Job Title
Machine Operator
Date Posted
Port Washington, WI
Degree Required
HS Diploma or Equivalent
Job Type
Full-Time Regular
Min Experience
2 Years
Job Description

Kleen Test Products (Port Washington, WI) has Machine Operator jobs on 2nd and 3rd shifts in the Greater Milwaukee Area. Our machine operators take raw materials, combine them through a comprehensive process, and make some of the most popular household items in use today!

Qualified machine operators for 2nd and 3rd shift openings will possess the following:

Essential Functions:

  • Read and adhere to a client’s specification order by ensuring the line has the correct raw materials, then translate that into machine operation resulting in customer’s products.
  • Be familiar with liquid fill, winding, sealing, and labeling operations.
  • Perform machine operation on the following machines, but not limited to: Elsner, Capper, Labeler, Induction Sealer, and Shrink Wrapper.
  • Maintain continuous machine operation without interruptions by proactively monitoring raw material amounts, actual functions of the machine, and auditing the end product.
  • Complete cleaning/sanitization of machines according to established guidelines.
  • Complete troubleshooting of above listed machine(s) while maintaining the quality product.
  • Make adjustments to machine’s components at the operator level.
  • Complete visual and hands-on quality checks utilizing a ruler or scale in real time, while making adjustments (i.e. weights, torques) to ensure the product is within specifications.
  • Document results accurately and completely while following a ‘right the first time’ doctrine.
  • Complete set-up or changeover of machines to include loading with components, solution, and packaging materials in a timely manner.
  • Maintain a safe, clean, organized production line and work area.
  • Assist with waste removal from line and/or plant.
  • Assist with packing duties, (i.e. palletizing, packing cases, as needed).
  • Observe all safety and quality procedures while completing required duties.
  • Process all required paperwork accurately and timely.

Specialized Knowledge:

  • Requires a high school diploma, or general education degree (GED). One to twoyears of related experience and/or training is desired.
  • Ability to learn computer programs, i.e. inventory manufacturing software, spreadsheets.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to complete daily reports and correspondence.
  • Ability to tactfully and effectively communicate to co-workers and supervisor verbally.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractures, and decimals. Ability to use formulas to convert weights and measurements (i.e. converting grams to pounds).