Machine Operator Trainee- Santa Fe Springs, CA

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Santa Fe Springs, CA -RTS Packaging

JOB SUMMARY:  Assist with production machine operations as necessary to maintain continuous machine operations.     

1st SHIFT = 6:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.   

  2nd SHIFT = 3:00 p.m. – 11:30 p.m.   

  3rd SHIFT = 11:30 p.m. – 8:00 a.m. 

Allen wrenches, open end wrenches, tape,  measure, pliers, general tools     
GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:  General education equivalent to two  years of High School or Vocational School.  Two years production experience. 


1.  Work under close supervision.   

2.  Assist with machine set-up procedures.   

3.  Provide training, guidance and assistance to production workers as needed to       

 ensure continuous machine production.  

4.  Assist with starting of machine and monitor for operational problems.   

  5.  Ensure correct paper is set up.   

 6.  Check quality of product.   

7.  Check roll sizes and calipers.   

8.  Offload empty roll shafts.   

  9.  Clean machinery.   

 10.  Relieve production workers as necessary.   

 11.  Check machines before each start-up.   

  12.  Maintain constant watch for any safety problem. 

 13.  Maintain clean, organized and safe work area.   

 14.  Perform other functions and duties as assigned or necessary. 

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