Consolidated Container Company (Batavia) Blow Mold Machine Operator in Batavia, New York
2nd and 3rd shift positions available.
TJOB SUMMARY: The Blow Mold Machine Operator will operate blow-mold, grinders, trimmer machines and conveyor systems. Will also troubleshoot process problems and perform minor maintenance to ensure continued operation of production line. Follow Good Manufacturing Practices.
Tasks: Complies with corporate and plant safety standards and with applicable laws and regulations issued by regulatory agencies. Operate blow-mold machines (including wheels, reciprocating or shuttle machines) to ensure production of quality bottles and perform audits, weights and quality checks. Adhere to quality control and to blow mold process procedure. Troubleshoot and perform minor repair on blow-mold and support equipment. Make adjustments to meet product specifications. Repair or replace pneumatic and hydraulic lines. Assist mechanics with preventive maintenance, mold, neck and blow pin and other mechanical changes. Grind excess bottle and material. Troubleshoot and resolve process problems.
Prepare maintenance request forms and document equipment repairs. Train blow-mold employees.
Prepare & document daily production reports, including rejects, regrinds, line efficiencies and other.
Other duties as assigned by management.
Skills: Safety Awareness - Identifying and correcting conditions that affect employee safety; upholding safety standards. Managing Work (includes Time Management) - Effectively managing time and resources to ensure that work is completed efficiently. Collaboration - Work effectively and cooperatively with others; establishing and maintaining good working relationships. Work Standards - Setting high standards of performance for self and others; assuming responsibility and accountability for successfully completing assignments or tasks; self-imposing standards of excellence rather than having standards imposed. Language - The Blow Mold Machine Operator must be able to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, forms and memos and able to complete simple forms in English.
Knowledge: Basic Mathematical calculations. Basic Mechanical principles. Minor Process or Mechanical Problem Solving. Quality Control procedures. Reading and Writing. Troubleshooting problems. Workplace Safety and Hygiene.
Work Activities: Operates Blow Mold Machines. Unjams obstructions to process lines. Makes routine adjustments and repairs. Completes production reports. Performs quality checks. Cleans work areas.
Experience: High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required, AS degree is preferred.
Prefer an apprenticeship and/or formal training in area of specialty with 1 to 3 years with experience in a related manufacturing field. Stable work history.
Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee frequently is required to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
Work Environment: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts in a production environment. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud. Temperatures inside the plant can fluctuate between hot and cold according to seasonal changes. Personal protective equipment (PPE) is required in the production department and other designated areas