Machine Operator 2

Casa Grande, Arizona, us
Company: Graham Packaging
Category: Production Occupations
Published on 2021-06-17 13:31:14

Overview

Graham Packaging Company is looking for a Machine Operator based in Casa Grande, AZ. This is for a night shift opportunity working from 7:00 pm - 7:30 am. 

The Operator is responsible for operating a given number of plastic blow molding machines (including in-line equipment), and makes necessary adjustments or minor repairs to ensure production of containers is made in a safe, efficient and high quality manner. The primary duties of an Operator include:

  • Understands, follows and enforces all established safety, health, quality GMP and Company policies, procedures and recognized practices.
  • Understands, follows and enforces all established policies, procedures and recognized practices.
  • Participate in continuous quality improvement projects and other related activities as assigned
  • Operate a group of plastic blow molding machines and auxiliary equipment producing a container in a safe and high quality method.
  • Participate in continuous quality improvement projects and other related activities as assigned.
  • Perform and/or assists in mold, insert and color changes on the line.
  • Perform basic processing of injection and/or blow molding machines to improve machine efficiency and reduce scrap.
  • Perform tasks and responsibilities of any Utility position during slow periods and/or as needed.
  • Monitor HDPE/PET resin (if applicable), dryer, material handling and color systems for appropriate processing conditions.
  • Make frequent on time quality checks on products being produced from established quality standards.
  • Assist other Operators and maintenance personnel on mechanical repairs.
  • Perform assigned preventative maintenance work.
  • Maintain work area to acceptable safety and housekeeping standards.
  • Complete and file all required documentation in an orderly and timely manner.
  • Communicate with the Production Shift Supervisor to coordinate production line support staff in accomplishing the lines’ objectives.
  • Verify material usage per standards
  • Perform minor troubleshooting and programming on the line. Notify leads and supervisors of any major problems or questions.
  • Operate equipment to minimize the generation and maximize the consumption of regrind, purge and scrap within customer specifications where applicable.
  • Properly identify regrind and chunk produced.
  • Communicate processing information to designated personnel on incoming shift. Assist other Operators as needed.
  • Assist in the training of new Operators.
  • Limited travel may be required
  • Qualifications

    A minimum of 2 years in manufacturing required.

    Operators are required to interact with managers, employees, vendors, and customers. Therefore, the following skills and proficiencies are also essential requirements of the position:

  • Ability to maintain regular, predictable, and punctual attendance.
  • Computer usage and typing skills are essential.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication, including the ability to effectively communicate with internal and external customers.
  • Must be able to work under pressure and meet deadlines, while maintaining a positive attitude and providing exemplary customer service.
  • Ability to work independently and to carry out assignments to completion within parameters of instructions given, prescribed routines, and standard accepted practices.
  • Communicates effectively: conveys facts and information clearly both verbally and orally.
  • Collaborates well with others: proactively contributes to group objectives; volunteers to help others.
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