Packaging Machine Operator (2nd & 3rd Shift)
March 18, 2019

Packaging company in Mahwah, NJ is currently seeking Packaging Machine Operators to join their team. The main responsibility of the Packaging Machine Operator is to maintain efficient and economical operation of the packaging and filling lines. These positions are temporary to hire, with the 2nd Shift positions starting immediately, and the 3rd Shift positions starting training mid-April.

The available shifts are as follows:

  • 2nd Shift: 5:30pm-4:00am (Monday-Thursday, option for OT on Fridays)
  • 3rd Shift: 10:30pm-7:00am (Monday-Friday)

Job duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Operate packaging and filling lines after cleaning and set-up operations have been completed
  • Work with QA on the release of machine and product being manufactured
  • Ensure that – before starting the machine – proper line clearance from the previous job has been executed
  • Perform proper daily cleaning and maintenance of work area
  • Complete QA reports and pallet tickets
  • Communicate issues and resolution ideas to Manager and ensure appropriate hand-off of information to the next shift running the machine
  • Support alternate shifts as customer needs require
  • Perform any additional duties as assigned and trained

Job qualifications:

  • Flexible to run a variety of machines
  • Ability to carry out a large number of manual assembly and machine-related duties
  • Excellent visual inspection required to identify any defects on the line
  • Excellent clerical ability needed to accurately record necessary data
  • Good mathematical aptitude
  • Good hand/eye coordination
  • Must be able to lift up to 30 lbs
  • Position requires on-the-job training of the necessary machine skills, including proper operation, adjustments, maintenance, and the ability to work safely
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Basic computer skills
  • Bilingual (Spanish/English) a plus
  • Must have valid driver’s license and reliable transportation

Salary: Based on shift and experience (up to $14/hr for 2nd shift, up to $16/hr for 3rd shift)

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