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Production Operator



Aurora, CO, USA
Posted on Thursday, July 6, 2023
Essential Duties:
  • Operates packaging equipment to pack finished product into 50 lb. and 25 kg poly-lined bags
  • Responsible for ensuring bag weights are accurate and within the specified tolerance, metal detector is operating correctly, and pallets are stacked to specification
  • Follow Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and Safety Procedures
  • Perform Packaging Technician duties including but not limited to; filling and sealing bags, manual – lifting while putting bags on pallets, labeling pallets, stretch wrapping pallets, and obtaining in-process & finished product samples
  • Operate the production process control system so that process is running under control and the desired process parameters are maintained
  • Actively engage Manufacturing Technicians on when to perform operational and process control activities
  • Accountable for material movement within their area of responsibility
  • Provide information and guidance based on the collection and understanding of process data
  • In case of an operational deviation from plan, compile the respective process data so that the root causes of deviation are understood, enabling support groups to implement the necessary corrective actions to avoid similar situations
Additional Duties:
  • Support for occasional non-routine work hours
  • Other duties as assigned
Supervisory Responsibilities:This job has no supervisory responsibilities. Work Environment:The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Physical Demands:The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit; stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee must be able to frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Be able to bend and squat while performing duties. Be comfortable climbing ladders, conveyors, working at heights and on steel grating. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.The above job description is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and standards of the position. Incumbents will follow any other instructions, and perform any other related duties, as assigned by their supervisor. Requirements
  • Knowledge, Skills and Experience
    • High school diploma or GED
    • Strong safety awareness, always adhering to safety procedures and SOPs
    • Ability to understand and follow written and verbal job instructions
    • Ability to read and understand documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and written procedures
    • Ability to interpret P&IDs and understand what equipment, valve, etc. function is occurring in the field when making control adjustments
    • Ability to stay calm and make the necessary adjustments to maintain safe operations when a process variation occurs
    • Be able to analyze data and make necessary adjustments to control the process within specified parameters
    • Effective interpersonal and communication skills to work with and influence people with different backgrounds and job functions
    • Ability to troubleshoot various operational conditions and recommend potential solutions
    • Excellent teamwork skills
    • Be productive and stay on task with little or no supervision
BenefitsMedical, Dental, Vision, STD, LTD, PTO, Sick Leave, Parental Leave, Tuition Reimbursement, 401k, Myco pantry, weekly catered lunches, quarterly company events, and more!