Machine Operator

  • Mastronardi Produce
  • 28700 Plymouth Road, Livonia, MI, USA
  • Dec 03, 2019
Full time Facilities Installation-Maint-Repair Manufacturing

Job Description

The Livonia Distribution Center, a 400,000 sq. ft. refrigerated facility operating 24/7; is currently seeking a Machine Operator to join our team. In this role you will be responsible for safely operating the machines at the highest possible efficiency while tracking production and scrap. They are responsible for keeping the area clean and organized as well as effectively communicating any problems with the machines, product or the department to the shift supervisor. This position may also require crossover training within the department.

Full time shift:  Days and Nights; 4/3 Work Schedule, equivalent to working 14 days/month

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Start up, changeovers, and shutting down of machines as necessary
  • Responsible for supporting the operation and basic mechanical maintenance of assigned packaging line
  • Effectively and efficiently set up labeler and identifying quality issues
  • Perform minor adjustments to machinery under the supervision of production lead, production supervisor, and/or maintenance
  • Completion of production and equipment documentation as assigned
  • Routine preventive maintenance of equipment to include basic mechanical preventive inspections
  • Conduct maintenance visual inspections and machine lubrication as required by the Computer Maintenance Management System (CMMS)
  • Periodic documentation and completion of PM and operation specification checklists at the line.
  • Perform Quality checks on assigned machine(s)
  • Maintain safety, quality and production standards

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • Minimum 2 years machine operating experience (multi-head scales, wrappers machines, printers & labelers)
  • Detail oriented to be able to understand and quickly correct deviations in the process according to system design and upper and lower control limits
  • Basic mathematic skills used for adjustments on machinery
  • Industrial packaging machine operating experience preferred
  • Maintain machine operations at a high level, to ensure production line goals are met
  • Team player driven to succeed in a flexible fast-paced environment
  • Complete background check and drug screening

Working Conditions:

  • Environment includes an expansive refrigerated warehouse, where the temperature averages 50°F.
  • The background noise approaches 70 dcbs.
  • Must be able to lift up to 30 lbs. with or without accommodation
  • Position requires sitting, standing, walking and bending, squatting, and crawling on a regular basis

 We are pleased to offer the following Benefits:                                                                                                                                           

  • Paid weekly
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance
  • 401K
  • Paid time off and holiday pay
  • Employee Engagement & Recognition Programs
  • Opportunities for growth and advancement


Mastronardi Produce has accommodation processes and policies in place and provides accommodation for employees with disabilities. If you require a specific accommodation because of a disability or documented medical need, please contact the Human Resource office so that arrangements can be made for the appropriate accommodation to be put in place.