operations and safety procedures.
- Efficiently and accurately multiply, divide, add, and subtract whole and non-whole numbers to resolve practical problems.
- Understand written instruction and complete appropriate documentation as directed.
- Use a logical approach to troubleshooting issues and prioritizing production needs.
- Recognize problems when they occur and work toward the solution of those problems.
- Handle challenges skillfully, thoroughly, and effectively.
- Effectively and professionally communicate with co-workers, team members, and internal or external customers. Present information clearly and accurately.
- Independently take advantage of opportunities to improve or increase skills, abilities and job knowledge.
- Make sure that work is delivered on time and of high quality.
- Develop good work practices in order to get the job done.
- Use equipment, resources and time in an efficient and effective manner.
- Use good judgment when making decisions.
- Work in a cooperative manner with management, co-workers, internal/external customers, and vendors.
- Do the right thing, even when it is difficult.
- Three months related work experience, or any satisfactory combination of education and experience that demonstrates the knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the above duties.
- Basic knowledge of electricity, hydraulics, and pneumatics preferred.
- Certificate from college or technical school preferred.
- Remain in a stationary position while monitoring operations.
- Regularly move about to perform operations functions while operating the line.
- Transport products and materials weighing up to 65 pounds.
- Change mold tooling and maneuver products on blow molding lines using force of up to 50 pounds.
- Use ladders, stairs, and catwalks to access workstations, to retrieve materials, to trouble shoot equipment, when performing work on lift equipment, and when working in elevated workspaces.
- Position oneself to access lower levels of the line, retrieve products or materials from ground level, and access equipment at ground level for troubleshooting operations.
- Reach forward when handling products and packaging components on the line, replacing labels, working on the computer, and when assessing machinery, replacing dyes, and troubleshooting.
- Reach overhead when accessing items on high shelves, operating machinery, and maneuvering product on lines or grasping handrails while climbing ladders.
- Operate, position, and use a wide variety of hand tools, power tools and equipment and have the manual dexterity to do such tasks as operating machinery and closing and sealing containers.
- Observe and interact with associates and equipment in the plant setting.
- Perceive the nature of sounds at normal speaking levels and have the ability to exchange detailed information; in designated areas where hearing protection is required, must be able to communicative effectively while wearing hearing protection.
- Visually recognize colors when inspecting parts and bottle colors.
- The individual will be expected to work in a manufacturing plant environment, which may include being exposed to work in high, precarious places, outdoor weather conditions, work near moving mechanical parts, and extreme heat. Typical noise level is loud.