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Machine Operator - 12 Hour Night Shift - $1,500 Sign On Bonus

Mars Incorporated
Flowery Branch, GA 30542
  • Job Code
Machine Operator

The Wrigley - Gainesville factory in Flowery Branch, GA has openings for a Machine Operators in our Packaging department.


Machine Operators are responsible for operating PLC driven state of the art high-speed wrapping machinery with attached automatic boxing-off or bagging units.

  • The Machine Operator will continuously supply the wrapping machine with the appropriate finished product and wrapping materials to keep the machine running.
  • The Machine Operator must meet productivity requirements on a daily basis.
  • The Machine Operator operates the wrapping machine with minimal waste to finished product and packaging material.
  • The Machine Operator frequently performs quality assurance checks throughout the day, inspecting for packaging defects, material defects and gum quality.
  • Without guidance, the Machine Operator troubleshoots machinery breakdowns, cleans machine jams and aligns rolls of wrapping materials in an effort to minimize downtimes and promote productivity.
  • With guidance from a mechanic, the Machine Operator helps troubleshoot more complex machinery breakdowns and repairs.
  • The Machine Operator is required to perform periodic Autonomous Maintenance activities on the Wrapping Machine to ensure that it is always performing at peak efficiencies.
  • Hourly count reports of production, downtime and waste amounts are kept by the Machine Operator.
  • The Machine Operator performs general housekeeping duties around the machine such as sweeping floors, cleaning machine parts, supply tables, gum tables, etc.
  • The Machine Operator must have the knowledge to independently operate a wrapping machine and produce a quality gum product in a team-based environment.
  • This position may be required to provide backup coverage for a Material Supply - Gum position when needed.
  • Physical requirements:
    frequent lifting/carrying of rolls of wrapping materials (25 lbs.)
    frequent handling/gripping of gum and wrapping materials
    frequent bending/kneeling/crouching/twisting
    frequent standing
    occasional gripping and handling of carts and buckets with a maximum weight of 55 - 65 lbs.
    occasional lifting of trays and buckets with an average weight of 15 to 66 lbs.
    occasional pushing/pulling of gum and gum cart with an average force of 11 - 55 lbs.

    Other Requirements:
    Independently operate a high speed wrapping machines meeting all safety, quality and productivity requirements.
    Participate as a team player in accomplishing all company goals and objectives

    High school diploma or equivalent.
    2+ years of experience operating and maintaining high speed production machinery

    This position requires a Work Keys Certification and successful completion of the standard timing model assessment

Posted: 2021-10-08 Expires: 2021-11-06
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