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Machine Operator - Shift Lead

Organization: Lighthouse Louisiana

Posted: 7/12/2018

Qualified applicants must apply by visiting our job board. A resume is not required, but can be uploaded in addition to the application. Incomplete applications will NOT be considered for review.

If assistance is needed with our application process, please contact Human Resources.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Perform or be able to perform all duties related to paper towel production including, but not limited to, producing paper logs and packs, replacing rolls on parent stands, operating paper log saw, operating banders, assembling boxes, packing products, stacking and labeling boxes.
2. Make adjustments to paper towel machinery according to product specifications.
3. Perform preventive and general maintenance on equipment.
4. Ensure that rolls are ready and in place for all roll changes and assist with roll changes to ensure that they are done as quickly as possible.
5. Stage raw material in preparation for loading machines.
6. Ensure that all paperwork is accurately completed. This includes, but not limited to, production tickets, machine down time logs, and paper towel roll change logs and all documents required for Paper Towel dept.
7. Make equipment repairs and adjustments as necessary in coordination with maintenance personnel.
8. Handle all requisitions of raw materials, process finished goods, maintain accurate production and equipment records.
9. Keep work area and machinery clean and in good working order.
10. Maintain the required production output levels as specified by supervisor.
11. Ensure the smooth and consistent flow of entire department.
12. Report and document all quality issues to Production Manager/ Assistant or Quality Manager/ Assistant.
13. Report and document all equipment issues to Production Manager/Assistant or Maintenance.
14. Report all personnel issues to Production Manager/Assistant.
15. Inspect products to identify and report possible defects, as specified.
16. Work and coordinate within the product flow of the department and coordinate all activities with supervisor.
17. Assist with routine inventory checks as needed.
18. Adhere to the Lighthouse safety plan by utilizing safe workplace practices and reporting all injuries, accidents, near misses, emergencies, and safety hazards.
19. Perform all duties in compliance with the LHB ISO Quality system procedures.
20. Conduct all business in a positive, professional manner and maintain a strong teambuilding environment among staff members at all times.
21. Relieve machine operator during breaks and lunch to ensure machine continues operation; run Paper Towel machine daily.
22. Fill in for machine operator absent during shift.
23. Work and coordinate within the product flow of the department and coordinate all activities with supervisor.
24. Assist with routine inventory checks as needed.
25. Ensure that all employees in department adheres to the Lighthouse safety plan by utilizing safe workplace practices and reporting all injuries, accidents, near misses, emergencies, and safety hazards (guards doors, good housekeeping, etc.).
26. Inform supervisor of any issues that impact department production.
27. Report suggestive methods of improving efficiency, as well as, problems that cause inefficiencies.
28. Maintain a positive relationship with all departmental personnel.
29. Perform other duties as assigned.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS:
1. Education: High School / GED.
2. Special Knowledge: Ability to operate and perform basic maintenance on paper towel machinery. Must be able to read, write, and have basic math skills.
3. Experience: At least 2 - 3 years experience, operating and performing basic maintenance on paper towel machinery, directing production team, preferably in manufacturing environment.


EEO/AA

Contact: Terri J. Brown

Phone: (504) 899-4505 ext. 229

Fax: (504) 895-4162

Email: tbrown@lighthouselouisiana.org

URL: https://bit.ly/2JgdCls

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