Vertical Machine Operator

The Machine Operator is responsible for setting up, running, adjusting, cleaning and monitoring their assigned machine, whether it be Alloyd, HFFS, VFFS or VW.
Key Responsibilities
· Ensure that the machine is at the proper temperature and at its correct starting position

· Ensure all team members are in their position ready to start their job at the scheduled time

· Set up job, load film and operating machinery

· Constantly monitor the machine for necessary adjustments

· Optimize efficiency, maintain machines and perform quality checks on products.

· Check the accuracy of the Job Card as regards to the components being assigned for the respective jobs

· Keep count of packed pallet and amount remaining.

· Notify the production supervisor two pallets before completing the job/mission to prepare for the next job.

· Report immediately when an issue affects the machine or the stopping of production.

· Ensure that cycle numbers are set on the machine as indicated on the job card

· Ensure all the team members are using their PPE and complying with company’s directives.

· Complete and submit the daily production report to the production supervisor.

Required Skills

· High School Diploma or GED equivalent

· At least 1 year of previous experience operating manufacturing machinery

· Strong knowledge of machines in a manufacturing setting

· Team oriented

· Able to lift a maximum of 50 pounds and stand for an 8-hour work shift

· Commitment to quality, safety, and communication

· Understanding of what the machine is for, how it works, and best practices

· Able to wear required safety gear when necessary to operate machinery

· Effective communication skills

· Must always be able to conduct themselves in a professional manner.

· Able to work in a constant state of alertness and safe manner

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: From $18.00 per hour


  • 8 hour shift


  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)

Work Location: One location

Salary Range
$27,000.00 - 36,000.00
per Year
Salary range estimated by
Philadelphia, PA 19117, US
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