Berry Global MACHINE OPERATOR in SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota
Job ID: 5755
Functional Area: MANUFACTURING
Position Type: Full-Time Regular
Relocation Provided: No
Shift: 12 Hour Day
Location: SIOUX FALLS, SD
Education Required: Associates Degree
Experience Required: Not Indicated
Set up, run and adjust manufacturing equipment to produce quality plastic film and bag products in a safe work environment.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Follow and support all Company safety, GMP and HACCP policies
Maintain a safe work environment by following safety policies and conducting daily section inspections
Perform required quality checks and understand quality standards
Adjust equipment to maintain good yields
Adjust equipment to maximize production
Make minor repairs on equipment and aid in trouble shooting with maintenance technicians.
Make timely changeovers to reduce scrap
Make adjustments on separator, input speed and alignment
Make minor repairs to the separator, change wires and dancer bar.
Adjust timing, air pressure and dwell time on 403-Folders
Set up and rebuild printers
Maintain good housekeeping
Change screens and clean dies on extruders
Set up tapers and change tape rolls
Make adjustments to length, width and weight of bag product.
Know pallet stacking formations for all orders
Shut down a line following procedure
Assist in packing as needed.
Assume other duties deemed necessary
Directly manages a section of up to 6 employees or more. Carries out leadership responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
Ability to use hand tools and measuring instruments
Knowledge in operating an extruder and air rings
Ability to string up lines
Ability to read and understand work orders
Knowledge in navigating different computer programs
Ability to operate a fork lift
Ability to train new employees
Ability to communicate with employees who may not speak English
Language skills: Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, simple checklists, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to effectively communicate and present information in one-on-one and in small group situations.
Mathematical skills: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ration and percent.
Reasoning skills: Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral diagram, or schedule form.
Education and/Or Experience
Education: Associates degree or equivalent form a 2-year college or technical school
Experience: 2 years in manufacturing
Minimum education and years of experience should not be used exclusive of other leveling factors described below.
Other Skills and Abilities
Ability to use mechanical tools
Ability to operate office equipment to include, a PC, fax, phone, copier
Ability to train and teach new employees
Knowledge of resin blends
Ability to promote positive attitudes and teamwork
Language skills: Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals. Ability to speak effectively with co-workers, or before groups of co-workers, supervisors or others within the Company.
Mathematical skills : Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ration and percent to draw and interpret bar graphs.
Reasoning skills: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form. Ability to deal with a variety of concrete variable in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.
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 required to work around moving machinery or electricity requiring a high level of safety awareness. Employee is required to work with various hand tools and must be able to wear appropriate PPE. Employee may be required to lift up to 80 pounds unassisted while performing job duties; push or pull up to 100 pounds. Employee may reach, climb, kneel, stoop, crouch, crawl, bend or twist up to 66% of the work shift
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.