Operator Assistant

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POSITION PURPOSE

To ensure that product is being inspected for quality including, size, print and seal quality prior to shipment to customer. Accurate packaging and data collection for each order. Each employee considers food safety and consumer safety while preforming work. Participates in GMP and food safety training. Follows GMP policy. Reports all food safety concerns with urgency.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND BASIC DUTIES

 

FUNCTIONS:

Under the direction of the Operator and or Production Supervisor, the Operator Assistant will ensure that product is being inspected prior to shipment to customers. This position is backed-up by other Operator Assistants or by an Operator.

 

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

QUALITY CONTROL:

  1. Responsible for checking job ticket extrusion instructions
  2. Noting any size or gauge tolerances
  3. Noting any special packaging or labeling instructions
  4. Checking product to ensure it conforms to job ticket specs.
  5. Verifying size and seal
  6. Completing “Size and Seal” Chart (not S.P.C. Charts)
  7. Must understand importance of size and seal checks
  8. Verifying that gussets are set up correctly
  9. Check bags for defects
  10. Blocking
  11. Gels, blending problems
  12. Dirty Die Face
  13. Must be able to check bag with sample to ensure print is correct
  14. Have operator verify ink color on sample swatch & monitor ink color
  15. Check product for treat
  16. Calculate bag weight in computer

PACKAGING:

  1. Responsible for proper packaging of products
  2. Must obtain proper packaging information from job ticket
  3. Should know pallet and crib sizes
  4. Should be familiar with different box sizes
  5. Need to know location of packaging supplies
  6. Need to make up three hour supply of boxes/supplies
  7. Product must be packaged in a neat and professional manner
  8. Bags should be packaged neatly

DATA COLLECTION:

  1. Responsible for entering production in computer
  2. Must understand importance of correct data entries
  3. Must weigh every other roll/box & notify operator if not correct
  4. Roll stock – all rolls must be weighed
  5. Must track all scrap and make entries in data collection
  6. Responsible for correct job start and stop times

ACCURATE ROLL AND CASE WEIGHT:

  1. Must weigh every other roll/box and notify operator if weight changes +/- 5% of target
  2. Roll stock – 18" and above: Every roll must be weighed
  3. 2-up and 4-up rolls -18" and below: Must alternate weighing the top and bottom sets during roll change
  4. Bins of bags: Must weigh complete layers as per QC check-sheet
  5. On start-ups, change-overs, or shift change: Every roll/box and layer in the bins must be weighed until the target weight is achieved.

LABELING:

  1. Must obtain proper labeling information from job ticket
  2. Responsible for printing labels
  3. Labeling must be done correctly and neatly
  4. Labels should be centered and lined up on the box
  5. Must ensure that pallet/bin labels are correctly completed
  6. Responsible for inserting a white label, with correct weight, into core

MACHINERY:

  1. Train for operator duties and responsibilities, including being able and willing to learn downstream equipment and maintenance operations
  2. Should be able to perform basic adjustments on bag machinery, including changing curtains during downtime, changing knife blades, adjusting length during changeovers, adjusting web tension and initial seal setup.
  3. Should be able to thread all downstream equipment
  4. Must have basic understanding of extrusion process
  5. Should be able to make minor adjustments to stripper to improve bag delivery
  6. Should be able to adjust tension on winder and understand how it affects the roll
  7. Must be able to keep tools and miscellaneous metal parts off floor (out of scrap)

 

Company policies, procedures, and practices are implemented via this position. Quality of products is directly related to the effectiveness of individuals in this job. A broad base of current technical knowledge is required to ensure that standards are met and efficiencies are maintained. Problem solving and decision making abilities are essential for success.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

Education/Certification:

HS Diploma or GED is preferred

Required Knowledge:

– Previous manufacturing experience preferred

Experience Required:

– None, on the job training is provided

Ongoing training and education is essential to continue to improve work processes, all Shields Bag and Printing Co. employees will be expected to attend training and education sessions.

 

Skills/Abilities:

– Ability to read a tape measure

– Basic math skills required

– Good communication skills required

– Ability to pass a color blind test

– Some previous computer data entry preferred

 

PERFORMANCE MEASUREMENTS:

– Quality of product shipped

– Attendance

– Ability to help other lines

– Cleanliness of work area

 

Hours of Employment

Employees are expected to work 12 hour shifts that are on a monthly rotation schedule. The shifts are currently from 6 AM – 6 PM (day shift), and 6 PM – 6 AM (night shift). Every 28 days these rotate between days and nights.

This is an hourly/non-exempt position. Overtime regulations do apply. Holidays, sick leave, vacation, etc. as dictated by the Shields Bag & Printing Co. employee handbook.


PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES AND REQUIREMENTS OF THIS POSITION

Classifications of Physical demands and their definitions based on our in house analysis:

SELDOM: 1 to 3 times per hour

OCCASIONAL: 3-19 times per hour or day or 1/3 of the time.

FREQUENT: 20-39 times per hour or day or 1/3 to 2/3 of the time.

CONTINUOUS: Greater than 40 times for hour or day or greater than 2/3 of the time.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

SITTING: SELDOM

 

STANDING: CONTINUOUS

 

WALKING: FREQUENT

 

LIFTING: Must be able to lift 100+ pounds from ground to shoulder occasionally, frequently lifting up to 40 pounds.

 

FINGER DEXTERITY: FREQUENT

 

CARRYING: FREQUENT

 

PUSHING / PULLING: FREQUENT

 

REACHING / HANDLING: FREQUENT

 

OPERATING FOOT CONTROLS: N/A

 

KNEELING: OCCASIONAL

 

STOOPING: OCCASIONAL

 

BENDING: OCCASIONAL

 

CROUCHING: (Bending body downward and forward, by bending legs and spine): OCCASIONAL

 

SQUATTING: OCCASIONAL

 

CRAWLING: (Moving on hands and knees or hands and feet): N/A

 

TWISTING: OCCASIONAL

 

CLIMBING: OCCASIONAL

 

BALANCING: N/A

 

SEEING/HEARING: CONTINUOUS

 

WORKING CONDITIONS

  • Work is performed indoors, 8 hours per shift.
  • Temperature range is 70 to 90 degrees Fahrenheit
  • Noise or vibration is within acceptable decibel levels but hearing protection is available
  • Smells are various and will be continuous throughout the shift
  • Hazards see job hazard analysis.
  • Work aids training checklists and work instructions.
  • Protective clothing or devices consist of eye wear, footwear and hearing protection.

 


MENTAL ACTIVITIES AND REQUIREMENTS OF THIS POSITION

Reasoning Ability: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed instructions and to deal with problems involving a few variables.

 

Mathematics Ability: Ability to perform basic math skills including adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing two digit numbers; to perform the four basic arithmetic operations with money; to perform operations with units such as inch, foot, etc.

 

Language Ability: Ability to use passive vocabulary of 5-6,000 words; to read at a slow rate; define unfamiliar words in dictionaries for meaning, spelling, and pronunciation.

Ability to write complex sentences, using proper punctuation, and use adjectives and adverbs.

Ability to communicate in English, using complex sentences; using normal word order with present and past tenses; using a good vocabulary.

POSITION PURPOSE

To ensure that product is being inspected for quality including, size, print and seal quality prior to shipment to customer. Accurate packaging and data collection for each order. Each employee considers food safety and consumer safety while preforming work. Participates in GMP and food safety training. Follows GMP policy. Reports all food safety concerns with urgency.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND BASIC DUTIES

 

FUNCTIONS:

Under the direction of the Operator and or Production Supervisor, the Operator Assistant will ensure that product is being inspected prior to shipment to customers. This position is backed-up by other Operator Assistants or by an Operator.

 

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

QUALITY CONTROL:

  1. Responsible for checking job ticket extrusion instructions
  2. Noting any size or gauge tolerances
  3. Noting any special packaging or labeling instructions
  4. Checking product to ensure it conforms to job ticket specs.
  5. Verifying size and seal
  6. Completing “Size and Seal” Chart (not S.P.C. Charts)
  7. Must understand importance of size and seal checks
  8. Verifying that gussets are set up correctly
  9. Check bags for defects
  10. Blocking
  11. Gels, blending problems
  12. Dirty Die Face
  13. Must be able to check bag with sample to ensure print is correct
  14. Have operator verify ink color on sample swatch & monitor ink color
  15. Check product for treat
  16. Calculate bag weight in computer

PACKAGING:

  1. Responsible for proper packaging of products
  2. Must obtain proper packaging information from job ticket
  3. Should know pallet and crib sizes
  4. Should be familiar with different box sizes
  5. Need to know location of packaging supplies
  6. Need to make up three hour supply of boxes/supplies
  7. Product must be packaged in a neat and professional manner
  8. Bags should be packaged neatly

DATA COLLECTION:

  1. Responsible for entering production in computer
  2. Must understand importance of correct data entries
  3. Must weigh every other roll/box & notify operator if not correct
  4. Roll stock – all rolls must be weighed
  5. Must track all scrap and make entries in data collection
  6. Responsible for correct job start and stop times

ACCURATE ROLL AND CASE WEIGHT:

  1. Must weigh every other roll/box and notify operator if weight changes +/- 5% of target
  2. Roll stock – 18" and above: Every roll must be weighed
  3. 2-up and 4-up rolls -18" and below: Must alternate weighing the top and bottom sets during roll change
  4. Bins of bags: Must weigh complete layers as per QC check-sheet
  5. On start-ups, change-overs, or shift change: Every roll/box and layer in the bins must be weighed until the target weight is achieved.

LABELING:

  1. Must obtain proper labeling information from job ticket
  2. Responsible for printing labels
  3. Labeling must be done correctly and neatly
  4. Labels should be centered and lined up on the box
  5. Must ensure that pallet/bin labels are correctly completed
  6. Responsible for inserting a white label, with correct weight, into core

MACHINERY:

  1. Train for operator duties and responsibilities, including being able and willing to learn downstream equipment and maintenance operations
  2. Should be able to perform basic adjustments on bag machinery, including changing curtains during downtime, changing knife blades, adjusting length during changeovers, adjusting web tension and initial seal setup.
  3. Should be able to thread all downstream equipment
  4. Must have basic understanding of extrusion process
  5. Should be able to make minor adjustments to stripper to improve bag delivery
  6. Should be able to adjust tension on winder and understand how it affects the roll
  7. Must be able to keep tools and miscellaneous metal parts off floor (out of scrap)

 

Company policies, procedures, and practices are implemented via this position. Quality of products is directly related to the effectiveness of individuals in this job. A broad base of current technical knowledge is required to ensure that standards are met and efficiencies are maintained. Problem solving and decision making abilities are essential for success.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

Education/Certification:

HS Diploma or GED is preferred

Required Knowledge:

– Previous manufacturing experience preferred

Experience Required:

– None, on the job training is provided

Ongoing training and education is essential to continue to improve work processes, all Shields Bag and Printing Co. employees will be expected to attend training and education sessions.

 

Skills/Abilities:

– Ability to read a tape measure

– Basic math skills required

– Good communication skills required

– Ability to pass a color blind test

– Some previous computer data entry preferred

 

PERFORMANCE MEASUREMENTS:

– Quality of product shipped

– Attendance

– Ability to help other lines

– Cleanliness of work area

 

Hours of Employment

Employees are expected to work 12 hour shifts that are on a monthly rotation schedule. The shifts are currently from 6 AM – 6 PM (day shift), and 6 PM – 6 AM (night shift). Every 28 days these rotate between days and nights.

This is an hourly/non-exempt position. Overtime regulations do apply. Holidays, sick leave, vacation, etc. as dictated by the Shields Bag & Printing Co. employee handbook.


PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES AND REQUIREMENTS OF THIS POSITION

Classifications of Physical demands and their definitions based on our in house analysis:

SELDOM: 1 to 3 times per hour

OCCASIONAL: 3-19 times per hour or day or 1/3 of the time.

FREQUENT: 20-39 times per hour or day or 1/3 to 2/3 of the time.

CONTINUOUS: Greater than 40 times for hour or day or greater than 2/3 of the time.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

SITTING: SELDOM

 

STANDING: CONTINUOUS

 

WALKING: FREQUENT

 

LIFTING: Must be able to lift 100+ pounds from ground to shoulder occasionally, frequently lifting up to 40 pounds.

 

FINGER DEXTERITY: FREQUENT

 

CARRYING: FREQUENT

 

PUSHING / PULLING: FREQUENT

 

REACHING / HANDLING: FREQUENT

 

OPERATING FOOT CONTROLS: N/A

 

KNEELING: OCCASIONAL

 

STOOPING: OCCASIONAL

 

BENDING: OCCASIONAL

 

CROUCHING: (Bending body downward and forward, by bending legs and spine): OCCASIONAL

 

SQUATTING: OCCASIONAL

 

CRAWLING: (Moving on hands and knees or hands and feet): N/A

 

TWISTING: OCCASIONAL

 

CLIMBING: OCCASIONAL

 

BALANCING: N/A

 

SEEING/HEARING: CONTINUOUS

 

WORKING CONDITIONS

  • Work is performed indoors, 8 hours per shift.
  • Temperature range is 70 to 90 degrees Fahrenheit
  • Noise or vibration is within acceptable decibel levels but hearing protection is available
  • Smells are various and will be continuous throughout the shift
  • Hazards see job hazard analysis.
  • Work aids training checklists and work instructions.
  • Protective clothing or devices consist of eye wear, footwear and hearing protection.

 


MENTAL ACTIVITIES AND REQUIREMENTS OF THIS POSITION

Reasoning Ability: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed instructions and to deal with problems involving a few variables.

 

Mathematics Ability: Ability to perform basic math skills including adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing two digit numbers; to perform the four basic arithmetic operations with money; to perform operations with units such as inch, foot, etc.

 

Language Ability: Ability to use passive vocabulary of 5-6,000 words; to read at a slow rate; define unfamiliar words in dictionaries for meaning, spelling, and pronunciation.

Ability to write complex sentences, using proper punctuation, and use adjectives and adverbs.

Ability to communicate in English, using complex sentences; using normal word order with present and past tenses; using a good vocabulary.

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