Machine Operator Encaps- D shift
Company: International Vitamin Corporation
Posted on: September 25, 2022
Under the direction of supervision (i.e. supervisor and/or team
leader), the machine processor is responsible for changeovers,
operating, packing, loading and preparing assigned equipment and
machinery for use to meet production schedules.
+ Properly changeover, disassemble, clean, reassemble and operate
all production related equipment in the assigned department in a
safe and efficient manner.
+ Operation of necessary machinery related to the job
classification including documentation of the processing steps in
the batch record and/or other necessary paperwork (i.e. initial
setup, raw material usage, quality/weight checks and finished
+ Setup, operating, adjusting programmable logic control (PLC)
equipment for each batch formulation (minimum 10 or more
+ Responsible for breaking-down, cleaning, tooling, setting up and
preparing solution for (if required) equipment Pull, deliver and
stage all materials needed; Complete stock and
raw/in-process/finished material transfers.
+ Troubleshooting and monitoring equipment: hand tools, viscosity
meters, pneumatic equipment, pressers, melters, coaters, blenders,
technophars, turret lifts, dust removers, part washers, hoppers,
mills and solution tanks.
+ Utilize Mettler moisture analyzers to perform moisture checks on
+ Must adhere to work instructions to ensure a consistent material
is generated per customer specifications are achieved in an safe,
effective and efficient manner.
+ Utilize company ERP system (AS400) for inventory transactions,
scanning, label creation, verifying additions to batch records and
+ Utilize Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel and Outlook) to log
production outputs, create product start-up documents to record
relative standard deviations (RSDs), friability, disintegration,
+ May use (but not limited to) power equipment such as a forklift,
hand tools, and other devices operated in a warehouse environment
(i.e. electric jacks, sit down, stand ups, and cherry picker
forklifts for applicable area(s).
+ Monitor and adjust machine parameters in specification to
maintain finish product quality and ensure proper machine
+ Ensure that codes/lots and finished products are not mixed.
+ Removal and reconciliation of excess and unused materials.
+ Perform calibrations as necessary to keep all parameters in
+ Perform routine preventative maintenance: Routine clean-up during
operation, quick clean between lots, and full clean when
+ Other duties as assigned, overtime as required.
+ Adherence to the Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and Good
Manufacturing Practices (cGMPs) in effect assuring the quality and
quantity of product produced is required.
+ Maintain clean work environment at all times, including and not
limited to hygiene practice.
+ Follow batch record instructions and maintain accurate and
legible production records.
+ Responsible for performing rework tasks throughout the
+ Ensure proper labeling of finished product while completing all
necessary paperwork / documentation as required (i.e. batch
+ Ensure proper recording and usage of batch records per
+ Accumulate all rejects and place into the appropriate containers
for proper disposal or rework process.
+ Must keep work area clean and free of stray / foreign
HEALTH and SAFETY
+ Know and understand the cGMP and other regulatory compliance.
+ Ensure job specific safety procedures are established and
+ Maintain awareness and enforcement of health and safety practices
+ Be involved in the development, implementation, and updating of
health and safety plans and procedures.
+ Actively participate in health and safety training programs and
demonstrate competency based on training received.
+ Actively participating in health and safety activities.
+ Ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements.
+ Ensuring adequate resources are provided.
+ Providing suggestions for improvement to the health and safety
+ 3+ months machine operation experience in a manufacturing
+ 3 months experience in stated position within Nutra Manufacturing
+ 1 year experience machine operations or similar in a GMP/FDA
regulated manufacturing environment.
+ High school diploma or equivalent
COMPUTER SKILLS - Capacity to perform basic computer
LANGUAGE SKILLS - Ability to read and comprehend simple
instructions, short correspondence, and memos in English. Ability
to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present
information in one-on-one and small group situations to other
employees of the organization.
MATHEMATICAL SKILLS - Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and
divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common
fractions, and decimals.
REASONING ABILITY - Ability to carry out detailed but uninvolved
written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems
involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.
+ Attention to Detail - Job requires being careful about detail and
thorough in completing work tasks.
+ Dependability - Job requires being reliable, punctual,
responsible, and dependable, and fulfilling obligations.
+ Integrity - Job requires being honest and ethical.
+ Adaptability/Flexibility - Job requires being open to change
(positive or negative) and to considerable variety in the
+ Cooperation - Job requires being pleasant with others on the job
and displaying a good-natured, cooperative attitude.
+ Self Control - Job requires maintaining composure, keeping
emotions in check, controlling anger, and avoiding aggressive
behavior, even in very difficult situations.
+ Independence - Job requires developing one's own ways of doing
things, guiding oneself with little or no supervision, and
depending on oneself to get things done.
+ Initiative - Job requires a willingness to take on
responsibilities and challenges.
+ Stress Tolerance - Job requires accepting criticism and dealing
calmly and effectively with high stress situations.
+ Concern for Others - Job requires being sensitive to others'
needs and feelings and being understanding and helpful on the
+ Climb or balance on step stools or ladders.
+ Operate floor jack and / or industrial power lifts as
+ Occasionally required to push/pull up to 1000 pounds carry/lift
up to 50 pounds and regularly lift up to 25 pounds.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly
required to talk or hear and sit. The employee is occasionally
required to reach with hands and arms. Specific vision abilities
required by this job include close vision and attention to
+ Moderate to high levels of noise - requires awareness to
surrounding due to equipment in use.
+ Working environment may be dusty, oily and/or slippery.
+ Slip-resistant or steel toe safety shoes are required.
+ Personal protective equipment (PPE) as required.
+ Dust mask, gloves and goggles may be required in designated
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature
and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job.
This job description reflects management's assignment of essential
job functions, which are not intended to be an exhaustive list of
all responsibilities, duties and skills required.
External Company Name: International Vitamin Corporation
External Company URL: http://www.ivcinc.com
Street: 1050 Woodruff Road
Shift: D Crew - 12hr Night
Keywords: International Vitamin Corporation, Greenville , Machine Operator Encaps- D shift, Other , Greenville, South Carolina
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