Machine Operator in Tucker, GA at ITW

Date Posted: 9/12/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    4647 Hugh Howell Road
    Tucker, GA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    9/12/2019

Job Description

Position:            Line Operator

Department:      Operations

Reports To:        Production and Compounding Supervisor

POSITION SCOPE SUMMARY:

This position is responsible for set-up, change overs, operating, troubleshooting and maintaining production lines following proper manufacturing practices and procedures to maintain optimal efficiency levels.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the day-to-day operation of the production machinery under your assignment, including set up, change overs, operating, troubleshooting and minor maintenance following adopted procedures.
  • Perform timely and efficient change-overs on aerosol packaging lines.
  • Reviews each production line job run for maximum output while maintaining efficiency levels.
  • Checks for defective or damaged aerosol products and makes the necessary line adjustments.
  • Ensures proper positioning of aerosol cans to ensure proper feeding and quality checks.
  • To assist in various quality control checks to ensure a quality product.
  • Reviews and checks periodically the operational function of the aerosol lines ensuring products are running at efficient standards.
  • Verify and inspect case count and proper case packaging.
  • Eliminates spoilage of products.
  • Performs planned and unplanned minor maintenance activities.
  • Maintain a clean, safe work area by following proper housekeeping procedures before and after every shift.
  • Dependent upon schedule, ensure aerosol lines and all packaging lines are set up for the next day’s production run.
  • If assigned, handles hazard waste per written procedures.
  • As directed, utilizes all safety equipment furnished by the company.
  • Participate in all training programs as required.
  • To know and be familiar with procedures furnished pertaining to the handling of hazardous chemicals used in the production area.
  • Follow documented procedures and practices that will contribute to an efficient, productive and profitable operation.
  • Follow and support all company policies and procedures, with special attention to attendance and all quality/safety programs.
  • To actively pursue and advise upper management of any cost saving ideas or improvements.
  • To advise and report to upper management or human resources any safety equipment malfunctions, workplace hazards, safety violations, etc.
  • Act in accordance with all company policies and procedures.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

ITW Pro Brands and ITW Fluids North America is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job Requirements


Position:            Line Operator


Department:      Operations


Reports To:        Production and Compounding Supervisor

Core Skills/Education/Experience Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or general education degree (GED); one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Prior machine operator experience that included making mechanical adjustments, using basic hand tools, and working with automatic and manual equipment.
  • Computer proficiency within Windows based environment.  Experienced in Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, Outlook, etc.).
  • Possess basic mechanical aptitude to troubleshoot machines and perform minor repairs when needed.
  • Able to make basic math computations to perform role (addition, subtraction, multiplication, fractions, read ruler, read measures, calculate measurements).
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Possess good interpersonal communication skills.
  • Adapts to changes in the work environment; able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.
  • Able to work in a repetitive, fast paced team environment.
  • Able to sit or stand at machine for long periods of time.
  • Ability to lift to 50 pounds.
  • Must be dependable, have good attendance and be punctual.
  • Professional represents company in several diverse settings including active participation in required team meetings.
  • Follows the 80/20 philosophy in prioritizing daily tasks and serves as a contributing member of the organization and Production team.
  • Complies with attendance and work schedule standards.
  • Ability to take direction and make independent decisions in a fast-paced environment. 
  • Strong sense of urgency and true commitment to our customers. 

ITW Pro Brands and ITW Fluids North America is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.