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Machine Operator - Ft. Madison

Company: Independent Can Co.
Location: Fort Madison
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Job Description:


Machine Operator operates can manufacturing equipment and ancillary equipment in the factory. Perform various jobs associated with manufacturing such as packing, taping, stapling, welding, inspecting and other various jobs as deemed necessary by management. This is a fast-paced, production heavy position. The can lines rely on teamwork and require someone who can and will contribute in a wide range of functions. This position is responsible for effectively producing cans.

This position is an hourly non-exempt position and reports to the Assistant Plant Manager. The track for progressing to the next Machine Operator level is:

* There is no set timeline on progression from Level 1 to Level 2 and Level 2 to Level 3.
* Assistant Plant Manager must initiate any review to advance Operator beyond Level 1.



Include the following and other duties as assigned:

* Ability to set up machines with needed materials. Load and unload materials, parts, or products onto or from pallets, skids, conveyors, or trucks.
* Inspect and pack manufactured products in an efficient manner with regards to quality standards.
* Perform basic manufacturing processes by operating contingent line equipment such as tapers, printers, strappers, cover ups.
* Demonstrate ability to independently operate manufacturing equipment in an efficient, safe manner while meeting required quality standards.
* Comply with GMP and AIB procedures.
* Ability to comprehend and follow work instructions including Work Orders, Specification Sheets, and Production Reporting.
* Fully understand that working overtime is a condition of employment.
* Support the Company Core Values and understand that you will be evaluated on those Core Values.


This position has no supervisory responsibilities.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


Ability to read a limited number of two- and three-syllable words in English and to recognize similarities and differences between words and between series of numbers. Ability to read, print, and speak simple sentences. Second language is a positive additional skill.


Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10's and 100's.


Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.


Authorized to work in the United States.


Ability to speak and understand basic safety and manufacturing instructions in English. Second language is a positive additional skill.

Keywords: Independent Can Co., Davenport , Machine Operator - Ft. Madison, Other , Fort Madison, Iowa

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