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Job Summary

The Machine Operator is responsible for the efficient operation of the production machines during their shift, he or she will ensure the Injection machines and auxiliary equipment continue running by attending to the alarms as necessary, monitoring all feeding tubes and convey systems i.e. Conveyors, blenders and end operations equipment necessary to run safely and efficiently. The... Machine Operator will be responsible to carry all aspects of produced parts in real time, labor, packaging and labeling to ensure quality standards and traceability. The Machine Operator will troubleshoot as needed in order to successfully clear the alarm codes the machine displays and will ensure the production floor area is maintained in constant state of organization and cleanliness. In the absence of the Mold Machine Lead, this position reports to the Process Engineer.

Primary Duties
• Perform all work in accordance with the highest standards of SKNA-Vitop safety policies, ensure all safety policies and processes are enforced.
• Successfully complete all essential training.
• Work directly with Injection molding machines, feeders, vacuum loaders, and material conveyor systems.
• Perform alarm troubleshooting.
• Operate label printer.
• Fill out and maintains traceability log sheet for quality.
• Perform part inspections and various other functions to insure part conformity and quality.
• Generate documentation on changes that can be used to control traceability and ensure reproducibility.
• Follow established procedures in order to maintain a clean and organized environment.
• Adhere to lock-out tag-out policy and procedures.
• Preform all duties safely and efficiently.
• Work with all departments to meet daily tasks.
• Back up other team members, when necessary, regardless of department and as assigned by the Supervisor.
• Other duties as assigned.


Job Qualifications

• High school education or any equivalent combination of training and experience.
• Minimum of 2 years' experiences in a manufacturing environment.
• Ability to work a flexible schedule, which may include nights, overtime, and weekend assignments.
• Ability to work in a team environment and rotate jobs or shifts as needed.
• Experience with basic hand tools required.
• Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and procedure manuals.

• Knowledge of safety practices and expectations.
• Knowledge of quality practices and expectations, and respect for product.
• Ability to effectively communicate.
• Knowledge of OSHA requirements to include Machine Guarding and Lockout/Tagout Procedures.
• Knowledge of Safety ,5S, LEAN /TPS Toyota Production System a plus.
• Understanding standard work (SOP's).
• Understands and follows Company's quality and corporate/environmental policies.
• Understands and follows procedures and work instructions established by SKNA - Vitop, USA.

• Skilled in lifting heavy packages and objects.
• Skilled in operating pallet jacks.
• Skilled in problem solving.
• Basic reading and math.
• Basic computer skills (i.e., email, data entry).
• Basic administrative skills (i.e., filing, organization).
• Basic mechanical skills.

Physical Requirements

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.
• Must be able to lift and stack objects up to 50 pounds occasionally and frequently exert 50 pounds of force to lift, carry, push, and pull or otherwise move objects.
• Work involves periods of sitting, standing, and walking, climbing ladders, staircases, stooping, kneeling, crouching, twisting/turning, and reaching, bending at the waist. Indoor/ out-door work environment with exposure to weather extremes.
• Must be able to perceive the nature of sound, utilize near and far vision, depth perception, provide oral information, and possess the manual dexterity to handle and work with various materials and objects which are essential aspects of this position.
• The noise level in the work environment is dependent on area of the plant.
• Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) (eye protection, ear protection, hand protection and safety shoes) is required for specific tasks and/or area of the plant worked in.

About Smurfit Kappa

Smurfit Kappa is a FTSE 100company and one of the leading providers of paper-based packaging in the world, with operations in 23 European countries and 12 countries in the Americas.

EEO Statement

Smurfit Kappa is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, pregnancy, religion, national origin, ethnicity, citizenship, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, genetic information, status as a Vietnam Era, disabled veteran, special disabled veteran, Armed Forces Services Medal Veteran, recently separated or other protected veteran. Smurfit Kappa also complies with all applicable state, federal and local laws, regulations and ordinances prohibiting discrimination in places where Smurfit Kappa operates.

Our vision is to be a globally admired business, dynamically delivering secure and superior returns for all stakeholders
San Antonio TX USA


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