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Monoline - Machine Operator - Day Shift

Chemaid, 100 Mayhill Street, Saddle Brook, New Jersey, United States of America Req #356
Wednesday, December 4, 2019
KDC is a network of best-in-class custom formulators and manufacturers of color cosmetics, skincare, haircare, bath & body, fragrance, deodorant, home, health, industrial, and auto care products. KDC delivers high-touch innovation, operational excellence, and speed to market to well-known and emerging beauty, personal, and specialty companies from coast to coast. KDC has its head office in Longueuil, Québec. In addition, KDC has 10 operating facilities located throughout North America. Altogether, the company employs nearly 4,800 talented and dedicated employees in North America.

Position: Machine Operator Level I

Department: Operations - Packaging

Reporting Structure: Reports to Manager, Supervisor, Production.

Reporting to this position: No direct reports

BASIC FUNCTION

To operate machinery in a safe and efficient manner while producing a quality product at the required packaging line performance.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Responsible for the set up, wash/sanitize and operation of production equipment in accordance with established SOP’s (Standard Operating Procedures) and cGMP (current Good Manufacturing Practices) guidelines.

  • Responsible for the supply of production materials to line to avoid interruption.

  • Performs ongoing inspections of in process production to ensure machines are properly working to maximum efficiency.

  • Assess, and identify any machine performance or safety issues and seek resolution through inspections, tests and adjustments to meet standards of machine performance.

  • Maintains all necessary production and quality paperwork to ensure proper documentation of the line activity.

  • Maintains a clean and orderly work environment in and around the packaging line.

  • Daily housekeeping maintenance of equipment to minimize possible contamination.

  • Responsible for assigned minor machine adjustments to ensure quality and efficiency of equipment.

  • Works with line mechanics to ensure minimal “line down time” for mechanical difficulties.

  • Monitor all quality parameters on finished product production (including but not limited to; fill weights torque and aesthetics).

  • Collect data regarding line speeds, write pallet tickets when required, and oversee line crew if necessary.

  • Palletize line product when required.

  • Ensure that all Quality specifications/and or Quality tests outlined are being followed. Operator has authority to stop line if Quality Issue arises.

  • Ensure that all appropriate safety measures are in place and tested for proper operation. Operator has authority to stop line if safety violation is detected.

  • Attend departmental meetings and provide training as required to lower level operators.

  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

SKILLS & ABILITIES

  • Basic mathematical skills required.

  • Must communicate effectively using Basic English communication and written skills.

  • Ability to actively communicate with supervision regarding machine difficulties when required.

  • Ability to organize and manage multiple priorities, oversee the operation of multiple machines on assigned line.

  • Able to perform complicated machine operation tasks with minimal supervision.

  • Has basic working knowledge and understanding of commonly used concepts, practices and procedures within the field.

  • Relies on limited experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • While performing duties of job, employee is occasionally required to stand, (for prolonged periods of time exceeding 1 hour) walk and use hands to handle objects, reach with hands and arms; lift packages up to and exceeding 25 lbs.

EDUCATION / TRAINING

  • High school diploma or equivalent. Minimum 3 years experience in the field or related area. Vocational training in mechanical machine operations beneficial.

KDC-ONE is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, gender, disability or any other characteristic protected by law. I understand that employment with KDC-ONE Company is at-will, meaning that I or KDC-ONE Company may terminate my employment at any time, or for any reason consistent with applicable state or federal law.

KDC-ONE is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, gender, disability or any other characteristic protected by law. I understand that employment with KDC-ONE Company is at-will, meaning that I or KDC-ONE Company may terminate my employment at any time, or for any reason consistent with applicable state or federal law. I understand that KDC-One requires the successful completion of a drug and/or alcohol test as a condition of employment.

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Travel Required No
  • Required Education High School
  • Chemaid, 100 Mayhill Street, Saddle Brook, New Jersey, United States of America