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Machine Operator - 2nd Shift

Company: Prairie Farms
Location: Lafayette
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

What is a Machine Operator/Line Owner?A Line Owner, previously known as a Machine Operator, runs machines to produce ice cream novelties for shipping and retail sale for external customers. These machines run products such as: ice cream cones, popsicles, fudge bars, ice cream bars, doggie sundaes, and ice cream sandwiches! This is a 1st shift role: the hours are 3:00 PM-12 AM.Hourly Rate: $18.83/hr (+$1/hr shift premium) = $19.83 (with shift premium). What are the responsibilities of a Line Owner?Start-up and/or shutdown of novelty operationsControl adjustmentsChange wrap, lids, sticks, fills and other packaging materialAdjust various coding and tape machinesOperate carton packing machineMonitor temperature, various gauges and quality of final productOther duties assigned by supervisorWhat are the Essential Skills and experience needed to be a Line Owner?Ability to monitor several operations at a timeHand and wrist movement to grasp, hold and pack consistentlyTime managementStrong team player: ability to demonstrate various production packer operationsCommunication skills: ability to communicate with production packers and other plant personnel The ability to work weekends is necessary!Nonessential Skills:Line Owner/Machine Operator experience is not required but preferred. What is the work environment for a Line Owner at Ice Cream Specialties?While performing the duties of this job, the employee must be able to work at various speeds. The noise level in the work environment can be extremely loud. While the decibel is not high enough to require hearing protection, it is offered. The production floor is room temperature (you won't be working in the freezer itself). What are the physical demands of the job?While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to be able to work standing over 9+ hour shift. Must be able to stoop, kneel, reach, lift and must be able to work under these conditions every day. This job requires frequent lifting of supplies and raw materials up to 50 lbs. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus. This position requires good corrected hearing.What are some of the benefits and incentives provided?Health Benefits (medical, dental, vision)Retirement/401KVacation + PTOTuition ReimbursementWeekly PayMonday - Friday and some MANDATORY Saturdays 3 PM-12 AM. PDN-993d611d-f3d6-480f-bdfc-7ba133fa9c0e

Keywords: Prairie Farms, Lafayette , Machine Operator - 2nd Shift, Other , Lafayette, Indiana

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