Assistant Operator & Packer

Richmond, VA 23221

Posted: 02/14/2024 Employment Type: Contract to Perm Industry: Manufacturing Job Number: TM1237940126

Job Description


Are you a machine operator with experience working in a fast-paced manufacturing environment? Our client, a manufacturer of high-quality plastic bags, has an opening for you! Apply now to start the interview process!

Location: Richmond, VA 23231

Compensation: Based on Experience

Job Title: Converting Operator

Schedule: 2-3-2 Shift w/ 5-week day to night rotation, 6:45am – 7:00pm or 6:45pm – 7:00am

Position Summary: 
Under the direction of the Production Supervisor and designated Shift Leads, this position is responsible for operating bag machines and associated equipment in order to safely produce high-quality bags in accordance with the Job Safety Analysis (JSA’s), production schedule, set-up instructions, operating procedures, and quality specifications, etc. This position has multiple levels with advancement based on demonstrated Operator Knowledge and ability/department developed criteria. 

Essential Duties:
  • Understand and follow all JSA’s and safety procedures / policies
  • Setup and Operate two bag machines and support equipment to convert HDPE film into bags
  • Read and verify line orders/dockets
  • Accurately navigate and input information in a production management system
  • Understand printing job requirements by the specifications
  • Set up the bag machine line by loading film and adjusting for size
  • Mount cylinders, adjust pressure, tension and distribution of ink
  • Troubleshoot stoppages and breakdowns; and, communicate clearly and accurately with appropriate personnel
  • Perform quality checks of material being produced and complete related documentation
  • Complete daily production paperwork
  • Diagnose and complete minor repairs
  • Relieve Assistant Operator / Packer during break periods
  • Maintain a clean and safe work environment
  • Other duties as assigned

Education and other requirements:
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Ability to work 12-hour day and night rotating shifts
  • Work overtime as required
  • Complete training courses as assigned by management
  • Ability to perform the essential functions of the job with or without accommodation

Physical requirements:
  • Sitting (rarely)
  • Standing Constantly, 12 hours or more
  • Walking Constantly, 12 hours or more
  • Ability to lift up to 50lbs regularly
  • Ability to carry up to 50 lbs regularly
  • Pushing Often, 8-10 hours or more
  • Balancing
  • Stooping, Kneeling, Crawling (1-3 hours) 
  • Reaching, Grasping, Repetitive Motions (12 hours or more)

Why work for Qualified Staffing?
  • We offer a fantastic benefits package to mall of our employees. This includes healthcare, vacation/holiday pay and 401K! In fact, these are the same benefits that we offer our corporate employees!
  • Applying for one job with Qualified Staffing is like applying for hundreds of jobs all at once!
  • We respond to every job applicant within 24-48 hours.

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