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Machine Operator, Live Receiving Night (Cold Spring, MN)

Position Summary

The Live Receiving Machine Operator is responsible for set-up, operation and maintaining department machine performance to support production needs

Expectations

  • Observe & enforce all company personnel, quality, safety, and food safety policies.
  • Maintains a positive work atmosphere by acting and communicating in a manner so that you work effectively and cooperatively with customers, clients, coworkers, and leadership teams.
  • Participates in process improvement and problem solving utilizing continuous improvement and rational thinking methodologies such as Six Sigma, and participates in or supports the E$P program
  • Recognizes and acts on incidents and safety risks. Consistently practices, and enforces safe work habits and drives those habits throughout the organization.

Essential Duties

  1. Checks machines daily making proper adjustment and repairs, minimizing downtime for the entire facility
  2. Sets up to start Live Receiving machines and plant on time
  3. Initiates equipment clean-up at the end of production. Makes minor repairs as needed.
  4. Basic understanding of machine automation such as PLCs and HMIs
  5. Requests assistance from the station mechanic and maintenance personnel when appropriate
  6. Keep work area clean and picked up at all times
  7. Reports any equipment damage or potential mechanical problems to the supervisor or lead person immediately
  8. Monitor machines during operations, making minor adjustments as needed to ensure an efficient, quality operation
  9. Authorized in LOTO and confined spaces
  10. Understands duties and production responsibilities of their line. Assists team members on the line and helps with training backups as needed.
  11. Perform equipment audits at scheduled intervals and when performance dictates
  12. Respond appropriately to audit results with machine adjustments, report adjustments and or changes
  13. Flexibility to work various shifts and hours
  14. Other duties as directed

Knowledge Skills and Abilities

  • Maintenance field experience of two years is preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to perform basic math skills including; addition, subtraction, division, multiplication and percentage calculations
  • Ability to pass a Prove It test
  • Excellent mechanical aptitude and abilityes in order ot analyze, evalute and solve mechanical problems
  • Knowledgeable in electric and mechanical procedures
  • Ability to perform basic computer skills
  • Ability to effectively communicate with others
  • Experience in the operation of meaintenance power tools
  • Mechanical ability to learn required skills
  • Ability to work with minimal direct supervision
  • Ability to be observant and highly responsive
  • To perform this job successfully, applicant must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Position Summary

The Live Receiving Machine Operator is responsible for set-up, operation and maintaining department machine performance to support production needs