N.O. Machine Operator - Robot/Shrink in Reading PA

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Godiva Chocolatier
Title: 
N.O. Machine Operator - Robot/Shrink
Date: 
10/11/2021
Job ID: 
JR15260
Location: 
Reading PA
Degree: 
Not Specified
Salary: 
Not Specified
Job Types:
Production Worker

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SUMMARY:

Responsible for set-up of Robot equipment, and accurate candy placement. Operate Machine that performs a package wrapping function. Set guides, adjust for speed, and is responsible for product being fed in and shrink wrapped.

SKILL REQUIREMENT:

  • Abilities to use computer in window environment

  • Mechanical aptitude to use tools to make proper adjustments.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (ROBOT OPERATOR) INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING, WHILE OTHER DUTIES MAY BE ASSIGNED.

  • Use computer / windows for communication with robots

  • Enter correct MOA ## into robot and test machine.

  • Ensure that correct suction cups are on & clean.

  • Monitor belt tracking and tray drop speed.

  • Clean rods and vacuum cups as necessary.

  • Set up and change Tray De-nester parts, and supply with trays.

  • Assure that the robots are accurately placing candy into trays by making placement adjustments.

  • Follow all standard operating procedures (SOP), Policies, and GMP s.

  • Assure adherence to Food Safety Requirements and Work Instructions.

  • Correct minor problems with robot cells, and tray De-nesting operations.

  • Maintain communication with operators and leads for smooth line operation.

  • Perform HACCP checks

  • Supply material as necessary

  • Instruct service & set up persons, for scheduled candy on belts

  • Record non-standard trays for return to vendor.

  • Update manual with robot set ups.

  • Inventory robot parts, suction cups, etc. and order as needed.

  • Train new employees and back-ups as required.

  • Maintain home department in a clean and orderly manner.

  • Comply with all safety policies, report safety violations, and attend safety meetings.

  • Perform other related work duties as requested by Leader / Supervisor.

  • Required to work until end of production shift daily.

  • Perform scheduled preventive maintenance

  • Clean belts as necessary

  • Report problems regarding food safety to supervisor or manager.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (SHRINK WRAP OPERATOR) INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING, WHILE OTHER DUTIES MAY BE ASSIGNED.

  • Setup and check overall operation, to ensure proper wrapping, including film size, loading and threading of machine, and record downtime, plow selection, probe location and recipe selection.

  • Check and set up Domino and proper day code, adjust UPC machine, belts, rails and location of stickers.

  • Control line speed and turn line on / off as directed by Leader or Auto-line operator.

  • Heat tunnel set up and operation, temp and conveyor speed.

  • Fill and adjust pad De-nester.

  • Communicate information and instruct base people and pad holder as needed.

  • Signal to determine switch of positions on line.

  • Perform machine and product changeover.

  • Troubleshoot shrink package quality, complete issues and make necessary adjustment in a timely manner.

  • Assist in set up and adjustment of base label machine to ensure use of correct label and placement and the domino with proper day code and placement on base,

  • Assist in the fill and refill of label roll stock for the base label machine.

  • Perform routine equipment preventive maintenance.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY: None

ADDITIONAL DUTIES:

  • Follow all standard operating procedures (SOP).

  • Clean machine if smashes occur & keep free of melted chocolate.

  • Inspect, prepare and feed stack off to rewrap.

  • Record downtime and scrap accurately.

  • Train new employees as required.

  • Comply with all safety policies, report safety violations, and attend safety meetings.

  • Report problems regarding food safety to supervisor or manager.

  • Maintain home department in a clean and orderly manner.

  • Perform other related work duties as requested by Leader / Supervisor.

  • Required to work until end of production shift daily.

  • Supply materials as necessary.

  • Job requirements are subject to change according to Business Needs

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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 American money and weight measurement, volume, and distance.

REASONING ABILITY

Ability to apply commonsense understanding to carry out detailed written and oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving many concrete variables in standardized situations.

REQUIRED ACTIVITIES

Routine/4+ hours daily: Lifting/Carrying 11-25 lbs., Reaching Over Shoulder

Frequently/2-4 hours daily: Standing, Walking, Reading, Writing

Sometimes/ 2 hours daily: Work on Computer

Rarely / Once /Day:Lifting/Carrying 10 lbs., Reaching Forward (> 22 ), Sitting, Climbing Legs Only (Stairs), Bending Over, Kneeling, Twisting, Squatting/Crouching,

OCCUPATIONAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Talking

  • Twisting of Head and Neck

  • Grasping Light, Right and Left

  • Grasping Firm, Right and Left

  • Repetitive Use of Hand, Right and Left

  • Repetitive Use of Foot, Right and Left

  • Finger Dexterity, Right and Left

  • Vision Far, Near, Color, Depth Perception

  • Hearing

  • Extension / Flexion

ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS

Frequently / 2-4 hours daily: Moving Machinery

Sometimes / 2 hours daily: Close Quarters/Confined Space

Rarely / Once/ Day: Dust, Fumes, or Gases (Inhalation); Mechanical Work

NON-STANDARD PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT

Rarely / Once/Day: Rubber Work Gloves

OTHER REQUIREMENTS

  • Direct Supervision of Others, Make Independent Decisions, Perform Under Time Pressure

  • Variable Type of Work, Working More Than 5 days/week

  • Overtime, Work Shift > 8 hrs, Afternoon or Night Shift

EXAM COMPENENTS

Pre-Assignment: Math Test, Physical Ability Test, HACCP Test,

OTHER

This position requires high degree of mechanical aptitude. This position requires the ability to operate a pallet hand jack.

Godiva and affiliates, is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to hiring a diverse workforce. All openings will be filled based on qualifications without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, marital status, veteran status, disability, age, religion or any other classification protected by law.

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