Machine Operator - NTIC - Circle Pines, MN

Job Title: Machine Operator - NTIC - Circle Pines, MN

Department/Group: NTIC - Production

Job Type: Full Time, Permanent

Roles and Responsibilities

Maintain and run Vertical Form Fill Seal Machine (VFFS) 50% of time. Operates automatic and manual manufacturing and Dry chemical process equipment of varying complexity in various production processes in accordance with operating procedures. Will help perform inline quality control checks and finished good quality control checks. May monitor and verify quality in accordance with statistical process or other control procedures. Will print and apply lot control manufacturing labels to liquid products. Performs a variety of tasks related to the processing of ingredients. Handles raw materials and intermediate or finished products. Person is required to be meticulous in recording of lot numbers, bin locations & quantities used in all production runs. Mixes compound ingredients for powder products. May perform general maintenance as required on filter presses, tablet compression machines, etc. Performs standard operating procedures required to meet current ISO guidelines. Maintains detailed records as required. Person is required to maintain safety and cleanliness in all production areas upon completion of each production run.

 

Required Skills

  • Maintain and run Vertical Form Fill Seal Machine (VFFS)
  • Experience in chemical manufacturing or comparable mechanical background preferred
  • Coordinate and perform line change-over ensuring the change-over’s occur accurately and timely
  • Maintain safety, cleanliness and upkeep of all equipment
  • Ability to communicate clearly, concisely and persuasively
  • Ability to interact effectively at all levels and across diverse cultures
  • Forklift experience
  • Participate in and drive Lean initiatives within the manufacturing environment
  • Must be mechanically inclined and have equipment operator experience

Qualifications Requirements

  • 2-5 years related work experience running and working on Vertical Form Fill Seal Machines
  • Experience with OSHA Compliance and ISO preferred
  • Must be a self-starter
  • Must have the ability to multi-task and demonstrate a sense of urgency, and possess strong organizational skills.
  • Must be able to wear a respirator (FIT test required)
  • Must be able to climb a ladder
  • Must be able to lift at least 50 lbs

IT IS A REQUIREMENT THAT ALL NEWLY HIRED EMPLOYEES MUST BE FULLY VACCINATED BEFORE STARTING WORK. IF AN APPLICANT NEEDS TO REQUEST AN ACCOMODATION RELATED TO THIS REQUIREMENT, THEY CAN SUBMIT THAT REQUEST TO HUMAN RESOURCES.

ISO

Every employee is expected to support the NTIC Quality Management System (QMS) in accordance with our Quality System Manual and Quality Control Procedures. This position is responsible to set, follow and maintain the QMS and related Quality Control Procedures.