Machine Operator Job

The machine operator will be responsible for cleaning, operating, and maintaining the optimal production of equipment. The machine operator must be able to control feeding and collaborate with workers to ensure that the machines operate at full capacity.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Clean and sanitize equipment for the production cycle
  • Control and adjust settings as required
  • Ensure adequate feeding of raw material to machine
  • Fix basic issues on the machine as required
  • Keep records of operation/performance of the machine
  • Perform quality control, follow reporting and record-keeping procedures, and report problems to the supervisor
  • Occasionally removing and packing finished products
  • Adhere to all health and safety regulations required
  • Any other duties assigned.

Education/Training & Experience

  • High School Diploma/Certification in a related field
  • Minimum 1-2 years of working experience operating different types of machinery
  • Experience working in a factory environment and general safety training would be an asset

Required Skills and Specialized Techniques

  • Mechanical/Electrical skills
  • Keen attention to detail to identify maintenance, product, or operations issues
  • High levels of initiative, integrity, flexibility, and dependability
  • Understanding of production and plant processes
  • Sound knowledge of Environment, Health, and Safety requirements

Special Conditions associated with the job

  • Ability to lift heavy equipment, stand or be in other physically demanding positions for long periods of time
  • Occasional overtime work
  • Factory Hazards