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Machine Operator in Sebastopol, CA at Volt

Date Posted: 12/18/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Direct Hire
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  • Pay Rate
    $15.81 - $15.81/Year
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
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Job Description

Full time openings located in Sebastopol! Immediately hiring for dedicated team members to join their production line. 

Company offers employer paid benefits after working 30 days! 

Day shift- Food Machine Operator- $15.81hr 

Swing shift- Food Machine Operator-$15.81hr plus $1.30hr (when moved to 2nd shift)

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Learn and understand the daily pouch filler operator procedure forms; properly fill out and sign off on these forms on a daily basis.
  • Learn the time frames given for each production order and utilize the time efficiently to assure that the job is done correctly and on time.
  • Use personal protective equipment as required for each task performed.
  • Maintain a record of utility tools used, and return them cleaned and properly store the tools after job duties have been completed.
  • Understands how to check the following materials:
    • Film inspection of vendor, traceable lot codes, manufacturing dates, etc.
    • Name of the supplier.
    • Confirmation of correct cap usage for each customer.
  • Learn how to operate the machine to make pouches accordingly to specification:
    • Align the film.
    • Calibrating all photo-eyes.
    • Adjust perforators on film.
    • Adjust speed, dependent on flavor.
    • Weight calibrations.
    • Temperature adjustments.
  • Observes machine operation to detect workpiece defects or machine malfunction. Makes corrections to alleviate out of specification product.
  • Be able to perform quality checks pertaining to pouches by performing a visual inspection:
    • Ensure all the round corners are met.
    • Ensure heat seals are sealing properly.
    • Film is not misaligned.
    • Cap is properly sealed.
  • Performs minor maintenance on the machinery
  • Be able to follow Standardized Operating Procedures (SOP's).
  • Maintain designated area cleaned and organized.
  • Responsible for establishing priorities and working independently without direct supervision.
  • Follows all  Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP).
  • Follow safety rules, including those relating to Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).
  • Overtime hours maybe required based on work demand.  Employee must be flexible with these hours.
  • Perform other duties as assigned or required.



High School Diploma, or equivalent


•         Must have a basic mechanical knowledge working with tools and filling machines.

•         Be able to Add, Subtract, Multiply, and Divide.

•         Be able to measure using rulers and other measuring tools.


•         The ability to operate high tech equipment.

•         The ability to problem solve when a deviation has occurred.

•         The ability to work from a ladder or platform in a safe manner.

•         The ability to ensure product safety.

•         The ability to work inside small, confined spaces.

•         The ability to identify and report any quality deviations.

•         The ability to learn multiple jobs and the proper procedures for performing these jobs.

•         The ability to work both independently and within a team.


Physical Demands

•         While performing the duties stated above, the employee is frequently required to walk on wet floors, go up and down ladders, stand for long periods of time. The employee must have the ability to lift objects up to 50 pounds on a regular basis.  Must have the ability to push and pull heavy equipment. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential demands of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Volt is an equal opportunity employer!