McIlhenny Company Job Description

Job Title - Night Shift Machine Operator Overtime (FLSA) - Non-Exempt
Group - Operations Manager - Team Leader - 2nd Shift

JOB SUMMARY Provide a concise overview of the essential function, purpose, & major objective of this job.

Operates a variety of highly sophisticated food packing machines (Capper/Filler, Labeler, Cartoner, and Shrink Wrap/Heat Tunnel/Case Packer Sealer), and is responsible for running machinery to ensure that the production orders are met in the time frames needed. May run different machines on different lines during the work week.

- Monitors the performance of the machine to ensure it is running at an appropriate speed.
- Ensures the quality of the product passing through their section of the line.
- Supplies the machine with the appropriate packing materials.
- Inputs appropriate production and/or material movement data into the manufacturing system in a timely and accurate fashion.
- Tracks machine performance to determine maintenance requirements.
- Prepares the machine each day and prior to each change over.
- May be responsible for coding the line and machine for the run.
- Other duties in suport of the factory and company as directed by the supervisor.

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES List major duties & responsibilities of importance, including purpose of each.

  • Operates a variety of highly sophisticated food packing machines, ensuring the production schedule is met, which may include: Labeler, Filler/Capper, Carton Machine, Shrink Wrap/Heat Tunnel/Case Packer Sealer, PDC Machine, Depalletizer

  • Monitors the machine to ensure it is running properly and at an appropriate speed.

  • Supplies the machine with packaging material, ensuring the material is appropriate for that production run. Can shut down production line if detects a serious problem.

  • Prepares the machine for the production run each day and prior to each change-over.

  • Performs routine adjustments and repairs, and calls a team leader for mechanical assistance.

  • Obtains and enters the appropriate code for the run, if necessary.

  • Inputs appropriate production and/or material movement data into the manufacturing system in a timely and accurate fashion.

  • Cleans and maintains designated machinery and work area around it.

  • Other duties in support of the factory and company as directed by the supervisor or production manager.

  • Works in a plant/production environment. May be required to sit or stand for extended periods of time.
This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by this employee. He or she will be required to follow any other instructions and to perform any other duties requested by his or her supervisor.

Qualifications State normal minimum education, experience, specialized knowledge and critical skills required.

High School diploma or equivalent
Physically capable to perform essential job functions
2 - 5 years production line or manufacturing experience
Capable of learning to run multiple machines
Courteous and polite behavior

To be considered for the position, candidates must meet the minimum qualifications as outlined in the job description.

Candidates who prequalify based on their responses to the online questionnaire will receive a company application form with more detailed job-specific questions. Prequalified candidates who fail to complete and return the company application form will not be considered.

Equal Opportunity Employer

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