Machine Operator

Machine Operator

Our Client is a print and packaging manufacturer, who has been in the industry for over 30 years. Their Facility is located in the GTA.

We are seeking an experienced Machine Operator, who is a team player, strong communicator, is engaging, and will deliver results for our customers. This role will manage the efficient set up and operation of a 10 color flex press.

Successful candidates will have:

  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • The ideal candidate will have knowledge of the operation of stand-up pouch making equipment. The Pouch Machine Operator is responsible for producing pouches within standard production efficiencies while verifying they meet customer specifications.
  • Machine Operators will have overall responsibility for the machine operation from set-up and manufacturing to maintenance and quality control/food packaging safety functions.
  • Perform required maintenance and daily housekeeping on the press and surrounding area.
  • Work closely with teams/departments to create an environment that supports workflow and continuous improvements of all pressroom operations.
  • Prepare and maintain appropriate documentation for pressroom operations.
  • Work safely, abide by and promote established safety policies and procedures. Identify and follow-up on unsafe conditions.

Job Ref. 011
Location Toronto
Category Manufaturing
Job Type Direct Hire
Pay Rates Based on experience
Available Shifts Afternoons

Tasks & Responsibilities

Skills

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Must have the ability to think through the mechanical aspects of press operations, problem solving and decision making.
  • Set up and operate the pouch maker within acceptable production, waste, quality, and food packaging safety standards.
  • Visually inspect pouches to insure customer quality standards, and requirements are met.
  • Perform quality testing using various lab equipment and documenting results.
  • Assist in sorting and packing finished pouches in boxes.
  • Complete production paperwork, and data entry on PC in a timely manner.
  • Maintain a clean and orderly work environment according to 5s principals.
  • Troubleshoot equipment and product quality issues
  • Follow all GMP and department safety rules.
  • Other tasks and duties as assigned. Excellent interpersonal, collaboration, and relationship building skills to effectively work with a diverse group/variety of people and personalities.
  • Able to display high levels of customer service, responding promptly and thoroughly to the inquiries and needs of individuals both internal and external to the organization.
  • Must have basic math, reading, writing skills, and have the ability to tactfully communicate to customers and employees of all levels of the company.
  • Have the ability to recall and set bag recipes from the equipment's computer systems for each set up.
  • Starts and Monitors machine continually at all points.

 


Required Experience

Required Education

Education, Experience and Credentials

  • High School degree or equivalent and/or two or more years in central impression flexographic printing; or equivalent combination of education and experience required.
  • Must be able to participate in a varied shifts including afternoons.