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Production Operator

Havre de Grace, MD 21078

Posted: 09/28/2023 Job Category: Industrial Job Number: HH5921431813

Job Description

Sirius Staffing is seeking a Production Operator for a position located in Havre de Grace, MD working within the chemical manufacturing industry. This is a long-term, contract to direct-hire opportunity!
This position will successfully learn to safely operate and troubleshoot equipment in the packaging area. This position is directly responsible for all packaging, loading, and warehousing of finished products in a safe and environmentally sensitive manner and by all applicable ESHQ standards while maintaining acceptable OEE.
12-hour shifts (2, 3, 3, 2), 7-7, and the schedule rotates from days to nights every 2 weeks
$22/hr and $1,500 Sign on Bonus 
PTO | Holiday Pay | Benefits offered through Sirius

 Daily Operations
  • Operate packaging equipment (bag/FIBC fillers, stretch wrappers, hammer mills, deaeration, etc.) in a safe and efficient manner
  • Must understand and comply with site ESHQ procedures, cGMP, and SOPs
  • Perform field quality tests and documentation 
  • Perform essential maintenance, changeover, set up, and troubleshooting of packaging equipment
  • Correctly complete and submit work orders for equipment failures that require maintenance
  • Clean and purge packaging equipment
  • Safely and properly operate a forklift
  • Accountable for Line performance (OEE) and able to effectively communicate the hourly status of the line to affected personnel to ensure timely resolution of issues (i.e., Supervisors, Engineers)
  • Maintain a good attendance record within policy guidelines
  • Demonstrate a positive attitude and personal behavior towards peers, management, and company
  • High School education or General Equivalence Diploma required
  • Preferred candidate will have previous experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Must possess a good attitude and strong work ethic
  • Must be dependable and have a high degree of integrity
  • Must be a self-starter, able to multi-task, work independently and perform in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience with pumps, valves, and motors preferred
  • Experience with Microsoft Office platform preferred
Physical Requirements: 
  • Ability to work in a production environment where heat, cold, dust, and discomfort are standard.  Be willing to work a flexible schedule and overtime (nights and weekends when needed)
  • Ability to lift 40lbs consistently with repetitive motion
    • Lifting 30 - 40lbs bags from packing equipment, up to 50 bags per hour, carrying bags 6 feet, and palletizing using an adjustable height platform
    • Requires bending to the first level of about 1 ft and reaching the top level at 5.5 ft
  • Ability to perform physical tasks for 12-hour periods of time including standing, walking, climbing, bending, pushing, pulling, and twisting
  • Ability to frequently climb flights of stairs and ladders of multi-level building 
  • Ability to wear required Personal Protective Equipment, including safety shoes, face masks, safety glasses, hearing protection, hard hat, gloves, and a respirator when required
Sirius Staffing is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to characteristics such as race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, citizenship status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other status protected by law.

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