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Assistant Machine Operator- All Shifts Atlanta

Pelton Shepherd Industries

Pelton Shepherd Industries Atlanta GA Georgia

1 month ago

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We believe that you CAN and SHOULD enjoy your job and the people you work with. If you’re willing to show up every day, and with a Can-Do attitude, then we may just be the fit you’re looking for.

Job Summary

The Assistant Machine Operator will safely operate, change over production equipment, and directing production line personnel to ensure the handling, inspection, and packing of finished product into erected shipping container boxes to be sealed and processed to the Stacker or Robot for palletizing.

1st Shift (Mon-Fri) 7am - 3:30pm

2nd Shift (Mon-Fri): 3pm-11:30pm

3rd Shift (Sun-Thu): 11pm-7:30am

Reporting Responsibilities
Reports to the Production Supervisor.

Supervisory Responsibilities
Indirect – Provide production-related direction to personnel working on assigned production lines.

Responsibilities in this area are to comply with safety rules and to report any unsafe conditions to the production supervisor immediately.

• Ability to multi-task and perform the list of checks for product quality as defined by StandardOperating Procedure(s) (SOP).
• Ability to accurately take counts, weights, and measures of the product per specification sheet.
• Always check for flaws in the seals and bag and understands what the requirements of good seals are.

1. Responsibilities in this area include:
a. Able to perform the position of Stacker and Packer at a high level.
Knows how to pack all types of products with proper counts and according to the SOP.
b.Can step up and monitor the machine to ensure the quality of the product is being maintained.
Can measure bag length and width and confirm it matches the specification sheet.
Understands the use of scale and can determine if the weight of the bag matches the tolerance of the specification sheet.
Can calculate bags per minute (BPM).
Knows what good end seals and back seals are.
Knows how to check seals to ensure they will not leak.
Knows if the print on the bag is centered and of correct quality.
Knows if inkjet print on the finished box matches up to product number and that the date and time are current. Must also verify print clarity.

2. Equipment
Can perform roll changes to the SOP
Knows how to identify problems in product or machine and knows how to shut the machine down and get help at a minimum.
Able to perform minor preventative maintenance on machines.
Able to perform minor troubleshooting and corrective maintenance on machines.

Required Skills/Abilities
Ability to follow directions and work well in a team.
Ability to read English to interpret and translate standard operating procedures.
Thorough understanding of or the ability to quickly learn production equipment.
Understanding of and the ability to abide by applicable state safety and environmental regulations.

Basic math and counting skills; must “Pass” verbal math test by reading questions out loud to show reading and comprehension ability as well as showing methods for solving word problems.
Ability to identify basic tools.
Ability to think outside the box and be aware. For example, if parts are running low you must be able to trigger reorders.
Ability to communicate effectively with people.
Skills to manage time effectively with the many tasks throughout the day.
Shows willingness to be flexible and take on assignments that may be outside job requirements.

Education and Experience
High school diploma or equivalent required.
At least two (2) years of related experience minimum.
Completion of “on-the-job” training may be substituted for education and experience requirements

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $16.00 - $16.50 per hour

• 401(k)
• Dental insurance
• Employee assistance program
• Flexible spending account
• Health insurance
• Paid time off
• Referral program
• Vision insurance

• 8 hour shift
• Day shift
• Evening shift
• Monday to Friday
• Weekend availability

Ability to commute/relocate:
• Atlanta, GA 30336: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Application Question(s):
• Can you provide a professional reference? (Yes/No)
• Have you worked in the last 6 months?
• Do you have experience with troubleshooting or preventative maintenance on machinery?

• Machine Operator: 2 years (Required)

• English (Required)

Work Location: In person
Atlanta GA USA

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