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Machine Operator 1

  2019-12-05     Amcor plc     Joplin,MO  

JOB DESCRIPTION: Machine Operator IJob Summary:Primary PurposeResponsible for the safe & quality operation and proficient understanding of downstream equipment and machinery including; palletizers, strapping machines, wrapping machines, forklifts, grinding machines, unscramblers and overall flow of product. Operation of downstream equipment involves performing short-cycle, repetitive, and control functions in set patterns to attain high-quality production output that meets or exceeds customer expectations.Specific Responsibilities/Essential Functions* Abides by all Amcor's Safety and Quality policies and procedures.* Maintains standard production objectives through proper machine operation and records hourly visuals.* Knows and practices safe and proper start-up and shutdown procedures for each machine.* Performs adjustments to machinery involving hand movements and simple hand tools to ensure smooth, continued machine operation and during changeovers.* Has authority to stop machines/production to communicate machine problems and breakdowns to lead.* Inspects product for quality defects. Has authority to stop production due to quality issues.* Maintains housekeeping of all assigned areas. This includes applying Good Manufacturing Practices to meet plant goals and continuous improvement.* Must be able to quickly grasp operation of downstream equipment and possess trouble-shooting ability.* Follows all established safety rules and guidelines as outlined in the Employee Handbook and as trained during the various safety-related training programs. Understands and communicates all hazards and safety issues to co-workers and managers/supervisors. Properly uses all personal protective equipment.* Maintain a safe and clean work area according to company standards.* Performs other related duties as directed by the shift lead or site manager.Reporting RelationshipThis position reports to the shift lead.Job Specifications and Requirements:Education and ExperienceRequires high school diploma or equivalent.Previous work experience in a manufacturing environment preferred.Level of Authority & Authorization* Those employees with authorized training, have the ability to shut down / stop equipment if continued operation is a threat to any employee's health and safety* Stop production for unacceptable quality or food safety concerns.* Quarantine out-of-specification products, materials or supplies.* Authority to make process adjustments.Contact any member of Management without fear of reprisal concerning questions, suggestions, or complaints regarding quality, working conditions or job environment_______________________________________________________________________Other Requirements:Ability to recognize and understand numbers and values and enters this information into an on-line database accurately. A strong mathematical ability is essential.Ability to visually distinguish visual defects.Proficient hand/eye coordination to operate equipment.Ability to visually and mentally make priority decisions and independent judgment calls based on the situation at hand.Ability to efficiently and effectively use a computer and related software.Ability to read and write in English.Ability to work all shifts and required overtime.Additional Training Requirements:* Machine Op I* LOTO* Bloodborne pathogen* Right to Know/Hazard Communications/Chemical Control* Emergency Evacuation* Ladder Safety/Fall Protection* Monthly Training (see plant training schedule)* GMP plant Training (internal)* HACCP plant training (internal)The above requirements and training are not limited to the above and could be one or more depending on job assignment. Requirements may include all other duties as assigned by management.Physical Requirements:* Ability to exert 50 to 100 pounds of force occasionally, 25 to 50 pounds of force frequently.* Required to stand/walk for up to 11 hours per shift on a concrete floor and is frequently required to do the following; carry up to 50lbs., push/pull up to 900 lbs using manual hand jack* Bend, squat, kneel* Must be able to climb steps and ladders frequently* Reach overhead and outward with frequency.The information contained herein is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of the duties and responsibilities of the job, nor are they intended to be an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to do the job.We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.#CB

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