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Machine Operator

Company: Independent Can Co.
Location: Vandalia
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

SUMMARY: The Machine Operator operates can manufacturing equipment and ancillary equipment in the factory. The Operator will perform various jobs associated with manufacturing such as packing, taping, stapling, welding, inspecting and other various jobs as deemed necessary by management. This is a fast-paced and production heavy position. The can lines rely on teamwork and require someone who can and will contribute in a wide range of functions. This position is responsible for effectively producing cans. Commitment to and support of the Company Core Values are key to success in this position.


* Arrange machine at the beginning of shift to ensure that the line is in order
* Set up machines with needed materials. Load and unload materials, parts, or products onto or from pallets, skids or conveyors
* Inspect and pack manufactured products in an efficient manner with regards to quality standards
* Perform basic manufacturing processes by operating contingent line equipment such as tapers, printers, strappers and cover ups
* Meet customer requirements by following work instructions including work orders, specification sheets, and production reporting
* Independently operate manufacturing equipment in an efficient and safe manner while meeting required quality standards
* Identify and correct manufacturing issues which effect production efficiency and quality
* Perform minor maintenance including greasing and oiling
* Recognize problems and recommend corrective actions to mechanics
* Comply with GMP and AIB procedures
* Follow Company personnel and product safety requirements including standards such as those from SQF and internal GMPs
* Follow proper handling, storage, and disposal of hazardous waste in accordance with State and Federal laws
* Other duties as assigned


QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read a limited number of two- and three-syllable words in English and to recognize similarities and differences between words and between series of numbers. Ability to read, print, and speak simple sentences. Second language is a positive additional skill.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10's and 100's.

REASONING ABILITY: 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.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS: Authorized to work in the United States.

OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Ability to speak and understand basic safety and manufacturing instruction sin English. Second language is a positive additional skill.

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 frequently required to stand, walk, sit, use hands and fingers, handle, feel, and reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, and talk and hear. The employee is sometimes required to climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, and smell. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 30 pounds. The employee must be able to climb stairs. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

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. While performing the duties of this position, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, risk of electrical shock and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

Keywords: Independent Can Co., Dayton , Machine Operator, Other , Vandalia, Ohio

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