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Machine Operator Lead

Company: Refresco
Location: Woodway
Posted on: November 22, 2022

Job Description:

Make a Difference in YOUR Career!Our vision is both simple and ambitious: to put our drinks on every table.We are the world's largest bottler for retailers and A-brands. Our products are distributed worldwide from our production sites in Europe and North America. Although our own branding may not appear on the labels of the beverages we produce, there is a good chance you are reading this while sipping one of our drinks.Our ambition is to continually improve and it's what keeps us at the top of our game. We are solutions-based. We are innovative. We seek out new challenges and conquer them. This is our company ethos, but it's our people's too: Refresco is at the cutting edge of a fast-moving industry because we have passionate people pushing the boundaries of what's best.Stop and think: how wouldYOUput our drinks on every table?Essential Functions:Adhere to all health and safety policies/procedures, Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs) and wear the required personal protective equipment (PPE) while in the warehouse or production areas (including but not limited to hairnets/beard nets, safety glasses, hearing protection, steel toe boots and seatbelts while operating forklifts)Responsible to adhere to food quality and food safety as per quality standards and/or Safe Quality Food requirements.Must have an in-depth, operational knowledge of the machine being operated and other related equipment.Adhere to the production schedule and communicate with the Lead Hand, regarding problems or changes that may be necessary.Constantly monitor the line when running for down bottles/cans, low fills, faulty packaging, damage, missing or out of registration labels as applicable.Monitor finished product and/or cases for proper closures/seams, date and product codes and damaged or out of specification packaging.Follow all Quality Assurance and Production line standard operating procedures.Perform changeovers as efficiently and carefully as possible. Ensure that the correct settings and parts are installed and that no mechanical defects exist, that may cause damage to the equipment or product.Record all necessary information for production and quality records. Keep accurate downtime reports and documentation.Keep equipment and the surrounding area clean and free of debris at all times, including end of shift. Garbage and recycling containers must be emptied at the end of the shift.Work closely with all departments to improve quality, increase efficiencies, increase yields and eliminate out of specification or damaged product.Perform any other duties assigned by a Lead Hand, or ManagementAny other duties as assigned by management.Required Skills and Competencies:Experience in a fast-moving packaged goods environment, beverage production experience preferredGood interpersonal & communication skills, both written and verbalSolid understanding of production machinery/forklifts, including an awareness of technical issuesAble to work quickly and accurately under pressureFormal training in areas such as WHIMIS, HACCP, Hygiene etc. preferredForklift certification may be requiredProficiency Level:Possesses extensive working knowledge of subject matter. Performs work under minimal supervision. Handles complex issues and problems and refers more complex issues to higher-level staffProvides leadership, coaching, and/or mentoring to a subordinate groupActs as lead or first-level supervisorEducation and Experience:High School Certification3-5 years relevant work experience in a manufacturing environmentWorking Conditions:Physical - Continuously standing or walking. Regular requirements to lift/handle/carry material or equipment of moderate weight (up to 40lbs).Visual/Sensory - This position requires regular need to give moderate attention with one or two senses at a time.Work environment - Work and environment are very repetitive.Mental Stress - There is pronounced pressure from deadlines, production quotas, accuracy or similar demands.Other Duties:This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change or new ones may be assigned at any time with or without notice.A Career with RefrescoRefresco offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits, which include:Medical/dental/vision insuranceLife insurance401(k) savings plan with company matchPaid holidays and vacationWell-being benefitsDiscount programsJoin Refresco TODAYand enjoy a rewarding CAREER!Equal Opportunity EmployerRefresco is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Refresco does not discriminate against qualified applicants or employees based on race, color, age, religion, sex, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, status in uniformed services, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other status protected by law.

Keywords: Refresco, Waco , Machine Operator Lead, Other , Woodway, Texas

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