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Set-Up Technician - Day Shift

Our client, a leader in the print packaging industry is looking for a talented set-up operator. Department: Production Reports to:Production Supervisor (through liaison with Team Lead) Job summary: Assists production staff in the operation of all production equipment in a timely and accurate manner in order to ensure production schedules are met and products meet customer, organizational and legislative specifications. Key responsibilities and accountabilities: Assists in the production process of all poly products by performing any combination of the following duties: Receives work schedule from Team Lead and/or Production Supervisor including, but not limited to, production time-frame, production specifications including size, weight, and quantities required and ensures in order to ensure jobs are completed in a timely and accurate manner. Follows the schedule and helps associate(s) set up the machine in accordance with the job specifications; checks schedules and ensures appropriate poly rolls are ready for reloading machines; ensures machine is continually running at maximum speed as per schedule. Ensures that operators are checking the quality and specifications of bags; checks bags on a regular basis throughout the production run to ensure they meet quality and job specification requirements and standard; upgrades or downgrades product if the bag weight is not within tolerance Operates production machines in the absence of regular operator(s) including, but not limited to breaks, absence and vacation Performs minor maintenance and repairs within own scope of expertise and advises supervisor of any repairs required that are outside own area of expertise in a timely manner. Maintains the production area in a clean and orderly manner by ensuring area around the equipment is free of clutter on an on-going daily basis; performs all other housekeeping duties as required to maintain a clean and safe working environment. Trains all set-up operators on all aspects of job duties including operation of all production equipment, in a timely and accurate. Operates Reach Truck and Lifting equipment in a safe manner in order to ensure finished product is placed in stock using the appropriate stock rotation process. Assists in material handling on an as needed basis. Adheres to all Quality and Health & Safety Policies and Procedures at all times Performs all other related duties as assigned. Qualifications & Skills: Minimum High School graduation. Minimum 1 (one) years’ related experience in a related role preferred, but not essential Current certification in the operation of a Lift Truck preferred but not essential (will train) Excellent ability to multi-task with good organizational and prioritization skills Excellent ability to adapt to a fast paced, changing work environment which includes shift changes and product variation Good knowledge of how production processes effect the quality of product Good mechanical aptitude and good troubleshooting skills in order to perform simple repairs, maintenance and setup activities Good written and verbal communication skills (English) Ability to work under moderate pressure in order to meet tight deadlines imposed by circumstances beyond own control Team player able to relate with all levels of staff
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