Machine Operator in Sacramento, CA at Volt

Date Posted: 9/22/2021

Job Snapshot

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  • Duration:
    48 weeks
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    Volt Branch
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Job Description

Machine Operator

Pay $16-$17+


Volt is looking for qualified candidates who are hard working and great with mathematics. Flexible schedule required, If this sounds like you, we'd be more than happy to set an interview up with you and get the ball rolling on your future CAREER! 

Position Summary: This position operates the packaging machines for the manufacturing of beverage products by performing routine, repetitive duties. The Machine Operator performs one or more packaging functions such as filling, marking, labeling, branding, typing, packing, or wrapping containers. Job includes performing cleaning and sanitation requirements to meet GMP standards. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Starts machine and observes operation to detect malfunctions of machine.
  • Stops machine and reports malfunction to supervisor.
  • Makes minor adjustments or repairs such as opening valves, setting guides, or clearing away damaged product containers.
  • Inspects filled container to ensure that product is packaged according to specifications.
  • Feeds product to conveyors, hoppers, or other feeding devices, and unloads packaged product.
  • Replenishes packaging supplies such as wrapping paper, plastic sheet, boxes, cartons, glue, ink, or labels.
  • Mounts supplies on spindles or places supplies in hopper or other feeding devices.
  • Presses button, or moves lever to clean, glue, label, or staple container.
  • Keep work area neat, clean and organized.
  • Preparation of case machines and all downstream equipment for operation.
  • Daily operation of case related machines and related equipment.
  • Work an eight hour shift and extended hours as required.
  • Forklift certified.
  • Tear down packages for quality checks.
  • Notify Supervisor when material/package quality issues are observed.
  • Notify Supervisor/Maintenance of any equipment issues.
  • General
    • Maintain a positive work atmosphere and interaction with customers, co-workers, and management.
    • All other duties as assigned.
    • Regular and punctual attendance.


  • Ability to understand, record and communicate product description and codes.
  • Strong problem solving skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate clearly.
  • Ability to read and interpret written information.
  • Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness.
  • Demonstrated ability to meet productivity standards.
  • Observes safety and security procedures.
  • Adheres to attendance policy and is consistently at work and on time. 
  • Strong ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills with the ability to communicate professionally with customers and co-workers.
  • Have a strong work ethic and be able to work independently as well as working in a team.
  • Demonstrates attention to detail, a professional attitude, and produces accurate work product.
  • Must be enthusiastic and proactive.
  • Must have a cooperative attitude.
  • Must have the ability to follow-up.
  • Must be able to work in a fast paced environment.

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, or crouch. The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 25 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment:  The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places. The noise level in the work environment is usually very loud.

Volt is an equal opportunity employer