Machine Operator

  • Crawfordsville, IN 47933, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

Closure Systems International, Inc. (CSI) is a global leader in plastic and aluminum closure design, manufacturing and high speed capping equipment / application systems. Approximately 90+ billion closures are produced annually in CSI's 25+ manufacturing sites, strategically located in 20+ countries throughout the globe.

CSI integrates innovative closure technology, high-performance equipment and expert technical services and training support to help customers all over the world maximize their profits. These integrated closure and capping solutions deliver a total system of unsurpassed customer value and reliability.



Job Description

 Education/Training Requirements:  High school diploma or G.E.D. equivalent

                        DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Lead by example supporting company values and ABS principles.

Have a high level of safety standards for self and others.

Maintain and drive good 5S practices.

Consult the Help Chain with quality issues.

Perform daily housekeeping duties.

Ability to setup, adjust, perform preventative maintenance, and troubleshoot manufacturing machinery, including HC-8A, HC-20, HC-11, PSG Slitters, HC-14, HC-16, HC-17, Desco top printers, Kase top printers, and all auxiliary equipment to process materials or products that meet quality, quantity, and timing requirements by customers. 

Utilization of all quality tools including, quality checks, attribute data, SPC, pareto charts, graphs, performance data, and calculations to monitor manufacturing process performance, and make proper adjustments as required.

Work effectively as a member of a process team, filling in for others as needed, adjusting quickly to changes and providing support and assistance to other team members.

Perform changeovers, clean-outs, and order verifications in flow lines.

Communicate with Rapid Problem Solvers in your area at shift change.

Be able to perform all other tasks as assigned by the supervisor.

Work Schedule:     12 hour shifts 4 on 4 off Straight days or Straight nights

Work Shift:  12 hour shift, with voluntary or mandatory overtime                                         



Must have mechanical skills at a level that enables the person in this role to operate the technical processes of the Closure Production Department and its related machinery, as well as to perform troubleshooting and problem solving for the processes.

          Must be self-motivated.

Must lead by example in all areas: procedures, policies, motivation, and attitude in our ever-changing environment.

Must accept the responsibilities and demands of training employees to meet production goals to a high degree of safety and quality standards.

Must have good hand/eye coordination; perception to inspect finished work and verify acceptability of product.  Must be able to transfer that knowledge to others.

          Must be aware of and address issues regarding safety and housekeeping.

          Must have good communication and interpersonal skills.

          Must have a High School Diploma or Equivalent

Must receive passing status on all pre-employment testing.

Ability to operate an electric walkie and lift assist.

PPE:  ANSI Z41 approved safety shoes, hearing and eye protection as appropriate for work area, gloves according to work tasks, and other PPE as assigned and required

Tools and Equipment:  Various hand and pneumatic tools, writing utensils, radios, phone, hydraulic jack, tool and transport carts, rolling ladders, step stools, computer, brooms, dustpans, blade setting gauge

Essential Job Functions: 

  1. Communicate clearly in English both verbally and written
  2. Wear appropriate required safety gear
  3. Attend work regularly and reliably
  4. Work flexible shifts and overtime as scheduled or directed
  5. Conformance to company performance rules such as work instructions, working standards, policies, etc.
  6. Conformance to behavioral rules, expectations, and company policies.
  7. Respond to process breakdowns, quality problems and logistic problems
  8. Follow the help chain when unable to resolve problems in the pre-determined time frame
  9. identify problems and record on problem solving boards
  10. Perform ICC audits and respond to the reaction plans making adjustments to the process, as necessary
  11. Make necessary adjustments and minor repairs to manufacturing and auxiliary equipment, including blender, regrinder, material handling equipment, etc
  12. Maintain accurate records, such as scrap/hold labels, shift productions summary, tool tagging, Gaylord labels, etc
  13. Provide appropriate communications and feedback to other RPS, support personnel, maintenance, process specialists, cycle personnel and supervisors
  14. Maintain and improve standardized work practices
  15. Support productivity improvements by team members
  16. Utilize root cause analysis to solve problems
  17. Manage problem countermeasure sheets
  18. Evaluate and test improvement ideas
  19. Assist in mistake proofing
  20. Identify improvements to eliminate waste
  21. Maintain and suggest improvement to housekeeping and 5s systems
  22. Maintain and improve manufacturing process performance to target such areas as quality, downtime, scrap, output, utilization, process monitoring, data recording, safety and housekeeping
  23. Train new RPS’s on the job
  24. Demonstrate awareness of and compliance with all pertinent safety policies and procedures
  25. Maintain a professional, clean and organized work environment

      26. Participate in work related training programs 

Additional Information

Closure Systems International, Inc. may require satisfactory completion of certain job based assessments which candidates would be required to successfully complete in order to qualify for the position.

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 to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

Closure Systems International, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, religion, creed, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, gender identity and/or expression, marital status, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.