Under close supervision and direction of Machine Operator / Mechanic Class A or Production Supervisor, he/she will perform the basic duties of the Machine Operator / Mechanic Class Trainee. He/she will observe the performance of the Machine Operator / Mechanic Class A with a goal of reaching Machine Operator / Mechanic Class A performance level within 90 days.
Education, Training Experience:
High school diploma or equivalent (GED).
A demonstrated ability to read, write and follow verbal and written instructions in the English language.
Special Equipment or Other Requirements:
Must complete 3-5 training classes, pertaining to job classification, within 90 days. These classes will be pre-arranged by the client(if applicable).
Must have standard/metric mechanical tool set within 30 days of employment.
Requires constant visual attention, ability to discern flaws in containers.
Operator must have positive attendance points to continue cross training program.
Receive training in Quality Control Orientation Program.
Must obtain Forklift Certification within 30 days of employment.
Must pass mechanical aptitude testing (above 70%).
Must possess a valid motor vehicle license.
Must be able to lift 30 ¿ 35 pounds above the head frequently.
Must be able to lift 35 ¿ 45 pounds above the head occasionally.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Perform all job duties in a safe manner (this includes wearing eye and hearing protection in designated areas).
Perform housekeeping duties such as keeping floor clear of debris (scraps, blobs, and excess flash), cleaning machines in accordance with Third Party regulations.
Maintains a high degree of cleanliness in accordance with Third Party regulations.
Learn how to start and stop equipment in a proper and safe manner.
Learn the Q.C procedures outlined for this position.
Learn how to properly clear equipment of bottles/boxes that have become jammed within the equipment.
Assist in making minor mechanical adjustments to all equipment.
Help clean head tooling knife blades (if applicable) and molds with the proper equipment and materials.
Help perform quality checks and record pertinent information on bottles and finished goods.
Help maintain proper paperwork, logs and records (work orders, machine problems, settings, and changes) as required.
Help ensure that proper levels of materials are being introduced to the equipment.
Help troubleshoot equipment problems (electrical, mechanical, hydraulics).
Help grind all out of spec containers.
Help ensure that regrind is properly packaged, identified, and stored.
May be asked to assist in the set-ups/changeovers as required on equipment.
Assist co-workers where needed.
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