Machine Operator

Department: Production
Location: College Park, GA

Department: Manufacturing

Status: Non-Exempt

Summary

The Machine Operator’s job is to direct all of the other workers on their line so that the line operates efficiently and reaches its target KPI

Responsibilities

  • Communicate with all other workers on your assigned line so everyone knows the plan and can work together to reach the goals set for the team.
  • Operate your machine at the set target speeds and inform your supervisor of any issues that are preventing you from running at the target speed.
  • Complete all required paperwork for your assigned line.
  • Attempt to find a mechanic if your line goes down – do not wait if you can’t find your supervisor.
  • Communicate with your assigned supervisor whenever an issue arises to figure out a solution, and then communicate the new solution to the entire team.
  • Make sure all employees on your assigned line are following all company policies and procedures. Coach employees that are not following the company policies and procedures, and let your supervisor know of any on-going issues.
  • Flow to work – assist any employees on your line that need help or are having issues.
  • Help with whatever work is necessary to keep your line operating.
  • May be moved to other lines as work load requires
  • Complies with all Company and Federal Policies, Procedures and Regulations
  • Achieve departmental KPI’s
  • Job Description may change with or without prior notice

 

Qualifications: 

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including public speaking
  • Must be able to work under pressure and meet deadlines while maintaining a positive attitude
  • Ability to work independently and to carry out assignments to completion within parameters of instructions given, prescribed routines, and standard accepted practices
  • Ability to work as part of a team to complete tasks and reach the targets set for the team
  • High school diploma or GED required
  • Ability to safely and successfully perform the essential job functions consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards, including meeting qualitative and/or quantitative productivity standards.
  • Ability to maintain regular, punctual attendance consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards
  • Ability to lift and move up to 60 pounds.