Production Technician

MAC Incorporated

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Production Technician Ontario, California
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Job Title: Production Technician: Automated Packaging
Department: Operations
Reports To: Production Supervisor
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Summary: Tends, adjusts, and operates automated packaging equipment.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
•    Selects proper bag or roll stock for filling and stages in machine
•    Reads daily production schedule and sets up machine to operate as assigned by work orders.
•    Maintains a safe work environment by keeping area clean and free of debris and tools and by wearing proper PPE
•    Attends monthly safety meetings.
•    Works in a safe manner.
•    Monitors equipment and identifies defects on the packages and removes from finished goods.
•    Adjusts assigned machine to ensure quality packages and efficient operation
•    Refills all chemical bins in a timely manner, selecting correct materials to place therein. 
•    Adds chemicals in line to the products when required  
•    Helps forklift drivers dump residual plastic into containers for disposal.
•    Keeps others nearby informed about the operation of the machine
•    Communicates unsafe or mechanical failures to maintenance supervisor.  Corrects pre-authorized mechanical issues.
•    Understands and implement hazardous control procedures (LOTO).
•    Performs volume checks at least every 30 minutes.
•    Completes accurately and submits daily all required reports in a timely manner.

Supervisory Responsibilities                               

This job has no supervisory responsibilities.


To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

Judgment – Includes appropriate people in decision-making process; Makes timely decisions.

Motivation – Measures self against standard of excellence; Takes calculated risks to accomplish goals.

Planning/Organizing – Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently.

Professionalism – Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments.

Quality – Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Monitors own work to ensure quality.

Quantity – Meets productivity standards; Completes work in timely manner; Strives to increase productivity; Works quickly.

Safety and Security – Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properly. Attends and participates in safety meetings. Exhibits safe behavior and attitude. Takes responsibility for personal for personal safety.

Adaptability – Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.

Attendance/Punctuality – Is consistently at work and on time; Ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent; Arrives at meetings and appointments on time.

Dependability – Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Keeps commitments; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals. Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.

Initiative – Volunteers readily; Undertakes self-development activities; Seeks increased responsibilities; Looks for and takes advantage of opportunities; Asks for and offers help when needed.

Innovation – Generates suggestions for improving work; Develops innovative approaches and ideas; Presents ideas and information in a manner that gets others' attention.

Qualifications 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 ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience                               

Less than high school education; or up to one month related experience or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Language Skills                               

Ability to read a limited number of two- and three-syllable words and to recognize similarities and differences between words and between series of numbers.  Ability to print and speak simple sentences.

Mathematical Skills                               

Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10's and 100's.  Ability to perform these operations using units of  weight measurement, volume.

Reasoning Ability                               

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out simple one- or two-step instructions.  Ability to deal with standardized situations with only occasional or no variables.

Physical Demands The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 65 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts; fumes or airborne particles and toxic. The employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions.

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