Experienced Machine Operators-3rd shift

Company: Apex Life Sciences ( Learn More )

General Information
High School
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Job Description

Currently looking for experienced Machine Operators and for a Manufacturing Associate position near Moorseville, NC. If you are flexible with shifts, open to overtime and interested in this position please send your resume to [Click Here to Email Your Resumé] or 704.332.5443 to be considered and apply to the posting! 

Position Summary:  Under the direct supervision of the production supervisor, the bagging operator is responsible for the operation, packing and quality of the bagging machine and hard candy packer. Must follow all cGMP practices and keep area neat and clean.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the operation, packing and quality of the bagging machine, and case packer.
  • Ensure machine is set up properly; thread/align paper, adjust bag length, line up printer, line up paper, center bags, and verify proper hole punch.
  • Set up Ishida scales, turn on computer and zero scale, program net weights, set/adjust vibrators, and adjust for proper piece count.
  • Clean machines as appropriate.
  • General operation: loading bagging material, sleeves, RSC, and glue; trouble shoot during operation; calculate amount of product required to finish order; control waste; attain maximum output/efficiency.
  • Fully responsible for following batch record and completing reports accurately.  Fully responsible for the quality of the finished product, i.e. correct weights, correct bagging material, packing, shrink wrapping, ticketing, lot number coding and the correct product for the bag.
  • Follow policy and procedures to ensure that machines or equipment are isolated from all potentially hazardous energy before performing cleaning, service or maintenance activities where they may be an unexpected energization, start-up, or release of stored energy.
  • Setting and observation of case weight checker.
  • Mix assorted flavors accurately and run out evenly.
  • Complete 15-minute inspections of finished product and record details immediately.
  • Totally responsible for ensuring the maximum output, efficiency and productivity.
  • Report all maintenance to engineering.
  • Requisition materials ahead of production and return unused materials.


    Knowledge and Skill Requirements

  • Self-starter
  • High level of personal integrity
  • Quality conscious
  • Ability to handle multi-tasks
  • Must be able to lift 35 – 40 pounds.
  • Good team worker
  • Hygiene oriented
  • Mechanical aptitude
  • Good writing and analytical skills
  • Production oriented
  •  Education and Experience

     Minimum of High School Diploma or GED

    LANGUAGE SKILLS:  Must have the ability to effectively communicate, verbally and written, with internal staff and management.  Must also be able to read and comprehend simple instructions. 

    MATHEMATICAL SKILLS:  Basic Math Skills required.  Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide.

    REASONING ABILITY:  Must be able to demonstrate practical problem solving and trouble shooting skills. Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions.  Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

    Physical Demands:  The 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.

    While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and climb or balance. The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up 35 to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.



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