• Capsulation Machine Operator Livermore
  • The Mice Groups in Livermore, CA, United States
  • jobs
  • 4 days ago

jobs description

Job Title: Capsulation Machine Operator

Direct Hire...

On Site in Livermore, CA

This position pays between the range of $18-$26/hourly (W2)


7:00 am to 3:30 pm, overtime is required from time to time. There is a possibility of opening a swing shift sometime during summer, contingent on the business.


Set up and operate machines to manufacture capsules. 2-3 years of actual capsulation machine operating experience required.


The following reflects management’s definition of essential functions for this job but does not restrict the tasks that may be assigned. Management may assign or reassign duties and

responsibilities to this job at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons.

• Performs set-up, sanitation, operation, and routine maintenance of capsulation machines.

• Clean machines, related equipment, and work areas, using water, solvents, and other cleaning

aids after each batch and at the end of the day.

• Cleans equipment after and between runs, ensures capsulation machine and area is sanitary

at all times and reports any issues of sanitation to supervisor. Contacts QC Technician to

perform Hygeina swab test on machinery after cleaned. Complete all cleaning logs, as


• Review of line and adjacent areas to be sure of cleanliness and that nothing is obstructing the

product and/or machinery. Utilize “Clean” and “Dirty” tags on machinery, as necessary.

• Read work orders and Master Manufacturing Record to determine production specifications

and information.

• Pour, scoop, or dump specified mixtures into sections of machine prior to starting machines.

• Adjust machine components to regulate speeds, pressures, and temperatures, as well as

amounts, dimensions, and flow of materials or ingredients to meet product specifications.

• Adjust machinery to match capsule sizes specified on production documents.

• Perform test runs to ensure that equipment is set up properly.

• Examine, measure, weigh, or test sample capsules to ensure conformance to specifications

throughout the entire product run.

• Clean, oil, and make minor adjustments or repairs to machinery and equipment when


• Count and record finished and rejected items.

• Observe machine operations to ensure quality and conformity of capsules.

• Sort, grade, weigh, and inspect capsules, verifying and adjusting product weight or

measurement to meet specifications.

• Inspect and remove defective capsules.

• Stop or reset machines when malfunctions occur, clear machine jams, and report malfunctions

to a supervisor.

• Record and maintain production data such as meter readings and quantities, types,

dimensions, and number of capsules produced.

• Clean storage containers/racks to prepare for finished capsule storage.

• Transfer completed capsules from machines to drying or storage areas, using handcarts,

storage containers, etc.

• Ensures completed capsules in pans/storage containers are covered at all times.

• Conducts on-going assessment of quality control and operational procedures.

• Meet and/or exceed production goals and guidelines for the product being run.

• Performs other duties as assigned by manager.


• The individual (s) is responsible for complying with all rules and regulations in the Employee

Handbook and the Safety Manual

• The individual (s) is responsible for completing all of the above duties as required within the

required time frame

• The individual (s) must follow all SOPs, GMPs, Safety Rules and other State and Federal Health

Guidelines as required

• It is the responsibility of the individuals to communicate with his or her supervisor when and

as necessary to complete their jobs as required.


• High school diploma, one to two years related experience, or equivalent combination of

education and experience

• Commitment to excellence and high standards

• Strong organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills

• Knowledge of production processes, quality control, and other techniques for maximizing the

effective manufacture and distribution of goods

• Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance

• Strong mechanical aptitude

• Versatility, flexibility, and a willingness to work within constantly changing priorities with


• Good judgment with the ability to make timely and sound decisions

• Ability to understand and follow written and verbal instructions

• Ability to understand and follow any and all safety requirements and cautions

• Ability to perform the physical labor necessary

• Must be able to speak, read, write, and understand the primary language(s) used in the


• Bilingual skills a plus

• Forklift certified a plus


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to do the following:

• Walk, kneel, bend, and stand.

• Reach, Twist, Lift and carry up to 50 pounds.

• Grab, grasp, and use fingers and hands to push buttons and operate/ set up machinery.

• Ability to operate a hand truck, forklift, and pallet jack (if required)

• Coordinate multiple tasks simultaneously

• Calculate figures and amounts.


• Total amount of work time is spent in a warehouse where temperatures are cool/hot and

noise level can be moderate to high.

• This position is required to wear common protective and/or safety gear, i.e. gloves, face mask,

hairnet, uniform, etc.

• This position is exposed to small particles, odors, and allergens.

Applicants should apply via The Mice Groups Inc. website (www.MiceGroups.com) or through this careers site posting.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at The Mice Groups Inc. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

Pursuant to the Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

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