Berks & Beyond Employment Services, Inc. Is a leading staffing firm that specializes in clerical, industrial, technical and managerial placements. At Berks & Beyond, we recognize that you are a uniquely qualified individual and we take the time to carefully match you to one of our excellent job opportunities. Our close consideration of your individual needs is how we have become one of Pennsylvania's largest staffing companies! Currently, we are seeking qualified Production Machinistsfor a manufacturing company in the Hanover, PA Area!
To use your unique talents, experience, skills, education and enthusiasm to complete the Operations team and to recognize that your contribution is essential to the business.
Key Responsibilities and Duties
1. Responsible for obeying all company safety policies and procedures.
Wear proper Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) when entering the production area.
Follow all Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) when entering the production area.
Safe operation of all fire extinguishers.
Participate in monthly safety training as scheduled and provided by the company.
Report all unsafe acts or conditions to Shift Production Supervisor immediately.
Utility knifes will not be used on the production floor.
Report accidents to Shift Production Supervisor immediately.
Obey all machine guards and safety warnings.
2. Responsible for producing and/or packing the best quality product at all times.
Ensure all production meet or exceed customer standards and expectations.
Perform routine bottle inspections as instructed by Shift Production Supervisor.
Ensure all production is properly labeled and/or tagged.
Ensure all non-conforming products are placed on hold with proper hold documentation completed.
Perform data collection of quality measurements as directed or when necessary.
3. Responsible for maintaining a clean production floor and equipment.
Ensure all daily, weekly and periodic cleaning tasks are performed as outlined in the Master Cleaning Schedule.
Perform line sanitation tasks as outlined in the Master Sanitation Schedule and according to company procedures.
Maintain a clean work area at all times.
O Empty all garbage cans in work area at the conclusion of assigned shift. Sweep and/or mop production floor in work area.
O Clean equipment if it becomes dirty or stained during shift operation.
Proactive in addressing housekeeping issues on the production floor and production equipment.
4. Responsible for the safe and efficient operation of all equipment properly trained to operate.
5. Responsible for the safe and efficient operation of all blow mold equipment properly trained to operate:
Operation and associated tasks of the blow mold equipment.
Operation of the trimmers.
Operation of the testing equipment; vision systems and leak testers.
6. Responsible for the safe and efficient storage of all finished production.
Operate forklifts in a safe manner.
Wear seat belts during forklift operation at all times.
Ensure Forklift is maintained in a safe and efficient operating condition. (Daily/Weekly Inspections)
Remove product from production area.
Ensure all units are stacked at proper height and in orderly manner in Warehouse.
Bring raw materials to the production floor.
Weigh, identify (mark) and stage waste raw materials.
Sweep and maintain Warehouse in an orderly fashion.
Prepare Warehouse reports, review Bills of Lading, work orders, etc., as necessary.
Load and unload truck/trailers.
Ensure proper procedures for loading/unloading trailer is being followed.
Complete or have completed the OSHA Forklift Certification program within 90 days of employment to earn an OSHA Forklift Certification/License.
1. Responsible for the proper removal and storage of all finished product, raw material and parts during
equipment, color and/or product changeovers.
Complete appropriate line clearance tasks and paperwork.
Assist with maintenance personnel during equipment, color or product changeovers.
8. Responsible for maintaining appropriate documentation during the shift.
Document machine or process changes.
Maintain accurate production reporting documentation.
9. Perform assigned Preventative Maintenance tasks as instructed by the Maintenance and/or Production Manager.
Experience and Educational Qualifications
Our Production Associate should possess a sense of urgency, accountability, business ethics, professionalism, self-motivation and the desire and focus to improve the business. He/she must be able to read, write and understand English.
Our Production Associate must possess a High School diploma or GED equivalent.
Must be able to come to work promptly and regularly.
Must be able to take direction and work well with others.
Must be able to work under the stress of deadlines.
Must be able to concentrate and perform accurately.
Must be able to react to change productively and to handle other tasks as assigned.
Drive for Results
Total Work Systems
Ethics and Values
Integrity and Trust
Learning on the Fly
Physical Activity Required:
Climbing: Ascending or descending ladders, stairs and equipment, using feet and legs and/or hands and arms. Needs good body agility.
Stooping: Bending body downward and forward by bending spine at waist. This requires the full use of the lower extremities and
Crouching: Bending body downward and forward by bending legs and spine. Reaching: Extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction.
Standing: Standing for sustained periods of time.
Walking: Moving over long distances to accomplish tasks.
Pushing: Using upper extremities to press against something with steady force in order to thrust forward, downward or outward. Pulling: Using upper extremities to exert force in order to draw, drag, haul or tug objects in a sustained motion.
Lifting: Raising objects from a lower to a higher position or moving objects horizontally from position to position. Grasping: Applying pressure to an object with the fingers and palm.
Feeling: Perceiving attributes of objects, such as size, shape, temperature or texture by touching with skin. Fingering: Picking, pinching, or otherwise working primarily with fingers rather than with the whole hand or arm.
Talking: Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word. This includes activities where detailed or important spoken instruction must be conveyed to other workers accurately, loudly, or quickly.
Hearing: Perceiving the nature of sounds with no less than 40 dB at 500 Hz, 100 Hz, and 2000 Hz with or without correction. Able to receive detailed information through oral communication and to make fine discriminations in sound, such as when making fine adjustments on machine parts.
Repetitive Substantial movements of the arms, hand and/or fingers. Motion:
Vision: Must be able to prepare and analyze data and figures. Eye sight capable of seeing small defects at distances close to the eyes.
Exertion: Medium Work - Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
Environmental Working Conditions:
The worker is subject to both inside and outside environmental conditions.
The worker may be subject to extreme heat. Temperatures above 100 for periods of more than one hour.
The worker is subject to noise.
The worker is subject to vibrations. Exposure to oscillating movements of the extremities or whole body.
The worker is subject to being exposed to moving mechanical parts, electrical current, chemicals, etc.
The worker may be subject to atmospheric conditions, i.E. Fumes, odors, dusts, mists, gases or poor ventilation.
The worker is subject to oils. Air and/or skin exposure to oils and other cutting fluids.
1146 W. Elm Ave.
Hanover, PA 17331
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