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Graham Packaging Machine Operator 2 in Joplin, Missouri

Graham Packaging Company is looking for a Machine Operator based in Joplin, MO. This position is a Night shift opportunity working from 6:48 PM - 7:00 AM

The 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 of containers is made in a safe, efficient and high quality manner. The primary duties of an Operator include:

  • Understands, follows and enforces all established safety, health, quality GMP and Company policies, procedures and recognized practices.

  • Understands, follows and enforces all established policies, procedures and recognized practices.

  • Participate in continuous quality improvement projects and other related activities as assigned

  • Operate a group of plastic blow molding machines and auxiliary equipment producing a container in a safe and high quality method.

  • Participate in continuous quality improvement projects and other related activities as assigned.

  • Perform and/or assists in mold, insert and color changes on the line.

  • Perform basic processing of injection and/or blow molding machines to improve machine efficiency and reduce scrap.

  • Perform tasks and responsibilities of any Utility position during slow periods and/or as needed.

  • Monitor HDPE/PET resin (if applicable), dryer, material handling and color systems for appropriate processing conditions.

  • Make frequent on time quality checks on products being produced from established quality standards.

  • Assist other Operators and maintenance personnel on mechanical repairs.

  • Perform assigned preventative maintenance work.

  • Maintain work area to acceptable safety and housekeeping standards.

  • Complete and file all required documentation in an orderly and timely manner.

  • Communicate with the Production Shift Supervisor to coordinate production line support staff in accomplishing the lines’ objectives.

  • Verify material usage per standards

  • Perform minor troubleshooting and programming on the line. Notify leads and supervisors of any major problems or questions.

  • Operate equipment to minimize the generation and maximize the consumption of regrind, purge and scrap within customer specifications where applicable.

  • Properly identify regrind and chunk produced.

  • Communicate processing information to designated personnel on incoming shift. Assist other Operators as needed.

  • Assist in the training of new Operators.

  • Limited travel may be required

A minimum of 2 years in manufacturing required.

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 attendance.

  • Computer usage and typing skills are essential.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication, including the ability to effectively communicate with internal and external customers.

  • Must be able to work under pressure and meet deadlines, while maintaining a positive attitude and providing exemplary customer service.

  • 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.

ID: 2020-1769

External Company URL: https://www.grahampackaging.com/

Street: 3876 East 25th Street