Machine Operators (Night Shift) in San Antonio TX

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Machine Operators (Night Shift)
Job ID: 
San Antonio TX
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Job Types:
Packaging Technician, Production Worker, Warehouse Worker
This position will report to the Meal Preparation business that is now known as Winland Foods, Inc owned by Investindustrial. Investindustrial is a leading investment and advisory group with over $11 billion of raised fund capital, which provides commercial solutions and capital to high-quality mid-market companies internationally. Investindustrial has a strong track record of investing in the food and beverage sector, including private label, and has developed longstanding relationships in the food and beverage community.

Employee Type:

Full time


TX San Antonio

Job Type:

Production Operations

Job Posting Title:

Machine Operators (Night Shift)

Job Description:

SUMMARY: Operate machines and equipment used in the manufacturing of food products and work with other employees to effectively meet or exceed expectations for product quality and production rates. Machine Operators must have a basic knowledge of how to set up, operate and maintain manufacturing machinery and equipment. Must obtain a basic knowledge of visual and dimensional inspection techniques. Adheres to company safety, conduct, and sanitation policies and follows Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP's) in all areas of responsibility. Follows established Standard Operating Procedures (SOP's). Responsible for efficiently operating and maintaining assigned production line equipment.

  • Complies with good manufacturing practices
  • Maintains accurate records (i.e. chart recorders)
  • Supports quality system
  • Maintains communication within production team member ensuring smooth shift transitions, etc.
  • Monitors raw materials, supplies to ensure efficient production in the area
  • Ensure adequate supply of packaging materials and communicate resource requirements for replenishment
  • Determine acceptable quality ranges on packaging
  • Coordinate communication between palletizing and DE operations
  • Participate, and sometimes lead, daily operations meetings
  • Responsible for startup and shut down on production line.
  • Monitor weights, seals, caps, and general packaging of product.
  • Ability to troubleshoot and resolve basic to moderate operating difficulties.
  • Ensure that the proper packaging materials are used for each product being produced.
  • Ability to perform changeovers in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Prepare equipment for next run to include size changes as needed.
  • Complete required paperwork and checklist, as required.
  • Capable of efficient and timely start up for production runs
  • Capable of trouble shooting assigned equipment during production runs
  • Complete required documentation (weights, time checks, and sign off sheets) in an accurate and timely manner
  • Perform line checks and testing as required
  • Assist line associates to attain performance criteria as it relates to Safety, Quality and Productivity
  • Respond to changes on packaging to assist line associates and maintain efficiencies
  • Performs other tasks as requested by Supervisor

  • Understands equipment hazards to prevent injury to self and others - understands company policies on safety and follow procedures - GMP's, (Good Manufacturing Practices), HACCP (Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point), PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) Lock-out Tag-out
  • Reports any food safety problems or potentially unsafe practices/conditions to the Supervisor
  • Is able to safely lift items up to 50lbs - motors, parts, totes of ingredients, etc. - asks for help when lifting heavier items
  • Recommends changes to improve safety standards and performance efficiencies
  • May need to be certified to use the motorized Pallet Jack, Fork Lift, Lock-out Tag-out - ensures safe operation of all machinery, tools and equipment
  • Maintains proper housekeeping and safety standards, including 5S practices

  • May be assigned to work in extremely cold or hot conditions
  • Most positions are located in areas with loud noise and will require the employee to wear protective ear plugs
  • Other conditions include dust, wet floors, occasional smoke and fumes from cleaning chemicals (chorine)
  • Main activities will be walking, lifting, standing, sitting, bending, pulling, pushing, reaching and climbing. Some kneeling and reaching overhead work will also be required.
  • May occasionally be required to work in high places - where fall protection is required.

  • These positions have no direct supervisory responsibilities
  • Works as a team member and supports others when problems occur

  • Understands the equipment operations - troubleshoots and modifies settings as needed - performs daily operational checks of equipment, using senses of touch, sound, smell and constantly monitors efficiency, downtime - helps with the setup of the equipment
  • Oral Communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listens to other's ideas/issues; responds well to questions. Effectively presents information in writing, one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients and other employees
  • Teamwork - Contributes to building a positive team spirit; puts the success of the team above his/her own interests; supports everyone's efforts to succeed; maintains a positive attitude; generates ideas and suggestions that improve the team's performance, the efficiency of the process or the quality of the products
  • Ethics - Treats people from own and other cultures with respect; works with honesty and integrity; upholds organizational values
  • Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction; commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals; is consistently at work and on time
  • Flexibility and Adaptability - Must be able to deal with sudden changes in scheduling; filling in on other positions to help out when needed
  • Language skills - Should be able to read and write the necessary documents and procedures in English. In addition, should be able to communicate clearly in English any work direction, instructions or feedback. Ability to speak Spanish is not required but is helpful
  • Decision-making - Able to handle problems and think through to solutions. Knows when to act independently and when to involve the Supervisor
  • Mathematical Skills - Able to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measurement, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
  • Willingness to work weekends and overtime when required
  • Able to read, write and speak English


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Job Location Information
City: San Antonio
County: Bexar
Populaton: 1,327,556
Public Transit: VIA Metropolitan Transit Bus Services
Cost of Living: Average rent cost of a 1-bedroom apartment is approximately $1,100
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