Berry Global MACHINE OPERATOR in SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota

MACHINE OPERATOR

  • 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

Major Responsibilities

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

Supervisory Responsibilities

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.

Qualification Requirements

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.

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 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

Work Environment

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.