Machine Operator

Career Opportunities ,

Job Title: Machine Operator

Company: Great Lakes Cheese

Location: Wausau, Wisconsin

Description: Great Lakes Cheese's Wausau location is seeking full-time 2nd and 3rd Shift Machine Operators.

  • Maintain area, equipment and personal sanitation.
  • Ensure proper set up of film, zipper, labels, cheese and operation of machinery.
  • Frequently inspect conveyor belt to ensure smooth flow of cheese.
  • Inspect Machine E stops to ensure functionality before production starts.
  • Load cheese.
  • Grease/clean machine and perform basic maintenance tasks based on preventative maintenance schedule.
  • Ensure cheese quality.
  • Ensure that products produced are within the weight specification/regulation per our Statistical Process Control (SPC) programming system.
  • Disassembly and assembly of equipment.
  • Sanitation of machinery.
  • Productive use of down time.
  • Communicate to line personnel on daily production issues, changes, and safety issues.
  • Operate assigned equipment safely and efficiently.
  • All GLC employees are expected to perform any assignment or job task according to the stated safety policies & procedures.
  • All GLC employees are expected to produce our products in a manner that exceeds the quality and value expectation of our customers and consumers by adhering to Good Manufacturing Practices, Policies and Procedures outlined in our Safe Quality Food Program.
  • Other responsibilities as assigned by the manager.

Experience, Skills and Abilities: High School Diploma/GED & previous manufacturing machining experience required

  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • Basic understanding of manufacturing processes and related equipment.
  • Ability to make minor decisions based on standard practices.
  • Ability to read, prepare, and comprehend production reports and worksheets.
  • Ability to communicate with line personnel regarding information contained therein, and regarding quality & safety issues.
  • Ability to motivate and build teamwork.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks, troubleshoot and problem solve.
  • Above average mechanical ability required.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide.
  • Ability to take metric measurements and measurements of temperature.

Preferred Education and Experience:

  • Good troubleshooting skills.
  • SAP experience.
  • MES experience.
  • Basic computer skills.

Hours/Employment Type: Full Time

Salary: N/A

How to Apply: Please visit our online website

Contact Information: Email DeAnn Handschke with questions or call (715) 841-4144