Production Operator

Position Overview

Responsible for operating bottling lines, drum lines, totes filling station, and pail line. Cross trained in White room, Clean room, relabeling, manual filling, and the bag and tag station.

Duties & Responsibilities
  • Ensure efficient operation of the packaging lines
  • Work with supervisors to set up lines, change over products and follow the production schedule
  • Communicate issues and take proactive actions to assure safety and quality
  • Operate forklift
  • Prepare product
    • Collect empty containers for fill
    • Label and seal packages
    • Torque bottles and pails
    • Palletize packages
    • Check caps and labels when boxing bottles on Bottling Line 1
    • Label boxes and stack on pallets in serial number order
    • Label finished pallets with pallet ID tags
  • Monthly, weekly, and daily cleaning of Class 10000 Clean Room
  • Bag and tag
  • Use of fall protection
  • Use drum clamps
  • Properly ground the different containers
  • Properly fill out batch records
  • Use of Ecom Scanners for production scans
  • Manual packaging of solvents
  • Monitor radar for levels in production tanks (T1-T9)
  • Reading venue micro meters for ethanol fills
  • Set up and flush bottle line and pail line
  • Feed empty bottles through labeler on Bottling Line 1
  • Set up fill levels and torque requirements
  • Properly marking and filling totes and drums
  • Filling from batches to bottle, pail, drum and tote stations and manual fills
  • Packaging of material in the Clean Room
  • Unloading bulk trucks into White room
  • Daily scale calibrations
  • Able to recognize equipment issues and communicate to supervisors or maintenance personnel
  • Cross train in other Work Centers as needed
  • Participate in any Lean or process improvement initiatives
  • Assist the supervisor in improving the productivity and efficiency of the operations
  • Observe the process and initiate/own activities to improve processes
  • Follows hazardous waste procedures, places waste in labelled satellite accumulation containers, keeps containers closed unless adding to them, notifies supervision when containers are full or if there are any issues including but not limited to a spill or release.
Skills & Qualifications
  • Chemical Industry background a plus
  • High School Degree or GED Required
  • Ability to recognize issues and quality failures
  • Ability to work independently, as well as with multiple departments
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively
  • Proven attention to detail and multi-tasking abilities
  • Ability to thrive in a fast paced environment
  • Bending and lifting required.
  • Demonstrate commitment to safety, environmental practices, production targets, and quality standards
  • Team-oriented individual with strong communication skills and the ability to collaborate across departments
  • Self-motivated and forward-thinking individual who is able to self-direct workload and priorities, and acts to create efficiencies and resolve issues within their scope of responsibility
  • Dedicated to business objectives and continuous improvement through adaptability, innovation, and agility
  • Possesses Company values of Honesty, Integrity, Respect and Commitment coupled with the ability to accept and drive change.