Machine Operator Mechanic

Elmwood, LA 70001

Posted: 12/08/2022 Employment Type: Full Time Job Number: NO01

Job Description

The Machine Operator Mechanic will be responsible for performing various task to set up, operate, monitor, troubleshoot and perform preventive maintenance on assigned machines. The Machine Operator Mechanic will also be responsible for inspecting product to specifications and making adjustments as necessary to maintain quality specifications.

Shifts: 1st Shift: 6:30 am – 3:00pm 

             2nd Shift 2:30pm-11:00pm


  • Perform necessary pre-operation activities to ensure proper equipment startup and operation on multiple pieces of equipment
  • Operate/monitor multiple pieces of equipment during operation to ensure quality production and minimal unplanned stops
  • Communicate with team members and support teams to ensure continuous production of the correct product at high quality levels with minimal wasted time and materials
  • Adjust machine components and machine tension and pressure according to size or processing angle of product
  • Regulate machine flow, speed, or temperature.
  • Stop or reset machines when malfunctions occur, clear machines jams, fix, document, and report malfunctions to a supervisor
  • Sort, weigh, and inspect products, verifying and adjusting product weight or measurement to meet specifications.
  • Clean, oil, and make minor adjustments or repairs to machinery and equipment, such as opening valves or setting guides
  • Monitor the production line, watching for problems such as pile-ups, jams
  • Start machine by engaging controls
  • Count and record finished and rejected packaged items

Performs other related duties as requested

Job Requirements

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, high-speed environment, follow standardized procedures and adherence to safe work practices in a continuous improvement environment
  • Mechanical and troubleshooting aptitude
  • Attention to safety, quality, and efficiency
  • Basic math skills
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Willing to perform repetitive tasks for extended periods


Education and Experience:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Experience at making mechanical adjustment to equipment
  • Experience at running machines that packages products
  • Experience with filler machines preferred


   Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to maintain focus and situational awareness
  • Must be able to move and lift up to 40-pounds
  • Able to sit and stand for long period of time

Must be able to bend/stoop, squat/crouch, climb, kneel and twist.

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Hailey Rodriguez

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