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Operator - Machine - 2nd Shift

Location: 

New Britain, CT, US, 06053

Req ID:  10901

Rich’s has been able to pull off something rare in the business world: a culture that successfully blends the latest business practices with family values.  That means our associates are able to work for a great company while also benefiting from a work environment that fosters world class professionalism combined with family intimacy.  Our benefit offerings are reflective of this unique blend of Life, Work and Family .

PURPOSE STATEMENT

  • The Machine Operator is responsible for setting up and changing equipment based upon product need, and running equipment to produce a quality product while adhering to all food safety and food quality guidelines.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES/OUTCOMES

  • Observes all safety rules and regulations including use of personal protective equipment.
  • Follows all established Good Manufacturing Practices, including maintaining an orderly and clean work area.
  • Must be able to set up, change over, adjust, repair and operate all machinery/ equipment, on all shifts.
  • Ensures all equipment is in operating condition and ready for on time startup.
  • Must have the knowledge and experience to make necessary adjustments to keep products flowing consistently.
  • Performs process control and quality checks.
  • Operates date coders and verifies code dates on cases.
  • Observes all OSHA and facility safety rules and regulations including use of personal protective equipment.
  • Maintains work area in a safe and orderly fashion according to General Manufacturing Practices and Safety Guidelines.
  • Cleans all equipment using current sanitation practices.
  • Assists Quality Assurance in obtaining samples of products and other miscellaneous duties.
  • Responsible for basic troubleshooting of all processing equipment.
  • Responsible for accurate, timely, and legible completion of daily production reports/ documents.
  • Trains new associates.
  • Performs any other miscellaneous duties as assigned.
  • Must be dependable with excellent attendance history.

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/EXPERIENCE

  • High school diploma or GED required .
  • 1+ years Machine operator experience required
  • Self-motivated and ability to take initiative and use sound judgment in day-to-day decision making
  • Punctual and reliable in work attendance
  • Ability to organize and communicate to all levels of personnel
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs
  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred
  • Excellent English communication skills required, bilingual speaker a plus
  • Must be able to speak, read and write English well
  • Computer skills are not required

 

Rich Products Corporation provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Rich Products Corporation complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.

Rich Products Corporation welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.


Nearest Major Market: Hartford

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