Pour Operator

Position Purpose:

Provide operations support in liquid filling

Key Responsibilities: 

Empire Brands Co. seeks high energy leaders ready to help shape the future by confronting new challenges, embracing new experiences and taking on increasing responsibilities. More specifically related to this role, the incumbent will have responsibilities to include, but not limited to:

  1. Comply with all workplace standards and safety procedures, including Current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMPs), Occupational Safety and Health Administration requirements (OSHA), Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), and Company Guidelines.
  2. Follow equipment operating parameters to maximize production, while meeting all product specifications. Ensure downtime is escalated properly and drive productivity.
  3. Perform the daily setup and routine operation including but not limited to: ensuring raw material accuracy, cleaning work space and equipment, ensuring clean pours and proper fill weights.
  4. Accurately complete and maintain production documentation
  5. Meet the production schedules outlined by the Scheduler and/or Supervisor.

Job Requirements

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • High School Diploma or GED required.

    •  Manufacturing experience in a fast-paced facility preferred.

    •  Demonstrated ability to successfully changeover/setup multiple production orders and strong troubleshooting skills required.

    •  Good written and verbal communication skills in English required.

    •  Demonstrated ability to work safely in a production environment required.

    •  Demonstrated ability to read/interpret/follow instructions in regard to workplace documentation, such as SOP’s, Operator Checklists, Work Instructions, etc.

    •  Must be able to demonstrate a good mathematical aptitude in addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.

    •  Ability to lift up to 20 pounds.

    •  Low sensitivity to highly fragranced work environment.

    •  Must be willing to work overtime as required, based on production demands.
    •  Open availability preferred for flexible scheduling.

Job Snapshot

Employment Type:  Full-Time
Shifts: M - TH, 1st shift 5:00 a.m. 5:00 p.m. 2nd shift 5:00 p.m. - 5:00 a.m.
Department:  Production
Education:  High School Diploma or Equivalent
Manages Others:  No
Industry:  Consumer Products, Manufacturing
Required Travel:  None
Base Pay:  N/A

This is not necessarily an exhaustive list of responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, efforts, or working conditions associate with the job. While this list is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, the Company reserves the right to revise the functions and duties of the job or to require that additional or different tasks be performed when circumstances change (i.e., emergencies, changes in personnel, work load, rush jobs, or technological developments)

Mixer Operator

Job Description

Position Purpose:

Set up, operate and tend machines to mix or blend materials in making candles.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Weigh or measure materials, ingredients, and products to ensure conformance to requirements
  • Start machines to mix or blend ingredients: then allow them to mix for specified times.
  • Dump or pour specified amounts of materials into machinery and equipment
  • Observe production and monitor equipment to ensure safe and efficient operation
  • Stop mixing or blending machines when specified product qualities are obtained, and open valves and start pumps to transfer mixtures.
  • Add or mix chemicals and ingredients for processing, using hand tools or other devices.
  • Operate within standard operating procedures (SOPs) and Job Safety Analysis (JSAs). 
  • Communicate with mixers from other shifts.
  • Work with the QA department to insure quality standards are met.
  • Clean and maintain work area.
  • Other duties as assigned. 

 

Job Requirements

Knowledge and Background Requirements:

  • Basic reading, writing, and arithmetic skills required. This is normally acquired through a high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Forklift certification helpful but not required
  • Manual dexterity required for operating machinery.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds required.
  • Remain standing during shift

Working Conditions

Working conditions are normal for a manufacturing environment. Work involves frequent lifting of materials and product up to 50 pounds. Machinery operation requires the use of safety equipment to include but not limited to; eye safety glasses, hearing protectors, work boots, and hardhats. Loose fitting clothes and jewelry are not permitted.

 

Job Snapshot

Employment Type:  Full-Time
Job Type:  Technical Services, Manufacturing
Shifts: M - TH, 1st Shift 5:00 a.m. 5:00 p.m. Monday - Thursday
Education:  High School Diploma or Equivalent
Experience:  Not Specified
Manages Others:  No
Industry:  Consumer Products, Manufacturing
Required Travel:  Not Specified

This is not necessarily an exhaustive list of responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, efforts, or working conditions associate with the job.  While this list is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, the Company reserves the right to revise the functions and duties of the job or to require that additional or different tasks be performed when circumstances change (i.e., emergencies, changes in personnel, work load, rush jobs, or technological developments).

 

I have carefully read and understand the contents of this job description.  I understand the responsibilities, requirements and duties expected of me.  I also understand that this job description does not constitute a contract of employment nor alter my status as an at-will employee.  I have the right to terminate my employment at any time and for any reason, the Company has a similar right.

Line Lead

Job Description

Position Purpose:

Assist supervisors with the production lines.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Able to run all seven production lines and axillary equipment that is assigned to line.
  • Maintain production logs.
  • Verify work order for photo labels, UPC labels, case labels, boxes and partitions.
  • Able to install the photo and UPC labels and adjust all levers and rails on label machine.
  • Able to adjust rails and pressure of case taper.
  • Ensure labels are straight and centered.
  • Maintain quality standards.
  • Locate necessary labels on work order for finished product.
  • Verify part numbers match the product being packed.
  • Verify stacking pattern number on each work order and check SOP for stacking pattern number.
  • Track production proficiency in Sage
  • Update orders in system.
  • Must be cross trained to run all lines, to include the responsibilities of a Machine Operator.
  • Maintain speed of line at a safe pace.
  • Other duties assigned as needed.

Job Requirements

Knowledge and Background Requirements:

 Reading, writing and mathematical skills.

  • Must be able to communicate, both verbally and written, in English.
  • Ability to communicate in Spanish a plus
  • Ability to follow instructions.
  • Able to work in a fast pace environment.
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds.
  • ust be able to work a flexible schedule and overtime is mandatory.

Job Snapshot

Employment Type:  Full-Time
Job Type:  Technical Services, Manufacturing
Shifts: M - TH, 1st shift 5:00 a.m. 5:00 p.m. 2nd shift 5:00 p.m. - 5:00 a.m.
Education:  High School Diploma or Equivalent
Experience:  Not Specified
Manages Others:  No
Industry:  Consumer Products, Manufacturing
Required Travel:  Not Specified

This is not necessarily an exhaustive list of responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, efforts, or working conditions associate with the job.  While this list is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, the Company reserves the right to revise the functions and duties of the job or to require that additional or different tasks be performed when circumstances change (i.e., emergencies, changes in personnel, work load, rush jobs, or technological developments).

 

I have carefully read and understand the contents of this job description.  I understand the responsibilities, requirements and duties expected of me.  I also understand that this job description does not constitute a contract of employment nor alter my status as an at-will employee.  I have the right to terminate my employment at any time and for any reason, the Company has a similar right.