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Packaging Machine Operator

Company: Amcor
Location: Kenosha
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Amcor Rigid Packaging - Internal Job PostingPackaging Machine OperatorKenosha, WIJob Summary:Palletizer Operator coworkers efficiently, effectively and safely operate palletizer machinery and related downstream equipment and troubleshoot problems as needed. Palletizer Operators also perform visual quality inspections to ensure high quality finished products.Essential Function and Responsibilities:Operate all palletizers and dunnage conveyor and troubleshoot machine issues.Complete adjustments to the machinery to accommodate product changes.Perform visual quality control checks and complete quality check sheets.Communicate bottle quality and defect issues to appropriate team members and notify when nearing or reaching end of production run.Understand operation of downstream equipment and processes.Locate and clear jams on the floor and in the overhead conveyor lines.Communicate machinery and equipment problems to Shift Lead and Maintenance Personnel in a timely and accurate manner.Maintain a safe and clean work area in accordance with Company standards/housekeeping requirements and accurately complete the housekeeping check sheets.Ability to safely and efficiently operate a forklift.Covers vacations and other absences according to Kenosha local attendance policy.Required to use safety equipment and wear personal protective equipment to perform job duties.Accepts and performs other duties/changes to position as plant and production needs require.Wears and uses appropriate PPE and safety equipment as required to perform job duties.Safety Responsibilities:Carry out responsibilities in a safe manner that will not create a hazard to my health and safety, or the health and safety of my fellow coworkers.Assist management to help create a safe working environment by communicating any safety concerns and making suggestions for proactive safety improvements.Report all accidents, incidents, near misses and/or injuries immediately to my Team Lead or Management.Follow company medical and first aid procedures.Properly use all required Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).Follow all Amcor Kenosha's safety policies and procedures.Set a good example for other employees to follow.Assist management in challenging and improving the health and safety program in a forward direction ensuring safety continues to improve and be at the forefront of my actions while at work.All employees of Amcor Kenosha have the right to refuse "Unsafe Work".Job Specifications and Requirements:To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required to perform this position successfully. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Education and Experience:High school diploma or equivalent.Previous manufacturing work experience is preferred.Possess basic mechanical skills and knowledge.Good written and verbal communications skills are required.Able to recognize and understand numbers and values, including data entry into database.Must be able to read, write, speak and understand English.Effective teamwork and interpersonal skills.Demonstrates schedule flexibility for coverage for vacations and other absences.Must have computer skills and ability to learn Amcor systems - SAP experience is helpfulGood attention to detail and be able to feel and visually recognize products and quality defects.Must be capable of working effectively in a fast-paced, high-quality manufacturing environment.Ability to interpret and carry out both simple and complex instructions.Ability to visually and mentally make priority decisions / judgement calls based on situation at hand.Physical Requirements: Normal Vision Distant Vision Near Vision Hear / Listen Squat Talk / Speak Reach up and out Grasp Pinch Hand/Finger Dexterity Walk Stand Stoop Push / Pull Bend Kneel Climb Twist Carry (amount 50+ lbs.) Lift (amount 50+ lbs.) Lift (amount Carry (amount Drive - Automobile/truck/van Drive- ForkliftOther Physical Requirements:Able to stand and walk up to 12-hours on concrete or other hard surfaces, breaks and lunch will be the only opportunity to sit.Occasionally required to lift/carry up to 60 lbs.Proficient hand / eye coordination to operate equipment and controls.Environmental Factors:Continuous noise of 78-80dBOccasional exposure to chemicalsRequired Safety EquipmentHearing protectionEye protectionHead protectionHand protectionThe information contained herein is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of the duties and responsibilities of the job, nor are they intended to be an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to do the job.We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.#CBIND123

Keywords: Amcor, Kenosha , Packaging Machine Operator, Other , Kenosha, Wisconsin

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