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Machine Operator - 1st shift in Louisville,KY at Party City Holdings Inc.

Date Posted: 2/6/2024

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Job Description

Job Overview:
A Machine Operator / Equipment Owner will perform various tasks to set up, operate, monitor, troubleshoot and
perform preventative maintenance on assigned machines. The Machine Operator / Equipment Owner will also be
responsible for inspecting parts to specifications and make any adjustments or changes necessary to maintain a
quality product. Provide detailed feedback about your line, and the issues occurring. Report machine settings
on your line daily. Being involved in CIL’s (clean inspect & lubrication) each day to keep machines clean and
find defective parts. Keep tools in their designated area and keep a clean workspace.
Responsibilities and Duties:
• Operate and maintain a minimum of two forming presses along with two sets of packaging lines
• Troubleshoot problems during operation for both the forming presses and packaging line equipment
• Supply and install all raw material for the forming presses and packaging equipment as needed
• Monitor quality of product as it is discharged from forming machines, such as formation, stack configuration, print quality, delivery to packaging line, etc.
• Monitor the quality of the packaged product after passing through the packaging line
• Execute and maintain all WSWD procedures and standards:
o Peer to Peer communication—Huddle to discuss status of production line with shift counterparts. Document productivity and losses
o Centerlines—Confirm machine settings and complete deviations when setting note to standard
o CIL’s—Clean and inspect equipment daily to find and report defects
o Defect Handling—Complete defect tags for any defects found on the equipment
o 6S—Maintain workspace organization
o Breakdown Elimination—Tag parts removed and replaced during a breakdown. Place into part morgue bin
• Communicate with assigned Packers to ensure continuous production of the correct product at high quality levels with minimal wasted time and materials
• Load paperboard rolls onto machine ensuring its placement is correct
• Assist the Packers in packing product when lines are running efficiently without issue
• Other duties as assigned

Job Requirements

Skills Required:
• Must have the ability to communicate well with Production and Printing employees as well as Management
• Ability to communicate well with other members of the Maintenance Team

• High School Diploma or High School Equivalency Diploma
• Two years in a manufacturing environment in a similar role
• Good mechanical abilities
• Basic mathematical skills
• Basic computer skills
• Knowledge and enforcement of machine safety, i.e., lock-out/tagout procedures, hand tool safety, etc.
• Must maintain a clean workspace
• Analytical thinking

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