Blow Mold Machine Operator

Amcor Rigid Packaging

Machine Operator

Buffalo, NY

Amcor is a global leader in developing and producing responsible packaging for food, beverage, pharmaceutical, medical, home- and personal-care, and other products. Amcor works with leading companies around the world to protect their products and the people who rely on them, differentiate brands, and improve value chains through a range of flexible and rigid packaging, specialty cartons, closures, and services. The company is focused on making packaging that is increasingly light-weighted, recyclable and reusable, and made using a rising amount of recycled content. Around 50,000 Amcor people generate US$13 billion in sales from operations that span about 250 locations in 40-plus countries. NYSE: AMCR; ASX: AMC



Job Summary

Blowmold Machine Operator employees are responsible for the operation of multiple blow molding machines and vision systems using written work instructions and computer interface. Requires a general understanding of overall manufacturing process and the ability to understand and follow basic good manufacturing practices.  Qualified candidates are responsible for starting and maintaining Blowmold Machine Operation with a complete and overall understanding in the assigned area of responsibility. 



Reporting Relationship

Production Shift Lead

Specific Responsibilities / Essential Functions

  • Responsible for insuring that all machines within the scope of responsibility are kept running and producing quality bottles while insuring the least amount of down-time possible.  This includes communicating problems to on-coming shift personnel.
  • Responsible for completing all mold changes and set-ups.  Minor maintenance activities are required.
  • Demonstrate organizational ability to complete daily clean-up assignments, and adequately maintain good housekeeping throughout the entire area of responsibility.
  • Makes machine adjustments when necessary and ensures we maintain Best In Class process set up.
  • Loads hopper to ensure continuous raw material supply to the blow molder.
  • Assists with machine preventative maintenance and changeovers.
  • Checks and monitors quality on all assigned machines by understanding and recognizing all visual quality defects and how to make appropriate adjustments to correct quality defects.
  • Maintains all required documentation of quality checks and testing, process checks, downtime, housekeeping and data entry.
  • Displays a full understanding and working knowledge of all related software and other equipment required for efficient production of quality product.
  • Follows all established safety rules and guidelines as outlined in the Amcor “No Injuries Safety Contract” and as trained.  Understands and communicates all hazards and safety issues to co-workers and Supervisors.  Properly uses all required personal protective equipment.
  • Performs other related duties as directed by the Site Manager or Lead.
  • Product Safety regarding cleanliness and notification of any observations that may create a product safety risk to our customers.
  • Immediately report any unsafe acts, conditions or accidents in their departments.
  • Take reasonable care for self and others to prevent injury.


Authorization

• Those employees with authorized training, have the ability to shut down / stop equipment if continued operation is a threat to any employee’s health and safety or for unacceptable quality.

• Recommend Staff quarantine out-of-specification products, materials or supplies

• Contact any member of Management without fear of reprisal concerning questions, suggestions, or complaints regarding quality, working conditions or job environment



Job Specifications and Requirements

  • Education and Experience:
    • High school diploma or equivalent preferred
    • Previous manufacturing work experience is preferred

  • Physical Requirements: This is a medium physical demand job
    • Lift / push / pull up to 1000 pounds 50 feet using a hydraulic hand jack (this is the equivalent of a static push / pull of approximately 70 pounds).
    • Occasional frequency lifting weight of 75 pounds from ground to 4 feet overhead.
    • Rare frequency carrying weight of 75 pounds for 5 feet.
    • Employees are required to stand / walk for up to 11 hours per shift on a concrete floor.

    • Employees must be able to work 12-hour shifts day or nights, including weekends and holidays.
    • Employees must be able to work at an elevation of 10 feet or more.
    • Employees are required to bend; turn / twist; kneel; squat; crawl; climb; reach out and up; turn wrist; grasp; pinch; and have finger manipulations.
    • Employees must be able to reach out a maximum of 60 inches at an elevation of at least 10 feet.

The information contained herein is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of the duties and responsibilities of the job, nor are they intended to be an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to do the job.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

#CB

IND123

Company
Amcor
Posted
10/06/2021
Type
Full time
Salary Range
$23,000.00 - 33,000.00
per Year
Salary range estimated by
Location
Buffalo, NY 14266, US
Apply Now