Operator Associate

Job Description/Responsibilities:


  • Operate heavy machinery to produce food-packaging products, which include maintaining equipment, keeping records, following production schedules, following safety guidelines, and making sure the final products meet quality standards.
  • Observe machine operation to detect and diagnose malfunctions; Report major discrepancies to team lead or unit manager.
  • Assist in the installation, maintenance, and repair of machinery to include replacing belts, sensors, mold changes, troubleshoot thermoformers, assist with changeovers, etc.
  • Serve as a subject matter expert to production staff and assist with training and development.
  • Conduct quality and safety audits; Conduct follow up on any findings to ensure they are properly resolved.
  • Act as Team Lead when needed, which consists of managing labor, ensuring production goals are met as it relates to CPM, assisting with employee development, etc.
  • Utilize LEAN tools to improve over equipment efficiency




  • Qualified candidates’ will have 2-years’ experience in a fast-paced production environment with some mechanical knowledge of industrial systems.
  • Completed required training/documentation to be a C – Operator.
  • Proven mechanical ability and aptitude with proven ability to troubleshoot and perform minor repairs on heavy machinery.
  • Previous leadership experience, preferred.
  • Basic computer skills required.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently and effectively with little to no supervision.
  • Flexibility to perform other duties as assigned.

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