Machine Operator in Seguin, TX at Hamilton-Ryker Company

Date Posted: 7/16/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Conversion Machine Operator position for a Seguin manufacturer.

  • Performs routine operations required to operate and adjust multi-lane bag machines with autopak equipment to produce plastic bags from blown tubing.
  • Work from specific team leader / supervisor instructions, standard operating procedures and precise product specification sheets in the routine operation and adjustment of multiple bag machines running multiple products.
  • Perform set ups and changeovers based upon prescribed procedures and production demand.
  • Use ruler, retractable knifes, hook knifes and various hand tools.
  • Once qualified operate pallet jack and fork lift as assigned.
  • Perform Quality tests on finished product to insure quality of product and conformance to specified tolerances. Areas inspected include: length and width, preseal location and quality, side seals, perforation or slitting, bundle count and overall appearance.
  • Perform leak audits according to standardized procedures and perform simple calculations to record results.
  • Make routine machine adjustments to correct minor deviations from tolerance.
  • Diagnose routine problems, detect cause and perform required machine adjustments.
  • Detect and report faulty equipment, unusual conditions and defective material to team leader / supervisor.
  • Weigh scrap according to prescribed procedure.
  • Move materials as necessary in the performance of duties or as directed.
  • Maintain work area and equipment in a clean and orderly condition.
  • Follow prescribed Safety rules and regulations.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned, directed or in accordance with designated responsibilities.
  • Train temporary personnel and others to perform routine operations required to operate and adjust multi-lane bag machines with autopak equipment to produce integral zipper bags from blown tubing.
  • Operate up to two conversion machines as required with a Packer.
  • Covers teammates during breaks.
  • Previous machine operator experience a plus, but not required (company will train operators)
  • Previous manufacturing or related experience required
  • Must have basic math skills sufficient to work with measurements, fractions, and measuring tools
  • Must be mechanically inclined enough to perform routine adjustments and minor maintenance to machines
  • Great attention to detail and ability to identify quality issues
  • Must take ownership in work performed and work well without supervision
  • Must very dependable and punctual
  • Must be able to lift up to 30 lbs.
Hourly rate: Conversion $9.50/hour (.30 cent night differential)

Hours: 6:45am to 7:00pm (schedule rotates every 4 months from days to nights)