Company: Zenith Global
Posted on: June 25, 2022
Zenith Global has an immediate need for a Machine Operator to
join our company!
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
The Machine Operator is responsible for operating a given number of
plastic blow molding machines (including in-line equipment) and
makes necessary adjustments or minor repairs to ensure production
containers are made safe, efficient and high-quality manner. This
position will work closely at time with the Process Tech or
Maintenance Tech. The primary duties of a Machine Operator
Understands, follows and enforces all established safety, health,
quality GMP, HACCP and Company policies, procedures and recognized
Understands, follows and enforces all established policies,
procedures and recognized practices.
Participates in continuous quality improvement projects and other
related activities as assigned
Operates a group of plastic blow molding machines and auxiliary
equipment producing a container in a safe and high-quality
Performs and/or assists in mold, and inset changes on the line.
Performs when needed with the Process Tech basic processing of blow
molding machines to improve machine efficiency and reduce
Performs tasks and responsibilities of any Utility position (i.e.
General Operator) during slow periods and/or as needed.
Makes frequent on time quality checks on products being produced
from established quality standards.
Assists other process tech's and maintenance tech personnel on
Performs assigned preventative maintenance work.
Maintains work area to acceptable safety and housekeeping
Communicates with the Production Manager and Team Leader to
coordinate production line support staff in accomplishing the
Performs minor troubleshooting and programming on the line. Notify
team leader and production manager and process tech or maintenance
tech of any major problems or questions.
Assists in the training of new Operators.
Maintains consistent manufacturing production, including visual
inspection of finished goods
Uses grinding machine to process any scrap/waste product
Maintains accurate machine operating records, including daily and
Practices Lock Out / Tag Out safety procedures
Acts as a backup for Quality (product quality inspections and
Helps with small mechanical issues on machinery
Fills hopper/feeder bins with resin
This position must be available for any mandatory overtime
Other duties as assigned.
High school diploma or GED; basic Math aptitude; skills,
mechanically incline; Must be able to safely handle required
lifting weight up to 50 pounds. The position requires standing,
frequent bending, and twisting movements for the duration of the
A minimum of 2-3 years in manufacturing required and 1-2 years
machine operating experience.
Operators are required to interact with managers, employees,
vendors, and customers. Therefore, the following skills and
proficiencies are also essential requirements of the position:
Ability to maintain regular, predictable, and punctual
Excellent verbal and written communication, including the ability
to effectively communicate with internal and external
Must be able to work under pressure and meet deadlines, while
maintaining a positive attitude and providing exemplary customer
Ability to work independently and to carry out assignments to
completion within parameters of instructions given, prescribed
routines, and standard accepted practices.
Communicates effectively: conveys facts and information clearly
both verbally and orally.
Collaborates well with others: proactively contributes to group
objectives; volunteers to help others.
Zenith Global is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action
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