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MACHINE OPERATOR/ $15.50/hr./ Start ASAP

Shakopee, MN 55379

Job ID: 69681 Industry: Machine Operator Pay Rate: $15.50 - $15.50

Award Staffing has partnered up with a prominent coffee manufacturer and we're looking for machine operators interested in the 2nd shift. Please carefully review the job description and contact us immediately if interested!

Position Title: Machine Operator

Schedule: Monday-Friday

Hours: 1: 30pm-10pm

OT Required: Possible

Pay rate: $15.50/hr.

Position Description:

The client  is seeking a full time, hourly, Packaging Machine Operator for manufacturing. The client is a roasting facility that receives, roasts, packages, and ships premium coffee. This person will be part of a new phase of increased production needs on multiple shifts. This person will directly assist the operations with ongoing projects, validations and qualification as well as lend support to the manufacturing department on training of manufacturing procedures. In addition to being an individual contributor, this person will also be asked to act in a leadership capacity by giving guidance and direction. This person will be expected to interact and coordinate activities per client's Quality Systems and adhere to SQF, FDA, MDA, GMP and ISO regulations. This job contributes to the client's Coffee success by operating product packaging equipment in a roasting plant and is expected to act in accordance with the company s guiding principles.

Essential Functions
Informs appropriate manufacturing employees and supervisor of machine performance irregularities to minimize the impact of production downtime.
Minimizes production scrap, including materials and coffee product.
Maintains a safe, clean and organized work environment. Operates packaging equipment with safety guards and switches in place, and follows all safety procedures and regulations.
Maintains regular and consistent attendance and punctuality.
Works closely with lead packaging trainer on operations.
Monitors and documents package quality using analytical tools.
Operates all product packaging equipment in a roasting plant. Ensures that package appearance, labeling, seals, case and pallet configurations comply with product specifications and quality standards.
Participates in process improvement activities. Maintains scheduled throughput to meet team goals for reliability and budget standards. Trains other machine operators and production employees as needed.
Troubleshoot and participate in equipment repair and maintenance activities.
Revise and redline existing documentation and complete document change request forms.
Willingness to champion other activities as requested by operations, engineers and Client's leaders.
Employees are responsible for maintaining an awareness of workplace safety and maintaining an awareness of training or education that will assist them in improving needed areas of their present job performance
Giving and providing leadership guidance to downstream packaging personnel.
Other duties as assigned

Operating manual and automated packaging equipment (2 years)
Performing quality tests using analytical tools (1 year)
Regulated food manufacturing environment (1 year)
Coffee Industry experience is a plus
Basic math skills
Ability to follow verbal direction
Ability to understand written policies and guidelines, specifications and safety standards
Proficiency in Microsoft Windows and Internet environments
Mechanical aptitude to troubleshoot minor machine failures and make minor adjustments
Familiarity with American Institute of Baking (AIB), Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP), and Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP) standards
Ability to perform quality tests using analytical tools
Ability to gather, record and report on operational and quality metrics, through manual or automated systems
Ability to work in accordance with quality, safety, and sanitation standards, policies and guidelines
Ability to work in a team environment
Must be able to sit/stand for extended periods of time
Must be able to lift 25 pounds
Must be open to working alternative shifts as the business needs change with growth of the company
Dress Code: Casual

Lifting Req: 25 lbs.

Company Description:
Large, bright, spacious, clean warehouse environment.

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status.

Award Staffing, Inc. Is a Drug Free Workplace/ EEO employer M/F/Veteran/Disability. Interested candidates, please contact: Award Staffing- Call (952) 767-0069

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