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Machine Operator

Location: Random Lake
Posted on: February 12, 2024

Job Description:


  • Operate within safety and quality standards, good manufacturing practices (GMP's) and adherence to job specifications.
  • Ensure proper PPE is utilized, as well as forklift compliance (if applicable).
  • Responsible for reading, and comprehending the job standards, and packaging requirements and meeting the quality standards and specifications for products (I.E.: coding, material, specs, etc.).
  • Monitor the equipment operation to ensure that the appropriate product is produced to the correct amount, graphics, wrap and coding.
  • Operates machine controls and minor adjustments while monitoring the line for proper operation and performing final case inspections every hour.
  • Closely monitoring production equipment for jams, making the necessary adjustments, and ensuring the availability and application of materials.
  • Assist in correct set up of production line to ensure product type of materials (including proper graphics if required), size of trays, proper cans and can ends, labels, and coder set.
  • Able to quickly troubleshoot issues on equipment, resolve and keep the production line moving.
  • Follow all customer standards/specifications, quality requirements, and Federal, State, and Local regulations.
  • Maintain a clean work area by appropriately handling all recyclables and trash; as well as, re-working miss-packs during and at end of shift.
  • Complete required documentation accurately and completely as required for the equipment being operated and document line issues.
  • Will learn how to sanitize machine
  • Fills in on any lines or projects as needed.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by management.Requirements:Qualifications:
    • High school diploma or equivalent preferred.
    • Forklift experience a plus
    • 6 months previous manufacturing experience preferred; with experience in the Food and Beverage industry preferred.
    • Required to fully comply with Quality Management System Policies and Procedures and Food Safety Management requirements.
    • Must be able to work overtime as needed.
    • Required to be forklift certified by Krier Foods, Inc. before operating any company-owned forklift (if applicable).
    • Excellent prioritization skills and ability to demonstrate a high attention to detail.
    • Ability to work independently without direct supervision
    • Willingness to continuously improve performance and job knowledge
    • Must have a good eye for visual inspection purposes and a strong attention to detail as it relates to product quality
    • Excellent attendance and performance record
    • Proactive team player, dependable and detail-oriented
    • Must be able to read/write and complete production documentation accurately
    • Ability to demonstrate a high sense of urgency and be proactive in addressing problems as they arise.
    • Ability to demonstrate strong interpersonal skills, cultivating a culture of trust, accountability, collaboration and teamwork.
    • Must be highly motivated with high expectationsPhysical Requirements:
      • Ability to perform physical requirements of the job (prolonged physical exertions, including standing, sitting, twisting, reaching, bending, pushing, pulling, lifting, carrying, and climbing), perform repetitive motions for an extended period (up to 2-3 hours) and be able to lift up to 50 lbs.
      • Required to have visual acuity to determine the accuracy, neatness, and thoroughness of the work assigned (i.e., custodial, general labor, etc.) or to make general observations of facilities or structures (i.e. inspection, etc.)
      • Ability to work in various conditions with exposure to extreme heat, cold, dust and fumes.
      • Must be able to climb stairs
      • Ability to tolerate the heatBenefits:
        • Low-cost medical, dental and vision insurance available on day 1
        • Matching 401k plan
        • Paid vacation starts after 90 days
        • Paid Birthday
        • Paid holidaysPerks:
          • Continuing Education
          • Employee Assistance Program
          • Short Term Disability
          • Financial wellness/401K counseling
          • $25,000 Term life insurance
          • Jolly Good Soda discountsPI56f183882cc3-31181-33769076

Keywords: KRIER FOODS LLC, Sheboygan , Machine Operator, Other , Random Lake, Wisconsin

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