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ProAmpac Holdings, Inc. Machine Operator in Rochester, New York


Machine Operator I - 2nd Shift (Manufacturing / Packaging)

ProAmpac Rochester

Salary Range: $18.50-23.00

On-site, Monday - Thursday 3:15 pm - 1:45 am

FLSA Full Time, Non-Exempt

Position Overview

ProAmpac is seeking a Machine Operator to set up, adjust, and operate machinery, to product bags and pouches.

Apply today if you have:

  • Machine Operator experience

  • Mechanical experience (machines, working on cars, understanding how machines work)

  • Manufacturing experience

About the company

ProAmpac is a leading global flexible packaging company with a comprehensive product offering. We provide creative packaging solutions, industry-leading customer service and award-winning innovation to a diverse global marketplace. We continue to grow and would love for you to join our team!

At ProAmpac, our culture is key to our long-term success. We strive to be authentic as we live out the heritage of our small business culture. We value the connections we’ve created, and our employees feel empowered in their shared efforts to innovate successfully. ProAmpac was founded on the idea that a focus on material science will drive innovative and sustainable solutions for our customers, supported by our five core values – Integrity, Intensity, Innovation, Involvement, and Impact – that foster a culture of speed, simplicity, and self-confidence.

Our company is made stronger by challenging ourselves and each other, while we move what matters forward. With a focus on performance and a passion for our work, we are not bound by organizational hierarchy. We are committed to serving our customers and the communities in which we work and live.

By joining us, you become an integral part of an entrepreneurial company in a fast-paced, exciting environment that provides varied opportunities for professional and personal growth.

ProAmpac Perks

ProAmpac is building a wellness culture through its PRO360 initiative: An interactive, fully integrated wellbeing program designed to engage, encourage, and reward all team members on their personal pathway to better health, wealth, growth, and community involvement. Our goal is to ensure 100% of team members achieve a basic level of wellness. Additionally, subject to applicable eligibility requirements, we offer full-time employees a variety of benefits including:

  • Medical, dental and vision insurance

  • 401(K) with exceptional company match

  • Generous paid time off (PTO), plus 11 holidays per calendar year

  • Free life and short-term disability insurance

  • Wellness, employee discount and rewards programs

  • Tuition reimbursement

Position Summary

Responsible for machine operation, production and quality paperwork, in-process inspection, assembly, finish packing, and working in a team environment.

Essential Duties and Tasks

  • Work safely at all times, ensuring machine guarding and safety features are functional. Must follow LO/TO requirements at all times.

  • With guidance from more experienced operators, is able to set up, adjust and operate several machines, including secondary operations while achieving machine production standards and quality specifications.

  • Perform quality inspections and completion of Quality Documentation of products as prescribed in the Job Book.

  • Able to provide basin training to other machine operators and packers as needed.

  • Read, understand and follow the Job Order Book and routing instructions.

  • Monitor scrap levels, speed, and notify supervisor when levels are excessive.

  • Complete appropriate paperwork and label left over material with required inventory information.

  • Move material, components, and F/G pallets to designated areas.

  • Accurately complete and maintain required paperwork and documentation, including, but not limited to, quality records, machine activity forms, etc. throughout the shift.

  • Perform Housekeeping responsibilities necessary to maintain a clean environment for production throughout the shift.

  • Report food safety concerns

  • Food Safety – maintain a focus on food safety at all times, as outlined in our GMP policy under the guidance of SQF requirements.

  • Maintain work area per food safety requirements.

  • Ability to work overtime as needed.

  • Adhere to all company and department work and safety rules and EHS policies/procedures.

  • Comply with all company policies, and all quality, environmental, health and safety policies and procedures as well as any regulatory or statutory requirements related to the position.

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Employees may be assigned other actions or tasks reasonably related to or associated with these described duties

Key Competencies

  • Ethical Conduct

  • Problem Solving/Analysis

  • Communication Proficiency

  • Time Management

  • Organization

Work Environment

Work primarily in a climate controlled indoor environment with minimal safety/health hazard potential. Safety shoes and vision protection required on the production floor at all times.

This role operates in a professional environment that requires some exposure to a manufacturing environment. Employee is rarely exposed to non-toxic/nuisance smells from chemicals, airborne dust, moving mechanical parts, high noise levels and hot/humid environmental conditions in the manufacturing area during extremely hot summer months.

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.

This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines. Employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands/fingers to type, hold, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

Other Duties

Always take ownership and be accountable for your actions. This job description is a tool for you to follow while at ProAmpac. Other job duties may be assigned to you, this outline is not to be considered a detailed description and you may have other duties/projects assigned to meet business needs. Good and reliable attendance, positive attitude and at or above job specific metrics and/or goals will reflect on your annual review. Always take ownership of your job and team.

EEO Statement

ProAmpac provides equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other classification protected by state, federal, or local law. Further, the company takes affirmative action to ensure that applicants are employed, and employees are treated during employment without regard to any of these characteristics. Discrimination of any type will not be tolerated.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Job Category: Operations/Production/Manufacturing