Machine Operator

March 30, 2021 - 2:33 pm, in

Valley Packaging Supply

Are you looking for a career change? Is retail, food service, or healthcare not a fit for you? We have manufacturing positions available today. Apply now for your next great opportunity with VPS!

Why work for VPS?

Valley Packaging Supply offers a work environment characterized by teamwork, ethics and advancement opportunities. Our operations run 24/5, straight 8 hour shifts with no swing or weekend work. Together we work hands on creating practical alternatives to more traditional packaging materials. We offer a clean, safe and productive work environment.

What we offer:

Teammates enjoy a number of benefits and perks through employment at VPS. Our benefits include:

  • Higher than average shift premiums
  • Paid Time Off available after a short introductory period
  • 7 Paid Holidays
  • A generous 401(k) match
  • Affordable Health, Dental and Vision Insurance options (HSA and FSA eligible)
  • Employer Paid Short Term Disability
  • Employer Paid Basic Life Insurance with additional coverage options available
  • Supplemental Benefits – Accident, Critical Illness and Hospital
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Paid Lunch Break
  • Casual Dress
  • Opportunities for Overtime
  • Career Advancement…and MORE!

Are you the right fit?

The people are the difference makers at VPS. Our teammates are dedicated, hardworking and focused on delivering the best service and products in the industry. This might be the job for you if you:

  • Are self-motivated and proactive
  • Possess a can do attitude
  • Have good attendance
  • Want to be challenged and are willing to learn new things
  • Are able to make good decisions and adapt well to changes
  • Work well in a fast paced environment
  • Are mechanically inclined
  • Can communicate effectively with teammates
  • Can read and comprehend written instructions, units of measurements

Job Details:

  • Full Time – Hourly
  • 1st Shift        6am – 2pm (Monday – Friday)
    • Starting pay ($16.00 per hour)
  • 3rd Shift       10pm – 6am (Sunday – Thursday)
    • Starting pay + shift premium ($16.00 + $1.65 per hour)

Basic Job Duties:

The Machine Operator is responsible for efficiently producing a quality product to the customer’s specifications. The Machine Operator will also work on continuous improvements with regard to workmanship standards, standard operating procedures, and safety suggestions.

  • Operate equipment to defined standards and product specification targets for one or more machine styles
    • Perform minor machine adjustments
    • Perform minor equipment repair
    • Pack finished product
  • Maintain established Quality standards
    • Inspect and examine bags/pouches for defects and non-conformances
    • Measure product to customer specifications
    • Proper packing quantities are fulfilled
    • Work with Quality team for non-conformances
  • Troubleshoot a process or machine concern and communicate resolutions
  • Accurately document and complete necessary forms
  • Work with multiple teams/departments
  • Maintain a clean work area
  • Perform other miscellaneous job duties and related functions as needed
  • Compliance with all company Quality Systems, Operational and Human Resource policies, procedures, and practices, including safety, food safety and housekeeping procedures

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent required
  • Three (3) years of working experience in a manufacturing setting preferred