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Machine Operator

Location: Mcallen
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Job Description:

SUMMARY OF THE JOB Set up, operate or tend various machines to manufacture various packaging products as per client specifications.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS1.Set up and operate one type of production equipment or machinery. Monitor production machinery/equipment operation to detect problems. Adjust machine as necessary to synchronize speed of machine components. Review work orders to determine components, settings, and adjustments for machines. Start machines to verify setups.2.Load or unload material or work pieces into machinery. Position, adjust and secure material or work pieces against stops or automatic feeding mechanisms manually or using tools.3.Examine work to verify conformance to specifications. Inspect products for defects, and measure work pieces to determine accuracy of machine operation, using tape measure or other measuring instruments.municate with supervisors or other workers about machine setups and operational specifications. Making sure to understand machine setup instructions and asking questions to clarify instructions.5.Maintain a clean and organized work area.6.Must be able to work flexible shifts.7.Practice personal safety and follow all area safety practices and procedures. Perform safety inspections on equipment. Report all unsafe activities to supervisor and/or Safety Manager.8.Responsible for quality in all aspects of work and ensuring customer specifications are met. Demonstrate initiative and a sense of urgency in fulfilling customer orders in support of all company business.9.Responsible for own time records. Must use timekeeping system to record all hours worked. Ensure any missed punches, vacation requests, sick days, or overtime authorization forms are approved by a supervisor or manager and submitted to the HR/Payroll Clerk in compliance with company payroll processing deadlines.ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONSply with all company policies, practices and procedures.2.Participate in proactive team efforts to achieve departmental and company goals.3.Perform other duties as assigned.SUPERVISIONReceives close supervision related to specific work activities, assignments, methods, etc; usually receives frequent surveillance over job activities; instructions are detailed, and assignments are typically short-term.REQUIRED EDUCATION / EXPERIENCEThis position requires less than a high school education and three (3) months related experience or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.NECESSARY SKILLSEmployee must be able to work in a team environment. Job requires being pleasant with others on the job and displaying a cooperative attitude. Job requires being careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks. Job requires being reliable, responsible and dependable. Employee must be able to stand for long periods of time and lift-up to 50 lbs. Employee must know how to read a tape measure and use various hand tools.REASONING ABILITYAbility to apply common sense understanding to carry out simple one or two step instructions. Ability to deal with standardized situations with only occasional or no variables.MATHEMATICAL SKILLSAbility to add and subtract two digits numbers and to multiply and divide with 10's and 100's. Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume and distance.LANGUAGE SKILLSAbility to read a limited number of two and three syllable words and to recognize similarities and differences between words and between series of numbers. Ability to print and speak simple sentences. Ability to follow visual and oral instructions.WORK ENVIRONMENTThe work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Well-lighted, heated but not climate controlled indoor shop environment/production setting with adequate ventilation.The noise level in the work environment is usually loud. The employee will work in extreme heat in the summer and cold in the winter. The employee will be exposed to dust particles, fumes and vibration. The employee will be working around moving mechanical machinery. Job requires wearing common protective or safety equipment.PHYSICAL DEMANDSThe physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.This job requires moderate physical activity performing somewhat strenuous daily activities of a primarily production/technical nature. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, bend, lift and carry material up to 50 lbs. Job requires repeating the same physical activities over and over. The employee must have manual dexterity sufficient to reach/handle items, work with the fingers and perceive the attributes of objects and materials. The employee is required to move hands, hands together with arms, or two hands to grasp, manipulate or position objects. The employee must bend, stretch, twist, or reach with body, arms, and/or legs. The employee is required to time movements or the movement of a piece of equipment in anticipation of changes in the speed and/or direction of a moving object. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust the eye to bring an object into focus.WORK SCHEDULES/HOURSNormal work week is 40 hours, Monday-Friday. Employees may be required to work overtime, weekends and/or to alter daily schedule to meet the needs of the business.Job Type: Full-timePay: From $10.60 per hourBenefits:401(k)401(k) matchingDental insuranceHealth insuranceVision insuranceSchedule:12 hour shiftWeekend availabilityEducation:High school or equivalent (Preferred)Experience:Manufacturing: 2 years (Required)Shift availability:Day Shift (Required)Night Shift (Required)Overnight Shift (Required)Work Location: One location

Keywords: FOX PACKAGING, McAllen , Machine Operator, Other , Mcallen, Texas

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