Machine Operator - 1st (Eastern)

  • Job Reference: 425085778-2
  • Date Posted: 17 November 2021
  • Location: Howell, Michigan
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Manufacturing Operations
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Machine Operator, $17-20/hr, Howell, MI

Are you looking for a 1st shift opportunity Are you looking for a company that is eager to invest in you and works to help our environment If so, your search is over! We are seeking general laborers to help out with part washing in Howell, MI. The qualified candidate will be someone that's motivated, ready to go to work, and a self-starter. The qualified candidate won't be allergic to bees because they will be helping an endangered species thrive and grow in a controlled environment. When you get hired in they offer quarterly bonuses, 3 weeks paid vacation and another day every year up to 5 weeks paid vacation total, along with full benefits and a $250 a year clothing allowance!

This temporary to hire position offers overtime and advancement opportunities. Everyone employed with Workbox Staffing receives access to a personalized career consultant, healthcare, disability insurance, and advancement opportunities.

Job Purpose

As a Machine Operator, you will be responsible for operating and executing simple maintenance on machinery for the packaging of live products. You will focus on producing high-quality products in a safe and efficient manner.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

To perform this position successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Packaging -efficiently package both bulk and pre-boxed biological products according to production schedule.

Quality - maintain company quality standards of packaging.

Safety - operate necessary machinery safely and ensure the safety of team members who may need to interact with or work around the machinery.

Maintenance - in tandem with our maintenance team hold a consistent standard of machinery care and troubleshoot problems as they arise. Support minor equipment adjustments as required, while requesting maintenance support for more substantial equipment repair as needed.

Bee Rearing support - assist rearing team in rearing procedures as needed.

Performs other related duties as assigned.

Skills and Qualifications

Previous experience operating automated production/packaging machinery.

Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

Thrive in a team environment and work well with others.

Able to multitask in a fast-paced environment.

Ability to learn in a fast-paced environment.

Able to effectively communicate.

Excellent interpersonal skills and the proven ability to work well with management and staff.

Attendance and punctuality are a priority due to the nature of our product and the scale of our business. Reliability is a must.

Ability to handle difficult and stressful situations with professional composure.

Education and Experience

  • High School Diploma or GED preferred
  • Minimum 1-year experience in production environment
  • Minimum 1-year machine operating experience