Berry Global SENIOR MACHINE OPERATOR in SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota

SENIOR MACHINE OPERATOR

  • Job ID: 6224

  • Functional Area: MANUFACTURING

  • Position Type: Full-Time Regular

  • Shift: 12 Hour Night

  • Location: SIOUX FALLS, SD

  • Education Required: Associates Degree

  • Experience Required: 1 - 3 Years

Major Responsibilities

Set up, run and adjust manufacturing equipment to produce quality plastic film and bag products in a safe work environment.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Follow and support all Company safety, GMP and HACCP policies

  • Maintain a safe work environment by following safety policies and conducting daily section inspections

  • Perform required quality checks and understand quality standards

  • Adjust equipment to maintain good yields

  • Adjust equipment to maximize production

  • Make minor repairs on equipment and aid in trouble shooting with maintenance technicians.

  • Make timely changeovers to reduce scrap

  • Make adjustments on separator, input speed and alignment

  • Make minor repairs to the separator, change wires and dancer bar.

  • Adjust timing, air pressure and dwell time on 403-Folders

  • Set up and rebuild printers

  • Maintain good housekeeping

  • Change screens and clean dies on extruders

  • Set up tapers and change tape rolls

  • Make adjustments to length, width and weight of bag product.

  • Know pallet stacking formations for all orders

  • Shut down a line following procedure

  • Assist in packing as needed.

  • Assume other duties deemed necessary Supervisory Responsibilities Directly manages a section of up to 6 employees or more. Carries out leadership responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems. Qualification Requirements

  • Ability to use hand tools and measuring instruments

  • Knowledge in operating an extruder and air rings

  • Knowledge of resin blends

  • Ability to string up lines

  • Ability to read and understand work orders

  • Knowledge in navigating different computer programs

  • Ability to operate a fork lift

  • Ability to train new employees

  • Language skills: Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals. Ability to speak effectively with co-workers, or before groups of co-workers, supervisors or others within the Company.

  • Mathematical skills : Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ration and percent to draw and interpret bar graphs.

  • Reasoning skills: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form. Ability to deal with a variety of concrete variable in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form. Education and/Or Experience Education: Associates degree or equivalent form a 2-year college or technical school Experience: 2 years in manufacturing

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.