ePac LLC Pouch Machine Operator in Austin, Texas
ePac Flexible Packaging is a rapidly growing custom flexible packaging company, built on the latest digital printing technology. With locations across the United States and around the globe, ePac?s mission is to help brands of all sizes grow with great packaging. Since opening our first manufacturing facility in 2016, our mission has been clear ? to help small brands obtain big brand presence, give back to the communities we serve and contribute to the creation of a more sustainable, circular economy. Our customers are predominantly locally-based small and medium-sized consumer packaged goods (CPG) brands, many of whom are focused on creating natural and innovative products for their consumers.
SUMMARY OF POSITION
The Pouch Operator sets up and operates pouchmaking machines that convert laminated films into pouches that meet or exceed customer quality specifications by performing the following duties.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Ensure personal compliance with all company Quality System, Operational, and Human Resource policies, procedures, and practices, including Safety and housekeeping procedures.
Reads job specifications and previous run data (if available) to determine machine adjustments and material requirements. Ensures job is in order prior to machine set-up.
Sets stops or guides to specified length as indicated
Keeps work area clean.
Observes machine operation to detect work-piece defects or machine malfunction. Makes corrections to alleviate out of specification product.
Measures workpiece dimensions to determine accuracy of machine operation.
Performs required quality testing on products produced, i.e. burst test, drop test, water table test, etc.
Performs minor machine maintenance such as changing zipper cloth, dies, seal bars and punches.
Assists and works cooperatively with assistant machine operators to stack, mark, pack, and transport finished boxes.
Completes required documentation accurately and timely.
Meets or exceeds prescribed job standard for line speeds, scrap and set-up times.
Reports any necessary maintenance of the machine to the engineering department using a written work order.
Reports any unsafe working conditions to the production supervisor.
Participates in on-going training opportunities and supports a continuous quality improvement environment.
Review work instructions and procedures that are applicable to the position.
Other duties as assigned my management and supervisors.
Perform PM?s on equipment
Make recommendations to supervision and management for improvement of production in terms of efficiency and workflow
Maintain production reports
Oversee daily performance of Pouch Assistant functions
Change rolls and cut out splices
Quality Control checks and data entry
Trash and trim removal
NON-ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Could be asked to support other parts of the operations including press assistant, slitting, and lamination
JOB KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES
Possess and foster a positive attitude of learning and respect
Ability to understand and follow verbal and written directions
Ability to take ownership of work and also work as part of a team
Strong verbal communications skills
Visual acuity to color consistency
Manual coordination and dexterity
Ability to use basic hand tools
Manual coordination and dexterity while utilizing hand tools, cleaning equipment
Be able to work safely around operating machinery
EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION
Experience working in a manufacturing environment preferred.
Basic knowledge of flexible packaging films a plus
High School Diploma or equivalent
Must be flexible in work schedule.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is around, moving mechanical parts and vibration
Ability to lift up to 50lbs
ePac believes in a collaborative and cross trained workforce and encourage all employees to learn all facets of production. This role will have the ability to learn and train on operational functions throughout the plants.
We offer an excellent benefit and compensation package that consists of the following:
Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription drug program.
Paid vacation day and holidays
Short term disability, long term disability and company paid life insurance plans
401(k) with generous company match