Bag Machine Operator

Bag Machine Operator

Bag Machine Operator

Our Client is a print and packaging manufacturer, who has been in the industry for over 30 years. Their Facility is located in the GTA. We are seeking an experienced Machine Operator, who is a team player, strong communicator, is engaging, and will deliver results for our customers. This role will manage the efficient setup and operation of a Stand-up Pouch Machine. Candidates with experience running poly bag, and pouch bag lines, and knowledge with the following types of machines:

• Roan
• Finkon
• Sun Center

Job Ref. Bag Machine Operator
Location Greater Toronto Area
Category Manufaturing
Job Type Direct Hire
Pay Rates TBD
Available Shifts TBD

Tasks & Responsibilities

  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • The ideal candidate will have knowledge of the operation of stand-up pouch making equipment. The Pouch Machine Operator is responsible for producing pouches within standard production efficiencies while verifying they meet customer specifications.
  • Machine Operators will have overall responsibility for the machine operation from set-up and manufacturing to maintenance and quality control/food packaging safety functions.
  • Perform required maintenance and daily housekeeping on the press and surrounding area.
  • Work closely with teams/departments to create an environment that supports workflow and continuous improvements of all pressroom operations.
  • Prepare and maintain appropriate documentation for pressroom operations.
  • Work safely, abide by, and promote established safety policies and procedures.
  • Identify and follow-up on unsafe conditions.


Qualifications :

  • Must have the ability to think through the mechanical aspects of press operations, problem-solving and decision making.
  • Plastic Bag Machine Operator; familiar with Roan & Totani Machines.
  • Set up and operate the pouch maker within acceptable production, waste, quality, and food packaging safety standards.
  • Visually inspect pouches to insure customer quality standards, and requirements are met.
  • Perform quality testing using various lab equipment and documenting results.
  • Assist in sorting and packing finished pouches inboxes.
  • Complete production paperwork, and data entry on PC in a timely manner.
  • Maintain a clean and orderly work environment according to 5s principals.
  • Troubleshoot equipment and product quality issues
  • Follow all GMP and department safety rules.
  • Other tasks and duties as assigned. Excellent interpersonal, collaboration, and relationship-building skills to effectively work with a diverse group/variety of people and personalities.
  • Able to display high levels of customer service, responding promptly and thoroughly to the inquiries and needs of individuals both internal and external to the organization.
  • Must have basic math, reading, writing skills, and have the ability to tactfully communicate to customers and employees of all levels of the company.
  • Have the ability to recall and set bag recipes from the equipment's computer systems for each setup.
  • Starts and Monitors machine continually at all points.

Required Experience

  • 3+ years of experience as a Bag Machine Operator.

Required Education

  • High School diploma or higher.

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