165402,  Senior Operator (6) - MI -

Category: MAN
Job Title: Senior Operator (6) - MI
Region: MI-Michigan
City: Caledonia
State: MI
Rate: $16.18 to $19.11 DOE
Duration: 3 months
Description: Chipton Ross is seeking Senior Operators in Caledonia, MI.

o Change over machine configurations to include Form Fill Seal Packaging machines and Automated Assembly Machines
o Performs minor machine adjustments related to changeovers and set ups as required
o Keeps turnover notes and data for other Senior Operators and Manufacturing Technicians
o Performs simple Preventive Maintenance tasks for work area according to Periodic Maintenance schedule and properly records information in Periodic Maintenance logs

o As needed, assembles, inspects and packages product per work instructions
o Works on production lines approximately 80% of time to produce products
o Effectively teaches and trains operators to new work instructions
o Must have knowledge and experience in the use of hand tools
o Leads by example to promote and inspire team to excel in exceeding production rates of quality products
o Performs ERP system (IFS) and traveler activities per work instruction: component traceability, label verification, quantity produced, scrap, package seal integrity, equipment or testing verification and line clearance
o Completes paperwork accurately with no errors and shows co-workers how to initiate and complete paperwork
o Troubleshoots systems for issues in manufacturing
o Liaison between operations and maintenance, decides when a Manufacturing Technician should be called o Maintains proper machine operations throughout manufacturing of orders
o Identifies ways to reduce change over times and reports suggestions to Supervisor
o Listens actively and takes direction from Supervisor regarding daily work priorities
o Communicates professionally to teammates when updates are needed in regards to work priorities
o Motivates team through verbal and physical acceptance of changes
o Maintains 5S work environment and ensures order is restored in work area at end of each shift
o Follows Aspen Surgical safety guidelines and procedures when and where required
o Proactively participates in Kaizen events and creating a continuous improvement culture
o Rotates and learns new cells and skills as requests to meet customer demands and personal development goals
o Utilizes downtime properly o Maintains and displays strong attendance habits by being present and on time

o Has minimum of 12 months experience in a manufacturing facility or equivalent
-Proficient in verbal and written communication
-Demonstrates proficient computer skills to maintain accurate and efficient data entry into systems
-Ability to foster team work environment through leadership and professional communication skills
-Good mechanical aptitude and ability to troubleshoot and resolve mechanical problems
-Displays overall team player attitude

: The inability to perform any of the following physical requirements does not preclude an applicant from consideration unless, following an individualized analysis, it is determined that the physical requirement is an essential job function and the applicant is unable to perform such function with or without reasonable accommodation -While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms -Frequently required to stand, sit, walk, talk and hear -Must be able to frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds -Occasionally lift and/or move up to 75 pounds depending on area of assignment -Specific vision abilities required include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus -Ability to use and inspect through a microscope for long period of time

-High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED)
-Additional certification level education or Associates degree a plus


Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.

Chipton-Ross provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State or local law. This policy governs all areas of employment at Chipton-Ross, including recruiting, hiring, training, assignment, promotions, compensation, benefits, discipline, and terminations.

Nate Karlin at
6926 Rivers Ave
North Charleston, SC 29406

Phone: (843) 554-5800 x184 or (800) 927-9318 x184

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