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Packaging Machine Operator - 1st Shift


Logistics at full potential. 


At GXO, we’re constantly looking for talented individuals at all levels who can deliver the caliber of service our company requires. You know that a positive work environment creates happy employees, which boosts productivity and dedication. On our team, you’ll have the support to excel at work and the resources to build a career you can be proud of.


1st Shift, Monday - Friday, 7:00am - 3:00pm


Logistics at full potential.

As the Packaging Machine Operator, you will be responsible for the operation of the Bagger, Scale, Case Erector and Cartoner machines. You’ll oversee the performance of the Bagger line and perform all jobs throughout the packaging line to provide direction and support to team members. If you’re looking for an exciting opportunity with a dynamic global company, join us at GXO Logistics.


Pay, benefits and more.

We are eager to attract the best, so we offer competitive compensation and a generous benefits package, including full health insurance (medical, dental and vision), 401(k), life insurance, disability and more.


What you’ll do on a typical day:

  • Set up and operate a packaging machine in accordance with established procedures and guidelines; operate the Production Management System with lead times of 5-12 people
  • Supply the scale with intermediate components and bagging materials (film) to keep the machine running properly
  • Operate the bagging machine with minimal waste to finished products and packaging materials
  • Perform quality assurance checks throughout the day, inspecting for packaging defects, material defects and quality
  • Troubleshoot machinery breakdowns, clean machine jams and align rolls of bagging materials to minimize downtime and promote productivity; assist mechanic with more complex machinery breakdowns and repairs
  • Conduct periodic adjustments on the bagging machine and scale to ensure peak performance efficiency
  • Document inventory numbers/weights on products and organize packages; provide hourly count reports of production and downtime 
  • Complete general housekeeping duties around the machine, such as sweeping floors and cleaning machine parts, supply tables, rework tables, etc.
  • Fill, secure and label containers according to company and/or customer specifications
  • Adjust machine settings to complete tasks accurately in a timely fashion, according to specifications; make minor repairs to packaging equipment as needed

What you need to succeed at GXO:

At a minimum, you’ll need:

  • Experience measuring for proper alignment requirements using a ruler
  • The ability to speak, read (fine print) and write in English, follow verbal and written directions, write simple correspondence and effectively communicate with others
  • To successfully meet all background check requirements

It’d be great if you also have:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Machine operator experience
  • Knowledge of and experience operating a bagging machine and producing a quality product in a team-based environment
  • The willingness to cross-train to operate different styles of bagging machines

This job requires the ability to:

  • Lift up to 50 lbs. without assistance
  • Stand for extended periods of time
  • Work in a warehouse environment that is not climate controlled 
  • Safely walk, reach (including above your head), bend, climb, push, pull, twist, squat and kneel  

We engineer faster, smarter, leaner supply chains.


GXO is a leading provider of cutting-edge supply chain solutions to the most successful companies in the world. We help our customers manage their goods most efficiently using our technology and services. Our greatest strength is our global team – energetic, innovative people of all experience levels and talents who make GXO a great place to work.


We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, disability, veteran or other protected status.

GXO adheres to CDC, OSHA and state and local requirements regarding COVID safety. All employees and visitors are expected to comply with GXO policies which are in place to safeguard our employees and customers.


All applicants who receive a conditional offer of employment may be required to take and pass a pre-employment drug test.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. All employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed. Review GXO's candidate privacy statement here. 

Nearest Major Market: Harrisburg

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