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Packaging Machine Operator - 2nd Shift

Requisition Id:  76367
Business Unit:  Supply Chain
Location: 

Palmyra, PA, US, 17078

 

2nd Shift, Monday - Friday, 3:00pm - 11:00pm

 

Logistics done differently.

Transport Topics ranked XPO Logistics #1 out of the top 50 logistics companies in North America, and Forbes named us one of America’s best employers. We’re always looking for talented individuals at all levels, who can deliver the caliber of service our company requires. As the Packaging Machine Operator, you will be responsible for operating the bagger, scale, case erector and cartoner machines, as well as providing direction and support to all line associates to meet requirements. On our team, you’ll have the support to excel at work and the resources to build a career you can be proud of.

 

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:

  • Operate PLC-driven state-of-the-art high-speed bagging machinery with attached automatic cartoner machines; operate machinery with minimal waste to finished product and packaging material
  • Supply the scale with intermediate components and bagging materials (film) to keep the machine running
  • Meet productivity requirements daily; keep hourly count reports of production and downtime  
  • Perform quality assurance checks throughout the day, inspecting for packaging defects, material defects and candy quality
  • Perform periodic adjustment activities on the bagging machine and scale to ensure that they are always performing at peak efficiencies
  • Troubleshoot machinery breakdowns, clean machine jams and align rolls of bagging materials to minimize downtime and promote productivity
  • Perform general housekeeping duties around the machine such as sweeping floors, cleaning machine parts, supply tables, rework tables, etc.; oversee the production workers end-of-shift sanitation duties
  • Follow XPO established sanitation/quality assurance/HACCP and GMP procedures to ensure product quality; comply with XPO and OSHA safety policies

What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you’ll need:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • 1 year of warehouse experience
  • Ability to bend, stoop, twist, turn, reach, climb stairs and stand for extended time periods on concrete floors; lift up to 50 lbs. without assistance
  • Ability to measure using a ruler for proper alignment requirements
  • Knowledge to independently operate a bagging machine and produce a quality product in a team-based environment; ability to be cross-trained to operate different style bagging machines
  • Ability to speak, read (fine print) and write in English, follow verbal and written directions, write simple correspondence and effectively communicate with others
  • Ability to wear personal protective equipment such as hair net, beard net, bump cap, ear plugs, etc.
  • Ability to meet all background check requirements

Be part of something big.

 

XPO 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 XPO 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.

 

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.


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